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What Does “Safe” Mean in a Work Zone?

This is the second in a series of articles on work zone safety provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation. Stay tuned for additional articles. When you ask an engineer,

AGCA Foundation Scholarships Apps Now Open!

Funding Available for the 2015–16 Academic Year Do you know of promising students in a four or five year ABET or ACCE-accredited civil engineering or construction management program that will

Technology Improves Safety

Advances in electronic tools help identify, mitigate risks Electronic messaging, videos, GPS, mobile, and wireless devices are part of our daily lives. In the last twenty years, technology has drastically

$8.5 Million WC Retro Return Announced

AGC/SAIF Workers’ Compensation Program Participants to Receive $8.5 Million Retro Return – Another Successful Year! The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter (AGC) and SAIF Corporation announced today an $8,522,347 million retrospective

AGC Awards Over $192,000 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.

2015 AGCA Awards Competitions Now Open

Members and chapters encouraged to apply; deadline is 10/31. AGC of America is proud to announce the launch of the 2015 AGC/Alliant Build America competition. Also now open is the

Applied Math Works!

Benson Polytechnic High School students in Tech Geometry designed and built a cabin-like structure for Portland’s Dignity Village. It was delivered on June 10 with a brief ceremony. The ninth

AGCA Joins Hiring Our Heroes Program

National Construction Association Joins Hiring Our Heroes Program as Part of Effort to Add 100,000 Veterans to Workforce This Year New Partnership will Give Members of the Associated General Contractors

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