• Electrical Connection Joins Salute to IBEW President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill

    The Electrical Connection mourns the loss of inspirational labor leader Edwin D Hill.  Hill passed away on Dec. 1, 2018.  He began his career as construction wireman in 1956 and rose through the ranks to become president...

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  • Electrical Connection Members Earn Three AGC Keystone Awards

    The AGC of Missouri, the state’s largest and oldest general contractor business organization, is saluting Electrical Connection members with three AGC Keystone Awards. Guarantee Electrical Co. and Kaiser Electric were each honored at the Nov. 8, 2018...

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  • AGC of Missouri Honors Top Projects with 2018 Keystone Awards

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Hospitals, a library, roads and a museum are among the projects recognized this year by the Associated General Contractors of Missouri. The construction industry group’s 21st annual construction Keystone Awards were awarded during...

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  • Tarlton’s Dirk Elsperman to Serve as 2019 President of AGC of America

    As Tarlton Corp. celebrates its Founders Day, the company looks forward to another year of industry service and leadership: Dirk Elsperman, Tarlton executive vice president and chief operating officer, will be sworn in as president of Associated...

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  • Construction Worker Shortage Looms as St. Louis Construction Booms

    From KMOV4:  While construction is booming all over the St. Louis area, contractors are struggling to find workers. The survey from the Associated General Contractors of America states that 80-percent of Midwest contractors have a hard time finding qualified construction...

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  • While Construction Booms, St. Louis Contractors Face Workforce Crisis

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  The workforce shortage in the construction industry is not going away. A survey by the Associated General Contractors of America found that 80 percent of Midwest contractors report difficulty finding skilled workers. And,...

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  • AGC Charities Donates More Than $100,000 to Puerto Rico Construction Workers

    From Rental Pulse:  AGC Charities, the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, is providing 65 construction workers in Puerto Rico with $100,750 in donated funds to help cover losses they incurred as a result of...

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  • Construction Jobless Rate Hits 18-Year Low, Industry Adds 19,000 Jobs

    From Engineering News-Record:  The construction unemployment rate for July dropped sharply from June and year-earlier levels, falling to 3.4%, the lowest monthly figure since at least January 2000, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics says. The bureau’s latest...

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  • Five Electrical Connection Member Projects Named Finalists in AGC Keystone Awards

    The total number of Electrical Connection member projects saluted over the last 21 years by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri now exceeds 100 with word that five were selected as finalists for this year’s AGC...

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  • Steel Tariffs Boost Construction Costs

    From The Journal Gazette:  President Donald Trump wants to rebuild the nation’s transportation infrastructure. He also wants to strengthen the U.S. steel industry through tariffs on imports. But that second goal could make it more costly to...

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