Press Releases

Sixteen Maine Firms Receive National AGC of America Safety Awards

21 Additional Firms Recognized for Program Participation to Advance Safety Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Hallowell, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine honored Maine contractors at their annual Safety Awards Dinner at Maple Hill Farm in Hallowell. Since 1926, the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort to offer construction firms an [...]

2019-11-20T13:25:06+00:00November 20th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women 

Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 12, 2019 – According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private-sector worker fatalities in the construction industry. [...]

2019-11-13T10:57:15+00:00November 13th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Former Top Capitol Hill Staffer will Lead Construction Association’s Infrastructure Advocacy, Support Its Regulatory Efforts

Associated General Contractors of America hires Infrastructure-focused former House and Senate Staffer, Murphie Barrett, as its New Vice President of Congressional Relations for Infrastructure Advancement Murphie Barrett, a former congressional staffer who played key roles in crafting several recent infrastructure laws, has joined the Associated General Contractors of America as its new vice president of [...]

2019-10-24T15:03:40+00:00October 24th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Reed and Reed’s Jack Parker and Tom Reed Receive Construction Industry Award

October 19, 2019, Bar Harbor, Maine-AGC Maine presented Jack Parker and Tom Reed with the industry's top honors during their annual fall conference. The Major Achievement in Construction Award is designated for individuals who make significant contributions to Maine's construction industry. The annual fall conference with all divisions of the industry, including contractors, suppliers, service [...]

2019-10-24T11:04:41+00:00October 24th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers

Firms Are Boosting Pay and Benefits, Adding New Training Programs and Adopting New Technologies to Cope, but Labor Shortages Threaten Broader Economic Growth as Officials Outline Federal Measures to Help Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according [...]

2019-09-06T15:38:32+00:00September 6th, 2019|News, Press Releases|