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Monthly Archives: February 2018

AGC OF TEXAS AWARDED FOR PERFORMING SOME OF THE BEST CHARITABLE WORK IN 2017 FOR HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORT

February 28, 2018

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

NEW ORLEANS – The AGC of Texas was awarded for organizing a hurricane relief fund for the maintenance crews of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). As a result, the group was named the AGC in the Community Award Chapter Winner by the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, AGC Charities, Inc.

ATLANTA’S MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM NAMED BEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECT OF 2017 BY NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION

February 27, 2018

Holder-Hunt-Russell-Moody Joint Venture Wins Associated General Contractors of America’s Construction Risk Partners Build America Grand Award as Well as Top Prize for the Best Building Project Over $100 Million

PRESIDENT’S INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN SHOULD SERVE AS IMPETUS FOR LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE AGING AND OVER-BURDENED PUBLIC WORKS

February 12, 2018

Construction Official Urges Congress to Act Quickly to Pass New Infrastructure Legislation Now that the President Has Outlined an Ambitious Plan to Invest $200 Billion in New Federal Funds

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the release today of President Trump’s proposal to improve and rebuild the country’s aging public works, including roads, bridges, airports, waterways and clean water systems:

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 269 METRO AREAS BETWEEN DECEMBER 2016 & 2017 AS OFFICIALS CALL FOR NEW INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

February 6, 2018

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif. and Cheyenne, Wyo. Experience Largest Year-over-Year Gains; Columbia, S.C. and Grand Forks, N.D.-Minn. Have Biggest Annual Declines in Construction Employment

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYERS ADD 36,000 JOBS IN JANUARY AND 226,000 OVER THE YEAR; HOURLY EARNINGS RISE 2.9 PERCENT AS SECTOR STRIVES TO DRAW IN NEW WORKERS

February 2, 2018

Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January to the highest level since August 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said a possible new measure being discussed in Washington that would invest an additional $1.5 trillion in repairing and improving infrastructure would both help the sector continue to add jobs and attract new workers.

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RISES FOR FIFTH MONTH IN A ROW IN DECEMBER; PRIVATE INVESTMENT CLIMBS IN 2017 BUT INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING TRAILS 2016 TOTALS

February 1, 2018

Association Officials Urge Policy Makers to Boost Funding and Streamline Reviews for Highways and Other Transportation Modes, Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems to Sustain the Economy, Safety and Health

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