JE Dunn Construction Completes Animal Science Laboratory at Berry College

July 2017 — Member NewsJE Dunn Construction, a member of multiple AGC chapters, recently completed a new laboratory for the rapidly growing animal science program at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. The 4,600-sq-foot facility—a pre-fabricated metal building with Quik-Brik masonry walls—expands capacity for faculty and student research and provides space for hands-on teaching labs.

Miron Construction Holds Second Annual Build Like a Girl Program

July 2017 — Member NewsOn Friday, June 23, Miron Construction Co., Inc., an AGC of Greater Milwaukee Inc. and AGC of Wisconsin member, welcomed 40 female students from local classrooms to its Neenah headquarters for the second annual Build Like a Girl event. The day-long program aims to showcase opportunities for women in the construction […]

Exmark Redesigns Quest Zero-Turn Riders For 2018

Exmark has updated its popular Quest residential zero-turn riding mowers for 2018, with improved engine protection, an updated control panel and a fresh, new look. – Read: Exmark Redesigns Quest Zero-Turn Riders For 2018 at FacilityExecutive.com.

Stocks close higher in Toronto, while U.S. markets move lower; Loonie falls

TORONTO _ Canada’s main stock index closed with a slight gain Friday while U.S. markets slumped on negative expectations in the consumer goods and technology sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 29.90 points at 15,484.32, boosted in part by telecom and base metal stocks. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average ended down […]

As Legislature Winds Down, NFIB Vigilant for Last-Minute Amendments

Two unemployment insurance bills have small businesses immediate attention.

Jeremy Epstein of Never Stop Marketing: Blockchain May Move Us from CRM to WRM – Wallet Relationship Management

The interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies is growing rapidly. And Amazon’s announcement earlier this week of a new patent that may allow them to sell the identities of cryptocurrency users added even more fuel to the fire of interest.  This high level of interest was obvious at last week’s CRM Evolution conference, as Never […]

Ontario Set to Expand Presumptive PTSD Entitlement to Six New Categories of Ontario Workers, including Nurses

April 18, 2018 Ontario Set to Expand Presumptive PTSD Entitlement to Six New Categories of Ontario Workers, including Nurses As previously reported, under Bill 163 in 2014 the Ontario government created a presumptive entitlement to benefits (including treatment) under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (“WSIA”) for ‘first responders’ diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”). Presumptive […]

Construction employment rises in 38 states and D.C. from March 2017 to March 2018

Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between March 2017 and March 2018, while 29 states added construction jobs between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.  Association officials said the job gains are coming amid strong private-sector demand […]

Sundt Construction to Build New Senior Living Facility

July 2017 — Member NewsSundt Construction, Inc., a member of multiple AGC chapters, broke ground on the new Otay Ranch Senior Living Facility on June 27. The general contractor was awarded a $20-million Construction Manager at Risk contract to build the new facility. The community will be state-of-the-art, with 111 units for assisted living and […]

Swinerton Tops Out Shift Tower in San Diego

July 2017 — Member NewsSwinerton, a member of multiple AGC chapters, recently announced that the Shift community has topped out. Located in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood, the project includes a 21-story post-tensioned concrete tower and two five-story wood-framed low-rise buildings.

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