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With increase in extreme weather, construction industry partners with Obama to work on more resilient building codes
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
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
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
On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...
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As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on jobsites, more contractors plan to increase IT spending
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
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%
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
“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
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
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
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
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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