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Look What’s on the Agenda for AGC’s 2018 Construction Environmental Conference

Are you ready for engaging discussions and educational sessions at this year’s environmental conference?  The agenda is posted and registration is open; reserve your seat today for AGC’s 2018 Construction Environmental Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia, on Sept. 12-13. Whether your goal is an excellent compliance record, to keep abreast […]

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Advanced Safety Management Training Course

October 17-19 in Arlington, VA This unique three–day course provides construction safety and health professionals with the next–level knowledge required to successfully manage a company–wide safety program. Moving beyond the basics of Focus Four training, AGC’s Advanced Safety Management Training Program will give participants a more holistic view of safety’s role in project and company […]

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2018 AGC Summer Safety & Health Conference

July 25-27 in Indianapolis, IN The 2018 Summer Safety & Health Conference will take place July 25-27, 2018 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN. Join more than 250 industry professionals and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both a national and local level; assist in the development and creation of new safety […]

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2018 Summer Financial Issues Committee Meeting

Next week – on June 7-8 – the Financial Issues Committee will meet in Washington, D.C.  This year, the Committee will hear updates on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act from Senator Steve Daines, S-Corporation Association President Brian Reardon, and an update on the new Opportunity Zones from tax counsel to Senator Tim Scott, Shafron Hawkins.  Additionally, […]

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FHWA Repeals Greenhouse Gas Performance Measures

AGC Fights Back Against Obama-Era Rule that Would Have Slowed Project Approval On May 22, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) repealed a regulation put in place in the waning days of the Obama administration that would have required states to measure greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on highways as part of the planning process for transportation improvement projects. […]

Trump Administration Announces 25% Tariffs on Chinese Goods

Construction Equipment, Products and Materials Could be Included On May 29, the White House announced its intent to impose 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion worth of imported Chinese goods, some of which could include construction equipment, products and materials (e.g., concrete or mortar mixers; electric signaling items for traffic or safety control; elevators and conveyors; tower […]

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Trump Administration Expands Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

AGC Provides Tariff Resources for Construction Contractors On May 31, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced steel and aluminum tariffs for Canada, Mexico and the European Union effective June 1. These countries were previously spared from the March 23-imposed 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum. According to reports, at least […]