Since 1928, the Champ Clark Bridge had enabled travel and commerce, linking Missouri and Illinois via Highway 54, but after a century of wear and tear, says T.J. Colombatto, "the old truss bridge was beyond its useful function — and structurally deficient."
Timing is everything, at least when it comes to serving as AGC of America’s president.
When I wrote my column for the January/February 2021 issue of Constructor, I thought talking about COVID in the present would soon be a thing of the past.
It’s no secret that all businesses should have a plan in case of emergency.
The components used to build wind farms are very big, and that affects everything about constructing them. The current generation of wind farms are bigger and more spread out, too, and they are growing in number.
The YWCA Central Massachusetts recently announced the official completion of its comprehensive renovation of YWCA Central Massachusetts’ Salem Square location, after over a year of work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has presented unique challenges to the aviation industry.
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How AGC and Procore are Working Together to Create a New, More Diverse, Generation of Construction Leaders
During this year’s Annual Convention, AGC and Procore Technologies, Inc. announced the launch of a new scholarship program to assist African American and underrepresented minority students who are studying construction at historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.
Contractors are struggling to fill openings, even though many firms have smaller workforces than a year ago, so say respondents to the latest Autodesk-AGC of America Workforce Survey, which released on September 2.
Internet of Things technology, often referred to as IoT, has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years.
The Power and Potential of AGC’s Two Philanthropic Organizations: The Foundation and AGC Charities Inc
Two events that took place during the AGC Annual Convention in September offered a reminder of the power and potential of our two charitable organizations: AGC Charities Inc. and the AGC Education & Research Foundation.
When you lift a 32-ton cathedral dome, it all comes down to trigonometry.
More and more contractors are turning to document management software to ensure crews in the field have the latest drawings to save time, prevent rework and facilitate communication.
Although prefabrication has existed for centuries, building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) have given the construction method a boost, saving contractors time and money.
Construction remains a competitive and challenging industry, frequently leery of new technologies, but Suffolk Construction, in Boston, embraces innovation, invests in start-up companies to drive efficiency and productivity, and benefits from the savings associated with new products, including OpenSpace, a jobsite photo capture technology.
It’s 2021 and, 20 years after the fictional Space Odyssey, we are living in a world where we address our AI-driven computers by name with song requests, weather questions, math problems.
When I first became president back in March 2020, a lifetime ago, I talked about how getting engaged in AGC of America was key to making our association successful. I want to say thank you for proving me right.
Reentering civilian life after serving in the military can be extremely difficult for veterans, especially when it comes to finding meaningful, long-term employment.
If you’ve driven Alabama roads recently, whether on a family road trip or on the way to a jobsite, you may have seen an effective — not to mention adorable — billboard, featuring Millie the AGC safety dog, promoting work zone safety.
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