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Credit Where Credit Is Due

Contractors that have struggled over the past two years due to the pandemic shutdowns and project delays because of supply chain shortages can seek relief with the federal Employee Retention Credit.

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2022 AGC Convention: Where Everyone’s a Winner

More than 2,500 industry professionals gathered in Grapevine, Texas, during the last week of March for a week of education, networking, food, fun and awards. Everyone in attendance left with more than they arrived, whether it was a new business connection, CEU credits earned, or solutions to challenges. A select group went home with hardware — awards in honor of their exemplary efforts in safety practices, building excellence, diversity initiatives, community involvement and more. Congratulations to all!

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AGC President Dan Fordice

Dan Fordice was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi, but — he points out on the heels of his first-ever adult trip to Disney World — he’s not entirely sure he’s officially "grown up."

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Hello, Texas

The upcoming AGC event in Grapevine, Texas, marks my 10th annual convention. In March 2012, I flew to Honolulu, Hawaii, knowing very little about construction and nearly no one at the conference. But, during those four days, I learned a great deal about the association, its members and the industry. And with each convention, I bring back a little more ...

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Final Inspection

AGC’s 2020 Annual Report The Power of Engagement To view the entire annual report, visit https://report.agc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/AGC-Report-FINAL.pdf. ISTOCK.COM/RUDZHAN NAGIEV WHAT’S NEXT AGC 2022 Convention March 28-31, 2022 Grapevine, Texas https://convention.agc.org/ BY THE NUMBERS 11,000 number of members who sent 70,000 communications to Congress and the Trump administration $56 billion amount of infrastructure funding secured 96,000 number of employees who took advantage ...

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Labor Shortage Likely to Intensify

Contractors who have had trouble filling open positions in 2021 may find their difficulties increasing in the new year. The situation is likely to result in more project delays and higher costs.

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Celebrating Safety

In an industry where large projects often take several years, success rarely comes down to a single 15-minute window, but such was the case for Michael Kleinpeter and the Linbeck Group of Texas at the AGC of America’s annual convention in September.

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