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Top News
With time running out to raise our nation’s debt limit by this Thursday, Oct. 17 and the government entering its 15th day of being shutdown, House and Senate leaders are working to cobble together deals in their respective chambers. Learn More...
Due to the shutdown, the U.S. government closed a number of its non-essential services as of Oct. 1, 2013. As a result of [the] congressional stalemate over a spending plan, many key government agencies, upon which employers regularly rely, are also closed and will remain closed for the duration of the shutdown. Learn More...
Total construction spending hit an unknown level in August because the Census Bureau was unable to release new data as a result of the federal government shutdown according to the AGC of America. Association officials cautioned that the impacts of the shutdown will go beyond data as solicitations for many new construction projects come to a halt. Learn More...
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Naylor, LLC
Business Tips
In the construction industry, no one likes surprises. First you plan, then you build—not the other way around. But when it comes to taxes, many contractors forget this core principle, failing to adequately plan and ending up losing out on key money-saving opportunities. Sadly, it’s the financial equivalent of measuring once and cutting twice. Learn More...
Member News
BOND, a leading 106-year-old construction management and general contracting firm and an AGC member in Connecticut and Massachusetts, has been selected to complete the 120,000-sq-ft comprehensive renovation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Building 2. Part of the Institute’s historic, Bosworth-designed Main Group, Building 2’s renovation marks a significant step in protecting and enhancing MIT’s world-class education and research. The Main Group will celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2016. Learn More...
In 1985, Astronaut James Van Hoften became the first human being to launch a satellite by hand, having spun and pushed a repaired communications satellite away from the orbiting space shuttle Discovery during a space walk. Twenty-eight years later, Dr. Van Hoften has become the newest member of Cianbro's board of directors, joining the company after being apprised of the opportunity by fellow board member and former NASA colleague, retired Astronaut Rick Hauck. Cianbro is an AGC member in Maine and Maryland. Learn More...
On Oct. 5, 2013, Providence College dedicated its newly-built Ruane Center for the Humanities, a $20 million, 63,000-sq-ft facility that is now the college’s signature academic building on campus. Dimeo Construction, a member of three AGC chapters, was the construction manager on the project. Learn More...
Gilbane, a member of multiple AGC chapters, was proud to join Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) President and CEO Kelly Fredericks, Rhode Island Military Organization (RIMO), military organizations and local businesses recently at the long-awaited dedication of Theodore Francis Green Airport’s new military lounge. The lounge, one of only two of its kind in the country managed entirely by volunteers rather than by the USO, is a place where members of the military can meet family and friends upon their return from deployment or departure to a new station. Learn More...
Hirschler Fleischer, an AGC of Virginia member, recently announced that its partner Courtney Moates Paulk has completed the third and final leg of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, making her the 78th person in the world and the first female attorney in Virginia to earn the title. Learn More...
Intermountain Electric, Inc. (IME) recently announced the addition of Shane Watson as estimator. In this position, Watson is responsible for enhancing the company’s ability to serve a growing number of clients with a wide variety of new projects across all product lines. Watson brings 17 years of experience to his post and is responsible for preparing detailed and conceptual estimates, as well as for presenting and reviewing estimates with clients during pre-construction, design development and construction. IME is an AGC Nevada Chapter, AGC of Colorado Building Chapter and Inland Northwest AGC Chapter member. Learn More...
Kaiser Electric, an AGC of St. Louis member, recently completed a three-month project to wire the Missouri Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City. The scope of work included furnishing and installing a 300 kilowatt backup generator for the entire power system, replacing an outdated natural gas 20 kilowatt generator that only powered the security system. The historic Neo-Renaissance structure was built in 1871 on the bluffs of the Missouri River, so finding a conspicuous area to place the new generator on the mansion grounds proved to be a challenge. Learn More...
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) building systems experts, recently welcomed Kevin J. Coghlan as the company’s new chief financial officer. Mr. Coghlan brings a wealth of experience to Southland, an AGC member in California and Metropolitan Washington D.C., that will be used to enhance the company’s current operations as well as future strategic growth efforts. Learn More...
The 14,500-sq-ft UMass Memorial Cancer Center at the Marlborough Hospital celebrated its pre-opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 10, 2013, in Marlborough, Mass. Tocci Building Companies (Tocci), an AGC of Massachusetts member and recognized leader in virtual design and construction solutions, facilitated the intense intellectual collaboration of the Cancer Center under an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) contract. Learn More...
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Industry Events

Oct 16, 2013 - Oct 19, 2013
2013 Building Contractors Conference 
Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Oct 16, 2013 - Oct 17, 2013
Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference 
Chicago, Ill. 

Oct 23-25, 2013 
AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference 
Las Vegas, Nev. 

Oct 23-25, 2013 
Safety Management Training Course 
St. Louis, Mo.

Oct 24, 2013
Webinar: MATOC, MACC & IDIQ Contracting 

Oct 29, 2013
Webinar: How One Owner Revamped a Public Construction Program

Oct 30, 2013
Webinar: Ensuring Governmental Compliance 

Nov 8, 2013 - Nov 9, 2013 
2013 AGC Highway Utilities Conference 
Phoenix, AZ

Nov 10, 2013 - Nov 15, 2013 
Advanced Management Program
Dallas, Texas
Associated General Contractors of America
2300 Wilson Blvd, Suite 300
Arlington, VA, USA
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