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Manhattan Construction Earns AGC Award for $1.1B Globe Life Stadium Project

The Manhattan Construction Company recently received a highly respected award for its work on a massive undertaking in Texas. On Sept. 22, Bob Lanham, president of Associated General Contractors, handed out the Build America Award to Manhattan for the category of Construction Management New or Renovation $100 million or more, recognizing the construction company for its construction of Globe Life Field, home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers....


Chicago-Based Pepper Construction Named Most Innovative Company in Construction Industry

Chicago-based Pepper Construction was named the most innovative construction firm in the country for developing a virtual reality safety training program by leveraging tools and staffing resources that were already in place to create a "real life" safety learning environment....


Facing, Recovering From Economic Perfect Storm

The construction industry is doing its level best to deal with a rare triple punch: Unusually high and rising materials costs, a massive supply-chain bottleneck and decreasing demand for projects. The ripple effect of these challenges could weaken the contractor community, but a heavy dose of cooperation and communication is helping many to navigate the challenges....


AGCMN Hosts Record-Breaking Sporting Clays Fundraiser

On Sept. 15, the AGC of Minnesota Foundation held its annual Sporting Clays event at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake, Minn. In addition to topping last year's record attendance, it also was the organization's top-grossing Sporting Clays event in history....


AGC, Procure Technologies Launch Scholarship to Assist African American, Disadvantaged Students Studying Construction at HBCUs

The Associated General Contractors of America and Procore Technologies Inc. , a provider of construction management software, are launching a new scholarship program to assist African American and disadvantaged minority students who are studying construction fields at historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs....


Officials Reveal Top Technology Trends in Construction

Over the last decade or so, the construction industry has been transformed by the growing adoption of new technologies and increased digitization. The onset of a global pandemic in 2020 only accelerated the pace of this change, fueled by remote work, greater demand for remote collaboration tools, continued migration to cloud-based programs and more....


Sundt Earns Project of Year Award for Work On I-80

Sundt Construction Inc. earned a prestigious award for its work on the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Interstate 80 (I-80) Westbound highway improvement project. The project was recognized as the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Utah Chapter's Highway Project of the Year....


Equipment Manufacturers, Associations Hail Senate Passage of Historic Infrastructure Bill

The U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Aug. 10 by a wide bipartisan majority vote, 69-30. Nineteen republicans joined all 50 democrats in passing the bill, which now will head to the House, though that chamber may not take up the bill until fall, after its August recess....


AGC Launches New Initiative to Address Climate Change

Construction officials outlined a series of steps public officials and the construction industry should take to address the impacts of the built environment on climate change. The new initiative from the Associated General Contractors of America is designed to lessen the carbon footprint of the built environment while also making the process of building projects even more efficient....


AGC and Autodesk Launch Media Library to Boost Representation of Diversity in Construction

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk launched the Construction Diversity Image Library, a collection of photographs for use by the media featuring diverse individuals in the construction workforce....