• Integrated Facility Services Receives Three Safety Awards

    Integrated Facility Services (IFS) recently received three safety awards from leading construction industry organizations. The American Subcontractors Association-Midwest Council presented an “Outstanding Safety Achievement in 2016” award to IFS. The award is given to contractors with a...

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  • Power UP Selected Finalist in 2017 AGCMO Keystone Awards

    The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri has selected local electrical contractor Power UP as a finalist for its prestigious Keystone Awards. Power UP recently completed electrical installation work on a $24 million renovation to Kiener Plaza...

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  • Missouri Contractors Lower Expectations for 2017 & 2018

    Contractors in both the AGC of Missouri’s Building Division and its Heavy Highway/Infrastructure Division report lowered growth expectations for the rest of 2017 and for 2018. However, most results from the quarterly, online Contractor Confidence (CCI) Index,...

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  • Three IBEW/NECA Projects are Finalists in the 2017 AGC Keystone Awards

    The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri is saluting three IBEW/NECA projects as finalists in its AGC Keystone Awards. This is the 20th anniversary for prestigious construction awards program.  Since 1997, nearly 100 IBEW/NECA projects have been...

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  • Trump Apprenticeship Directive’s Impact on Construction Unclear

    From Engineering News-Record:  Construction industry groups welcomed President Trump’s new directive aimed at expanding the rolls of apprenticeship programs and reducing the federal role in determining those programs’ requirements. But some officials are uncertain about how much...

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  • AGC Unveils New Steps to Improve Worker Safety in Construction

    From Construction Citizen:  After conducting a detailed analysis of three years’ worth of construction fatality information, the Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a series of recommendations aimed at improving safety for workers on jobsites in Texas...

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  • Four Keys to Winning the Construction Talent War

    From ConstructionDIVE:  The talent shortage — and its ramifications — are nothing new for the construction industry. Companies continue to struggle to fill positions at all levels, from the trades to management. And, unfortunately, the industry isn’t hopeful that...

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  • On Construction Industry: Missouri’s Climate Mixed, National Policies Bring Uncertainty

    From KSMU:  The chief economist for The Associated General Contractors of America says the nation’s construction climate is poised for increased spending and employment, although qualified workers will remain hard to find. Ken Simonson offered remarks at...

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  • AGCMO Voices ‘Grave Concern’ About MSD Bidding Process

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL In a letter addressed to the MSD Board of Trustees, the AGC of Missouri (AGCMO) expressed “grave concern” about MSD’s procurement practices, following a situation in which the trustees...

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  • Where is the Missouri construction industry headed in 2017?

    From Construction Equipment Guide:  by Len Toenjes, President of AGC of Missouri If anyone tells you they have a certain answer to this question, they probably also have a bridge in Brooklyn they would like to sell...

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