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In Constructor's March/April issue, AGC's 2014 President Al Landes talks about his presidential theme, "AGC, An Investment in You and Your Company," and what this investment buys: advocacy, education and relationships. Additional stories cover the Water Resources Development Act and how it addresses the critical need for water infrastructure funding; results of the AGC business hiring and outlook survey; and AGC's advocacy efforts regarding small business subcontracting goals.

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Vegas is an exciting destination at the most mundane of times, but add in AGC’s 95th Annual Convention and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, and the city becomes downright thrilling. Nearly 2,800 attendees descended upon The Bellagio, March 3-6, 2014, for the association’s convention, which delivered education sessions, provided networking events, and launched several exciting initiatives – culminating in a jackpot of information and opportunities for attendees. Learn More...
Watch this inspirational video to learn more about the amazing work AGC of America's two philanthropic organizations - AGC Charities, Inc. and the AGC Education & Research Foundation - and how you can help. Learn More...
With the federal Highway Trust Fund projected to be unable to support any new highway, bridge or public transportation improvements in fiscal year 2015, the AGC co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) recently launched a new national outreach campaign called "Hardhats for Highways." This campaign – which was launched in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, one of the world’s largest construction trade shows, where more than 125,000 industry professionals gathered – is designed to help educate Congress about the connection between local jobs and federal highway and transit investment. Learn More...
This year’s Annual Report highlights the work you – AGC members – are doing to make this association so strong and effective. At construction firms large and small, members like you are doing tremendous work in helping make the industry safer, in promoting new technologies, in pushing back against needless new regulatory burdens and helping strengthen communities. Learn More...
AGC annually participates in National Work Zone Awareness Week to highlight the dangers motorists not obeying speed limits or not staying alert in highway construction work zones pose for construction workers. This year's National Work Zone Awareness Week will take place April 6-12, 2014, with the theme "Work Zone Speeding - A Costly Mistake." To get a better handle on the impact of vehicle crashes at AGC member work sites, AGC has prepared a brief survey and encourages you to take a few minutes to complete it today. AGC will be releasing the survey results as part of Work Zone Awareness Week events. The deadline to complete this survey is Monday, March 31. Please click here to access the survey. Should you have any questions, please contact Brian Deery, AGC's senior director of the Highway & Transportation Division, at or (703) 837-5319.
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AGC Houston recently announced the merger of its 401(k) multiple employer plan (MEP) with the Louisiana AGC’s 401(k) MEP – forming the AGC Southwest Chapters 401(k) Plan – which was officially signed Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Learn More...
Member News
Batson-Cook Construction, an AGC Georgia and Austin Chapter-AGC member, is currently building a new $48-million addition to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, Ga. The hospital, which was constructed by Batson-Cook and completed in 2012, will be upgraded with the addition of 121,000 square feet of new space and 30,000 square feet of remodeled space. Learn More...
C.W. Driver, an AGC of California member, has completed construction on the newly renovated Storm and Nasatir Halls complex at the San Diego State University (SDSU) campus. The project includes the 100,000-sq-ft renovation and 30,000-sq-ft expansion of the existing complex built in 1957. Designed by LPA Inc. and registered as LEED® Gold, the $73-million complex now offers program space with upgraded technologies for eight academic departments, faculty offices, and academic and research laboratories. Learn More...
Sundt Construction, Inc., a member of multiple AGC chapters, was recently selected by the San Jose Evergreen Community College District to build a new physical education building at San Jose City College. Learn More...
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