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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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July 3, 2009
AGC of America, Airports Council International-NA and the Airport Consultants Council successfully held the Airport Project Delivery Systems Summit IV on June 3-4, 2009 in Savannah, Ga.  Airport owners, contractors and designers gathered to hear the latest on project delivery and airport construction issues such as APDS contracting, GMAX contracting tactics, challenges and solutions for FAA grant projects, academic vs.
July 1, 2009
July 9, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET Federal contracting isn't easy and neither are the contracts. The ConsensusDOCS 752 is the first and only standard subcontract agreement for federal construction projects that is compliant with the most recent contracting requirements and practices found in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). ConsensusDOCS 752 will be used as a guide to help explain: E-Verify Ethics compliance Federal Prompt Pay Act FAR flow-down provisions
June 29, 2009
On May 19, AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson was invited with a handful of other members of the National Association for Business Economics to brief Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Governor Dan Tarullo on the state of the economy. Ken told the governors that respondents to his 12,000-reader Data DIGest have begun to report receiving some stimulus contracts and have seen an improvement in the state and local bond market, but no loosening of credit for developer-financed construction projects.
June 26, 2009
The leaders of the building construction industry participated in the AGC Building Contractors Conference held June 10-13 in Hot Springs, Va.  This Conference brought together many of the top building construction firms, specialty contractors, service and supply companies and owners to focus on the theme "Guiding Your Firm Through Challenging Economic Times" through informative presentations, interactive panels and dynamic discussions.  Attendees also had several opportunities to network with their colleagues at evening receptions, luncheons and the golf tournament.  
June 26, 2009
AGC has posted new fact sheets about construction in every state at www.agc.org/factsheets, including the estimates of the impact of $1 billion of construction spending on a state's economy and the percentage change in construction employment from May 2008 to May 2009.  Also, AGC has compiled fact sheets with metro-level construction data that complement a June 4th AGC press release that contained a complete set of construction employment statistics for the nation's metropolitan areas.
June 25, 2009
On May 27, AGC pulled a broad cross-section of the many associations that represent the real estate, design and construction industries together for a meeting at the National Building Museum on the regulatory and legislative efforts to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change.
June 24, 2009
AGC of America will again ask AGC members to provide stimulus success stories via its website, Stimulus at Work.  AGC members will be asked to complete the online form via AGC's News & Views and other e-communications. AGC will share these success stories - including new projects won, workers retained and new hires - with the media and government officials as needed.
June 22, 2009
AGC's July Safety Meeting is coming to D.C. July 22, 2009 thru July 24, 2009. Get the latest updates on congressional activity that directly effects construction safety and health. Join more than 150 industry professionals to discuss the latest safety and health concerns facing the construction industry.
June 18, 2009
June 24, 1:00 - 2:30 pm ET Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a powerful tool that is transforming the design and construction industry. Owners, architects and contractors are tapping into BIM as a competitive advantage to increase project efficiency and improve overall results. The biggest obstacle for many, however, is navigating the legal issues involved with BIM.

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