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Associated General Contractors of Virginia, Inc.

Member News
Congratulations to Allied Concrete Co. on celebrating 75 years.  Allied Concrete is locally owned and has grown to be the premier manufacturer and supplier of a complete range of concrete products, brick, hardscapes, block and other building supplies to contractors, with locations in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg and, Staunton. 

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Congratulations to Riddleberger Brothers Inc. on celebrating 80 years of quality service to the community. Technology has continually advanced in mechanical contracting, and they have adapted and evolved to stay current.

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Peckar & Abramson
Scaffolding Solutions, LLC
Industry News
September 14-18, 2020

National Construction Safety Week kicks off on September 14, 2020, and AGCVA wants to share resources to help members prepare for the celebration.  To find toolbox talks, multi-language materials, jobsite banners, videos, and more click hereAre you planning a safety event?  Do you have a safety story to celebrate?  We want to know about it.  Send your events, and safety stories to AGCVA at

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COVID-19 guidelines for Virginia workplaces are now officially enforced as of Thursday, August 27, 2020. Workplaces not following guidelines from the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health could be punished with fines and/or closure for repeat offenders. 

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Virginia is first-in-the-nation to use Apple-Google Bluetooth framework to protect personal privacy  Governor Ralph Northam announced the launch of COVIDWISE, an innovative exposure notification app that will alert users if they have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19. Virginia is the first state in the country to design a COVID-19 app using Bluetooth Low Energy technology developed by Apple and Google, which does not rely on personal information or location data. Users opt-in to download and utilize the free app.

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Celebrating 68 years!
Perry Engineering Co Inc
With 68 years of experience, we at Perry Engineering Company Inc. have dedicated our efforts to satisfying the needs of our customers! We offer complete site delvelopement for industrial, commercial, residential , and civil public works!
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Brown Edwards & Company
Workforce Development

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn
Williamsburg, Va. 23185

Both the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Navy require that CQM-C personnel pass this training program as part of the certification process. AGCVA has worked with these groups to provide this training on a convenient, reasonably-priced basis.  A registration fee of $250/member rate and $350/non-member rate will be charged per attendee to cover the cost of the meeting facility, lunch, handout materials, and refreshments.

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The August Safety Taskforce meeting hosted VOSH employees Jennifer Rose, and Bill Groce to answer your COVID-19 questions, and provide guidance for compliance to the Emergency Temporary Standards.  AGCVA is committed to providing members with the ongoing resources you need.  

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Calendar & Events

Roanoke district held a Virtual Beer Tasting & Tour that attracted attendees from several districts.  The Valley Young Leaders took the opportunity to hold a social distancing networking event together on the big screen.  Big Lick Brewing Co. was the Craft Beer of choice.  Their Assistant Brewmaster led the attendees through 4 beers that they chose for tasting during this event.  During the unique event there were 3 drawings for $50.00 gift cards.  Winners were:  Ashley Hughes (ConMat Group - Valley),

Kean Marks (Draper Aden – Central) and Andrew Gregson (WGK Construction – NOVA).  Thanks to everyone who participated. 

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