Tags: Associated General Contractors of America

Stantec managing principal named Civil Engineer of the Year

Jul 18, 2011

Stantec managing principal named Civil Engineer of the Year

Stantec Managing Principal John Welsh was recently named “Civil Engineer of the Year” by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Truckee Meadows Branch. A member of Stantec’s Reno office, Welsh was recognized with the distinction in light of “his strong ...

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AGC recognizes Turner Construction for safety

May 04, 2011

The Associated General Contractors of America recognized Turner Construction Co. as one of the safest construction companies in the United States with a 2011 Construction Safety and Excellence Award (CSEA). This is the second time Turner, the ...

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Construction spending tumbles to 10-year low

Feb 01, 2011

Construction spending fell 2.5 percent in December to a $788 billion seasonally adjusted annual rate, the lowest level in a decade, reports the Associated General Contractors of America in analysis of Census Bureau data. All three major categories – private ...

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Construction firms plan to hire, not cut, workers

Jan 25, 2011

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to a survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Navigant. While 55 percent of firms laid off staff and only 20 ...

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AGC: Construction employment up in 29 states

Nov 29, 2010

Construction employment expanded in 29 states between September and October, while fewer people are working in construction compared to last year in 39 states, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported in an analysis of state employment data released ...

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State and Province News November 2010

Nov 01, 2010

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief Arkansas State highway officials say that bids on transportation projects are lower than expected — allowing the state ...

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CARB, AGC discuss emissions rule delay

Oct 08, 2010

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) say they've opened a new agency-industry dialogue with the announcement that CARB has delayed enforcement of its off-highway emissions rule until Jan., 2014. "In a sense," said ...

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Construction spending went up in August

Oct 05, 2010

Total construction spending went up 0.4 percent between July and August to $812 billion. This rise was driven by increases in public construction activity, including stimulus and base realignment projects, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data released ...

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AggBeat

Oct 01, 2010

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Is Obama’s $50 billion infrastructure proposal just a shot of adrenaline? The proposal would address “long-overdue” infrastructure investments, but new transportation bill still ...

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Cities add most construction jobs since 2008

Sep 28, 2010

Construction employment expanded in 56 out of 337 metropolitan areas between August 2009 and August 2010, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. More cities added construction jobs during the past ...

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AggBeat

Aug 01, 2010

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Graniterock Against Unions By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor   The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Graniterock in a 7-2 vote, a decision that refused to dismiss from the case a local ...

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U.S. construction industry adds 14,000 jobs

May 24, 2010

The nation's construction industry added 14,000 jobs nationwide in April, according to the Labor Department, marking the first back-to-back monthly gains in that sector since 2006, the Los Angeles Times reports. In all, 29 states gained construction jobs that month, according ...

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