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Each year, the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate-level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET- or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. 

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Hurricane Harvey Related News
  

AGC Houston is proud to support AGC Charities, Inc. through AGC of America, which will be dispersed to employees of AGC member companies who were directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey.




AGC Houston encourages all members of the commercial construction industry to aid with disaster relief by donating to AGC Charities, Inc.

To apply for financial relief, please visit http://agccharities.org/assistance-programs/ for more details. Please encourage members of your workforce to apply for financial relief. Completed forms must be sent to HarveyRelief@agchouston.org.




Do you have stories to tell about your own company fundraising efforts to help out your employees? Please contact Catherine Bezman.



Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/hca-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=468487&issueID=56226 to view the full article online.

  

Repair Permits

As Houston homeowners rebuild, it's important to ensure that you have the proper permits to move forward. The Houston Permitting Center is making this easier by opening satellite permitting centers throughout the city and has extended hours at all locations. For a list of locations and tips for making repairs to your homes, click here.




Report Your Debris

The city's Solid Waste Management Department is working to remove debris as quickly as possible throughout Houston. Be sure the city knows about your damage and debris by submitting a report on houston311.org or on the Houston 311 App for smartphones. Please note that calling 311 repeatedly will not increase the speed by which your debris is collected. For information on debris management, visit houstonrecovers.org.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/hca-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=468490&issueID=56226 to view the full article online.

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Membership Benefits
  

Through the AGC Shipping Program, receive competitive discounts on qualifying LTL (less-than-truckload) shipments greater than 150 lbs. It's free to enroll and there are no minimum shipping requirements.





UPS Freight®

Day-definite, on-time guarantee at no additional charge. Reliable regional, inter-regional and long-haul solutions. Expedited shipping available for last-minute needs.





YRC Freight®

Guaranteed, expedited and time-definite air and ground service with proactive notification, backed by 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. Highly reliable, expedited service throughout North America, including cross-border to and from Canada.





Estes

Reliable transportation and supply chain management services for virtually any shipping situation. Estes meets deadlines with its standard transit times that might require expedited service from other carriers.

Visit https://www.agc.org/member-benefits/ups-yrc-estes-freight to view the full article online.

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OSHA recommends Outreach Training Programs as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. To that end, AGC Houston Director Of Safety Kim Mason regularly teaches construction workers the OSHA 30-Hour course, which runs for five weeks. This one kicked off Wednesday October 18 and will finish on November 15, 2017. This course is designed for project management site supervision and field employees involved in the construction industry. 



OSHA 10-hour Safety Course begins November 1! Perfect for new field workers or entry level construction worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. Click here for details.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/hca-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=468781&issueID=56226 to view the full article online.

 
News you can Use
Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September 2016 and September 2017, while 26 states added construction jobs between August and September as some state employment levels were impacted by recent hurricanes, according to an analysis by AGC of America of Labor Department data. Association officials noted that construction employment in many parts of the country would have been higher if more qualified workers were available.

Visit https://www.agc.org/news/2017/10/20/construction-jobs-increase-35-states-and-dc-between-september-2016-and-september-0 to view the full article online.


FMI's national survey finds 89 percent of participants report talent shortages and 75 percent are investing in people programs to develop and retain people.




One of the key findings is that most respondents are not identifying and developing high-potential employees—a missed opportunity to push young people into leadership roles and create a sustainable leadership pipeline.

Visit https://www.fminet.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/TalentDevelopmentSurvey_FINAL.pdf to view the full article online.

Contractors in Louisiana are worried that the hurricanes in Houston and Florida could have a significant impact on the construction labor market in a region still working to bounce back from the 2016 floods. According to Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America Chief Economist, enough work exists in Louisiana, meaning there is "little incentive" for workers to leave the state.

Visit http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_3289a5e2-973b-11e7-8796-7f7ef21739e2.html to view the full article online.

Hotel construction was up six percent nationally between September 2016 and September 2017, although it is increasing at a less rapid rate than last year. However, for the same period in Houston, hotel building was down 15 percent, attributable in part to Hurricane Harvey.

Visit http://www.chron.com/business/real-estate/article/Houston-hotel-construction-down-after-Harvey-12275650.php to view the full article online.

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