February 2019 — Advocacy AGC-Led Coalition Letter Introduced at Hearing On Feb. 7, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee held its first hearing of the new Congress entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.” Witnesses included: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood; and […]
February 2019 — Advocacy Break Down of What’s in the Compromise Bill On Feb. 14, the House and Senate voted to approve a spending bill, avoiding another partial government shutdown. While the legislation did not meet the president’s demand for border wall funding, he signed the compromise legislation and then took executive action in order […]
February 2019 — Chapter News AGC of Massachusetts (AGC MA) convened a summit on Jan. 23, 2019, at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston, for a ground-breaking panel presentation and discussion to address the devastating impact of the opioid crisis on the commercial construction industry and how the industry can join forces to more effectively […]
February 2019 — Chapter News Benjamin Connors and Lance Claiborne, both with the General Building Contractors Association, are being honored by Association Trends with 2018 All Media awards. Connors has been named a young and aspiring professional, while Claiborne made the leading association lobbyists list. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the All Media awards program […]
Canadian design studio LuxMea has unveiled Plethora, a large-scale, 3D printed outdoor sculpture made in marine-grade stainless steel. Photo courtesy LuxMea Studio The complex sculpture speculates on the evolution of ornament with the advent of digital technologies. “The Age of Mass Customization evolves from the development of digital fabrication tools, which break the traditional barriers […]
I have a confession: the idea I had about a woman’s path from victim to survivor in cases of domestic abuse was all wrong. I thought that seeking emergency shelter meant looking for just that—an immediate, short-term, safe place to go that provides basic resources. In reality, a shelter needs to be much more than […]
Earlier this month, Mexico lawmakers announced that the country would accept a U.S. demand regarding greater regional content on steel in the deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada if the measure was implemented after the trade pact was ratified. In a more recent update, Mexico turned down such a request for aluminum, as the […]
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If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility’s holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com. – Read: Friday Funny: Don’t Be A Bad Santa at FacilityExecutive.com.
Since 1976, the Ontario Painting Contractors Association has fostered collaboration to achieve success in advocacy, education, industry standards and labour relations for the architectural and decorative painting and protective coating contractor.