Construction Firms Getting Squeezed by Increasing Material and Labor Costs

Construction Officials Caution That Infrastructure, Other Construction Projects Will Increase if New “Buy America” Provisions, Punitive Tariffs or Limitations on Canadian Lumber Are Put in Place The cost of materials and services used in construction rose markedly faster than the price of completed buildings, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released [...]

March 10th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Congressional Repeal of Blacklisting Rule Protects the Integrity and Fairness of the Federal Contracting Process

Congressional Review Act Measure Repealing the Obama Administration’s So-Called “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Rule Protects Innocent Firms from Being Debarred by Unsubstantiated Allegations The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in response to passage tonight of a Congressional Review Act measure repealing the [...]

March 6th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Contractors Launch New Retirement Program

AGC Maine Multiple Employer 401(k) Offers Flexibility and Savings November 15, 2016, Augusta, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine designed and launched a new multiple employer 401(k) plan. This program will provide an excellent retirement plan solution for its members. The AGC Maine Multiple Employer 401k Plan has the ability to provide tremendous cost savings [...]

November 16th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

Maine TRIP Report Released

DEFICIENT, CONGESTED ROADWAYS COST AVERAGE PORTLAND AREA DRIVER MORE THAN $1,000 ANNUALLY, A TOTAL OF $1 BILLION STATEWIDE. COSTS WILL RISE AND TRANSPORTATION WOES WILL WORSEN WITHOUT INCREASED FUNDING   Eds.: The report includes regional pavement condition, congestion levels, highway safety data, and cost breakdowns for the Portland area, as well as statewide data.  Info-graphics [...]

October 27th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

Brunswick Team Selected as Winners of the Major Achievement in Construction Award Paul, Peter and The Late Ray Labbe Earn Industry Recognition

  Bar Harbor, Maine (August 6, 2016)-Brunswick based Ray Labbe and Sons, Inc. owners Peter and Paul Labbe were honored at an industry outing in Bar Harbor for the Major Achievement in Construction (MAC) Award in their name and their late brother Ray Labbe. What makes this award so special is that it is the [...]

August 24th, 2016|News, Press Releases|