Monthly Archives: August 2016

Summer Convention Thank Yous And Goodbyes

2016 AGC Summer Convention If You’re Not First, You’re Last! Presented by Thank you to everyone who attended. We had a winning summer convention because of you!   One more thank you to our summer convention sponsors AG Sadowski Company Anchor … Continue reading

We Want Your Feedback Summer Convention Attendees!

2016 AGC Summer Convention Sunriver Resort Ι Sunriver, Oregon August 11–13 If You’re Not First, You’re Last! Presented by We want to hear from you! The Summer Convention survey has closed. If you have feedback please contact Viktoria Schulz. We greatly … Continue reading

AGCA Drone Five-Part WebEd Series

Don’t Miss AGCA’s Five-Part WebEd Series on Use of Drones in Construction AGC of America has scheduled a five-part WebEd series to address the various issues related to the commercial use of small drones. The WebEd will feature construction contractors already flying … Continue reading

AGC in the Community Now Accepting Applications

AGC in the Community Now Accepting Applications AGC of America is proud to announce the launch of our 2017 project award competitions! AGC in the Community is now accepting applications. AGC members and chapters who meet the competition requirements are … Continue reading

OP-ED: Metro-area congestion solution needs leadership – now

Recently, I spent several days driving from Portland to Denver and back. I picked the route in part because I wanted to get away from flying. But I also wanted to see the highway and bridge construction work being done … Continue reading

Ladder Safety and Alternatives to Ladder Usage Workshop

Ladder injuries are plaguing the construction industry, with frequent falls resulting in many disabling and life-altering injuries. More than 90,000 people are treated in emergency rooms due to ladder falls every year. Statistics show a dramatic increase of 50% more … Continue reading

Deadline for SIR Awards is Almost Here

Don’t Forget to Nominate for the SIR Awards The Friday, August 19 deadline for the SIR Awards is almost here! Recipients of the SIR Award are recognized for their contributions to the strength of the construction industry. Whether they are … Continue reading

Stakeholders Q&A: Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

On May 12, 2016, federal OSHA published rules in the Federal Register to improve the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The new rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit illness and injury records to federal OSHA. This … Continue reading

Chapter Foundation Awards Over $200K for Workforce Efforts

AGC Foundation Awards $216,808 IN WORKFORCE GRANTS The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter recognizes the critical need to increase and maintain a pipeline of skilled tradespeople and professionals to ensure well trained construction workforce for the future. Through the AGC … Continue reading

New Summer Convention App Now Available

2016 AGC Summer Convention Sunriver Resort Ι Sunriver, Oregon August 11–13 If You’re Not First, You’re Last! CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE   Presented by Same Look, Different App!   Step 1: Look For The CrowdCompass Invite Email In … Continue reading