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Regulatory Road: Change is a Certainty

February 8, 2017 - 12:30pm
No crystal ball can accurately predict how a new administration will affect rulemaking in 2017, but there are some general impressions about how the regulatory environment might change.

From Awareness to Action

February 8, 2017 - 12:14pm
Integrating Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention into Wellness Practices.

Get Involved: Find Your Place at the AGC of America Table

February 8, 2017 - 12:11pm
No matter the type of work your construction company performs or the nature of your job, AGC of America has a place for you to volunteer with like-minded individuals and to craft initiatives that will help shape the future of the construction industry.

Construction Manager at Risk: Benefits and Words to the Wise

February 8, 2017 - 12:06pm
As many owners and contractors seek to enhance the construction experience by considering different project delivery methods, they are opting for construction manager at risk (CMAR).

The Collaboration Chronicles

February 8, 2017 - 12:04pm
Viewing Construction Projects Through “The Lens of Collaboration” Benefits the Construction Industry Overall.

In a Flash: How Technology, Labor Shortages and Increased Competition are Shaping the Construction Industry

February 8, 2017 - 11:55am
As technology and innovation propel the construction industry forward, contractors must adapt in the face of manpower shortages that have plagued the trades for several years.

Cultivate, Innovate, Accelerate at AGC’s 98th Annual Convention

February 8, 2017 - 11:53am
Make plans to attend the 98th annual AGC Convention and seize your opportunity to cultivate new ideas, see and hear about the latest in construction innovation, and leave with the tools to accelerate your business to the next level.

OSHA’s Final Rule on Tracking Workplace Injuries and Illnesses: What Contractors Need to Know

February 8, 2017 - 11:52am
The new rules contains provisions intended to promote accurate recordkeeping of occupational injuries and illnesses.

What’s With Wellness?

February 8, 2017 - 11:49am
What if we told you your company could reduce its healthcare costs while making your employees healthier, happier, more productive and less prone to injury?

Repairing a Foundation When Space, Time and Cost are Issues

February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Anticipating foundation flaws and building them into the blueprint of your structure puts your building ahead of the game and prevents engineers and contractors from continually having to invest in repairs as time passes.

Repairing a Foundation When Space, Time and Cost are Issues

February 6, 2017 - 4:56pm
REPAIRING A STRUCTURE’S FOUNDATION SHOULD NOT BE A HASSLE FOR ANYONE INVOLVED — IT CAN BE A PAINLESS PROCESS THAT SETS YOUR STRUCTURE’S FOUNDATION UP FOR A HEALTHY, STABLE FUTURE BY GARY SEIDER On previous jobs, we believed post-tension slabs would be enough to sustain a new foundation until a geotechnical engineer could do a …

Moving Beyond Basic Security: How to Harness the Full Power of Video Surveillance in Construction

January 12, 2017 - 8:16pm
WHY CONSTRUCTION SITE SECURITY MATTERS In 2014, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) estimates that theft of heavy equipment alone was close to $300 million. That figure doesn’t include: • Theft of small equipment & tools • Theft of materials • Delays to fix damage by vandals or thieves • Cost of replacing or renting …

Experience Modification Rate: Best Practices for Achieving a Lower Score and Safer Operations

January 12, 2017 - 8:11pm
BY JERRY FLEMMING, VICE PRESIDENT, MCHUGH CONSTRUCTION CO. Most professionals in the construction industry appreciate the importance of risk management. Prioritizing safety in construction operations is not only paramount to securing new business and recruiting talent, it’s also an essential component of profitability. While the safety-related anecdotes shared on construction sites and in new employee …

What’s with Wellness?

January 5, 2017 - 8:12pm
What if we told you your company could reduce its healthcare costs all while making your employees healthier, happier, more productive and less prone to injury? You can through one word: Wellness.

Get Involved with AGC of America

January 5, 2017 - 8:05pm
No matter what area of the industry you work in, you can find opportunities to learn and grow through AGC.

Natural Gas-Powered Generators Lower Fuel Costs, Reduce Emissions

November 29, 2016 - 4:58pm
BY MARK STAVRAKIS SR. AGGREKO TECHNICAL SALES SUPPORT – NATURAL GAS GENERATORS The hottest year ever recorded in human history was 2015, and it was also the year the globe crossed the symbolic threshold of over 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Taking care of the environment now has never been …

Creating an Unfair Advantage

November 29, 2016 - 4:37pm
BY CYNTHIA PAUL AND MIKE CLANCY Originally published as part of AGC of America’s Business Development Best Practices Series Contractors’ get work departments can be like a car with a bad alignment. While everyone is working hard to get where they want to go, some of the effort is being pulled toward the “ditch” of …

Memories to Last a Lifetime: K-State Memorial Stadium Undergoes Revitalization Project

November 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
For many, the college experience is a wonderful time: ideals and character are formed, and memories are made that last a lifetime. Each college student and each college experience is, of course, unique. While the memories made are all different, for those who attend the same school, even if at different points in time, those …

One School, One Instructor, One Student, You: A Workforce Development Campaign

November 1, 2016 - 12:31pm
Members and staff at AGC Georgia are partnering to lead efforts to address the immediate need for workers and to develop sustainable solutions to grow a pipeline for the future.

In Good Repair: Advancements in Bridge Renovations Save Time and Money

November 1, 2016 - 12:21pm
To keep aging, structurally deficient bridges functioning costs billions annually. Transportation departments, academics and contractors are looking for solutions that will save funds and ease the pain of closing bridges for repairs or reconstruction.
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