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Infrastructure Week 2018 runs May 14-21 and AGC, a longtime affiliate and partner of the week, looks forward to this being the largest Infrastructure Week yet. This is a time for members of America’s business, labor, and government communities to turn up the volume on the need to fix our nation’s infrastructure. Help get the message out through social media that it is #TimeToBuild. Learn More...
This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the AGC. To celebrate this occasion, we are publishing a special issue of Constructor, titled Constructor -- The Centennial Issue. Please consider showing your support of the AGC by including a message in this milestone publication. For more information, contact Chris Zabel at (352) 333-3420 or
Construction employment increased by 17,000 jobs in April and by 257,000 jobs over the past year while firms boosted pay to help recruit new workers, according to an analysis of new government data by AGC of America. Association officials noted that the increases in pay appear to be attracting more former construction workers back into the job market, but cautioned that labor conditions remain extremely tight. Learn More...
On May 9, 2018, the Trump Administration unveiled its Spring 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions mapping out federal agency priorities for the coming months. This bi-annual publication informs the public of regulations under consideration or planned by federal agencies. The present agenda includes several submissions by labor agencies. Learn More...
Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
From horse-drawn levelers and steam shovels to cordless drills and surveys by drone, the tools that make the trade happen have undergone some serious evolution in the time since AGC of America was founded, a mere 100 years ago. "Nailed It!," our May/June cover story, studies a century of construction equipment and the game changers that have allowed people to work smarter. Learn More...
AGC has prepared a drone use survey to determine the state of the art in drone use on highway, bridge, heavy and civil projects. AGC's Highway and Transportation Division has created a task force to address the use of Unmanned Arial Systems - aka drones - in civil construction operations. The task force is looking at issues such as: how contractors are using drones in day-to-day operations, what impediments to their use exist, what are best practice recommendations, what technical issues need to be addressed, how can AGC work with FHWA and state DOTs in addressing these concerns. Three members of the task force participated in a national roundtable conference with FHWA, AASHTO, state DOTs and industry representatives in February to discuss how the groups can work together to ensure that no unnecessary impediments are preventing the use of this technology in construction operations from developing. This survey will help guide the task force's efforts. Please take the time to have the person in your company who is the expert on drone use complete the survey. Learn More...
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. Learn more and make a contribution here.
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...
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Business Tips
Across many industries in the U.S., there is a decline in educated, skilled and experienced personnel as the largest generation in history moves out of the workforce and into retirement. As a result, it’s become a war for talent, and construction companies are on the front line. This comes at a critically important time for the construction industry as the current volume of work already exceeds the human capital resource capacity. Furthermore, between natural disasters, a growing economy and a crumbling infrastructure, the demand for increasing the industry’s production capacity is at an all-time high.
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GLY Construction Inc., an AGC of Washington member, recently launched a new customer relationship management (CRM) system. Like many A/E/C firms, the company had a CRM system, but after 20 years, the data had become unreliable and the system was considered a necessary evil by the few who continued to use it. When the firm decided to transition from legacy CRM system to something new, it had more questions than answers.
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Member News
Kinsley Construction, Inc., an AGC of Metropolitan Washington DC member, has been selected by SGA Companies and ALTA Worldwide, to build the Capitol Courts luxury apartment complex in the Hill East neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The new 98,900-sq-ft, six-story, multifamily building will include 117 luxury apartments, ground-floor retail, below-grade parking and a rooftop courtyard. Learn More...
Appointments Position Lean Construction Firm for Continued Growth
Skiles Group, a TEXO member, recently announced two executive team changes: Keyan Zandy, previously director of operations, has been appointed chief operating officer, and Michael Blakemore has joined the firm as senior vice president. Learn More...
TEXO announced their 2018 Distinguished Building Award recipients on Wednesday, April 18. TDIndustries (TD) was acknowledged for its work on the Texas Health Resources Recovery and Wellness Center. Learn More...
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Industry Events
All events are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time
May 22, 2018
Hurlburt Field, FL
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL

San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX
7 to 9 p.m.
Seattle, WA
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Seattle, WA
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Seattle, WA
2 to 4 p.m.

Seattle, WA
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

San Francisco, CA
3 to 5 p.m.

Palo Alto, CA
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fort Jackson, SC
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fort Gordon, GA

Patuxent River, MD
7 to 9 p.m.

Washington, DC
9 a.m. to 1 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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