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Events

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AUGUST

9: CLC Golf Tournament - SOLD OUT! 

19: Member Mixer

Slack & Co. Contracting, Inc.
Andrews Myers, PC
AGC News

As you may be aware, the 2021 Texas Legislative Session recently concluded and, thanks to tremendous efforts from AGC-Texas Building Branch and our members,several very impactful bills to the construction industry were signed into law.

Over the next several weeks, we will be highlighting those bills through our e-cards, newsletters and social media outlets to showcase the work that was done for our industry during the session. In the first post of this campaign, AGC Houston Vice President Kyle Holland writes about his experience participating in the legislative session: "Schoolhouse Rock: I'm Just a Bill" ...in Action! 

 

Solve Your Industry’s Greatest HR Challenges

Don't miss your chance to register for AGC’s upcoming Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference – the premier education and networking destination for HR, training and workforce development professionals in the construction industry.

Join us on October 14-15 in St. Louis for the two-day conference and leave with practical solutions to overcome your industry’s greatest challenges.

After registering, don't forget to book your room at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch to lock in your AGC group rate of $199 per night.

AGC Houston Women in Construction Happy Hour

On July 28, 2021, AGC Houston held its first Women in Construction Happy Hour. The mission of this group is to offer support, resources and camaraderie to women in construction operations to promote personal growth, project success and influence positive change for the future of the industry.
Thank you so much to our members and sponsors for making the event a huge success! 

Sponsors:

Way Engineering, Ltd. – Event Sponsor

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. – Event Sponsor

MAREK – In-Kind Raffle Sponsor 

GRAVES MECHANICAL – In-Kind Raffle Sponsor 

For event photos, please click here

 

AGC Houston CLC Happy Hour 

On July 29, 2021, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) came together at Cactus Cove for its first in-person happy hour of the year!
For event photos, please click here

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Education/Training

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!

 

SEPTEMBER 

13 - October 5: BIM Units 1-4 VIRTUAL PROGRAM

30: Conceptual Planning, Scheduling, and Risk Mitigation

OCTOBER

1: Texas Sales and Use Taxes for Contractors

15: Texas Lien Laws

15: Advanced Texas Lien Laws

19 - November 16: Project Manager Development Program 2.0
 

Missed a course? We've got you covered! You can purchase recordings of previous courses here

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Safety

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.

AUGUST

3 - 24: OSHA 30-Hour

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

State Tax Advisors - Taxes Made EASY!
State Tax Advisors®
Whether you are a general commercial contractor or a multistate industrial specialty contractor, State Tax Advisors promises to provide the best quality assurance and tax services.  Because each construction project has it's own challenges, our experienced tax consultants are able to assist you with the itricate requirements for federal and state tax regulations.
Click here to learn how we can help
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Membership Benefits

AGC Members Saved Over 13.8 Million Dollars Last Year Using AGC Member Discount Programs 

AGC's Membership Discount Programs provide members access to high-quality services, cutting-edge technology and top-of-the-line products, from discounts on vehicles to office supplies to cloud-based construction management solutions. AGC has partnered with some of the best to give you the most for your money and improve your daily business operations.

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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INSGROUP, INC.
5151 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-350-6306
Website: https://insgroup.net/

Ro-Berg
3206 Wood Fox Dr.
Alvin, Texas 77511
Phone: 281-706-0474
Website: https://ro-berg.com/

DataVox
6650 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, Texas 77072
Phone: 713-881-7462
Website: www.datavox.net

Member News

S&B Taps EPC Leader Jeff Sipes as Chief Commercial Officer

HOUSTON, Texas—August 3, 2021—S&B names Jeff Sipes as its Chief Commercial Officer effective August 2. In this newly created role, Sipes will have responsibility for the commercial development and strategy of the S&B family of companies.

“Jeff is a proven leader joining S&B at the right time,” said Brook Brookshire, Chief Executive Officer of S&B. “While we remain operationally and financially strong, Jeff brings a wealth of industry experience to navigate the ever-evolving engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) industry and help 

guide us into the future.”

Jeff Sipes joins S&B from Bechtel, where he served as Principal Vice President and Manager of Global Business Development focused on strategic planning, customer relationships and exploration of new global markets. He also served on Bechtel’s Operating Committee.

Sipes began his career with the engineering and construction firm Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I).  Over his 30+ year career, Jeff has served in project management, business development and leadership roles globally with extensive experience in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. 

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