This year’s program will be focused on latest technologies for cost efficient project management and claims handling.Read More
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.
Southern Earth Sciences, Inc. is organizing supplies and donations today to take to their employees in Baton Rouge who have been affected by the flooding in Baton Rouge. They have several employees who have lost their homes and/or vehicles from the flooding.Read More
By now, many of you should have seen the emails about the year-end closeout for contractor estimates. Here is how we plan on handling them in an effort to process them and pay the contractors as expeditiously as possible.Read More
The AGC Golf Tournament was held on Friday, August 5th at Twin Pines Country Club. Even though the day was a scorcher, everyone enjoyed the fellowship and fun. Tournament winners were:Read More
To the surprise of many observers, the data suggests that the construction industry will be one of the heaviest users of these vehicles. Until the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalized its new rules, the only lawful way for companies to use them for commercial purposes was to apply for and get a “Section 333 exemption” from the FAA.Read More
Join us Friday, August 19th at 11:30 am at the North Section office. Mayor Tommy Battle will be speaking on a city of Huntsville update.Read More
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual AEC MEGA Meeting to be held September 20 from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. at Regions Field in Birmingham.Read More
It’s AGC Bonanza Day 48! If you have not already registered for our Biggest Event of the Year – August 12th & 13th - Please call us on Monday morning! Please find below all of the information you will need for Bonanza Day 48!Read More
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is changing the way projects are constructed. Whether you are a prime contractor using BIM across an entire project or a subcontractor impacted by a specific BIM implementation, this emerging practiceRead More
Each contractor and sub-contractor who obtains a certificate of exemption for a government entity project is required to file monthly consumers use tax returns. Contractors should report their exempt purchases made for each project on the return.Read More
The BuildSouth Awards competition is now open to all Alabama AGC full and specialty contractor members. Projects are awarded in building construction, design/build, highway construction, international, construction management, heavy industrial construction and municipal utilities construction.Read More
After more than two years of publicity and tremendous speculation surrounding what the new overtime regulations
of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") would look like after President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to
"modernize and streamline" them, the final version of the rule is finally here – and now the work really begins for
employers. By now, we’re all familiar with the reasons behind the changes (but if you’re not, you can see our article
here that links back to three earlier articles on the topic). So, let’s get to the nitty gritty of the actual changes to the
overtime rule and what they mean for you.
The 141,000 SF indoor facility will be used for sporting events, trade shows, meetings, banquets and graduation ceremonies.Read More
Proposed General Application Special Provisions for the 2012 Standard Specifications for Highway Construction.
Did not attend Chapter Convention but still want to know more about creating a Safety Culture within Your Workplace?Read More
As the Summer season swings on and the heat index continues to rise in the South, OSHA reminds us that everyone on a Construction site should know how to prevent heat related illnesses.Read More
Alabama AGC as a member of the Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Partnership is pleased to announce that 2016 Clear Water Alabama & Field Day will be hosted August 24-25 at the Insanity Complex in Madison, Alabama.Read More
There are 14 ATRIP projects in the June letting including 7 bridges. Assuming all of them are awarded, that would leave 365 ATRIP projects with 236 of them being bridge projects.