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The people I've met through AGC have helped me both personally and professionally. Every contractor needs those resources and those relationships. If you want to be successful, well then, you need AGC.

Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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April 6, 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 2, 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.
March 31, 2009
Join us May 28-29 for the Spring 2009 AGC BIMForum in Dallas, TX.  The Spring BIMForum will be an assembly of some of the nation's leading Architects, Engineers, Builders and Owners for a two-day program focused on BIM and the bottom line. Topics to be covered include:  The economy of BIM - What is the current state? What savings already exist? How can you increase efficiency? Measuring and optimizing first cost, cost to complete and life-cycle costs. Owner's perspective on BIM and how to achieve goals through scenario-based planning design and budgeting. 
March 27, 2009
South Dakota became the first state to adopt an innovative set of consensus contract documents that could reduce both cost and risk of public construction.  Governor Mike Rounds has signed legislation authorizing the use of template contracting documents on March 12, 2009.  Rather than draft contracts from scratch, the state can use ConsensusDOCS as a template to save time and money.
March 25, 2009
At AGC's 90th Annual Convention, Michael Kenig, Vice Chair of Holder Construction in Atlanta, Ga., became chairman of the AGC Building Division. Dirk Elsperman of Tarlton Corp. in St. Louis, Mo., completed his term at the Convention. Mike is a member of the AGC Executive Board, recently served as Division Vice Chairman, previously led the Project Delivery Committee and has been involved in numerous AGC and industry initiatives throughout his career. Paul Hoffman, President of Hoffman, LLC in Appleton, Wis., was elected as Division Vice Chair.
March 24, 2009
Registration is now open for the AGC Building Contractors Conference, June 10-13, 2009 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. 
March 20, 2009
ConsensusDOCS are the only standard contracts that give Contractors the contractual right to project financing information throughout the life of the project - not just at the beginning.
March 19, 2009
AGC recently submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in response to the agency's December 5, 2008 notice of proposed rulemaking to implement the 3 percent withholding law enacted in 2006.  Effective January 1, 2012, federal, state and local governments with annual expenditures of $100 million or more are required to withhold 3 percent from payments for goods and services, including payments made under government contracts with construction companies.  The law was intended to reduce the so-called "tax gap" and tax evasion.  AGC has strongly opposed this legislation since it was
March 18, 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.

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