AGC's Kime Named to ASSE Chapter Board

AGC Safety Director Mandi Kime has been named to the Board of the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). She is serving as its Communications Chair. ASSE is the oldest and largest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people property an...
Posted on 06/23/2009

Future Leadership Forum Event: Economist Ken Simonson

AGC of America Chief Economist Ken Simonson visits Seattle for a discussion with the Future Leadership Forum July 13. The nationally-renown expert will present A Stimulating Time for Construction? The stimulus bill contains a wide array of spending for construction. What types of construction wi...
Posted on 06/23/2009

APWA/AGC 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The APWA/AGC 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 14 at the beautiful Avalon Golf Club in Burlington. $60 early bird registration. Special Offer: Included with your online registration is a 1-year subscription to Golf Digest. Click APWA/AGC Golf for info.
Posted on 06/23/2009

Southern District 64th Annual Field Day & Golf Invitational

  Southern District 64th Annual Field Day & Golf Invitational Friday July 31 2009   The Southern District AGC of Washington Annual Field Day & Golf Invitational will be held at Gold Mountain Olympic Course in Bremerton on Friday July 31. The shotgun scramble w...
Posted on 06/22/2009

Retro News: Big Refunds Even with Improving EMRs

AGC Retro members recently celebrated all over the state and with good reason: they received the largest combined refund to date of $37 million and hit a milestone $104 million in cumulative refunds. Lauren Gubbe Director of the Retro Program said a record number of memb...
Posted on 06/22/2009

Subscribe to WSDOT's Stimulus News You Can Use

WSDOT e-newsletter has info on highway project delivery and rail and transit projects. Notable info from the current issue: WSDOT met its goal to obligate 50% of state funds before June 29 so it’s eligible to receive more funds if other states miss that deadline; 107 projects are pending advert...
Posted on 06/09/2009

Note Increase in UW's Small Works Roster Limit

Effective July 26 UW’s Capital Projects Office is raising the limit for small works roster projects to $300000 announced Olivia Yang director of CPO’s Special Projects Group at AGC’s Capital Projects Brown Bag event. For info and contractor qualifications visit the CPO website here (but note th...
Posted on 06/09/2009

National Economist, Mariners Game Slated for FLF

AGC of America Chief Economist Ken Simonson visits Seattle for a discussion with the Future Leadership Forum July 13. The nationally-renown expert will present “A Stimulating Time for Construction?” The stimulus bill contains a wide array of spending for construction. What types of construction ...
Posted on 06/09/2009

Sign Up for Great Golf Events…Sponsorships Available!

Two more tournaments for AGC Members: AGC Central District Golf Tournament June 18 at the Apple Tree Resort. Carved from the rolling terrain of 100 year-old orchards in Yakima Apple Trees prestigious resume includes a 4-star rating by Golf Digest. Golf and dinner $95. The 11th Annual Safety Te...
Posted on 06/09/2009

NEW! Financial Management in Uncertain Times

Plan to attend this timely class on June 24. This course explores how successful companies manage cash and liquidity to improve financial performance. Led by two Moss Adams LLP Partners who draw upon their many years of experience working with the region’s most successful contractors the course...
Posted on 06/09/2009

AGC Welcomes More Members!

The AGC Board of Trustees approved the following firms for membership: General Contractors -- Freeman Bell Construction and Development LLC (heavy civil - excavation storm sewer water electrical utilities); Jansen Inc. (heavy civil construction) NW Civil LLC (civil and geotechnical construction)...
Posted on 06/09/2009

GM to Honor AGC Fleet Discount Agreements

In light of recent news General Motors reinforced its commitment to the AGC/GM discount program and its intention to honor warranty commitments. GM is interested in extending the discount program to 2010. For more info click GM Fleet Discount.
Posted on 06/09/2009

AGC Members Among Best Lawyers

Attorneys from AGC member firms on Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Best Lawyers Construction Law” list include John Ahlers Ahlers & Cressman (Ahlers is an active member of the AGC Legal Affairs Committee); Stanton Phillip Beck Lane Powell; David Groff Groff Murphy; Henry Jameson Jameson Babbi...
Posted on 06/09/2009

Display the New AGC Logo!

