AGC Recruiting New Staff

With the departure of Elizabeth McKay (Safety Department) and Jen Odland (Education Foundation) AGC and the AGC Education Foundation are recruiting! Share this info with those whom you believe would be interested. For more info on the Safety Specialist position click AGC’s Jobsite. Those inter...
Posted on: 08/24/2010

Stiffarm, Kime Featured in Hearing Conservation Article

Doug Stiffarm of AGC member Woodworth and Co. and AGC’s Safety Director Mandi Kime were featured in an article on hearing conservation regulations in Safety + Health magazine. Stiffarm notes that his firm offers employees hearing protection choices and arranges audiometric testing and cautions t...
Posted on: 07/27/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: S A R Construction Co. Inc. (Commercial industrial and residential); Selland Construction Inc. (Heavy highway and utilities); Basin Refrigeration & Heating Inc.
Posted on: 07/13/2010

AGC Members Talk Sustainability Issues with European Visitor

The similarities and differences with which European and American construction industries approach sustainability was the topic of conversation between AGC members and a representative of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC). While on a trip to the U.S. Frank Faraday Director of ...
Posted on: 06/29/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Advanced Technology Construction Corp. (Building); Ball Janik LLP (Legal services); CEMEX (Heavy highway); Greenberry Industrial LLC (Industrial construction); Kevcon Inc. (Government contractor); Praxair (Industrial gas manufacturer and supp...
Posted on: 06/29/2010

Dick Farrow, Former Northwest Construction Council President, Passed Away

AGC mourns the passing of Richard “Dick” Merle Farrow who died unexpectedly on April 15 in Cathedral City Calif. Dick was President of the Northwest Construction Council in 1976. He was born Dec. 21 1925 in Olympia to Merle and Viola (Landon) Farrow. Shortly after Viola’s death 2-year-old Rich...
Posted on: 06/15/2010

New Membership Directory on its Way!

Be on the lookout for the new AGC of Washington Membership Directory. Use this to find general contractors subcontractors and associated firms that embrace the AGC ideals of skill integrity and responsibility. Every member company automatically receives one directory but you can order additiona...
Posted on: 05/25/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members

The following firms were recently approved for membership by AGC Officers: BakerCorp (Rental of tanks pumps and filtration systems); McGriff Seibels & Williams (Insurance); Riverside Steel Erectors (Commercial and industrial building structures); Snyder Roofing of Washington LLC (Roofing and ...
Posted on: 05/11/2010

Thanks to Our Advertisers...Join Them!

AGC thanks these members that are among the recent new advertisers in AGC’s newsletters and website: Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP Omega-Morgan and PlanCenter.com. To find out how you can reach the high quality and targeted market of AGC members click AGC Advertising and Sponsorship Oppor...
Posted on: 05/11/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership by AGC’s Board of Trustees: Traylor Frontier-Kemper J.V. (heavy civil and tunneling) and BESTCCLS Inc. (construction/land survey).
Posted on: 04/27/2010

More Projects on Where's the Work? Webpage

Seattle’s 2010 Capital Project list and King County Waste Water Treatment Division’s major construction and design projects scheduled for 2010 are just a few of the many not-yet-advertised projects added to AGCs Wheres the Work? webpage. The webpage provides links directly to lists of public proj...
Posted on: 04/14/2010

AGC to Help Keep Volunteers Safe

AGC’s Safety Department will be helping to ensure that Rebuilding Together Seattle volunteers stay safe at their work sites on Spring Rebuilding Day 2010. AGC Safety Director Mandi Kime says “I am excited to get to spend a day looking out for the safety of volunteers who are giving their time to...
Posted on: 04/14/2010

AGC of Washington Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Let AGC help you connect with your construction industry peers and potential business partners! We offer AGC members a wide variety of advertising and sponsorship opportunities – including some brand new ideas like a sponsored product spotlight article in this newsletter. Find out more about th...
Posted on: 04/14/2010

Show Your AGC Safety Team Pride!

