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9: 2021 CLC Golf Tournament - Register Now!
19: Member Mixer- Save the Date!
UPCOMING EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more!
30: Contract Law - VIRTUAL OPTION
20 - August 19: Project Manager Development Program 2.0 - VIRTUAL OPTION
Missed a course? We've got you covered! You can purchase recordings of previous courses here.
Upcoming Safety Classes
AGC Houston is proud to partner with the The Region VI OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country.
View the full list of OSHA courses here.
7 - 15: OSHA30 Hour
6 - 8: OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
6 - 9: OSHA 500: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction
8 - 9: OSHA 202: Trainer Course for Medic First Aid and CPR
12 - 15: OSHA 2015: Hazard Materials
19 - 22: OSHA 501: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards General Industry
20 - 22: OSHA 3015: Excavation, Trenching & Soil
26 - 29: OSHA 500: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction
2 - 4: OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
2 - 5: OSHA 521: Guide to Industrial Hygiene
4 - 6: OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
9: OSHA 7500: Introduction to Safety and Health Management
10 - 12: OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
16 - 19: OSHA 501: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards General Industry
17 - 19: OSHA 3115: Fall Protection
23 - 26: OSHA 500: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction
Gov. Abbott Signs Key AGC Legislation into Law
After the Texas Legislature adjourned sine die on May 31, Governor Abbott had until June 20 to sign or veto bills that made it to his desk. This session, our top priority was Senate Bill 219, which would make contractors no longer liable for design defects. This bill was signed into law on June 16 and is effective September 1, 2021.
Other notable priority bills that were signed into law are: Senate Bill 338 – Creating uniform general conditions (UGCs) for K-12 building construction; House Bill 3069 – Shortening the statute of repose for public work to 8 years plus 1 year to sue; House Bill 2416 – Closing the commercial general liability coverage gap for attorney’s fees; and Senate Bill 968 – Language that keeps construction open and essential during a pandemic.
AGC Action Alert
As construction materials remain at record high prices and face continued availability challenges, President Biden and Congress are taking actions to make things worse.
Meanwhile, construction firms around the country are absorbing these costs — which would better be invested in recruiting and retaining construction workers — without significant relief in sight.
That’s why AGC needs you to tell President Biden and Congress to take actions to improve the construction supply chain, not make it worse. To take action, please click here.
29th Annual AGC Houston BBQ Cook-Off
Now more than ever, as the state continues to re-open for business, it is imperative that we all adhere to the safety protocols that have been put in place. It is equally important that each of you continue spreading that message up and down the supply chain. As has been stated many times, COVID-19 is global, but personal. Each of us need to do our part to KEEP SAFETY VIRAL. For more information, please visit our COVID-19: Construction Industry Resources page.
On June 23, 2021, AGC Houston hosted a Leadership AGC panel discussion with three seasoned construction leaders who shared how people and experiences have impacted their careers. Lead by Tony Ali of Peckar & Abramson, P.C., and Shannon Davis of Marek Brothers Systems, Inc., the group heard from Jim Stevenson of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Mike Holland of Marek Brother Systems, Inc., and James Bryant of Anslow Bryant Construction. Huge thanks to these gentlemen for sharing their experiences with everyone who attended the session!
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When it comes to your company's bottom-line, your membership in AGC pays dividends. These value added discounts will give you the competitive advantage over your competition.
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