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School’s Out for Summer … Or is it?

June marked the end of another school year for many. Some students will move to another grade in the fall. Those who have graduated from high school will get to take that first step of adulthood — probably with both excitement and anticipation. And college graduates — with a four-year degree in their hands — will soon learn the real work begins now.

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AGC Member Pays Artistic Tribute to the Industry’s Men and Women

At a time when contractors are doing all they can to attract more millennials and Gen Zers to the industry, utilizing an inspirational poem by Eric Borden, a longtime heavy equipment operator and “The Pasture Poet,” can help immeasurably.

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As Drone Technology Takes Flight, Data Storage Becomes Key

With the popularity and complexity of drone technologies, storing and analyzing the data can create challenges for contractors. Members and vendors have taken different approaches to turning that data into useful images and models.

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Doing More with Less

As AGC signs off on the 1000th CM-Lean certificate, the program's principles have reached a tipping point. The industry is primed to benefit.

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The Future Looks Bright for BIM and VDC

Technology and innovation hold the potential to make the construction industry more efficient, and building information modeling (BIM) remains at the center of opportunities for virtual design and construction (VDC).

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Every Seven Years

In 2012, we launched the last redesign of Constructor magazine. And here we are, seven years later, rolling out a slightly new, improved look.

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Bridging Construction’s Talent Gap with Learning Workers

The construction industry faces a growing workforce shortage and talent gap that could impact productivity and workflow by 2020. Construction is now commonly cited as one of the hardest industries to recruit and retain talent, especially when it comes to finding skilled laborers and project leaders.

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More Work, Less Labor

The 2019 Sage Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Survey, based on more than 1,300 respondents, found that contractors are optimistic that the volume of work available to bid on will continue to increase.

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Class is in Session

With a 2019 theme that focuses on education and a philosophy deeply rooted in collaboration, AGC’s new president is taking the membership   to school.

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