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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.

Veterans2Construction Job Fair - April 29 at Fort Benning

Looking to hire field managers, crew leaders, skilled tradesman, logistics personnel, information management specialists, and equipment operators?  Join us for the next Veterans2Construction Job Fair to be held April 29, 2015 at the Fort Benning Soldier for Life Center at Fort Benning, Georgia.  Hosted jointly by AGC and ABC, the event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EASTERN TIME.


National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week - March 23-27 2015

Alabama AGC reminds you that March 23-27, 2015 is National Work Zone Awareness Week.  Whether or not your company is directly involved in building roads, chances are you or your employees have traveled through a work zone today.  Help us keep Work Zones safe and participate in the Safety Stand Down. 

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A Proud Day for the Industry and Tuskegee University

February 26, 2015 will go down as a day to remember for Tuskegee University when the United States Postal Service unveiled the Robert R. Taylor Commemorative Stamp.

Robert Robinson Taylor was the first African American to graduate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is generally recognized as the

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EAWIN 2015 Student Career Expo = Success!

The East Alabama Workforce Initiative Network recently hosted a Student Career Expo for more than 4,000 middle school students on February 17 and 18 at the Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum on the campus of Auburn University,  

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A Great Start to 2015

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 Hendrick Chevrolet.

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A Public/Private Training Effort

Recommendations from the Alabama Workforce Council, which included Alabama AGC’s Craft Training Bill, were delivered to Gov. Robert Bentley during a recent ceremony at the Capitol.

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Unit 5 of our Supervisory Training Program to begin March 3rd

Unit 5: Planning and Scheduling is for superintendents and foremen, estimators, project managers, supervisors who work for subs, expeditors, owners, architects and engineers who want to learn how to improve skills such as preparing the project plan, developing and using bar charts, computer scheduling and using a schedule on a job site. Classes will meet each Tuesday night from 5:00-8:00 PM for five weeks beginning March 3, 2015. 

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Helping with Minority Participation

AGC Works’ partner WorkTrain Staffing has entered into an agreement with Dream Staffing, a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, so labor hired through the AGCWorks program can help you meet Federal and State Minority Participation Mandates.

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2015 Build Alabama Awards Honorees

Thirteen contractors from across the Alabama AGC chapter are set to be honored with BuildSouth Awards at the seventeenth BuildSouth Awards Banquet, Jan. 16 at The Club. Projects in 13 categories from Alabama to Hawaii, were recognized by judges as the most outstanding completed in 2014.

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BuildSouth Winter 2015

Click to read more from our Winter 2015 BuildSouth issue, covering the BuildSouth Awards, Jim Rein's YCF speech, the 2015 Alabama Construction Hall of Fame inductees and the 2015 Alabama AGC officers and directors.

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Go Build Honored Nationally

Go Build Alabama, an initiative of the Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI), was recognized during the 2014 Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Awards of Excellence Celebration in Houston, Texas for the campaign’s contributions to workforce development. Go Build was one of eight initiatives recognized at the national conference.

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Alabama Construction Hall of Fame: An Outstanding Class of Nominees

The list of nominees for induction into the Alabama Construction Hall of Fame at the 2015 Alabama AGC BuildSouth Awards Banquet on Jan. 16 at The Club has been set. Inducted into the ACHOF in 2014 were Robert Paul Barnett, Barnett Associates; Patrick Davis, CMH Architects; Leroy McAbee, Sr., McAbee Construction; Earlon C. McWhorter, McWhorter and Co.; Sam Moore, Moore Corporation.

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