AGC’s Safety Team® is celebrating 20 years of safety excellence this year and to help showcase the year-long celebration Safety Team is holding a photo contest. Take your Safety Team banner to a baseball game to a unique jobsite or to a company party. Put Safety Team stickers on your fleet of wor...
Posted on: 04/06/2010

We Win! AGC of Washington Earns National Honor

From left: Award sponsor Aon Construction Services’ Kevin White Henry Lombardi and Ken Caldwell join AGC of America’s 2009 President Doug Pruitt in presenting the Best Overall PR Campaign Award to AGC of Washington’s Communication Director Jerry VanderWood President Tom Zamzow First Vice Presi...
Posted on: 04/06/2010

AGC of Washington Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Let AGC help you connect with your construction industry peers and potential business partners! We offer AGC members a wide variety of advertising and sponsorship opportunities – including some brand new ideas like a sponsored product spotlight article in this newsletter. Find out more about th...
Posted on: 04/06/2010

New Location, New Phone Number for Southern District Office

AGC’s Southern District Office has officially moved from downtown Tacoma to its new space in Fife in a building now owned by AGC. Please update your contact information and in particular note the NEW PHONE NUMBER: AGC Southern District Office 3601 - 20th Street East Fife WA 98424. Phone: 253-...
Posted on: 03/30/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

General Contractor: Pacific Pile & Marine LP (marine construction upland construction and pile driving). Associates: Coastal Industrial Services (industrial and environmental maintenance); Safety Matters (safety consultation and services); Sound Environmental Strategies (environmental cons...
Posted on: 03/09/2010

Get Recognition for Your Company's Community Service Efforts!

For the second year AGC and Build Washington Awards sponsor Moss Adams LLP present the Service to the Community Award. This award recognizes the generous giving nature of AGC members who go above and beyond to support the communities in which they live and work. Apply today! Click Build Washin...
Posted on: 03/09/2010

Members Receiving Unsolicited Fax Invoices May File FCC Complaints

AGC members have again reported receiving unwanted solicitation faxes from the “National Association of General Contractors and Subcontractors Inc.” (NAGC). This time with a newly designed fax solicitation under the guise of an “Annual Dues Application” NAGC faxes have been reported by members ac...
Posted on: 03/09/2010

Get to Know Your AGC Staff: Megan Orthmeyer

As  the Development Coordinator for over three years Megan Orthmeyer secures resources for the AGC Education Foundation’s popular continuing education and school outreach programs. She helps to grow and maintain relationships for the Foundation and works on the endowments the annual fund planne...
Posted on: 03/02/2010

New Alliance Means Affordable Way to Manage Projects, Documents, Databases

Forward this info to your Estimating and IT Departments! AGC of Washington has teamed up with GradeBeam.com the only fully managed online communication network built by and for the construction industry to establish an exclusive strategic alliance that will dramatically improve AGC members’ prod...
Posted on: 03/02/2010

CWU Students Get OSHA 10-Hour Training from AGC Volunteers

AGC’s Safety Coordinator Elizabeth McKay teaches safety to CWU students. On March 26 AGC Staff and volunteers Don Robertson from Stoneway Concrete and Roger Hurst formerly with MSA traveled to Central Washington University to provide OSHA 10-Hour training for 75 students of CWU’s Safety& ...
Posted on: 03/02/2010

Kime Selected for ASSE Board and as NAVFAC Panelist

AGC’s Safety Director Mandi Kime has been named Board Member at Large for the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Kime will help lead the local chapter of the oldest safety society with more than 32000 occupational safety health and environmental professional members...
Posted on: 03/02/2010

Request for Bids for New Southern District Office

AGC’s Southern District Office will soon be relocating to its new space in Fife Washington. AGC members are invited to bid on the improvements to the space. Click Request for Bids and Scope of Work for additional info.
Posted on: 02/23/2010