AGC of Washington is respected by the business community regulators and government officials across the state. By using the AGC logo your company is demonstrating the skill integrity and responsibility that the association upholds. Display it in your ads and other materials. Click AGC Logo to d...
Posted on 06/09/2009

Build Washington Awards Photos

  Whether you were there to take part in the festivities or you want to see what you missed photos from the outstanding 2009 Build Washington Awards are now available. To view more photos please visit: www.collages.net. User Name: 2009AGCPassword: 17899 ...
Posted on 06/08/2009

Where's the Work? Project Lists from Public Agencies

Department of General Administration Link to upcoming projects on General Administration website General Administrations powerpoint presentation from June 1 AGC Brown Bag Event Contact: John Lynch 360.902.7227 jlynch@ga.wa.gov Port of Seattle Link to projects ...
Posted on 06/03/2009

AGC Build Washington Awards: Congratulations to Winners!

More than 300 people attended the Build Washington Awards event sponsored by Moss Adams LLC and emceed by KIRO Radios Dave Ross. Congratulations to winners of all 22 awards including Lease Crutcher Lewis (Grand Award for Construction); Aecon Buildings Inc. and Sicklesteel Cranes Inc. (Grand Awar...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Big Changes in Purchases for Resale

By Darcy Kooiker As part of its effort to bridge the current budget shortfall the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 6173 which makes substantial changes to the wholesale purchasing process. Beginning in 2010 buyers will be required to use sellers permits rather than resale certifi...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Kenyan Contractor Visits AGC

Andrew Clapham Senior Director of Design and Construction for Vulcan Inc.; Rehema Dida owner of Jara Construction Limited in Kenya; and Doug Freeman General Manager and part owner of Freeman Bell Construction & Development LLC.   One of the benefits of AGC membership i...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Future Leadership Forum Hosts Panel of Legends

Learn from Legends of the Northwest Construction Industry: Jim Crutcher Allan Osberg and Chris Clark. June 2 5:30 p.m. AGC Conference Center. All early- and mid-career construction professionals from AGC member firms are invited to attend this free event. Click Panel of Legends for more info ...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Workplace Safety is Focus of New Ad Campaign

The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) in partnership with AGC and three other business and labor organizations recently began an advertising campaign to raise awareness about the importance of workplace safety in Washington state. Television radio and Internet ads in Western Washingto...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Fill Out Salary Survey and Receive Free Copy

Moss Adams in cooperation with AGC is conducting the 2009 Salary Guide industry survey to provide comprehensive data on salary and benefits for executives management and other construction industry positions. Please take a moment to complete the survey; click Moss Adams Salary Survey. All data ...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Construction Solutions Conference June 2

This one day conference focuses on sustainable buildings and green building design and its impact on the buildings indoor environment. The conference takes place June 2 at the WA State Convention and Trade Center Seattle. Click Construction Solutions for details.
Posted on 05/27/2009

AGC Webinar: What Has The Legislature Done to Me Now?

The Legislature has acted and now the AGC wants you to know how enacted bills will affect your company including such things as changes in sales tax procedures restrictions on communications in workers comp appeals and issuance of stop work orders. AGCs Legislative Staff will host the 30 minute ...
Posted on 05/27/2009

Bid Opportunities: Brown Bag Lunch on New Capital Projects

Want to know about upcoming opportunities? Hear about dozens of construction projects included in budgets passed by the Legislature at this free Brown Bag event June 1 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Harborside Room of McCormick and Schmicks Restaurant on the first floor of the AGC Building in Seattle. Reps f...
Posted on 05/27/2009