Associated General Contractors of America


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....


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....


Rolin Construction Selection as 2021 AGC Diverse Business of the Year

The Associated General Contractors of America has selected Alabama AGC member Rolin Construction Inc. as the "2021 AGC Diverse Business of the Year" award winner. ​ The award brings awareness to the value of a diverse workforce and inclusive environment....


AGC: Final NEPA Rule Will Make It Easier to Rebuild Infrastructure

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the release of the Administration's final rule reforming the National Environmental Policy Act Permitting Process: "This updated review process will make it easier to rebuild aging infrastructure, attract private investment, support efforts to reinvigorate our economy and continue to provide strict protections for the environment....


AGC Survey Results Highlight Dangers Many Workers Will Face in Highway Work Zones

Construction employment increased in 329 out of 358 metro areas between April and May as a new survey finds that two-thirds of highway construction firms had at least one crash in the past year at highway work zones they operate....


Retraining Vs. Recruiting in the Times of COVID

Employing skilled labor is a process: Identifying potential workers, recruiting them and training them. The industry has dedicated resources to attracting junior-high and high-school students for careers in construction....


New Analysis Finds Composite Plans Would Have Fared Better During The Coronavirus Than Traditional Multi-Employer Retirement Plans

A new study released June 2 finds that composite retirement plans would have fared better during the coronavirus pandemic and related market declines than traditional defined-benefit multi-employer plans, allowing participants to receive higher benefits and attracting more employer participants....


Portland-Area Construction Companies Win Safety Awards

Portland-based Bremik Construction/MB Structures, Oregon City-based Coffman Excavation, Clackamas-based General Sheet Metal Works Inc., Aloha-based Inline Commercial Construction, Salem-based Mid-Valley Commercial Construction and Portland-based P&C Construction were honored for having one of the nation's best construction safety and wellness plans in 2019 by the Associated General Contractors of America....


AGC: House-Passed PPP Bill Will Allow Construction Firms to Save More Jobs

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement on May 28 in reaction to the passage in the House of Representatives of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020: "Members of the House appreciate that one of the best ways to protect the economy from further harm is to make needed improvements to the federal Paycheck Protection Program....






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