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Tag Archives: January-February 2022

Final Inspection

AGC’s 2020 Annual Report The Power of Engagement To view the entire annual report, visit https://report.agc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/AGC-Report-FINAL.pdf. ISTOCK.COM/RUDZHAN NAGIEV WHAT’S NEXT AGC 2022 Convention March 28-31, 2022 Grapevine, Texas https://convention.agc.org/ BY THE NUMBERS 11,000 number of members who sent 70,000 communications to Congress and the Trump administration $56 billion amount of infrastructure funding secured 96,000 number of employees who took advantage ...

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Labor Shortage Likely to Intensify

Contractors who have had trouble filling open positions in 2021 may find their difficulties increasing in the new year. The situation is likely to result in more project delays and higher costs.

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Celebrating Safety

In an industry where large projects often take several years, success rarely comes down to a single 15-minute window, but such was the case for Michael Kleinpeter and the Linbeck Group of Texas at the AGC of America’s annual convention in September.

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Hell & High Water

Since 1928, the Champ Clark Bridge had enabled travel and commerce, linking Missouri and Illinois via Highway 54, but after a century of wear and tear, says T.J. Colombatto, "the old truss bridge was beyond its useful function — and structurally deficient."

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New Year, Same Virus

When I wrote my column for the January/February 2021 issue of Constructor, I thought talking about COVID in the present would soon be a thing of the past.

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Tall Tales of Wind Farm Construction

The components used to build wind farms are very big, and that affects everything about constructing them. The current generation of wind farms are bigger and more spread out, too, and they are growing in number.

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