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The Kansas Contractors Association launched a new advertising and education campaign designed to protect highway funding and educate state and federal officials about the economic and safety benefits of good roads. The new effort, called "Save Kansas Roads," will feature highway billboard and semi-truck ads, social media, direct mailings and public outreach to highlight the connection between good roads and a strong state economy, association officials said. Learn More...
On July 30, AGC hosted a media event to highlight new metro employment figures and call for new highway and transit funding. The event took place in Cleveland, as they added more jobs in June than 330 other metro areas. Take a look and be sure to check out your metro area data. Learn More...
The next edition of Constructor magazine will hit the streets in a few weeks. As always, it's packed with entertaining, informative and timely stories. The cover story exams the importance of the upcoming midterm election and how you can help. All it will take to tip the scales in the industry's favor this November is member education, involvement and action.

Other articles include the benefits of integrated project delivery, the implications of the new revenue recognition standards, and the lowdown on spray polyurethane foam. The September/October issue also contains our 2014 Insurance Directory, a helpful guide to businesses that provide insurance products to the construction industry. 

These and other industry articles will be ready for viewing in early September. Be sure to check our site at
The Construction Advocacy Fund (CAF) makes it possible for AGC to persist in its work to expand markets, to push back against burdensome regulations and special-interest overreach, to promote workforce development and to improve new technology. Find out how you can help fund the fight. Learn More...
Member News
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter named Hargrove Engineers + Constructors (an Alabama AGC member) Teammate and leukemia survivor Bob Mobley the 2014 LLS Man of the Year on June 12, 2014. Mobley and his teammates raised over $40,000 during the 10-week campaign through a variety of fundraising events, including a clay shoot tournament, chef showdown, beer + bingo and weekly giveaways. Learn More...
Brasfield & Gorrie, a member of multiple AGC chapters, recently announced that the company has completed construction of a freestanding emergency department at Carolinas HealthCare System SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C. Learn More...
JE Dunn Construction Company, the 11th largest domestic general building contractor in the United States and a member of multiple AGC chapters, is pleased to welcome Emre Ozcan as the new Houston office leader. Learn More...
PJ Dick, a Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania member, is expanding into the Eastern part of the Commonwealth with the opening of an office in Exton, Pennsylvania. As one of the largest Pennsylvania-based contractors, PJ Dick’s resume includes notable projects such as the 18,300-seat CONSOL Energy Center arena; the 33-story Tower at PNC Plaza, which will be the greenest skyrise in the world; the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh; and Carnegie Mellon University’s Gates Center for Computer Science and Hillman Center for Future - Generation Technologies. Learn More...
Stephenson Equipment, Inc., Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania and an AGC of New York State member, has expanded its territory for Manitowoc’s National Crane products to include western Pennsylvania. The National Crane line offers powerful truck mounted hydraulic cranes with long reach for precise work in tight spaces. Learn More...
Suffolk Construction, an AGC of Massachusetts and AGC of Metropolitan Washington DC member, will be launching its third annual Subcontractor Development Series to assist disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned trade subcontractor firms in fostering long-term relationships with Suffolk. Provided at no cost to selected participants, the eight-session program will begin Thursday, September 4. Learn More...
Industry Events
The 2014 AGC Building Contractors Conference brings together high-level leaders in the building construction industry to share, learn and discuss the issues that are essential to them and their business. The name of this year’s Conference is "A/E/C Collaboration 2014: Partnering, Opportunity, Risk, Success & the Future". This event will teach the contractor how to incorporate collaboration in various components of their business. Hotel registration ends Friday, Aug. 15, so make your plans to join us in Austin today! Learn More...
Aug 26, 2014 
Hiring Our Heroes Webinar 
Wounded Veteran Employment - A Comprehensive Guide to Employing Veterans with Disabilities 

Hiring Fairs 
Aug 19, 2014 
Camp Lejeune Military Spouse Networking Reception 

Aug 20, 2014 
Fort Sill, Oklahoma 

Aug 20, 2014 
Camp Lejeune Military Spouse Hiring Fair 

Aug 21, 2014 
Fort Gordon, Georgia 

Aug 26, 2014 
Charlotte, NC Transition Benefits and Career Fair 

Aug 26, 2014 
Ft. Polk, LA - Military Spouse Networking Reception 

Aug 27, 2014 
Ft. Polk, LA - Military Spouse Opportunity Fair 

Aug 28, 2014 
Kaneoha Bay, HI 

Aug 28, 2014 
Tampa, FL 

Sept 6, 2014 
Grand Rapids, MI 

Sept 6, 2014 
Sacramento, CA 

Sept 9, 2014 
Montgomery, AL 

Sept 10, 2014 
Reading, PA 

Sept 11, 2014 
Columbus, GA 

Sept 11, 2014 
Bakersfield, CA 

Sept 17, 2014 
Camp Pendleton Jobs Summit 
Camp Pendleton, CA
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