AGC


Filling the Labor Pool — Post-Pandemic, Construction Industry Wants Workers to Jump in

Emerging from the coronavirus pandemic, contactors are struggling to fill crews. Construction employment dropped by 20,000 from April to May, the third decline in the previous four months. That's further challenged the industry, which for years has faced a stagnant labor pool....


Sixty Percent of Firms Working on Highway Upgrades Experience Cars Crashing Into Work Zones

Sixty percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, putting motorists and workers at risk, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS....


Industry Urges Workers to Get COVID Vaccine

Right now, the construction industry is tackling critical coronavirus vaccine issues: Should employees have the vaccine or not, and does it matter? Can an employer mandate employees be vaccinated before entering a job site? How can an employer successfully overcome vaccine hesitancy? Deemed essential by the federal government, construction workers have been among priority groups for the coronavirus vaccine....


Industry Battles Cost, Supply, Labor Issues Amid Construction Boom Gains

The good news: Construction project bottlenecks are loosening, work is ramping up and the industry can start to breathe a general sigh of relief. The bad news: The cost of construction materials is going through the roof....


AGC Members Discuss 'Focus Four' at Safety Conference

Utah contractors, safety suppliers and other safety-minded professionals came together in March at AGC of Utah's 23rd Annual Safety Conference & MSHA Spring Thaw at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City....


VIDEO: AGC, Partners Urge Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The Associated General Contractors of America and other groups are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to spend the week of April 19th urging construction workers to get their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as they are able....


New Ad Campaign Pushes Economic Growth Through Infrastructure Investment

The transportation construction, labor and business community are jointly launching an ad and social media campaign to push for action this year by Congress and the Biden administration on a transportation infrastructure investment package that improves mobility and fuels economic growth....


Local AGC Student Chapter Earns National Recognition

AGC of America has announced that the AGC Student Chapter at California State University, Chico (Chico State) was named the winner of the "Outstanding Student Chapter: Community Service Award." The Community Service Award is granted to student chapters that epitomize supporting, engaging and benefiting the community through service....


Tandem Crews Take Home 2020 Project of Year Honor

The joint venture of Ames Construction and Wadsworth Brothers Construction were recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of Utah with the 2020 Project of the Year, Overall Highway/Transportation, for its work on the I-15 Technology Corridor from Lehi Main Street to SR 92....


AGC of North Dakota Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota has scholarships available for high school seniors pursuing a career in construction. These scholarships are for the 2021-2022 school year. The deadline is April 27, 2021....






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo