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Frederick Earns Iris Award from the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, TN — Carol Frederick, a recently retired Cost Estimator, has been honored with the Iris Award by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee. Frederick received recognition at the Build Knoxville Awards, celebrating her career and contributions to the construction industry, particularly in championing the role of …

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Christman Receives AGC of Tennessee's Build Knoxville Award for Morristown-Hamblen West Project

KNOXVILLE, TN — The Knoxville branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee has honored The Christman Company with a Build Knoxville Award for the Morristown-Hamblen West project.

Morristown-Hamblen West, an extension of the Covenant Health and Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, is a 67,000-square-foot facility featuring an emergency room, diagnostic …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2024 PCI Design Awards Winners

NASHVILLE, TN — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces the winners of the 2024 PCI Design Awards. There are 19 winners in the specials, buildings, and transportation categories and 15 honorable mentions. The PCI Design Award winners in the Dixie Contractor area include:

  • GATE Precast Company won a Sustainable Design …

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Top 10 U.S. States for Green Building in 2023

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the leading authority on green building and the global developer of the LEED green building program, releases its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED. For the first time ever, New York ranked No. 1, based on LEED-certified gross square …

Alabama AGC Announces McCain as Workforce Development Director

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) announces the addition of Byron McCain as its Workforce Development Director.

McCain retired from the Construction Education Foundation of Alabama, bringing a wealth of experience into his new role. McCain is prepared to address the workforce needs of the construction …

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Orlando International Airport Terminal C Project Awarded Grand Award in Transportation Engineering Excellence

ORLANDO, FL — HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, has received an Engineering Excellence Grand Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies Florida (ACEC Florida) in the Transportation category for its Orlando International Airport Terminal C project. The ACEC Florida Engineering Excellence Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the consulting …

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NCAT’s Powell Named First Asphalt Pavement Alliance Technical Director

MONTGOMERY, AL — Raymond “Buzz” Powell joins the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) staff as its first Technical Director, following a career at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University. Powell retired from NCAT in September 2023 after 24 years of service, including oversight of the Test Track …

Associated Builders and Contractors Announces Georgia as the No. 1 State for Construction

ATLANTA, GA — For the first time, Georgia was named the top state for construction in Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual Merit Shop Scorecard. The scorecard, released yearly since 2015, ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on policies and programs that strengthen career pathways in …

Stutts Inducted into Florida Public Transportation Association Hall of Fame

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) recently inducted Elizabeth "Liz" Stutts, VHB Transit Development Lead, into the 2023 Hall of Fame during a ceremony that recognized her significant and lasting impact advancing public transportation in Florida. This is the highest honor that FPTA bestows. Only 22 …

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Alabama AGC Celebrates the 2023 40 Under 40 in Construction Winners

BIRMINGHAM, AL –– Alabama Association of General Contractors (Alabama AGC) members gathered at Back Forty Beer Company for the 6th Top Forty Under Forty event to celebrate the future leaders of Alabama's construction industry. The Top 40 Under 40 Award, presented in collaboration with Business Alabama, acknowledges the outstanding efforts …

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DBIA Announces Projects in Florida and Georgia as National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award Winners

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announces the winners of the 2023 National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Awards. A total of 62 projects from across the United States were submitted for consideration in 10 different categories. The submissions underwent evaluation by a panel of industry experts.

“With the continued growth of …

Ardmore Roderick’s Jimenez Awarded 2023 Engineer of the Year by FES

ORLANDO, FL — Eric M. Jimenez, PE, Vice President and Director of Southeast Operations of Ardmore Roderick, was awarded the 2023 Engineer of the Year Award by Florida Engineering Society (FES). The Engineer of the Year Award is given annually to a member of FES who best exemplifies …

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Camargo Elected 2025 AIA Florida President

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) elects Elizabeth Camargo, AIA, as its President for 2025. She previously served as one of four Vice Presidents in 2023.

In 2004 Camargo founded EC Architecture+Design, an architecture and interior design firm in Miami …

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Projects in Florida and Georgia Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Florida and Georgia won regional awards in the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition, created by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes DOTs for making a difference in their …

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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates ABC Award for the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Gilbane Building Company recently accepted the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction for the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement project. The ABC Awards ceremony celebrates the year’s most outstanding construction projects and contractors for their achievements in leadership, …

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Alabama Associated General Contractors Hosts the Annual BUILDSouth Awards

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) recognized the most innovative projects, safety efforts, and other victors of the statewide construction industry at the annual BUILDSouth Awards Ceremony at the Club in Birmingham.

The BUILDSouth Awards celebrate members who have made achievements in safety, workforce expansion, and …

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Manhattan Construction Company Honored as Top Safety Leader by Associated Builders and Contractors

TULSA, OK — Manhattan Construction Company (Manhattan) announces it has earned a National Pinnacle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), presented at the 33rd annual Excellence in Construction Awards during ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

Manhattan won the Pinnacle Award for its forward-looking safety program. This is the …

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SEAA Partners with GMF Steel Group and Other Members to Host Students at Florida Career Event

LAKELAND, FL — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) held its second Career Fair to spread awareness about the career opportunities available in the steel construction industry. Hosted by member company GMF Steel Group in Lakeland, Florida, the Career Fair brought together approximately 100 students from five local high …

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Mobile Section of AlabamaAGC Installs Whitman as 2023 President

MOBILE, AL — The Mobile Section of the Alabama Associated General Contractors of America (AlabamaAGC) was honored to have Mobile’s Mayor Sandy Stimpson as the guest speaker for their Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers held at the Country Club of Mobile with a record crowd of members and guests. …

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Frank Becomes President of AIA Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Beverly L. Frank, AIA, LEED AP, is the new President of the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida). An architect whose work spans multiple Florida public universities, municipal and civic work, and several projects for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Frank's Tampa Bay-based, …

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Projects in Georgia and Tennessee Receive Build America Awards from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

The Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Construction Risk Partners recently honored this year’s best new and renovation construction projects with Build America Awards at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Build America Merit Awards were also presented to construction companies at the convention.

“These awards are designed …

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Gresham Smith Wins Top Prize in ACEC Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence Awards

NASHVILLE, TN — Gresham Smith announces that the design of the I-24 MOTION project for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) received the 2022 Grand Conceptor Award, the top prize, from the American Council of Engineering Companies Tennessee (ACEC Tennessee) 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards program.

Three additional Gresham Smith-designed projects …

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LEO A DALY Earns Multiple AIA Palm Beach Design Awards

PALM BEACH, FL — Several LEO A DALY projects received 2022 Design Awards from the Palm Beach chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

“It is great to be recognized by the AIA for our design and the work of our team to execute these challenging and impactful facilities,” …

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Tennessee Started 837 Transportation Projects in Year-One of Infrastructure Law, New Report Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tennessee leveraged $1.1 billion in federal highway and bridge formula funds in FY 2022 to help jumpstart 837 new improvement projects in communities across the state during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September …

Tennessee Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a C Grade

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases the 2022 Report Card for Tennessee's Infrastructure, with 13 categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of a C, the same grade given by the section in its 2016 report. That means Tennessee’s infrastructure is …

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Superior Construction Receives 2022 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Award

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Superior Construction, an American family-owned infrastructure contractor, received the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's National Contractors Safety Award for its safety program.

Superior was one of four contractors to receive the award nationwide and won in the mid-size category for companies with one million …

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Alabama AGC Hosts Construction Leadership Council Leadership Development Conference

MOBILE, AL –– Alabama Associated General Contractors (AGC) recently served as the chapter host for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Leadership Development Conference. The event took place at the historic Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa in Mobile, Alabama.

