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Monthly Archives: March 2017

CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION CALLS ON CALIFORNIA & LOCAL LAWMAKERS TO REJECT BANS ON EMPLOYERS WORKING ON BORDER SECURITY PROJECTS

March 29, 2017

Construction Official Urges Politicians to Avoid Holding Construction Workers “Hostage” Over Policy Disputes, Says Courts Will Strike Down Discriminatory Bans On Firms Doing Lawful Federal Work

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 43 STATES IN LAST 12 MONTHS; FIVE STATES HIT RECORD HIGHS AS SOLID DEMAND, MILD WINTER BOOST TOTALS

March 24, 2017

Florida and Rhode Island Add Most Jobs for the Year; Mississippi Suffers Largest Decrease Illinois and Alaska Top Monthly List; Mississippi and Virginia Have Biggest Month-to-Month Drops

SENATE REPEAL OF OBAMA-ERA “VOLKS RULE” PRESERVES WORKER SAFETY WHILE PROTECTING THE CONSTITUTION AND RESPECTING COURT RULINGS

March 22, 2017

Firms Will Still Be Required to Maintain Detailed Safety Logs and Make Them Available to Safety Inspectors While Law and Court Orders Setting Statute of Limitations for Violations Will Be Preserved

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement today in reaction to the Senate passage of a measure to repeal an Obama administration rule that sought to change the statute of limitations on for injury and illness record keeping violations:

HERZOG/STACY & WITBECK JOINT VENTURE AWARDED FOR BUILDING A SENSORY GARDEN FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED IN KANSAS CITY

March 9, 2017

Construction Industry’s Charitable Group, AGC Charities, Names Joint Venture as Its AGC in the Community Award Winner for the Year

LAS VEGAS – A joint venture between Herzog and Stacy & Witbeck was awarded today for building a sensory garden to benefit the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired in Kansas City, Mo. As a result, the group was named the AGC in the Community Award Winner by the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, AGC Charities, Inc.

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT SHOWS MIXED GEOGRAPHIC PATTERN IN JANUARY WITH INCREASES IN 219 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS AND DECREASES IN 104 AREAS

March 21, 2017

Construction employment showed a mixed pattern geographically in the latest 12 months, increasing in 219 out of 358 metro areas between January 2016 and January 2017, declining in 104 and stagnating in 35, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that firms in many parts of the country are either benefitting from growing demand for construction or having a hard time finding enough qualified workers to keep up with demand, while firms in other parts suffer from declining demand

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY HAS NATION’S MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT CONSTRUCTION CHAPTER OF 2016, ACCORDING TO NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION

March 7, 2017

Associated General Contractors of America Names Chapters at the University of Cincinnati and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as the 2nd and 3rd Place Winners of its Outstanding Student Chapter Contest

THIRTY-NINE STATES ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN JANUARY 2016 & 2017 WHILE THIRTY-EIGHT STATES AND D.C. ADD JOBS FROM DECEMBER TO JANUARY

March 13, 2017

Florida & Oregon Add Most Jobs for the Year; Mississippi & Alaska Have Largest Drops; Florida & Louisiana Top Monthly List; California & Nebraska Have Biggest Month-to-Month Drops

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT JUMPS BY 58,000 IN FEBRUARY TO HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2008; YEAR-OVER-YEAR GROWTH IS BROAD-BASED AND TOPS PRIVATE-SECTOR RATE

March 11, 2017

Association Urges Educators, Public Officials at All Levels to Spread the Word about Industry’s High Pay and Opportunities While Enhancing Career and Technical Education Funding and Programs

RENOVATION OF THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY’S GRANDSTANDS NAMED BEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECT OF 2016 BY NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION

March 8, 2017

Southfield, Mich.-based Barton Malow Company Wins Associated General Contractors of America’s Alliant Build America Grand Award as Well as Top Prize for the Best Design/Build Building Project of the Year

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SLIPS IN JANUARY AS PUBLIC INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE “TUMBLED” WHILE PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW SOLIDLY

March 1, 2017

Construction Association Officials Urge Congress to Enact Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Measure Being Championed by President Trump, Noting New Public Investments will Help Boost Industry, Broader Economic Growth

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