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Three Questions That Can Help You Better Manage Corrosion

May 5, 2017 - 2:30am
For many, corrosion may seem like a minor problem. A little rust here and there, maybe some pipes weaken and need to be replaced down the road — nothing that can’t be handled. And on a case-by-case basis, this may be true, because sometimes all corrosion amounts to is a little rust.

Construction Cameras Break Through Barriers in Project Management

May 4, 2017 - 1:05pm
Project managers are not the only team members responsible for managing various aspects of construction projects. General contractors, project owners – and their teams – are all involved in making decisions that affect quality, costs and timelines on any project. A construction camera that provides time-lapse capabilities, a well-organized photographic record, and live video serves the interests of all these roles by enabling them to see, track and document jobsite activity even when they’re not at the site.

Technology Toolbox: CVS Keeps Tabs on Training and Certification

May 1, 2017 - 5:26pm
Worker training records stay up-to-date and accurate with Credential Verification Service (CVS), automating records and eliminating errors and delays associated with paper sign-in sheets.

Selling Construction As a Career: A New Approach to Recruiting the Next Generation of Construction Professionals

May 1, 2017 - 5:20pm
To recruit the next generation of construction professionals requires a different approach.

Digging It: Excavators Dish Dirt on Staying Competitive in an Ever-Changing Market

May 1, 2017 - 5:14pm
The role of the specialty contractor has changed, and that change begins from the ground down.

Making Safety Second Nature: W.S. Bellows Construction Wins Top Safety Award

May 1, 2017 - 5:09pm
The Houston-based firm never stops selling workers on the importance of safety.

Daytona Rising: Fast & Furious … & Victorious

May 1, 2017 - 5:04pm
This year's 2017 Alliant Build America Grand Award winner transformed an iconic speedway that opened in the '50s into a state-of-the-art motorsports complex with more amenities than many NFL stadiums.

Running a Tech-Focused Jobsite

April 4, 2017 - 7:53pm
Most contractors agree that project success is largely determined by four factors: time, cost, quality and safety. But there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” approach. The same is true of technology, in that each company’s journey is unique. This article will help you take a quick look at key areas where technology can make a difference.

Michael Baker International Selected to Support SEPTA’s Ongoing Environmental Initiatives Across Southeastern Pennsylvania

April 3, 2017 - 2:19pm
$5 million contract enables firm to help SEPTA ensure projects and sites remain compliant with environmental regulations.

Certifying Payrolls Made Easy

April 3, 2017 - 1:41pm
Ensuring certified payroll reports are correct can present challenges to contractors working on public projects, but a number of them have found that LCPTracker makes gathering and verifying data easier.

The Continuing Changes in the Construction Industry

April 3, 2017 - 1:37pm
The past 20 years have seen a total revolutionary change in the means and methods that specialty contractors now employ.

2017 Outlook Survey: Optimism Over Workloads, Anxiety About Finding Workers

April 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
Contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments in 2017.

Building on Experience: The Foundation of Our Future

April 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
We need to make sure this association is properly positioned to continue supporting our industry and country for the next 100 years.

CEO’s Letter: Pushing to Restore Our Infrastructure

April 3, 2017 - 12:49pm
As long as the new administration follows through on its commitment to address out of control health care costs, invest in infrastructure and reduce red tape, construction firms will see more demand for their services and employ more people.

AGC-Endorsed ConsensusDocs Helps You Stay Ahead of the Curve

April 3, 2017 - 11:59am
ConsensusDocs, an industry-wide coalition of 40 organizations which AGC is a founding member, has just published comprehensive revisions to its most-used prime and subcontract agreements.

LEED v4: Raising the Bar for Producing Certified Buildings

April 3, 2017 - 11:52am
The newest version of the U.S. Green Building Council's certification initiative continues to raise the 'green' bar.

Great Expectations for 2017

April 3, 2017 - 11:49am
Contractors predict a promising 2017 for the construction industry.

Rally Around #ConstructionWeek: October 2-6, 2017

April 3, 2017 - 11:47am
The Master Builders of Iowa launches a talent acquisition campaign to help brand construction as a rewarding career.

Building on Experience

March 10, 2017 - 5:15pm
Art Daniel will be at the helm as AGC marks its centennial. He sees the association's myriad accomplishments as more than just past triumphs due homage, but a poured foundation that will hold each beam and brick of a bold, bright future.

Attention Vertical Contractors: The Public Building Renewal Act of 2017 Matters to You

March 5, 2017 - 1:06pm
Since 2010, more than $36 billion in U.S. transportation public-private partnership (PPP) projects have advanced. Over that same period, however, only one public building PPP was constructed. There is one key reason for the lack of PPP activity in public buildings – the U.S. Tax Code.

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