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November 5, 2018 - 12:35pm
Gone are the days of the master builder. In the years since, various delivery methods have been utilized by the construction industry's many arms. Increasingly though, firms are finding that shared risk equals shared reward, and collaboration is the key to success.

Hyndsight Offers Easy Photo Monitoring

October 8, 2018 - 8:03am
Imagine placing cameras in the most inaccessible places possible. What couldn’t be done is now doable with Hyndsight Vision Systems, a rugged, wire-free camera and monitoring system. “The biggest benefits are safety and avoiding downtime,” says Craig Fleming, regional equipment manager for Walsh Construction Co., a member of multiple chapters, which had installed eight cameras ...

Carno Law Group Welcomes New Senior Attorney

October 5, 2018 - 8:02pm
Carno Law Group, a member of AGC of California, is a preeminent construction litigation firm that specializes in serving contractors, subcontractors, haulers and material & equipment providers with respect to payment disputes.  The firm recently welcomed Mark Walsh onto its team as senior attorney. Mark has more than 15 years of experience in respect to ...

Adding it Up

September 26, 2018 - 8:00am
Contractors need to prepare for new revenue recognition standards.

Girl Power

September 25, 2018 - 8:00am
Earlier this year Constructor magazine sat down with two amazing women in the industry to get their take on what it means to be in a predominantly male industry, the obstacles they’ve faced in their journey, and whether they would choose the same career again. Spoiler alert: They would. This is the second article in a series on women in construction.

Constructor – The Centennial Issue

September 24, 2018 - 8:00am
In November 1918, a group of general contractors met at the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Out of the 250 in attendance, 97 walked out as part of an organization that would serve as the single voice for the construction industry for the next 100 years.

AGC and BirdDogHR Join Forces to Support Veterans

September 19, 2018 - 8:00am
Re-entering civilian life is a challenge for many veterans. In addition to coming home, securing a job and reconnecting with family and friends, there are often physical and invisible wounds like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) that must heal for a successful transition.

The Construction Industry Isn’t an Expendable Trade Casualty

September 18, 2018 - 8:00am
No one likes cheaters, whether at cards or in global trade. Countries like China that engage in unfair trade practices should be dealt with in a strategic manner, because trade wars have casualties. That is why AGC of America is fighting to prevent its construction contractor members from becoming trade war cannon fodder. 

What’s a Picture Really Worth?

September 17, 2018 - 8:00am
I've always been curious about the origins of words and phrases, thanks in part to my mother, who – born and raised in Kentucky — was a great storyteller. Either she’d be in and out of the grocery store in ‘two shakes of a lamb’s tail’ (who knew shake is an actual recognized unit of time?) or would drag her feet like a ‘herd of turtles.’ 

A Look at Washington’s More Interesting Characters

September 11, 2018 - 6:47pm
For those Americans fortunate enough to live outside the Beltway, the only “Washington types” you may see on a regular basis are your representatives in the House and Senate.
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