Maine Slides to 48th in Construction Job Growth Nationally

Maine Slides to 48th in Construction Job Growth Nationally

700 Fewer Jobs in One Year’s Time: May 2014 to May 2015     June 21, 2015, Augusta, Maine - Maine is falling behind the rest of the nation in construction jobs. Recent employment statistics from AGC America ranked Maine 48th in the country for construction job growth. The ranking is a result of 700 fewer construction workers being employed at Maine companies compared to this time last year. During the same […]

Design, Engineering and Construction Industry Leaders Urge Focus on Jobs and Infrastructure

Design, Engineering and Construction Industry Leaders Urge Focus on Jobs and Infrastructure

June 11, 2015, South Portland, Maine-Business leaders representing Maine’s construction industry gathered today at a new Senior Housing Facility in South Portland that is currently under construction. The focus was quite simple, industry jobs, infrastructure challenges and current funding proposals. Members of the coalition included: Maine Better Transportation Association, Associated General Contractors of Maine, Maine Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Maine Affordable Housing Coalition, Maine Chapter of American Civil […]

AGC MAINE NAMES ANNUAL BUILD MAINE AWARD WINNERS

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine handed out the Annual Build Maine Awards to six Maine Contractors in April. The awards ceremony was held at the Augusta Civic Center in conjunction with the Annual Construction Exposition. Matt Marks, Chief Executive Officer of AGC Maine, said the awards “showcase the achievements of Maine contractors in completing large and complicated projects that meet the needs of clients and the local community […]