Construction Spending Slips 0.1 Percent In April As Decreases In Public Segments Offset Rise In Homebuilding, Manufacturing, Power Projects
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  Total construction spending inched down from March to April with declines in public projects and a mixed pattern among private residential and nonresidential categories, according to an analysis of a new government report that the Associated General Contractors of America released today ..read more
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Decarbonize and Conquer: The Playbook Unplugged
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  AGCofAmerica · ConstructorCast - Decarbonize and Conquer: The Playbook Unplugged   Decarbonize and Conquer: The Playbook Unplugged - In this episode of ConstructorCast, host Max Nelson is joined by key members of the carbon reduction taskforce Myrrh Caplan from Skanska USA, Joe ..read more
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Governor Lombardo Joins Nevada Chapter AGC to Launch Work Zone Safety Awareness Campaign
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The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Nevada is proud to announce the launch of its public awareness campaign, "Respect the Cone: My family needs me home," aimed at fostering a culture of safety within roadway and highway construction work zones. The campaign will launch with a press ..read more
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Construction Employment Increases By 21,000 Between April And May With Job Gains At Both Nonresidential And Residential Construction Firms
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  The construction industry added 21,000 jobs in May and 251,000 jobs over the past year, with increases at both nonresidential and residential construction firms, according to an analysis of new government data the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Association ..read more
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The IRA is Not Davis-Bacon
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Quick Reference Guide Now Available Complying with prevailing wage and apprenticeship (PW&A) requirements under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) can significantly enhance the value of tax credits for qualifying energy projects, a five times multiplier. However, unlike Davis-Bacon, compliance ..read more
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New Report Details Massive Federal Funding Gap For Workforce Prep Compared To Degree Programs Despite Persistent Labor Needs
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  Only one-fifth of federal investments in postsecondary education support workforce development for fields like construction and manufacturing, while the rest of the money goes to “traditional” degree programs according to a new report on federal workforce funding levels released today. The ..read more
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Senate Committee Passes Water Infrastructure Bill
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2w ago
On May 22, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the AGC-backed Water Resources Development Act of 2024 (WRDA 2024). The bipartisan WRDA 2024 bill will help ensure that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Program is appropriately responsive to the ..read more
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AGC Urges the Federal Government to Keep Doors Open for Public Engagement
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On May 17, AGC and its coalition peers responded to a recent White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) request for feedback on methods and practices for advancing public participation and community engagement (PPCE). The comments urge the agency to recognize the importance of ..read more
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Agenda Available for AGC 2024 Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Conference
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Check out learning opportunities for environmental and sustainability professionals The AGC Construction Safety Health and Environmental Conference will take place on July 16-18, 2024, in St. Louis, Missouri. Whether you focus solely on environmental compliance or greening your company’s business ..read more
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Join AGC for an Introduction to Climate Change in Construction
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Monday, July 15, 2024; 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM; St. Louis, MO AGC’s half-day introductory seminar to climate change and carbon reporting for the construction industry will kick-start your company’s efforts to meet market demands and potential regulatory requirements. Applicable to all construction ..read more
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