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Union Contractor Mbrs: Glimpse the Future Through Technology

Construction Technology Workshop Union Contractor Members Only: This presentation will introduce attendees to the fast-paced work of construction technology. The architect/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry has traditionally been a lagger when it comes to adopting new technology, but with advancements in mobile … Continue reading

Free AGC/NWUCA Safety and Health Forum

Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss best practices with your peers. Participate in our roundtable discussions with experts on the topics listed below, see what your peers are doing, and get some advice on how to improve your programs. Topics … Continue reading

OP-ED: By building relationships, construction sets itself apart

At the end of January, the Associated General Contractors’ Oregon-Columbia chapter installed a new president. Brian Gray, the Northwest region president of Knife River Corp., highlighted in his inaugural speech that our industry is one that builds. We build hospitals, … Continue reading

Longtime Chapter Members Recognized

Members Recognized for 25 and 50 Years of Membership Each year the chapter has the honor of presenting the Heritage Award in appreciation and recognition to our members’ long standing commitment to excellence and membership with the chapter. Each company … Continue reading

Partner Program Deadline: February 28

The Partner Program closes on February 28 The Partner Program is a sponsorship program that offers you additional benefits throughout the year due to your sponsorship commitment. Click here for the individual partner level benefits. Every year, the Oregon-Columbia Chapter offers … Continue reading

AGC Welcomes 2017 Officers, Board

Oregon-Columbia Chapter 2017 Board of Directors The new Oregon-Columbia Chapter Board of Directors and slate of officers was formally put into place at the chapter’s Annual Business Meeting on Friday, January 27 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland. Welcome 2017 … Continue reading

What are the Annual Summary Posting Requirements

What are the Annual Summary Posting Requirements? OSHA 300A Summary  is the annual summary of injuries and illnesses recorded on your OSHA 300 log. Review the OSHA 300 log to verify that the entries are accurate and to correct deficiencies. … Continue reading

Congratulations Award Winners

Outstanding Members in Safety AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter recognized several members at the annual Safety award Luncheon for their outstanding safety achievements.  Our guest speaker was Howard Mavity. The ROSE Award is Recognition of Safety Excellence and recognizes chapter leaders in … Continue reading

How to Mitigate Heart Disease in the Construction Industry

Seeing Red: How to Mitigate Heart Disease in the Construction Industry Why is being heart healthy important for the construction industry? Direct and indirect costs of cardiovascular diseases and stroke total more than $316.6 billion. That includes health expenditures and … Continue reading

Winter reminds us that safety must be embraced as a core value

With the colder-than-average winter weather across Oregon in the last month, safety has been a major concern for most of us in the construction industry — both employees and employers. Many companies talk about the importance of safety, and most … Continue reading