The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.
Non-residential building permit fees will increase $1 per $1,000 on Oct. 1 as part of the Craft Training Act, passed by the Alabama legislature in 2015.Read More
Significant changes have been made to sections covering railroad pre-emption, traffic signal indications, and fiber optic interconnect. The course will review these changes in detail, as well as provide an overview of the entire document.Read More
In out efforts to assist our members with valuable resources to further protect you, we are now partnering with SmallBiz powered by LegalShield and GoSmallBiz.Read More
CompTRUST AGC with representatives of Millenium Risk Managers and other partners is hosting a Workers Compensation 101 breakfast seminar at the Ashbury Hotel on Thursday, October 6 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.Read More
AGC of America is proud to re-launch ConstructionVotes.com in preparation of Election Day on November 8th.Read More
Annual Drug Testing Index Reveals Fifth Straight Year of Increases in Detection Rate of Amphetamine and Heroin; Marijuana Positivity Increases 47 Percent Since 2013 in Oral Fluid TestingRead More
As AGC of America approaches its Centennial Year in 2018, we are taking steps now to make sure the association continues to meet the present and future needs of the industry. As part of that effort, we are asking members to help us gain a better understanding of how the construction industry is and will continue to evolve and the steps we need to make to ensure we continue to help member firms thrive. To that end, we are asking them to take a few moments to complete a relatively brief survey we have prepared.Read More
ALDOT plans to hold several “Public and Stakeholder Meetings” over the next couple of weeks at different locations across the state to discuss the development of the Alabama 2040 Statewide Transportation Plan:Read More
Now that the Federal Aviation Administration has finalized its new rules on the commercial use of small drones, construction contractors are taking an even greater interest in these vehicles and whether they can make a significant contribution to the bottom line.Read More
A Training Class has been requested for Birmingham on Saturday 9/17/16
If you have an employee or more needing their certification please contact Warren L. Gaiennie Jr.
This field day will provide industry participants exposure to innovative research being performed on commonly employed construction site erosion and sediment control practices with hands-on field demonstrations.Read More
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Please Join Us for a Social
Thursday, September 15, 2016
5:00 P.M– 7:00 P.M.
This 1.5 day event will focus on providing classroom and hands-on training geared for participants involved in the installation of construction site erosion and sediment control practices.Read More
Dunn Building Company, LLC of Birmingham has recently been awarded a contract to design and build a new 115,000 SF Foundry for Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburg, TN. Lodge is the largest manufacturer of cast iron cookware in the world.Read More
CNA Risk Control Services along with Alabama AGC will host an upcoming Insurance 101 for Contractors course on Monday, September 26 from 10 am to 2 pmRead More
CompTrust’s own Tom Robinson serves on the conference planning committee and also conducted a breakout session on scaffolding, and moderated three other sessions.Read More