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Flying High: Why the Industry Needs Drones to Get Off the Ground

Drones and construction: What a team

There is great potential for use of unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, on construction jobsites for all kinds of purposes – including creating marketing and business development materials, as well as for determining whether work is being performed safely, with quality and in compliance with all regulations.

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Wage Wars

construction salaries

With the recession in the rearview mirror and more active construction sites, employers are reinstating bonuses, wage increases and positions for new employees.

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Big Dreams, Broad Theme

AGC of America President

Communicating AGC's importance to its members is one of President Chuck Greco's many missions for 2015.

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The Workforce Shortage Report

In October, AGC of America released the results of a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 construction firms to gauge the extent of worker shortages, measure their impact on the industry and identify how firms are dealing with these challenges.

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Waters of the U.S.

The EPA and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers are proposing to redefine the term 'waters of the U.S.' much to the detriment of the construction industry.

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Legalization of Marijuana

Using marijuana - whether for medical or recreational reasons - is becoming legal in more and more states, causing contractors to double-down on their zero-tolerance worksite policies.

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AGC-Backed Pension Reform Signed into Law

The House and Senate passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill.

A series of association-backed multi-employer pension reforms, designed to allow employers and employees the opportunity to protect and improve retirement programs, is included in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Act of 2015.

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2015 Opens with a Laundry List of Regulatory Issues to Monitor

Contractors who feel like there’s a new regulation looming every time they turn around are not just imagining an increase in the rules. Federal agencies issued 3,659 final rules in 2013. AGC of America keeps tabs on those expected to impact contractors and their businesses.

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Convention in the Caribbean

AGC of America's 96th Annual Convention will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico

In March, AGC of America members will have the exciting opportunity to visit a destination bursting with rich culture, fascinating history, good grub, plenty of sun, and miles of sandy beach. Puerto Rico comes with all the luxuries of paradise and none of the pirate mischief.

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