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With increase in extreme weather, construction industry partners with Obama to work on more resilient building codes

With increase in extreme weather, construction industry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2016

Citing research linking climate change with an increase in extreme weather occurrences and the likelihood of further increases in the ...

FHWA proposes emissions measurements to gauge success of transportation projects

FHWA proposes emissions measurements to gauge success...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 29, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would measure the success of transportation projects based ...

ARTBA and AGC file suit to block OSHA’s revised crystalline silica rule

ARTBA and AGC file suit to block OSHA’s revised...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 06, 2016

Two major industry associations, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Louisiana chapter of the Associated General Contractors ...

AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule

AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 01, 2016

On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on jobsites, more contractors plan to increase IT spending

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2016

Though the adoption of technology among U.S. construction firms has been somewhat disappointing in the past, there does appear to ...

AGC expands highway work zone safety training with $120,000 federal grant

AGC expands highway work zone safety training with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 16, 2015

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will be expanding its highway work zone safety programs next year via the ...

Number of construction firms reporting shortage of skilled workers rises to 86%

Number of construction firms reporting shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2015

The construction industry's shortage of skilled workers has only gotten worse in the last year, according to the latest national ...

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

“Expect the Unexpected” is the theme for this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week, a campaign designed to promote safe ...

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting long-term transportation bill, Highway Trust Fund

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) leadership called a recent bipartisan letter from nearly 300 House of Representatives members calling for action on funding transportation ...

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush to hire and recruit laid off workers

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 10, 2015

Many workers in South Texas are currently experiencing a bit of déjà vu. During the recession, the U.S. construction industry lost ...

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on attracting younger members

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

As the newly elected president of Associated General Contractors of Washington, Gary Smith, a 40-year construction industry veteran and president ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

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