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Hyndsight Offers Easy Photo Monitoring

Imagine placing cameras in the most inaccessible places possible. What couldn’t be done is now doable with Hyndsight Vision Systems, a rugged, wire-free camera and monitoring system. “The biggest benefits are safety and avoiding downtime,” says Craig Fleming, regional equipment manager for Walsh Construction Co., a member of multiple chapters, which had installed eight cameras atop a 100-ton Mi-Jack gantry ...

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Carno Law Group Welcomes New Senior Attorney

Carno Law Group, a member of AGC of California, is a preeminent construction litigation firm that specializes in serving contractors, subcontractors, haulers and material & equipment providers with respect to payment disputes.  The firm recently welcomed Mark Walsh onto its team as senior attorney. Mark has more than 15 years of experience in respect to construction law, business litigation, consumer ...

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Adding it Up

Contractors need to prepare for new revenue recognition standards.

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Girl Power

Earlier this year Constructor magazine sat down with two amazing women in the industry to get their take on what it means to be in a predominantly male industry, the obstacles they’ve faced in their journey, and whether they would choose the same career again. Spoiler alert: They would. This is the second article in a series on women in construction.

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Constructor – The Centennial Issue

In November 1918, a group of general contractors met at the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Out of the 250 in attendance, 97 walked out as part of an organization that would serve as the single voice for the construction industry for the next 100 years.

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The Construction Industry Isn’t an Expendable Trade Casualty

No one likes cheaters, whether at cards or in global trade. Countries like China that engage in unfair trade practices should be dealt with in a strategic manner, because trade wars have casualties. That is why AGC of America is fighting to prevent its construction contractor members from becoming trade war cannon fodder. 

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Could Training Be the Answer to Retention Challenges?

BY CHRIS LENNON, VP OF PRODUCT, BIRDDOGHR TRAIN TO RETAIN There’s no denying a shortage of skilled workers for the construction industry. As baby boomers retire, mid- to upper-level positions are opening, but contractors are having trouble finding people to replace those openings in addition to entry-level positions. The current unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 18 years, ...

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Western Specialty Contractors Uses Leading-Edge Concrete Repair Technology to Protect Workers on Parking Garage Restoration

Manual concrete chipping can be a dusty, noisy endeavor that subjects workers to risks of injury and illness. When extensive overhead hammering is required on a job, such was the case when Western Specialty Contractors – Springfield, Illinois branch restored the City of Springfield’s Municipal parking garage recently, the strain on the body can be even greater. Western, an AGC ...

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Turner Construction Company to Begin Expansion, Renovation of University of Memphis Athletic Facility

$10.6M PROJECT WILL EXPAND BILLY J. MURPHY ATHLETIC COMPLEX BY 25,000 SQUARE FEET Turner Construction Company’s Memphis office announced in July that it is beginning the first phase of a $10.6 million expansion and renovation of the University of Memphis’ athletic training facility on its Park Avenue campus. The project is the first phase of the Indoor Football Practice Facility, ...

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Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal Holds Annual Charity Golf Events

West Virginia-based Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal (KRSM), a member of multiple AGC chapters, held its annual charity golf events benefiting the Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center in Wheeling, West Virginia on July 12-15. On Thursday, July 12, a vendor sponsor dinner and check presentation were held at the Glessner Auditorium located at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia. Easter Seals ...

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