Associated General Contractors of America

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.

OSHA Drops Proposal Harmful to Small Contractors

Washington, D.C., May 13--The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has withdrawn a proposal that would have cost ...
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Construction Springs Ahead—No April Fools’ Day Jok

Washington, D.C., April 1--The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) commented on the value of construction put in place, which soared to a 13th consecutive record of $1.047 trillion at a ...
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Senate Bill Would Limit Contractors' Risk of

Washington, D.C., September 23, 2005 -— The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) applauded the “Gulf Coast Recovery Act” introduced today by Senator John Thune (R–South Dakota). It wi...
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AIA, AGC, and CURT Join to Transform Design and Co

Washington, DC, July 20, 2006--In an effort to address and solve problems caused by industry fragmentation, lack of clear communications across professions, and old business models, The American Insti...
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Construction Materials Cost Rising

Palm Springs, CA, March 22, 2006--"Construction materials costs are outpacing overall consumer and producer prices by a wide margin," said Ken Simonson, chief economist for The Associated General Cont...
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Stimulus Saving, Not Creating Construction Jobs

Washington, DC, July 31, 2009--The federal government's $787 billion stimulus plan is having little effect on job creation within the general-construction industry but appears to be saving jobs, accor...
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H.J. Martin Takes Home Two BUILD Wisconsin Awards

Green Bay, WI, September 14, 2017-The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin has awarded H.J. Martin and Son two 2017 BUILD Wisconsin awards, each in the Specialty Contractor-Finishes categ...
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AGC Calls US Cement Shortage Dire

Washington, D.C., June 6--The Associated General Contractors of America called on Commerce Secretary Gutierrez to intervene in the increasingly dire supply for cement in the U.S. before major economic...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/agc-calls-us-cement-shortage-dire

AGC Says Stimulus Will Save or Create 2M Jobs

Washington, DC, Feb. 19, 2009--Trade association Associated General Contractors of America says the $135 billion in construction and infrastructure included in President Obama’s $787 billion sti...
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AGC: Construction Jobs at Risk Without Stimulus

Washington, DC, Jan. 9, 2009--The U.S. construction sector could lose 30 percent of its jobs this year unless Congress quickly approves a stimulus package after President-elect Barack Obama's inaugura...
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Construction Employment Growing in Metro Areas

  New York, NY, Dec. 29, 2010 -- Construction employment nationwide either increased or remained steady in a growing number of metropolitan areas between November 2009 and November 2010, accordi...
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Contractors Pessimistic About Construction in 2010

Atlanta, GA, Jan. 22, 2010--A new survey by the Associated General Contractors group paints a pessimistic outlook for construction.Almost nine in 10 contractors see no recovery for the construction in...
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Midwest Builders Show Most Succesful Yet

Addison, IL, April 14--The 2005 Midwest Builders Show & Conference, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL on March 16-17, 2005, is being called the most successful in the ...
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Construction Jobs Set Record in April

Washington, D.C., May 10, 2006-- "Construction employment set a record for the 15th straight month in April," Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the ...
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Katrina Will Bring Varied Impacts on Construction

Washington, D.C., Sept. 2--Ken Simonson, chief economist of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) said the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina will have varied impacts on constructi...
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August Construction Employment Dips from July, Up YOY

Arlington, VA, September 6, 2016—Construction employment totaled 6,640,000 in August, a dip of 6,000 from July but an increase of 199,000 or 3.1% from a year ago, according to The Associated Gen...
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Hiring Expands in Construction Sector

New York, NY, Jan. 15, 2013 -- More construction companies are planning to hire this year than shed employees, according to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America.According to the s...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hiring-expands-in-construction-sector

Strategic Exchange - August/September 2009

By Kemp Harr If you’re looking for good news on the economic front, we’re starting to see a little. Unemployment numbers for July actually dropped for the first time in 15 months, taking ...
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Construction Employment Increased in 43 States & DC in February

Arlington, VA, March 30, 2016—Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between February 2015 and February 2016 while construction employment increased in 27 sta...
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Construction Spending Flat at $1.263 Trillion in January

Arlington, VA, March 2, 2018-Construction spending in January essentially matched the upwardly revised December record level of $1.263 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to an an...
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Distribution Evolution - October 2007

By FRANK O'NEILL Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched. That’s a lesson I thought I learned a long time ago, but in the last issue I reported that Home Depot got lucky be...
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Construction Employment Up in 44 States & DC Over the Last 12 Months

Arlington, VA, March 15, 2016—Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between January 2015 and January 2016 while construction employment increased in 30 states ...
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Nov. Construction Spending Hit Highest Rate Since April 2006

Arlington, VA, January 4, 2017—Construction spending hit a ten-year high in November with monthly and year-over-year gains in both public and private categories, according to an analysis by the ...
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Thirty-Nine States Added Construction Jobs YOY in April

Arlington, VA, May 22 2017-Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between April 2016 and April 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, yet more than half the states lost construction j...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/39-states-added-construction-jobs-yoy-in-ap...

Construction Spend Down in April on Public Spending Drop of 3.7%

Arlington, VA, June 2, 2017-Construction spending in April totaled $1.219 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, down 1.4% from the March total, which was revised sharply higher from the gover...
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Construction Employment Grows in October

Arlington, VA, Nov. 13, 2013 -- Construction employment hit a 50-month high in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.The group analyzed government data and found that con...
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Construction Employment Added 6K Jobs in March

Arlington, VA, April 10, 2017—Construction employment totaled 6,882,000 in March, an increase of 6,000 from the February total and an increase of 177,000 or 2.6% from a year ago, according to an...
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Feb. Construction Employment Hit Highest Rate Since June '08

Arlington, VA, March 12, 2018-Construction employment increased by 61,000 jobs in February to the highest level since June 2008 as rising pay rates enabled the industry to attract more workers, accord...
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Only 23 States & D.C. Added Construction Jobs in October

Arlington, VA, November 21, 2016—Only 23 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September and October while construction employment increased in 35 states between Oc...
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Allegiance Floors Wins Contractor Award

San Antonio, TX, Nov. 15, 2012 -- San Antonio-based Allegiance Floors has recently been recognized as the “Specialty Contractor of the Year” by the San Antonio chapter of the Associated Ge...
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