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Author Archives: Jeanie Clapp

Game Plan

The first time Cade Keyes encountered the Last Planner® System, his team was doing an addition to an emergency department at a hospital. Keyes, superintendent for Columbia Construction Co. in North Reading, Mass., an AGC of Massachusetts member, says that once he saw the efficiencies made possible by the Last Planner System, he knew it was going to drive the way he approached projects from that point on.

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See You in Orlando

Thanks to COVID-19, the AGC community has had to wait a few extra months for the must-attend event of the year, but the 2021 Convention is now on the horizon and guaranteed to deliver the same great content, speaker series and networking events it always has!

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Construction Law: What’s Trending?

Legal trends are something AGC members of all stripes keep an eye on, but the topic is beyond broad. Legislation and specific concerns — everything from environmental issues to those related to union labor — vary wildly by region and state.

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Driving Dangerously

AGC and HCSS released the results of their annual highway work-zone survey in May, and the key finding was that 60% of highway contractors reported motor vehicle crashes at their construction work zones during the past year.

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Are We There Yet?

For many, summertime brings more than warmer temperatures. It brings memories of family road trips: parents, children, pets, books, games, and bikes all piled up in the station wagon, minivan or SUV.

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What Wildfire Season Means for Contractors Across the Country

Even under ideal conditions, construction sites present a clear risk to health and safety. While job-related injuries receive the most attention, environmental conditions also present a significant risk to the safety and success of projects everywhere.

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