The conference, co-hosted by AGC of America, brings together the nation's …

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Hensel Phelps Wins Project of the Year and Two Eagle Awards at ABC Central Florida Excellence in Construction Award Ceremony

ORLANDO, FL — Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Excellence in Construction awards program is a competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect, and engineer. All projects were judged …

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Georgia DOT Project Wins Regional America’s Transportation Award

A Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) project won a regional award in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state DOTs for making a difference in their community, with …

Construction Workforce Shortages Risk Undermining Infrastructure Projects As Most Contractors Struggle To Fill Open Positions

Construction workforce shortages are affecting nearly all construction firms, undermining the industry’s ability to complete projects on time and on schedule and threatening the success of new federal investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, according to the results of a workforce survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and …

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Associated General Contractors of Georgia Names Noblett as the 2022 Safety Leadership Award Winner

ATLANTA, GA — The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) announces Phillip Noblett, a Superintendent with Alston Construction Company, LLC, has received the Safety Leadership Award.

As the statewide chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. (AGC of America), AGC Georgia presents the Safety Leadership …

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Younglove Construction Wins ABC of Iowa Award

ATTALLA, AL — Younglove Construction, L.L.C., of Sioux City, Iowa, recently received a construction award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Iowa during the association’s annual Excellence in Construction Gala, which was held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Younglove Construction was recognized with a …

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Alabama Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a C- Grade for the Second Time

MONTGOMERY, AL — The Alabama Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases the 2022 Report Card for Alabama’s Infrastructure. Alabama civil engineers gave 12 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a C-, the same grade the state received in its 2015 report, meaning Alabama’s infrastructure is …

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World of Asphalt, AGG1 Break Records, Max Out Music City Center in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — Asphalt paving and aggregates professionals filled in a sold-out Music City Center exhibition floor in Nashville as World of Asphalt’s 20th Anniversary and AGG1 brought the industry back together. Organizations from across the country, including Rogers Group, Inc. and Milestone Contractors sent representatives ranging from C-Suite executives …

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Transportation Advocates Gather to Mark TRIP's 50 Years of Serving the Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Transportation advocates gathered in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 50th anniversary of TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. Delayed by a year due to COVID-19, TRIP is celebrating five decades as the only national organization devoted exclusively to generating news and social media coverage of …

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APWA Board Selects Pugh as New President-Elect

KANSAS CITY, MO — With just a handful of months to go before a new president heads the American Public Works Association (APWA), the association board has selected a new President-Elect, long-time active member Keith Pugh, PE, PWLF. Previous President-Elect Dan Hartman had to step down from his role, …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Award for Project in Florida

MARTIN COUNTY, FL — An HDR project in Florida recently received a 2022 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The state-winning project advanced to the national ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition, which culminates with the announcement of national award winners at the Engineering Excellence Awards …

ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Associated Builders and Contractors and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announce a collaborative partnership to address mental health and suicide prevention throughout the U.S. construction industry.

The goals of the partnership are to improve the mental health of construction workers through effective suicide prevention education, intervention, …

NAPA Announces 2021 Larry H. Lemon Award Winners

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winners of its 2021 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement utilizing less than 50,000 tons of asphalt. The winning companies received their awards during NAPA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, …

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USGBC Florida Celebrates First Statewide Leadership Award Winners

TALLAHASSEE, FL — USGBC Florida recently announced the 2021 statewide Leadership Award winners at its inaugural virtual celebration. These awards recognize local excellence in high-performance building design, environmental stewardship, community impact, and volunteerism in the state.

The program included a keynote by George Bandy, Jr., Board Member of GBCI and …

ABC: Florida is the No. 1 Construction Business Climate State

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Associated Builders and Contractors recently released its seventh annual Merit Shop Scorecard, a ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development, grow career and technical education, strengthen careers in construction, and advocate for fair and open competition for taxpayer-funded construction projects.

Florida returned to …

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O’Connor Elected to 2022 AEM Board of Directors, Construction Equipment Sector Board

LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray O’Connor, has been elected to the 2022 Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). O’Connor has also been elected to the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board, where he previously served from 2014 through 2018. …

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Benton Boulevard Extension Wins ACEC Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality and ASCE Georgia Civil Engineering Awards

SAVANNAH, GA — VHB and Chatham County Engineering were recognized with both a Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) Preconstruction Design Award from American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Georgia and a Civil Engineering Project of Merit Award from the Georgia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) …

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ACEC/MA Announces Pond/Michael Baker International as a Bronze Excellence Award Winner

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Pond/Michael Baker International as a 2021 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award winner for their work on the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center.

Connections are at the heart of the groundbreaking Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla …

AIA Florida Celebrates Award-Winning Work Throughout the State

ORLANDO, FL — The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects recently celebrated work from the utilitarian to the sublime at its annual AIA Florida/Caribbean Region Design & Honor Awards at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando.

The Design Awards, judged by a jury based in New York City …

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Associated General Contractors of Georgia Announces New Board of Directors

ATLANTA, GA — The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) announces that David Moody will continue to serve as its Chapter President for the 2021-2022 term. Moody is President and Chief Executive Officer of C.D. Moody Construction Company, Inc. Other officers continuing their roles at AGC Georgia’s board of …

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Projects in Florida and Tennessee Receive Project of the Year Awards from SEAA

SUNNY ISLES, FL — Projects in Sunny Isles, Florida, and Nashville, Tennessee, have been named a recipient in the annual Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of the erection …

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IEDA Welcomes Phelan as New Marketing Director

WESTCHESTER, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) hires Kim Phelan as its new Marketing Director. An association publishing professional, Phelan has a history in the construction equipment industry and the rental business. For 15 years, she has created or curated written and live content on business subjects ranging …

A Snapshot of the Demolition Industry and Trends for 2021

The demolition process involves an unimaginable breadth of products and services to meet the needs of clients and communities. From structural demolition and dismantlement to industrial recovery and C&D recycling, from specialized rigging and landfilling to insurance services and equipment manufacturing, from general contracting and architectural salvage to facilities decontamination, …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Indiana, mayor (2012 to January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year. He withdrew from the race and endorsed Biden …

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ABC 2020 Review and 2021 Construction Economic Forecast

Despite chronic difficulties sustained by contractors and others with securing human capital in January 2020, the nation added 214,000 net new jobs. It followed that up with an even more blistering 251,000 jobs in February.

For 113 consecutive months, the nation had added jobs – an unprecedented winning streak in …

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How AGC of America is Making Sure Politicians Learn the Right Lessons from the Election

The 2020 elections appear to have delivered simultaneous rebukes to both President Trump and the liberal agenda. While he performed better than most polls predicted, as of writing, the President’s ongoing efforts to contest the election appear to have little chance of success. Yet enough down ballot elections broke Republicans’ …

AASHTO Recognizes Florida DOT Employee with President’s Award

OCOEE, FL — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently presented Barbara Davis, Toll Studies and Forecasting Administrator for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, with the President’s Transportation Award for Research during a nationwide virtual event. Davis’ work includes developing advanced …

ARTBA 2021 US Transportation Construction Market Forecast

Transportation construction activity is forecast to decline 5.5 percent in 2021, as transportation authorities, state, city, county, and local governments face unprecedented revenue shortfalls, budget pressures and lower demand for travel and freight services, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) model shows. The 2021 market will reflect the …

ABC Elects 2021 National Chair, Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Steve Klessig, Keller Inc., to serve as the 2021 ABC National Chair during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Stephanie Schmidt, Poole Anderson Construction, was elected Chair-Elect, and Milton …

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McCarthy Building Companies Deploys Women’s Safety Harness Program

DALLAS, TX — A recipient of the women’s safety harness grant from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. (McCarthy) is piloting a new women’s safety harness design across it’s Dallas, Houston, and Atlanta-area project sites. The safety harness grant was created by …

