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Tech Talk 2021

It’s 2021 and, 20 years after the fictional Space Odyssey, we are living in a world where we address our AI-driven computers by name with song requests, weather questions, math problems.

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How Engagement Is Making AGC Even Stronger

When I first became president back in March 2020, a lifetime ago, I talked about how getting engaged in AGC of America was key to making our association successful. I want to say thank you for proving me right.

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Retriever to the Rescue

If you’ve driven Alabama roads recently, whether on a family road trip or on the way to a jobsite, you may have seen an effective — not to mention adorable — billboard, featuring Millie the AGC safety dog, promoting work zone safety.

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Mission Critical

There’s nothing that puts teeth in a completion deadline quite like an act of Congress. Even if the deadline is 20 years away, when it’s a federal law, blowing it is not an option.

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Making Magic in Orlando

When you haven’t traveled — or socialized much — in 19+ months, touching down in Orlando for AGC’s 2021 Convention did indeed feel a bit magical.

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Reconnecting Nature

In collisions between motor vehicles and wild animals, the animal almost always loses. That doesn’t mean the cars win though.

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Partners in Safety

As with nearly every profession, there are dangers and hazards with construction. Injuries due to falls and other accidents can happen, not to mention the problems that come with heat stress and overexertion.

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Bringing the Industry Together to Address Workforce Shortages

The inaugural National Construction Industry Workforce Summit will offer a unique opportunity to learn about successful workforce development efforts, network with contractors, association leaders and educators who are involved in workforce development and help develop new nationwide solutions to chronic construction labor shortages.’

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