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AGC Maine’s Statement on Governor Mills Veto of Bills Designed to Stop Clean Energy Development and Clean Energy Jobs

The Associated General Contractors of Maine applauds Governor Janet Mills decision to veto two bills targeting the New England Clean Energy Connect and setting the stage for a new threat to the state’s permitting process. “Maine construction workers are hopeful the project will receive a fair process, and in the end, we can build a [...]

2019-06-13T14:27:43+00:00June 12th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Contractor’s Event to Raise Funds for Education Foundation to Help Maine Students Pursuing Construction Careers

MEDIA ADVISORY Contractor’s Event to Raise Funds for Education Foundation to Help Maine Students Pursuing Construction Careers New England Patriots Superbowl Champion Rob Ninkovich to Speak A new effort to help increase the education and training of Maine’s workforce includes raising money to increase the capacity of the association’s education foundation. On Friday, May 17, [...]

2019-05-16T14:05:54+00:00May 16th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Five Maine Firms Recognized for Top Construction Projects

The Associated General Contractors of Maine selected five projects as the best of 2019. The competitive application process requires submitters to meet criteria that are reviewed by independent judges. "Maine has been fortunate to have some of the best skilled workers in the business and celebrating the innovate structures built with many hours and hard work [...]

2019-04-15T10:52:45+00:00April 15th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Emerging Contractors Group Created to Advance Next Generation of Skilled Workers

April 9, 2019, Augusta, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine announced a new group within their organization to build the next generation of leaders within the construction industry. The Emerging Contractors Group will tackle community benefit projects, work with students learning trades and develop education programs to advance the industry. “We continue to develop stronger [...]

2019-04-09T16:05:58+00:00April 9th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Proposal to Create New Temporary Worker Visa System for Construction and Other Industries Will Boost Economy, Cut Illegal Immigration

Construction Official Urges Congress to Act on Proposed New Legislation Introduced by Congressmen Francis Rooney & Lloyd Smucker that Will Establish First-Ever Temporary Visa Program for Construction The Chief Executive Officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, urged Congress to act quickly on the Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act that [...]

2019-03-18T20:45:44+00:00March 18th, 2019|News, Press Releases|