CII, CURT, and ECC Explore Formation of Official Alliance to Streamline Service and Support for the Capital Projects Industry

AUSTIN, TX — Leaders from the Construction Industry Institute (CII), the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT), and the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC) are exploring the establishment of a unified, industry alliance to capture benefits of increased content collaboration, better sharing of research, and benchmarking learnings to improve application, diversifying …

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USGBC Georgia Announces 2020 Chrysalis Award Winners

ATLANTA, GA — Six winners took home green awards after the virtual celebration of the Chrysalis Awards.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Georgia created the Chrysalis Awards to support broadening the conversation between the green building industry and the green community. The goal is to support and recognize the people …

Zapata Named CMAA's Certified Construction Manager of the Year

MIAMI LAKES, FL — Lionel Zapata, PE, CCM, Senior Federal Program Manager, based in HDR’s Miami Lakes, Florida office, has been named Construction Management Association of America's (CMAA) certified construction manager of the year.

The Mehdi Heydari CCM of the Year award program recognizes individuals for achievements …

ABC Honors Student Winners of 2020 Construction Management Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-six teams of undergraduate students from colleges and universities nationwide put their construction project leadership skills to the test during Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual Construction Management Competition, which was held virtually for the first time. The four-person teams, which were assigned to complete the same …

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Alabama AGC Donates High Tech Simulator to Local Skills Trades Academy

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) is helping pave the way for the construction industry’s future.

In 2019, Alabama AGC held a significant role in launching the Hoover city school system’s Skills Trade Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center (RC3), a program designed to advance youth …

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Leadership Through Extreme Circumstances

When Robert “Bob” Lanham, Jr., P.E., started his tenure as 2020 President of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), he set three main goals: expand member engagement, increase federal investment in construction, and reduce and reform federal regulations on construction and development.

Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. …

The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

CII and AGC Bring Together a Panel of Industry Leaders for COVID-19 Webinar

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently held a webinar called “Roundtable on Perspectives and Best Practices in Owner-Contractor Collaboration During COVID-19” to provide updates on a variety of industry topics concerning the virus. The panel for the webinar featured two CII owners, …

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award

ORANGE PARK, FL — Twelve departments of transportation (DOTs) were named winners of the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA) by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). This is a record number of PPAs awarded in a single year since the awards were first presented in 2001. The award celebrates long-life asphalt …

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CSDA Elects 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members. The election took place via email and mail-in ballots and results were announced at a recent board meeting, which took place through Zoom, as the association’s planned 48th Annual Convention was cancelled due …

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Peevy, Georgia DOT Planner, Named AASHTO Transportation Management Fellow

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announces that Phil Peevy, the Atlanta Branch Chief in the Office of Planning has been named an American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Transportation Management Fellow.

Peevy, who has been with the department for 15 years, will …

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Caddell Construction President and CEO Inducted into Alabama Construction Hall of Fame

MONTGOMERY, AL — Caddell Construction’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Eddie Stewart, has been inducted into the Alabama Construction Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed by Alabama Associated General Contractors (Alabama AGC) at a recent ceremony.

Stewart is currently in his 41st year of his career in …

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MCA Honors Nelson with Patrick R. Bush Award

ODESSA, FL — The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented its annual Patrick R. Bush Award to Jan Nelson of Odessa, Florida, in appreciation for her service to the association and the metal construction industry. The awards were given during MCA's Winter Meeting Awards Dinner in Palm Springs, California.

This award …

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ARARentalWorks Day Introduces 300 Orlando Students to Service Technician Careers

ORLANDO, FL — In the midst of a skilled labor shortage impacting Orlando and the entire United States, the American Rental Association (ARA) recently hosted ARARentalWorks Day at The ARA Show in Orlando, Florida. The event at the Orange County Convention Center educated hundreds of local trade and technical students …

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Wong Selected as Member of AIA Florida’s 2019 Class of Citizen Architects

TAMPA, FL — Gresham Smith announces that Ray Wong, AIA, MBA, EDAC, LEED Green Associate, a Senior Architect in the firm’s Tampa healthcare studio, has been selected as a member of the American Institute of Architects Florida Chapter’s 2019 Class of Citizen Architects. The annual award honors local …

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BL Harbert Takes Home Three BuildSouth Awards from Alabama AGC

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Association of General Contractors (AGC) every year recognizes Alabama’s top contractors for their work in the previous year through their annual AGC BuildSouth Awards.

