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With 91% of U.S. construction firms experiencing a labor shortage, public officials have a vested interest in helping the industry to develop its workforce. The dearth of workers is contributing to rising costs and project delays, even as construction companies step up their investments in training and recruitment, leading industry executives to call for government action.


Those are among the key findings from the AGC of America’s 2022 Workforce Survey, conducted in partnership with Autodesk this past summer. The 10th annual survey drew responses from almost 1,300 firms representing a broad cross section of the construction industry, including union and open-shop companies of all sizes.


Read the full feature, Workforce Woes in Focus, in the new November/December issue of Constructor.


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The Associated General Contractors of America and chapters are supporting the industry with a broad range of workforce development initiatives. This includes the national association’s Construction is Essential targeted digital recruiting campaign and its Culture of Care workplace retention program.
Contractors can get shovel-ready now
With the construction industry labor shortages and the cost of construction materials rising amid so much work, how can contractors ensure that they’re always shovel-ready? It will take planning, calculation, and honesty.
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As you may have seen in the news, AGC of America is launching a new effort to combat high suicide rates and improve mental health among the industry’s workers. The association is doing this because we cannot stand by while a silent epidemic of suicide takes place within our industry. Instead, we want to reduce the stigma of mental health issues in this industry, let people know it is okay to ask for help and, ultimately, save lives.


Read more about this initiative in the most recent issue of Constructor, and access additional information and resources from the AGC Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Task Force.


Plus! Watch the new AGC Mental Health PSA and share with your teams.


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Named one of Equipment Today’s 2022 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products, Tenns’s Resource Management simplifies a key operational business need by supplying job sites with mission-ready equipment and operators all from one platform. It increases efficiencies, productivity, and ultimately decreases costs while giving everyone on your team access to requests, scheduling, planning, dispatching and more.
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When it comes to construction technology, industry-leading companies are prepared to provide solutions that really work like no time before. Read more in Constructor's special edition, Future Focus, about what these companies are doing to see the gaps in the industry’s processes and are work hard to bridge them with new technological solutions and software. Features include:


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The ConstructorCast is AGC of America's monthly podcast covering all the news, views, and interviews relevant to your construction business. Below you will find our latest episodes – listen as contractors and industry experts discuss business opportunities and challenges facing today’s construction industry. Be sure to click the special editions tab to hear timely updates on notable happenings, and how AGC is involved and representing the interests of the construction industry (also watch this series on YouTube). 
Chapter News
AGC offers newsletters for member groups and on topics of interest to the construction industry, including AGC Chapter Weekly, a newsletter designed specifically for AGC chapters and chapter executives with a focus on recent news and upcoming events.
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In partnership with Dodge Data, Procore surveyed specialty contractors across the world to learn more about their biggest challenges. Trades report their top challenges as:  profitability, labor, and implementing new technology. Download this new report to learn  about the battles specialty contractors face today, and what solutions they're working toward.  
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Industry Events

March 13-16, 2023
Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas

No time is better than now to prepare your company for the challenges (and opportunities) facing our industry as we collectively emerge from the pandemic, grapple with economic uncertainty, and navigate evolving legislative and regulatory policies.

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Held every three years in Las Vegas, CONEXPO-CON/AGG is North America’s largest construction trade show featuring the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications across the industry.
Running March 14-18, 2023, show hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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