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It all started at the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, where a small group of contractors banded together to form AGC of America. One hundred years later, the association is 26,000 members strong, with a proud past and even brighter future. How they became and continue to serve as the leading association for the construction industry was summed up recently by AGC CEO Steve Sandherr at the association’s Centennial Celebration in Washington, D.C.: "We are the voice of construction. Maybe we’re not the loudest or the shrillest, but we’re the most credible."

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Join leading contractors from across the country for the 2019 AGC Annual Convention happening April 1-4, 2019 in Denver. The AGC Convention is where successful general and specialty contractors develop the business intelligence, industry insights and key connections to help their companies thrive.
AGC of America is now accepting applications for AGC members to serve a four-year term (2019-2023) on the Diversity & Inclusion Council Steering Committee. In order to be considered for the steering committee, the applicant must complete this application and submit it to Sean O'Neill at by Friday, November 30, 2018.
The price of new nonresidential buildings accelerated in October as contractors attempted to recoup fast-rising costs for materials and labor, according to an analysis by AGC of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials said that trade tensions and labor shortages are contributing to higher construction prices, making it harder for public officials to improve aging and over-burdened infrastructure.
Stephen E. Sandherr, chief executive officer of AGC of America, released the following statement  after the Nov. 6 midterm election: "We are eager to work with the new Congress to ensure its members focus on enacting measures that will further contribute to economic growth. Our top priority will be helping both parties come together to enact the kind of significant new infrastructure measures the president has long promised. This is an issue that leaders in both parties have expressed support for and we expect them to make infrastructure a top priority early in the new year."
A strong business succession plan can help ensure your construction company — and family's legacy  — continue to thrive long after you retire.
Gone are the days of the master builder. In the years since, various project delivery methods have been utilizied by the construction industry's many arms. Increasingly, though, firms are finding that shared risk equals shared reward, and collaboration is the key to success.
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Member News
Danny Wastler has joined Brinkmann Constructors, an AGC of Missouri member, as director of marketing in the Kansas City office. Wastler brings more than 10 years of experience in the construction field and the local Kansas City market to Brinkmann Constructors.
Leading design-build firm Gray Construction, an AGC of Kentucky member,  recently announced the acquisition of Willett Engineering Company, a structural engineering firm based in Tucker, Georgia, into the Gray, Inc. family of companies. Willett has broad experience in structural design and analysis for commercial, industrial and multi-family residential projects.
Hurckman Mechanical, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin and an AGC of Wisconsin member, recently announced the addition of new hires to the organization.
Suffolk, a member of multiple AGC chapters, has announced it is leading the sponsorship of a Digital, Analytics, Technology and Automation (DATA) Initiative with Northeastern University. Hosted by the D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB) at Northeastern and supported by Suffolk, the DATA Initiative will establish a cross-disciplinary, innovative hub of thought leadership committed to researching, developing and sharing new knowledge and approaches for transforming organizations into digital and data-driven businesses.
The historic renovation of the Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum at Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, with Tarlton Corp. serving as construction manager, won a 2018 Construction Keystone Award from the Associated General Contractors of Missouri. This year’s honor marks the ninth time Tarlton was recognized for a top Keystone Award-winning project since the inception of the competition.
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Industry Events
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November 29, 2018
February 25-26, 2019
2019 Okinawa Career Summit

February 27-28, 2019
2019 Yokosuka Career Summit

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