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Construction employment increased by 52,000 jobs in January and by 338,000 jobs, or 4.7 percent, over the past year, while the latest reading on construction spending showed moderate increases in all major categories, according to an analysis of new government data by AGC of America.
For more than 100 years, the AGC Annual Convention has been the event successful contractors around the country count on for practical knowledge and industry-leading information to guide business decisions, improve operations and shape the industry.
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AGC Houston is now accepting submissions for presentations for our 2019 quarterly Jobsite
Innovation Forums. Deadline for consideration is TODAY
March 21 — Data Collection
June 13 — Data Monitoring
Sept. 26 — Data Interpretation
Dec. 12 — Interactive Workshop on Data Uses in Construction
The words of Dr. William E. “Billy” Cohn kept attendees captivated at the AGC Houston Distinguished Speaker Series breakfast on February 20, 2019 as he discussed the breakthrough medical innovations he has been involved in developing. The distinguished surgeon was the latest speaker to participate in the series of presentations that benefit the AGC Houston Scholarship Fund.
It was "all things hard hats" and more at the Feb. 22 Safety Commitee Meeting. More than 60 AGC Houston members saw new types of hard hats on the market demonstrated by John Cashmore of Kask, Chris Lohman of Pyramex and Ryan Flaterman of MSA Safety. Following the meeting, Charlie Gertson of United Tool and Fastener demonstrated a dummy drop outside the building, wearing two different types of hard hats.
The meeting also featured Dr. Masson of ROC Houston who spoke about managing orthopedic injuries in the field and Dan Gilbane, Gilbane Building Co., who gave his perspective on safety from a GC owner. In addition, OSHA's Jim Shelton reported on the Multi Employer Citation Policy and fielded questions.
On Feb. 5, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee advanced President Trump’s nomination of Andrew Wheeler as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—a move which AGC supported in a letter to the committee.
New safety technologies connect workers and supervisors in critical ways, allowing them to engage in safety – whether it’s the ability to easily report a hazard, signal distress or alert to an emergency scenario that requires evacuation – from anywhere on site.
Despite Texas Central Partners' legal challenges, construction of the $12 billion Dallas-to-Houston bullet train could begin late this year or early next year. The two-track train system is being modeled after Japan's Shinkansen bullet train and won't share its tracks with freight lines.
Construction spending is set to reach $1.35 trillion in 2019 and increase to $1.46 trillion by 2022, according to FMI. While a downward trend is expected for multifamily construction this year and next, areas such as public safety, education, lodging and office will grow during the period, according to FMI
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