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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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Keeping a Safe Distance

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, DPR Construction was facing a challenge many contractors were experiencing. A rash of infections had popped up at a San Diego jobsite that threatened their ability to stay on schedule.

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Talent in Residence

The Robert L Bowen Industry Residency Program began in 2011. Thirty-nine professors have participated thus far, an experience Courtney Bishop, program director of AGC’s Education & Research Foundation, says is an investment in the future of the industry, one that provides valuable current professional experience that can be shared in the classroom.

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Red Light, Green Light

Anyone else feel like we’re living the classic schoolyard game Red Light, Green Light?

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Solving a Billion-Dollar Problem

The headlines pop up with alarming regularity, from coast to coast and all points in between, buttressing estimates from the National Insurance Crime Bureau that about $1 billion in construction equipment is stolen in the United States each year.

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Taking on the PRO Act

On February 4, the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was introduced in Congress, but its name belies the bill’s ambition: a sweeping reversal of federal policy that would leave contractors of all stripes vulnerable at the bargaining table and on the job.

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Construction Safety Week 2021 – Committed to Holistic Safety

In the construction industry, safety is a value and belief shared by all. Since 2014, national and global construction firms have joined forces during an annual industry-wide initiative designed to celebrate and promote a continued commitment to safety.

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