The awards are given across several categories, including building construction, design/build, highway construction, international, construction management, heavy industrial construction and municipal …

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JCB Awarded 2019 Supplier of the Year by United Rentals

POOLER, GA — Construction equipment manufacturer, JCB North America, was recently recognized by United Rentals, Inc. as its 2019 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes JCB for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence.

“Winning the coveted United Rentals Supplier of the Year award is …

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CSDA Announces Erin O’Brien as New Executive Director

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) announces the appointment of Erin O’Brien as its next Executive Director, following the retirement of Pat O’Brien who served as Executive Director of the association since 1992.

“Erin has been intimately involved with the operations of CSDA for the …

CTBUH Announces Award of Excellence Winners for Annual Awards Program

CHICAGO, IL — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the Award of Excellence Winners for the CTBUH 2020 Awards Program. The winning projects represent the very best tall buildings, urban contributions, technologies and innovations emerging recently in cities around the world.

Winners were selected across a …

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ICRI Announces 2019 Project of the Year and Awards of Excellence Winners

SAINT PAUL, MN — The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the winners of its 2019 Project Awards. The Ile-aux-Tourtes Bridge Rehabilitation was chosen as the ICRI 2019 Project of the Year. This year, three finalists were chosen, and the winner was announced at an awards ceremony.

ICRI awarded seven …

BLHI Takes Home Seven ABC Awards for Excellence in Construction

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Alabama Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has awarded BL Harbert International with seven Excellence in Construction awards. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted from across the Yellowhammer State, …

Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2 percent year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.1 percent for the month and are …

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Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire

ARLINGTON, VA — Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the …

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IEDA Announces Launch of Revamped Website, Hosted by Sandhills Global

VICTOR, NY — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) is a self-regulating organization dedicated to advancing the goals of independent used equipment dealers and related businesses worldwide. The IEDA's website is a vital part of its mission to help equipment dealers build more profitable relationships, and to provide its members …

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SEAA Announces 2018 Person of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Jack Vernon Nix, Jr. of Key Largo, Florida, Vice President of Operations for Shelby Erectors, Inc., was named the 2018 Person of the Year by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). A veteran of the steel erection industry for nearly 25 years, Nix is also …

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces 2018 Perpetual Pavement Award Winners

ORANGE PARK, FL — Six departments of transportation were named as winners of 2018 Perpetual Pavement Awards by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). The award celebrates long-life asphalt pavements that reflect the characteristics of a Perpetual Pavement design.
The award is presented to state transportation departments and local agency road …

Woolpert Receives SAME Award for Leadership, Mentorship

TAMPA, FL — The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) recently presented Woolpert with the 2019 Seymour S. Greenfield Sustaining Member Award. The national award was presented at the Society Ball and Awards Gala that concluded the 2019 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo.
The annual award, named after former …

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American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Elections Results

LEWIS CENTER, OH — The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) recently announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation in Las Vegas. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes:

Executive Board
President: Gary Brown - R.L. McCoy, …
GCAA Executive Director Wansley Appointed to Aggregate and Concrete Executives Board

JOHNS CREEK, GA — Association Executive Director of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association, Jeff Wansley, has been appointed to serve as Secretary/Treasurer on the national Aggregate and Concrete Executives board of directors for the term 2019-2020. Wansley will then move into the ACE Vice Chair position in two …

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ABC Honors Contractors Leading the Industry in Safety Performance

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance.
The National Safety …