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All Industry Social and Toy Drive Open for Registration

Honoring the Memory of Construction Legend Phil Grondin [Register for the All Industry Social and Toy Drive] Join the design, engineering and construction industry honoring industry legend, Phil Grondin, by attending and donating to this year’s event.  Phil co-founded R.J. Grondin & Sons, an earth moving, general contracting company, with his brother Bob Grondin Jr. [...]

November 28th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Construction Employment Rises in 41 States: Maine adds 1,000 Jobs Over 12 Month Period

 California and Nevada Have Biggest Job Gains for the Year, Missouri and Iowa Have Largest Declines; Florida Has Largest Monthly Pickup, in Rebound from Hurricane Irma; Nebraska, Louisiana Lag, Maine Ranks 24th in Construction Job Growth Forty-one states added construction jobs between October 2016 and October 2017, while 26 states added construction jobs between September and [...]

November 28th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Associated General Contractors of Maine Recognizes Participants in Safety Program and National Safety Award Winners

November 8, 2017, Augusta, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine honored Maine Construction firms for their safety records at a banquet at the Senator Inn. “Celebrating safety is important, but ensuring safety programs are enacted and being followed every day is critical. The firms selected for national awards demonstrate that Maine employers and employees are [...]

November 10th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

NINE PERCENT OF SOUTHERN MAINE BRIDGES AND 14 PERCENT OF STATEWIDE BRIDGES ARE STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT. NEW REPORT IDENTIFIES BRIDGES IN SOUTHERN MAINE, BANGOR AND CENTRAL MAINE THAT ARE IN NEED OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT

NINE PERCENT OF SOUTHERN MAINE BRIDGES AND 14 PERCENT OF STATEWIDE BRIDGES ARE STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT. NEW REPORT IDENTIFIES BRIDGES IN SOUTHERN MAINE, BANGOR AND CENTRAL MAINE THAT ARE IN NEED OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT Eds.: The report includes lists of bridges in Bangor, Central Maine and Southern Maine with the lowest average rating for the [...]

November 6th, 2017|News, Press Releases|