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Credit Where Credit Is Due

1 month ago
Contractors that have struggled over the past two years due to the pandemic shutdowns and project delays because of supply chain shortages can seek relief with the federal Employee Retention Credit.
Jeanie Clapp

Workplace Safety: Why PPE is the Last Line of Defense

1 month ago
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Hand safety is often overlooked and injuries to hands and fingers continue to be common workplace occurrences across various industries. Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related. Depending on the severity, not only do ...
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How to choose cut-resistant safety gloves

1 month 2 weeks ago
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Over a third of workplace hand injuries involve cuts and often occur because workers are wearing the wrong hand protection—or worse, no hand protection! Unfortunately, the countless options on the market can make it difficult to choose the right cut-resistant gloves. So, how do you select safety gloves ...
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2022 AGC Convention: Where Everyone’s a Winner

1 month 3 weeks ago
More than 2,500 industry professionals gathered in Grapevine, Texas, during the last week of March for a week of education, networking, food, fun and awards. Everyone in attendance left with more than they arrived, whether it was a new business connection, CEU credits earned, or solutions to challenges. A select group went home with hardware — awards in honor of their exemplary efforts in safety practices, building excellence, diversity initiatives, community involvement and more. Congratulations to all!
Jeanie Clapp

Simplify communiciaitons. Use your data. Avoid rework.

1 month 4 weeks ago
Rework leads to reduced profit margins and accounts for up to 20% of a project’s construction cost. That can mean $2 million lost on one project.There’s a simple solution to reduce rework and reinvest that lost time and money back into the project. Get the Construction Project Management Toolkit Available now, all in one toolkit, ...
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The Art of Building People

2 months 3 weeks ago
The future of our industry is in a state of flux. From an increased demand for talent to more focus on cost competitiveness, disruptions are afoot.
Jeanie Clapp

Glove 101: Types of Safety Gloves

2 months 4 weeks ago
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator The sheer number of factors to consider when choosing safety work gloves can be a daunting task. This is where some basic knowledge on gloves can really come in handy. Let’s start with the basics—categorizing the different types of safety gloves. In this article, we will take a ...
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The Partner Elevation Pledge: Embracing a new mindset and a new way of working collaboratively with contracting partners

3 months 1 week ago
Increasingly complex capital projects and an acute skilled labor shortage means builders and operators are forced to take on riskier partners.  As we navigate the most challenging labor market in our American history, the safety and financial risks our partners bring to the job are compounding: Every year in the U.S., there are roughly 150,000 ...
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Haul More Loads Each Day with Side Dumps

3 months 1 week ago
You can solve more construction challenges and haul more every day when unloading is easier and faster. With SmithCo side dumps, operators can stay in the cab for no touch unloading, and there is no need to back up to stockpile or windrow. Dump on soft and uneven ground safely. This is why so many ...
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Construction Conversation: Kayla Walker

3 months 1 week ago
In honor of Women in Construction week, Constructor magazine recently connected with several women in the industry to get their take on what it means to be in a predominantly male industry, the obstacles they’ve faced in their journey and whether they would choose the same career again.
Jeanie Clapp

AGC President Dan Fordice

3 months 2 weeks ago
Dan Fordice was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi, but — he points out on the heels of his first-ever adult trip to Disney World — he’s not entirely sure he’s officially "grown up."
Jeanie Clapp
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