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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 7, 2016

A number of problems could be hurting your ability to turn a profit and endangering the long-term success of your company, writes Jayson DeMers, founder and CEO of AudienceBloom.

December 7, 2016

Contract document comparisons typically include ConsensusDocs and the American Institute of Architect (AIA) contract documents as the most used in the industry. ConsensusDocs staff, an AGC member, and a board member of Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) have teamed up to create a comparison of design-build standard contracts that will be presented at the DBIA National Convention as well as Construction Superconference in December. 

December 7, 2016

The Business Development Forum Steering Committee continues to bring more BD resources and best practices to the AGC membership. A section has been added to the Business Development Forum webpage titled Business Development Best Practices. The goal is to continue to develop this section of the website so it is your one stop for information regarding all things Business Development.

December 7, 2016

The Collaboration Chronicles are an ongoing effort by the AGC Public/Private Industry Advisory Council (PIAC), the  AIA-AGC Joint Committee and the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) to capture and share the results from successful project collaborations.

December 7, 2016

A great crowd participated in AGC BuildCon 2016 held October 18-19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA.  The event brought together 140 high-level leaders in the building construction industry where they gained first-hand knowledge and insight from industry peers on the risk and benefits of utilizing Design-Assist and BIM; improving their organization’s project delivery approaches, Lean strategies and Business Development practices.

October 3, 2016

AGC members are developing young professionals to lead their firms and the construction industry into the future through a group of programs that form AGC’s Construction Leadership Council (CLC). AGC chapters give them different names — Construction Leadership Council, Young Constructors Forum, Emerging Leaders Group, Young Executives Committee, Future Leaders Forum, Young Leadership Program — but they share the mission of nurturing talent.

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