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Many of you already know AGC of America's philanthropic arm, AGC Charities Inc., is undertaking its most ambitious Autodesk Operation Opening Doors project yet. In honor of the association's Centennial Year, AGC Charities is renovating an historic dairy barn to serve as the new national headquarters of the Warrior Canine Connection, a group that works with veterans with invisible wounds to have them train service dogs to help other veterans in need. The process of training the service dogs provides incredible therapeutic value for the veterans with invisible wounds, as this video makes clear.

Anyone can contribute to the project by clicking here and selecting the "Operation Opening Doors – Warrior Canine Connection" option. You can also mail a check, payable to AGC Charities Inc., to: AGC Charities, 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. And of course, please feel free to contact Brian Turmail at 703-459-0238 or with any questions, to request additional information about the effort or to find out how your firm can be further involved in helping AGC Charities make history this year.
This year, AGC celebrates 100 years as the leading association for the construction industry. To commemorate this momentous occasion, AGC has created a centennial website where members can learn about the association's rich history, share their own stories, register for upcoming events, and much more. Learn More...
Construction costs escalated in February, driven by price increases for a wide range of building materials including steel and aluminum, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently. Association officials warned that newly imposed tariffs on those metals will create steeper increases that will squeeze budgets for infrastructure, school districts and commercial projects. Learn More...
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
On February 12, the president released his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. The plan begins the negotiation process with Congress on investing a significant sum in America's aging and over-burdened infrastructure, streamlining the federal environmental permit and review processes to help deliver needed projects faster, calling for long-term solutions to funding existing federal infrastructure programs, including the Highway Trust Fund, and expanding workforce education, training, and development opportunities. Over the next several weeks and months, Congress will consider the president's plan and put forth infrastructure legislation. Whether or not such legislation is successful depends upon you, and other construction industry professionals, collectively calling upon your federally elected officials to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our nation. Click here for more information.

Be sure to follow AGC's infrastructure social media campaign and help spread the word to elected officials that Americans want better infrastructure:

Louisiana-Pacific Corp.

Poised to begin his presidency in the year of AGC's centennial, Eddie Stewart is proud of everything the association has accomplished and ready to celebrate, but his eyes or unmoving - resting steady on the road ahead. Learn more about Stewart in Constructor's March/April cover story, "Focused on the Future." Learn More...
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Business Tips
In a fiercely competitive environment, small differences can play a major role in whether you win or lose a proposal competition. In this new BD Best Practices article, Matt Handal, Founder, Help Everybody Every Day, discusses the single question that can dramatically increase your proposal wins.
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Chapter News
Twenty-five outstanding students received scholarships at The Builders’ Association’s Annual Banquet, which was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center on Friday, February 23, 2018. The scholarships were funded by donations to The Builders’ Association Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit endowment fund established to support, through scholarships, the academic education of individuals who seek careers in the commercial construction industry. Learn More...
Member News
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Brasfield & Gorrie, a member of multiple AGC chapters, as the Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) for the new U.S. courthouse annex and renovation of the historic Charles R. Jonas U.S. Courthouse (Jonas Courthouse), located in midtown Charlotte. The Charlotte courthouse project is part of the GSA’s $947 million Fiscal Year 2016 Courthouse Investment Plan. Learn More...
Miron Construction Co., Inc., an AGC of Greater Milwaukee Inc. and AGC of Wisconsin member, in partnership with Bray Associates Architects, Inc., began construction on a new 13,400-sq-ft pool facility at Muskego High School. Learn More...
Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS)—the leading non-profit organization connecting individuals from underserved populations with transformative career opportunities—is excited to announce the expansion of its engagement with Turner Construction Company, a member of multiple AGC chapters. Through WOS Managed Services, three individuals from underserved communities have been recruited and trained to provide Turner employees with service desk support. Their services will be provided over a 12-week period and will be outsourced from WOS' offices in Dallas, Texas. Learn More...
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Tensar International Corporation
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Industry Events
All events are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time

March 18-23, 2018
Construction Project Manager Course
Atlanta, Georgia

March 21, 2018
Pawtucket , Rhode Island

Pentagon City , Virginia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Carlisle, PA
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

March 21-22, 2018
Fort Bliss, TX

RP, Germany
McLean, VA

March 27, 2018
Washington , DC
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Camp Pendleton, CA
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fort Irwin, CA
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nellis Air Force Base, NV
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Patrick Air Force Base, FL
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Chicago, IL
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dover Air Force Base, DE
San Diego, CA
Atlanta, GA
 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dayton, OH
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fort Leonard Wood, MO

April 30, 2018
Scott Air Force Base, IL
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Associated General Contractors of America
2300 Wilson Blvd, Suite 300
Arlington, VA, USA
Ph: 703-548-3118 Fax: 703-837-5402


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