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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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January 27, 2017

Almost 70% of contractors are having a hard time filling skilled positions, according to an AGC survey. This article looks at what some builders and associations are doing to increase the pipeline of future workers and retain current ones.

January 27, 2017

Wal-Mart estimates that plans for new and remodeled stores will involve 24,000 construction jobs. The retailer is among companies focusing on domestic hiring and investment.

January 27, 2017

Mobile devices are increasingly the channel of choice for personal and business communications, especially among the young. Addressing contractors and their specific needs, Mayer Electric is offering a digital project-management app that works within a distributor's enterprise-resource planning system to deliver daily or even hourly project updates.

January 27, 2017

Construction contracts can be an unholy mess with their often unique provisions that too often thwart predictability and fairness. The ConsensusDocs coalition of 40 industry groups has formed over the past nine years to counter this trend, and its latest update offers wide-ranging revisions for its 2016 Design-Bid-Build prime and subcontract agreements.

January 27, 2017

January 31, 2017 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Lean construction methods in the building industry have focused largely on coordinating work between various trades and eliminating conflict through more productive communication and coordination. Although these concepts are important in all construction work, horizontal contractors self-perform more work and build in a more linear fashion, resulting in a greater need to improve performance within its own operations. In many ways horizontal construction is more like manufacturing than building construction.

January 27, 2017

Applications for the 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter Contest have been accepted and AGC of America received applications from exceptional Student Chapters across the country! Each of the Student Chapters demonstrated a strong portfolio showing dedication to their community and public service projects. Three applications in particular stood out from the others and AGC of America is happy to announce the first, second and third place winners of the 2016 AGC Outstanding Student Chapter Contest:

January 27, 2017

Sundt Senior Vice President and Texas District Manager Eric Hedlund has been named to the Arizona State University School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment Hall of Fame. He will be inducted Feb. 3.

January 27, 2017

As our premier event each year, the AGC Convention is the ideal opportunity to see everything AGC can do for you and your business.  As building contractors we would like to highlight the following sessions:

Building Contractors Division Session
Wednesday, March 7, 2017 | 8:30 am – 10:00 am

December 21, 2016

President signed into law the AGC supported Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act (H.R. 4465). This bipartisan bill will shrink the federal footprint and streamline the disposal of excess or underutilized federal buildings.

December 7, 2016

Construction companies often have to battle weather when building a project, just as Stantec is doing at an international airport on an island in northern Canada where the average temperature is 11 degrees below zero. 

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