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A Super Bowl

First-of-its-kind innovation leads to award-winning stadium

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Nailed It!

From horse-drawn levelers and steam shovels to cordless drills and surveys by drone, the tools that make the trade happen have undergone some serious evolution in the time since AGC of America was founded, a mere 100 years ago.

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Attracting and Growing Talent: What Contractors Need to Know

BY STACEY HOLSINGER AND MARK DRURY SHAPIRO AND DUNCAN, AN AGC OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON DC MEMBER Across many industries in the U.S., there is a decline in educated, skilled and experienced personnel as the largest generation in history moves out of the workforce and into retirement. As a result, it’s become a war for talent, and construction companies are on ...

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C.W. Driver Companies Promotes Brent Hughes to Vice President of Operations

C.W. Driver Companies, an AGC of California and San Diego Chapter member, recently announced the promotion of Brent Hughes to vice president of operations. In Hughes’ new capacity, he will oversee projects in the retail, commercial, office, hospitality and gaming, mixed-use and entertainment industries in addition to spearheading signature projects across California. He also will provide leadership and guidance for ...

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Reaching Tomorrow’s Workforce

BY DAVID DISNEY In a business climate where construction labor is not only in short supply, but it is also at a premium, companies must employ original solutions to get ahead of the issue. The industry is facing a shortage in workforce like no other. Generations before us grew up outside, building treehouses doing manual labor, whereas today’s kids tend ...

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How to Create an OSHA-Compliant Safety Program

BY PAUL BROWN BAUTEX SYSTEMS Regardless of the type of construction you perform, OSHA essentially requires that a safety program be developed and taught to any employee or crew member. Having a safety program written for and taught to employees should be standard practice for commercial contractors. Unfortunately, not having a safety program that is compliant with OSHA standards in ...

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Lessons for Small General Contractors

Upstart general contractors who want to grow their business probably know that it will require some talent, lots of hard work and even a little luck. But take it from The Korte Company, a Nevada Contractors Association and AGC of Missouri member: If you want to make it big, you need more than that. Three key players from the firm explain what it takes.

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Three Tips to Land Big Tech Construction Contracts

The tech boom has influenced more than cell phones and ride sharing. Big tech brands are bringing out the best in construction companies with their desire for bigger, cooler and technologically advanced buildings. As innovative structures push the construction industry forward, contractors show how creative they can be.

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Focused on the Future

Poised to begin his presidency in the year of AGC's centennial, Eddie Stewart is proud of everything the association has accomplished and ready to celebrate, but his eyes are unmoving – resting steady on the road ahead.

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