South Florida AGC celebrates its best golf tournament to date! A huge "Thank You" to all of our players, attendees, and sponsors for which our success would not be possible. Everyone had a fantastic day filled with laughter, fun, and socializing at the Trump National Doral, one of the more prestigious golf clubs in South Florida. Come take a look at "What's happening with South Florida AGC!"
In an analysis of three cranes that collapsed in the Miami area on Sept. 10, 2017 as Hurricane Irma passed over Florida, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that while the cranes were set to “weathervane,” or spin freely in the wind, all three were a specific model whose jibs may have been vulnerable to turbulent wind vortexes.
An Engineering News-Record analysis of Center for Responsive Politics and Federal Election Commission data revealed that construction companies and industry groups raised $58.7 million through Sept. 24 to back their chosen candidates, while building trade unions raised $97.8 million.
On October 17, 2018, the Trump Administration unveiled its Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions mapping out federal agency priorities for the coming months.
State emergency officials said they are expecting heavy rain later this week, which could mean a rush of people in shelters.
Florida led the nation in construction job growth over the past year, according to a new report. Contractors added 70,700 workers to their Florida payrolls, a 14.8 percent growth rate, in the 12 months ending in September, the Associated General Contractors of America reported.
In line with AGC recommendations, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an October 11 memorandum clarifying the agency’s position that its rule prohibiting employer retaliation against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident drug testing.
AGC has compiled data on the role of the construction in the economy and employment in the United States, each state and major metro areas.