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|

Denis Landry of Scarborough Selected as AGC Maine Board President

SOUTH PORTLAND — The Associated General Contractors of Maine held their 68th annual meeting recently at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks. 2017-2018 Board President Jon Smith of Great Falls Construction officially passed the gavel to Denis Landry of Landry/French Construction. Denis will serve as AGC Maine Board President for a two-year term. As President [...]

2019-03-18T20:17:38+00:00January 31st, 2019|News, Press Releases|