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May 7, 2009
Due to the changing landscape in Federal Contracting, it is more important than ever that contractors - those experienced in Federal work or those looking to move into the this market - are aware of the ramifications of the new administration, rule and regulation updates, and the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the Federal contracting process.  This webinar series will provide an overview of the existing process and walk attendees through the evolution Federal contracting.
May 5, 2009
How are owners and contractors addressing their needs in today's economy?  How can your firm maintain competitiveness in this market?  The AGC Building Contractors Conference to be held June 10-13, 2009 at The Homestead in Hot Springs, VA will bring together members of the AGC building construction community to hear presentations and discuss how best to guide their firms through these challenging economic times. 
April 30, 2009
AGC of America has developed a new publication to address the new ethics and compliance rules governing Federal contractors, "Federal Government Contractor Ethics & Compliance Programs: Toolkit and Guidance."
April 29, 2009
AGC of America is a proud cosponsor of the 4th Annual Airport Project Delivery Systems Summit on June 3-4, 2009 in Savannah, Georgia.  If you are involved in airport construction, you won't want to miss this important event, presented by AGC of America, Airports Council International-NA, and the Airport Consultants Council.  For more information about the Summit and to register, please click here.  Hotel reservations must be made by May 11.
April 28, 2009
June 10-13, 2009, Hot Springs, Va. Register today for the AGC Building Contractors Conference, June 10-13 at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va.  Join top building construction professionals, owners, specialty contractors and service & supply companies as they discuss the current market, the challenges it presents and the innovative solutions that industry-leading firms are implementing.  Planned program highlights & topics for the AGC Building Contractors Conference include:
April 28, 2009
In a letter sent to Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and Rep. Tom Price, the Subcommittee' Ranking Member, AGC CEO Steve Sandherr made the point that construction jobs meet all the criteria of the loosely defined "green job," including: Improving the environment; Offering good-paying jobs; Offering opportunities for advancement; Are jobs that cannot be outsourced; and Encouraging participation by a diverse population.
April 27, 2009
The construction industry accounts for less than one percent of all U.S. green house gas emissions according to a new analysis of federal environmental data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  AGC of America found that all equipment used by the construction industry contributed less than 0.95 percent of all U.S. man-made greenhouse gas emissions in 2007.  Click here to read the AGC press release.
April 27, 2009
How are owners and contractors addressing their needs in today's economy?  How can your firm maintain competitiveness in this market?  The AGC Building Contractors Conference to be held June 10-13, 2009 at The Homestead in Hot Springs, VA will bring together members of the AGC building construction community to hear presentations and discuss how best to guide their firms through these challenging economic times. 
April 24, 2009
Recently the U.S. Department of Education announced that $44 billion for states and schools is now available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  More information on from this agency and others is available on AGC's Stimulus at Work Web site, www.agc.org/stimulus. 
April 24, 2009
Be sure to check out the AGC Project Delivery Website at www.agc.org/projectdelivery.  Resources include general project delivery, Design-Bid-Build, CM At-Risk, Design-Build, Integrated Project Delivery and other information.

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