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OSU Wins National Student Chapter Award

The Associated General Contractors of America received applications from exceptional student chapters across the country. Each of the student chapters demonstrated a strong portfolio showing dedication to their community and

OSU CEM is turning 50!

Oregon State University Construction Engineering Management is Turning 50! During fall term 2016, the program will be celebrate its 50th anniversary with a variety of engaging opportunities for alumni to

AGC Mourns Passing of Bill Shearer

William R Shearer Nov. 22, 1925–Dec. 4, 2015 Bill was born in Portland and attended Rose City Park grade school and Grant High School where he played first base on

Eight Rose Award Winners Announced

The Oregon-Columbia Chapter’s Recognition of Safety Excellence (ROSE) Award recognizes chapter leaders in safety excellence, provides an excellent way to document your achievements in safety, and offers an opportunity to

“Be Ready. Be Buckled.” Kids’ Art Contest

The annual Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Safety Belt Partnership Be Ready. Be Buckled. Children’s art contest runs through Tuesday, March 1, 2016! Children in kindergarten through sixth grade (ages 5–12)

Hwy/Transit Bill Doesn’t Address Future Revenue Needs

Compromise Highway and Transit Bill Includes Long-term Funding to Help Improve Transportation Systems, but Doesn’t Address Future Revenue Needs Construction official says conference committee’s final highway and transit measure includes

Contractors Honored for Business Practices

Contractors Honored for Socially Responsible Business Practices The Portland City Council recently honored contractors for socially-responsible business practices, presenting company representatives with glass trophies for “Business Equity Performance” – achieving

Proposed CCB License Fee Increase

The Construction Contractors’ Board (“CCB”) is considering raising the future license fee by $50 per renewal period. The proposed $50 increase would offset the elimination of $1.6M in continuing education

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