• Women Making Strides in Construction

    From AGCMO:  According to a March 2019 article in Construction Dive, the percentage of women in construction has hovered somewhere between 9 and 10 percent since 1996 and is currently at 9.9 percent. But of the 8.3...

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  • AGCMO’s May Specialty Contractor Council Recap

    From AGCMO:  Our Specialty Contractor Council Chair, Julia Strumpler, introduced Alberici’s team who provided great information about the industries in which they work, their approach to the bidding process and how they develop subcontracting partners. They also...

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  • PODCAST: AGCMO’s Len Toenjes and Paul Smith on the Future Workforce

    In this week’s AGCMO Podcast, Len Toenjes AGCMO CEO interviews Paul Smith, the organization’s vice president for workforce development. Smith explains the intricacies of joint management-labor apprentice programs, the challenges which the industry faces, and a recently-opened ...

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  • Fast-Track Workforce Legislation Stalls in Senate – Again, AGCMO Reports

    From AGCMO Advocacy Update JEFFERSON CITY — On Tuesday (May 7) afternoon the Governor’s priority Fast-Track Workforce Legislation (HB 225, sponsored by Rep. Kathryn Swan, R – Cape Girardeau) was brought up for debate on the Senate floor,...

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  • AGCMO Hosts OSHA First Aid/Blood Borne Pathogens Class

    AGCMO is holding a Medic First first aid and bloodborne pathogens class (First Aid / BB Pathogens Part 1, M-3), Monday May 13 from 4 -8:30 p.m. at the Construction Industry Training School, 6301 Knox Industrial Dr....

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  • AGCMO PAC Golf Outing Set for May 21

    AGCMO will hold its annual golf outing on Tuesday, May 21 at Glen Echo Country Club in Normandy. The tournament will benefit the AGCMO PAC.  The event will begin with lunch at 11 a.m., with a shotgun...

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  • Tarlton’s Elsperman Stresses Workforce, Infrastructure at AGC Convention

    From ENR: The ongoing call for better infrastructure funding, along with workforce innovation and an enhanced focus on diversity and inclusivity, is taking center stage at the Associated General Contractors of America. The association’s leaders emphasized that...

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  • Square UP and Power UP Recognized at AGCMO Annual Convention for Strong Commitment to Safety

    Industry leaders are taking notice of The UP Companies’ commitment to safety, as evident by the numerous safety awards its carpentry and electrical contractor divisions received at the Associated General Contractors of Missouri’s (AGCMO) recent annual convention...

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  • PODCAST: AGCMO’s Len Toenjes and Frank Wilson Discuss Diversity

    In this week’s AGCMO Podcast, Len Toenjes AGCMO CEO interviews Frank Wilson, an inspiring leader in the areas of diversity and inclusion. At the recent AGC of America convention Wilson received the 2019 Chairman of the Year...

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  • 3 Common Asbestos-Containing Products That May Be Present at Demolition Sites

    From AGCMO:  The dangers of asbestos have been known since the early 1900s. Many manufacturers who used asbestos in the past were aware of the dangers even at a time when the public wasn’t aware of the scientifically-proven...

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