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CONSTRUCTION COSTS ESCALATE IN FEBRUARY AS STEEL AND ALUMINUM PRICES JUMP;

TARIFF INCREASES THREATEN TO MAKE MANY PROJECTS UNAFFORDABLE Association Officials Urge Trump Administration, Congress to Find a Way to Stimulate Demand for Domestic Steel and Aluminum that Won’t Undermine Construction Demand, Impact Broader Economy Construction costs escalated in February, driven by price increases for a wide range of building materials including steel and aluminum, according [...]

2018-03-14T14:15:31+00:00March 14th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

AGC Maine Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Three Members Recognized for Board Service Photo L to R: Bob Chaput (SW Cole), Gene Fadrigon (Gorham Sand & Gravel), Jim Hanley (Pike Industries) January 31, 2018, Portland, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine held their 67th Annual Meeting at Brick South in Portland. The celebration featured the Road to the Blaine House-a gubernatorial debate, [...]

2018-02-07T12:56:44+00:00February 7th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

Maine Adds 600 Construction Jobs Between November 2016 and November 2017

 New Hampshire Adds 2,600 Construction Jobs  Forty states added construction jobs between November 2016 and November 2017, while 39 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials noted that firms in most states are adding jobs [...]

2018-01-09T18:52:19+00:00January 9th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

AGC Maine Opens Registration for the 67th Annual Meeting

AGC Maine opened registration for the 67th Annual Meeting, Supported by Machias Savings Bank, at Brick South located on Thompson's Point in Portland. Agenda 3:00 PM Construction Economic Forum 4:15 PM Race to the Blaine House: Infrastructure Forum 6:00 PM Social Hour Featuring Vendors and Food/Beverage Stations [Register]

2018-01-03T10:35:13+00:00January 3rd, 2018|News, Press Releases|