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Trimble Report: Finally, Getting Owners + GCs on the Same Page

November 25, 2019 - 3:16pm
e-Builder, a Trimble Company, Trimble ProjectSight and Dodge Data & Analytics partnered on a SmartMarket Brief, allowing owners and contractors to report on their current project processes and where each saw room for improvement.

Let Us Build the Insurance Policy You Need

November 20, 2019 - 10:00am
The risks commercial construction companies face on a daily basis can keep you up at night. With Nationwide CustomSolutions for commercial construction you’ll get an insurance policy and support that will help put your mind at ease. Insurance coverage built specifically for commercial construction companies. Dedicated loss control consultants. Claims expertise to settle the most complex ...

Shifting Gears

November 7, 2019 - 7:14pm
Every week, for almost a year, Aimee Ziter, director of AGC of Vermont’s Project RoadSafe, read the weekly Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Report, issued by the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles and grew increasingly concerned as she scanned the number of vehicle citations issued.

Saluting our Soldiers

November 5, 2019 - 11:47am
AGC members honor veteran colleagues while supporting Warrior Canine Connection, an AGC Charities' Operation Opening Doors project

Construction Safety at Heights

October 31, 2019 - 5:03pm
The very top of a construction project may have the biggest impact on a company’s bottom line.

BIM: What? Why? Watch Out! Resolve.

October 31, 2019 - 4:57pm
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is one of the most prevalent innovations in the design and construction industry over the past 20 years.

Tools of the Trade

October 17, 2019 - 12:22pm
Although new technologies designed to promote collaboration, improve project management, increase safety and enhance the bottom line are continually emerging, the construction industry is slow to adopt these tools.

Suit Up

October 17, 2019 - 12:14pm
Seeking to increase productivity and improve safety, contractors have begun trying exoskeletons, mechanical, robotic frames to help with lifting and holding tools overhead.

There’s an App for That

October 14, 2019 - 6:16pm
New platform connects prospective workers with construction employers

Giatec Scientific Inc. – Revolutionizing Concrete Testing Technologies

October 8, 2019 - 10:06am
Concrete gains strength much more slowly in cold weather, requiring the use of heaters and blankets to optimize curing conditions, or adding accelerators to achieve target strength values more rapidly. This makes temperature and strength monitoring of your in-situ concrete critical when weather conditions are not predictable. One method that lets you always know how ...

Nothing But Net – Zero Net

September 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
No longer a fringe movement, zero-net construction reduces waste and improves efficiency

Easy, Not Hard

September 18, 2019 - 3:06pm
How do savvy contractors keep up when technology evolves faster than light? By keeping it simple, say folks in the field.

Healthy Dose of Reality

September 16, 2019 - 12:55pm
Laser scanning operates as critical tool in hospital construction

Resiliency

September 6, 2019 - 12:55pm
Our planet's changing weather patterns are prompting myriad industries - construction included - to do things differently.

Safe Space

September 3, 2019 - 1:46pm
Construction work zones create hazards for drivers and workers but steps exist to providing a safer workplace.

Driver Shortages

August 21, 2019 - 8:15pm
A challenge that all ready mix producers are facing is a shortage of qualified truck drivers, causing them to turn down business. This trend is forecasted to continue for another decade. So, what can ready mix producers do to mitigate the impact on their operations?

Turner Reaches Midway Point of Construction of MarketStreet’s Three Thirty Three Mixed-Use Development

August 19, 2019 - 7:57pm
Turner Construction Company, a member of multiple AGC chapters, recently celebrated the midway point of construction of MarketStreet Enterprises' Three Thirty Three mixed-use development at 333 11th Avenue South in Nashville.

John Gormly Succeeds Joseph O. Oltmans II as New Chief Executive Officer at Oltmans Construction Co.; Charles Roy Becomes President

August 19, 2019 - 7:55pm
Oltmans Construction Co., a Las Vegas Chapter AGC and AGC of California member, announced that on April 1, John Gormly became chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding Joseph O. Oltmans II, who continues as chairman emeritus. Charles “Charlie” Roy, former senior vice president and the grandson of Oltmans Construction Co.’s first founding partner Dennis Roy Sr., has become president.

Jim Negron Named Corna Kokosing President

August 19, 2019 - 7:51pm
The board of directors of Corna Kokosing Construction Company (CK), an AGC of Ohio member, announced recently it has named Jim Negron president of the Columbus-based commercial construction company. Negron most recently served as executive vice president.
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