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.

Drones in Construction

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.

AGC’s WebEd Five-Part Drone Series will feature construction contractors already flying drones, and both legal and other experts. It will provide a well rounded veiw of what it means to have UAV's working on construction sites, covering performance, regulations, best practices, insurance, risk management, data use and much more.

See the full series schedule and more information here >