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The Leading Edge is a bimonthly newsletter dedicated to updating AGC Houston members about safety issues in the commercial construction industry.
AGC Houston members are supporting this new network, which is an alliance of Houston construction companies, associations and related businesses. The Construction Safety Network meets monthly.
The 2016 AGC Compensation and Benefits Survey provides accurate information on salaries and company financial data/compensation practices in the Texas commercial construction industry. Survey details include: Pay Practice & Benefits and Compensation Reports. The 2016 survey covered the Austin, Houston, TEXO (Dallas and Fort Worth), West Texas, Central Texas and Southeast Texas chapters' contractor firms.
Data DIGest is your source for the latest economic news relevant to the construction industry with commentary and analysis from AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson. It brings you actionable information to stay ahead of the curve on issues such as materials, prices, construction employment, and state-by-state construction trends.
Hear Ken Simonson at the Annual Business Meeting & Membership Networking Breakfast Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Houston. Click here for details.
AGC of America is proud to announce the launch of our 2017 project award competitions! The Alliant Build America Awards (including the Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence category) and AGC in the Community competitions are now accepting applications.
On September 22, 2016, veterans representing World War II and the Korean War, along with representatives from Gilbane Building Company and other attendees, gathered at North Hills Country Club in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin for the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight fundraising event and provided veterans with a truly unique virtual reality experience. The veterans were blown away with the experience. "After their experience, a lot of the responses were open jaws and in awe, some were almost in tears," says Devon Rutkowski, Media Designer at Gilbane Building Company.
Library has a unique curvilinear shape as a reflection of the corresponding curving Metro Rail site
Gilbane Building Company joined several hundred community leaders and residents on Saturday, November 5, 2016 to celebrate the much-anticipated grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Young Neighborhood Library in Houston, Texas, which is named for Alice McKean Young, an early advocate for expansion of library services throughout Houston. The
new City of Houston 16,000 square-foot library has a unique curvilinear shape in
two dimensions to reflect the corresponding curving Metro Rail line
that passes in close proximity to the site.
Rogers-O'Brien Construction recently announced the addition of Jennifer Gonzales, Senior Project Manager
, to their Houston team. Gonzales brings over 18 years of project management experience. Gonzales is a LEED-accredited professional with the United States Green Building Council and is a member of the AGC Houston Membership Committee.
LaKeta Morris, Marketing Director, joined the team in spring and brings over 28 years of marketing and business development experience in the construction industry. She directs marketing strategies and provides business development support for Rogers-O’Brien Construction in the greater Houston market. Morris holds a bachelor of science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Nominations can be based on either a daily commitment to excellence or outstanding personal effort on a special project or event in the workplace. Submittals due by January 31, 2017.
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OSHA’s Small Entity Compliance Guide for Construction
is now available. The guide is intended to help small business employers comply with the rule by explaining each requirement in easy-to-understand language. Enforcement of the final rule in construction is due to begin June 23, 2017.
ACE Mentor Houston is seeking construction industry professionals to mentor high school students interested in learning about the world of architecture, construction and engineering.
"If you can volunteer and help to mentor students, please let us know. The best way to get in touch is by emailing us at HoustonTX@acementor.org
or visiting us on the web at www.acementor.org/houston
," says Angela Cotie, Gilbane Building Company, Chairman of the Board for ACE Mentor Houston. "We really have a critical need and hope that we can make sure these students get the help and guidance they need."
In this after-school mentoring program, student teams work directly with professionals from the A/E/C industry to design hypothetical projects, tour local construction sites and visit architectural, engineering and construction offices. The program runs from October to April and meets at one of eight locations around Houston. The group needs help at the following locations: Galena Park, North Belt, and Spring.
AGC Houston members are invited to join the Houston Revit Users group, which meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Revit and BIM application users range from beginner to expert skill levels. Since 2002, the Houston Area Revit Users Group (HARUG) has been the main resource in the area for Revit Users, AutoCAD Architecture (previously Architectural Desktop), AutoCAD and other BIM-related tools.
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Houston, TX 77002
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2501 Central Parkway Suite B-1
Houston, TX 77092
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2501 Central Parkway, Suite B-16
Houston, TX 77092