FORTY-FIVE PERCENT OF HIGHWAY CONTRACTORS HAD VEHICLES CRASH INTO THEIR CONSTRUCTION WORK ZONES DURING PAST YEAR, NEW STUDY FINDS

FORTY-FIVE PERCENT OF HIGHWAY CONTRACTORS HAD VEHICLES CRASH INTO THEIR CONSTRUCTION WORK ZONES DURING PAST YEAR, NEW STUDY FINDS

Vehicle Drivers and Passengers More Likely to Be Killed or Injured During a Work Zone Crash Than Construction Workers, Officials Urge Motorists to Slow Down, Stay Alert in Highway Work Zones Forty-five percent of highway contractors had motor vehicles crash into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.  Association officials […]

Charlie Cianchette Named Board President of AGC Maine

January 29, 2014 South Portland, Maine – Since 1951, AGC Maine’s Annual Meeting has been the major construction industry event for contractors across the state. At this year’s meeting last month, Cianbro’s Northern New England Regional Vice President Charlie Cianchette was appointed AGC Maine President. The event at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Portland included the passing of the Board gavel from 2013 President Beth Sturtevant to Cianchette. This was […]

Maine Construction Firms Working Towards Recovery

Latest Reports Indicate Recent & Annual Employment Gains Augusta, Maine-Economists and decision-makers awaited today’s release of employment statistics as the next indicator of the construction marketplace. The report clearly shows a growth trend since 2012. “We are pleased the marketplace is improving. Our goal is to build a stronger Maine economy to provide jobs so the hard working Mainers in the construction industry will not have to leave our state […]