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There’s an App for That

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

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.

School’s Out for Summer … Or is it?

August 5, 2019 - 1:16pm
June marked the end of another school year for many. Some students will move to another grade in the fall. Those who have graduated from high school will get to take that first step of adulthood — probably with both excitement and anticipation. And college graduates — with a four-year degree in their hands — will soon learn the real work begins now.

The Minds of Millennials

July 31, 2019 - 12:48pm
Anyone who is familiar with the world of construction knows about the limited supply of construction talent that industry leaders are grappling to manage.

Prefabrication in Practice

July 15, 2019 - 4:21pm
After years of promise, prefabrication and modular construction are finally being used to tackle large construction projects at scale.

AGC Member Pays Artistic Tribute to the Industry’s Men and Women

July 10, 2019 - 5:49pm
At a time when contractors are doing all they can to attract more millennials and Gen Zers to the industry, utilizing an inspirational poem by Eric Borden, a longtime heavy equipment operator and “The Pasture Poet,” can help immeasurably.

Deep Foundation Design Challenges

July 3, 2019 - 1:30pm
With space at a premium in many urban areas, developers are digging deeper foundations to increase the square footage of residential, commercial and mixed-use building projects.
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