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Turner Construction Company Completes $275M Methodist University Hospital Tower

May 2019 — Member News Turner Construction Company’s Memphis office has announced the completion of the $275 million, 450,000-square-foot patient tower at Methodist University Hospital (MUH). The nine-story patient tower was constructed on top of the already existing emergency department – built by Turner, a member of multiple AGC chapters, in 2014 – and is part of the hospital’s campus expansion project, which also includes a 700-space parking plaza that Turner completed in 2017. Called

Rosendin Empowers Kids by Bringing Solar Power, Wi-Fi, and More to Arizona Camp

May 2019 — Member News Rosendin, a member of multiple AGC chapters, was announced recently as the new solar partner for Camp Colley, a summer adventure camp located on the Mogollon Rim in northern Arizona. As the camp’s solar partner, Rosendin will ensure that the camp and its facilities have consistent power to operate the camp.

Sundt Promotes Calamaio to VP of Talent Management

May 2019 — Member News Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com), a member of multiple AGC chapters, has promoted Nicole Calamaio to Vice President of Talent Management. In her new role, Calamaio is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of human resources, total rewards and administrative workforce development.

Encore Electric of Lakewood, Colorado Named Nation’s Safest Construction Company in 2018

April 2019 — Top News Encore Electric was honored for having the nation’s best construction safety and wellness plan in 2018 by AGC of America. The association, which oversees the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety programs, noted that 57 other companies were also selected as winners for the quality of their safety programs. “Construction firms have many important obligations to meet in completing projects, but their most fundamental commitment

Count Down to Convention

February 2020 — Top News There are less than 30 days left until we kick off this year’s AGC Convention! Jumpstart your business planning and preparation, and make the connections that are going to be most valuable in your career in the years ahead at the 2020 AGC Convention. Don’t miss out on taking the next step in preparing for the industry of tomorrow. Register today.

Remotely Control Safety Gate Models

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates has added new ways to remotely control its Pivot and Open-Top safety gate models to ensure they can integrate with the increasing amount of technology used in industrial facilities. – Read: Remotely Control Safety Gate Models at FacilityExecutive.com.

ASYMTEK Receives Best New Product and Service Excellence Awards at IPC APEX 2020

ASYMTEK, a part of Nordson Electronic Solutions, recently announced that it received two awards at IPC APEX Expo 2020: New Product Introduction and Service Excellence.

SSAC Call for Martin Eli Weil Prize and Paper Proposals

Photo courtesy of canada-architecture.org. The Martin Eli Weil Prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada to a student who submitted an essay on the role played by the built environment in Canadian society. The $250 prize and certificate will be awarded to the winner at the Annual Assembly of the Society, where the recipient will be invited to present a conference on their essay. The winning essay will

Diverse Small Businesses are More Successful, Data Shows

Employees in your small business often have a direct impact on your business success. If you have a diverse team on board, your business is more likely to be successful. According to the latest data compiled by SCORE in the form of an infographic, small businesses having diverse teams are more innovative and better perform financially. Also, diversity at the workplace helps in hiring and making better and faster decisions. Needless to say, the path

How To Grow Your Confidence Every Single Day

What is confidence? We tend to think of it as a personality trait or an emotional response, but my experience is that it isn’t as passive or reactive as that. Real confidence is a capability, and when you know how to build confidence for yourself, you can have it in endless supply. What you can achieve when you have confidence. Confidence is the ability to transform fear into focused and relaxed thinking, communication, and action.

Construction Jobs Increase by 33,000 in April and 256,000 over 12 Months

May 2019 — Construction Economic News Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10 Percent but Association Survey Shows Workers are Hard to Find; Officials Urge Expanding Career and Technical Education to Boost Supply   Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction fell to a record low for April, according to an analysis

Contractors earn bonuses, explore new methods, achieve award-winning concrete roads

Winning a roadbuilding contract often comes down to who has the lowest bid. But achieving the kind of quality, innovation and ingenuity it takes to become an industry standout requires much more than the ability to shave costs. In speaking with some of the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Concrete Pavements Awards, we found some common qualities contractors brought to their projects that made them worthy of national recognition. The awards, sponsored each year

Contractors earn bonuses, explore new methods, achieve award-winning concrete roads

Winning a roadbuilding contract often comes down to who has the lowest bid. But achieving the kind of quality, innovation and ingenuity it takes to become an industry standout requires much more than the ability to shave costs. In speaking with some of the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Concrete Pavements Awards, we found some common qualities contractors brought to their projects that made them worthy of national recognition. The awards, sponsored each year

3 Texas and 3 Florida Home Construction Hotbeds

Dallas and Houston Dominant in 2019 Permits In a ranking of the 50-plus biggest population centers in America, three cities in Texas were among the Top 10 for residential building permits in 2019 ‒ (1) Dallas-Ft. Worth, 62,600 units; (2) Houston, 61,800; and (6) Austin, 32,000. Florida claimed three spots in the Top 15 ‒ […] The post 3 Texas and 3 Florida Home Construction Hotbeds appeared first on constructconnect.com.

AIA Announces Young Architect, Associate Award Winners

Earlier this month, the American Institute of Architects selected 22 recipients for the AIA Young Architects Award, as well as five recipients for the Associates Award.

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