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AGC MAINE NAMES ANNUAL BUILD MAINE AWARD WINNERS

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine recently handed out the Annual Build Maine Awards to six Maine Contractors. 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 while respecting the [...]

April 18th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

Jon Shaw of Shaw Brothers Construction Becomes New President of AGC Maine

South Portland, Maine January 27th, 2016- The Associated General Contractors of Maine held their 65th Annual Meeting at the South Portland Marriott Hotel recently. This year the membership selected Jon Shaw of Shaw Brothers Construction as AGC Maine’s 2016 President of the Board of Directors. Jon founded Shaw Brothers Construction with his brother Dan in [...]

March 7th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

Maine Construction Industry Takes Measures to Respond to an  Increase in Accidents Across the Nation

Three Deaths Occurred on a Single Day August 20, 2015, Augusta, Maine-Fifteen deaths have occurred in Metal/Nonmetal mines, which include sand and gravel pits, across the nation this year. While none of the deaths occurred in Maine, the increase is a serious concern for the federal regulatory agency Mine Safety Health Administration and industry leaders. The [...]

August 21st, 2015|News, Press Releases|

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN HALF OF THE STATES BETWEEN MAY AND JUNE AS CONGRESS SEEKS NEW WAY TO PAY FOR NEEDED TRANSPORTATION UPGRADES

Maine Gains 400 Construction Jobs, But Still 500 Jobs Fewer Than 2014 Construction employment declined in 25 states between May and June even as 39 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2014 and June 2015, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. [...]

July 21st, 2015|News, Press Releases|

Maine Contractors Invest in Crane Safety and Training

July 16, 2015, Augusta, Maine - While the Federal Government prepared to roll out new crane operator standards, contractors in Maine teamed up to develop new training opportunities in anticipation of the changes. “Our Workforce Development Director Don Partridge suggested the industry would need a classroom and practical training course to meet changes in regulations [...]

July 20th, 2015|News, Press Releases|