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Mainebiz Launches New Workforce Development Publication

AGC Maine is Strategic Partner for Workforce Development PORTLAND —  In response to the need for new ways to develop Maine’s workforce, Mainebiz will publish an annual magazine called Work for ME this spring. It is designed to help Maine’s employers specifically target Maine’s emerging workforce.   The goal is to get Work for ME into [...]

2020-02-28T15:19:59-04:00February 28th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Maine’s Annual Construction Job Gains Ranks 7th in the US with an Additional 1,900 Skilled Workers in 2019

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 38 STATES AND D.C. FROM NOVEMBER 2018 TO NOVEMBER 2019, WHILE 18 STATES ADDED CONSTRUCTION JOBS LAST MONTH Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Association Survey Finds Contractors in All Regions Expect to Add Workers in 2020 but Report Difficulty Filling [...]

2020-01-03T13:52:42-04:00January 3rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Registration for 69th Annual Meeting is Open

The early bird discount is available for the 69th annual meeting of AGC Maine. Members will meet at the Portland Marriot at Sable Oaks in South Portland on January 22, 2019. The traditional meeting will include a vendor show, construction economic forum, workforce development forum, social and dinner.   Register now and save! [Click to [...]

2019-12-24T09:51:24-04:00December 24th, 2019|News, 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 [...]

2019-11-20T13:25:06-04:00November 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. [...]

2019-11-13T10:57:15-04:00November 13th, 2019|News, Press Releases|