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Top News
AGC of America’s Constructor magazine team, headed by Naylor, LLC, has launched its Constructor Marketplace. This is an online buyers’ guide for information about construction vendors, products and services. The website is designed to serve as an online hub with features that will put vendor information at users’ fingertips. Just scan the QR code to the right to start your search.
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January/February's cover story focuses on women in construction and the impact they are having on the industry. Additional features include the top 10 business trends in the industry, the 2013 construction outlook, and a service and supply buyers' guide. Learn More...
If you haven't yet completed the AGC and Computer Guidance's 2013 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Survey, please take a few minutes to do so. Your answers with help AGC craft a legislative, policy and education program better tailored to meet the needs of your firms. And because AGC knows your time is valuable and your input is crucial, everyone that completes a survey will have the opportunity to enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. AGC plans to compile survey responses and, with the help of Ken Simonson, AGC's chief economist, other staff and the Computer Guidance team, prepare an analysis of the results to be released to the media and members later this month. Learn More...
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AGC of America, working closely with the AGC of Washington and member firm Atkinson, held a Dec. 5 media event in Seattle, Wash. on the threat of the "Fiscal Cliff." While announcing that the metro area added more new construction jobs during the past year than most cities, AGC released a new report detailing how construction firms would be hurt by the fiscal cliff. On Dec. 7, AGC also released an analysis of federal data indicating that construction employment declined by 20,000 jobs in November while the industry’s unemployment rate hit 12.2 percent. Learn More...
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Business Tips
In a technology-driven world, the modern construction project, its players and its tools are constantly evolving. From business development efforts, to assigning risk through contract documents, to the ultimate design and performance of the work, the construction industry’s future success will depend on how well projects are planned and managed. Learn More...
Chapter News
Intermountain Electric, Inc. (IME), an AGC of Colorado Building Chapter and Inland Northwest Chapter member, recently announced the addition of two new team members. Learn More...
AGC Nebraska Building Chapter recently announced the recipients of its 2012 Build Nebraska awards. The program is designed to recognize outstanding projects built by member firms. Projects were evaluated based on innovation in methods and materials, project management, client service, challenge of a difficult job and sensitive treatment of the environment and surroundings. Learn More...
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) announced its selection of Clark/Christman, a joint venture team of Clark Construction Group and The Christman Company to provide construction management services for the renewal of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. Learn More...
Costello Construction, a Maryland-based firm providing general construction services to public and private sector clients, is pleased to announce it has been selected by Montgomery County to build the new library in Silver Spring, Md. This 70,000 sq-ft, $35 million project is expected to meet the unique needs of an increasingly urban, ethnically and culturally diverse residential and business community of Montgomery County. Learn More...
Nabholz recently elected Andrea Woods, executive vice president and corporate counsel, to its board of directors. Learn More...
With the help of McKinstry, a leader in construction, energy and facility services, 13 K-12 school districts in Washington state have successfully secured more than $9 million in grant funding in the latest round of the 2012 Jobs Now Act. Learn More...
Upon successfully completing Phase One, Suffolk Construction has been selected to manage construction on Phase Two of The Homes at Old Colony redevelopment project in South Boston. The $50 million project will feature demolition of 223 distressed units and construction of 169 affordable rental units located in four three-story townhouse-style buildings and two four-level elevator buildings. Learn More...
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Industry Events

Jan 8, 2013
Webinar: Oil Spill Prevention, Clean-up and Reporting
Online Course

Jan 10, 2013 - Jan 11, 2013
Winter 2013 AGC Financial Issues Forum
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Jan 16, 2013 - Jan 18, 2013
AGC Safety and Health Committee Meeting
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Jan 17, 2013
Webinar: Leveraging Technology Solutions
Online Course

Jan 24, 2013
Webinar: AEC Future Shock
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Jan 27, 2013 - Feb 1, 2013
Project Manager Course
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Feb 4, 2013 - Feb 6, 2013
2013 Conference on Surety Bonding and Risk Management
Naples FL

Feb 27, 2013 - Mar 1, 2013
Safety Management Training Course
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