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

AGC Members and Staff Have Huge Impact on 2009 Legislature

By David DHondt AGC Executive Vice President Given what we were faced with in the 2009 Legislature the eventual outcome is a compelling reason why contractors should want to be members of AGC of Washington. A well thought-out and Board-adopted plan a hard working staff and unprecedented member i...
Posted on: 05/12/2009

Making Every Penny Count

  On April 25 a team of 45 people came together to help restore and upgrade Northwest Harvests food bank on Cherry Street. This Rebuilding Together project involved fixing leaks painting walls building shelving and other miscellaneous tasks. Serving up to 2500 pe...
Posted on: 05/12/2009

AGC Joins WSDOT for Work Zone Memorial Event

  Mandi Kime AGC Director of Safety at the WSDOT Work Zone Memorial   On April 23 Washington State Department of Transportation AGC and other partners recognized the more than 5000 WSDOT workers and the thousands of city county and contractor crews working to improve ...
Posted on: 05/12/2009

President's Column: AGC 2009 Work Plan Summary

By Lee Kilcup President AGC of Washington AGC and our members are facing challenges that are unique in terms of complexity and severity from any Ive seen during my 30 years with the construction industry. Our response to these challenges also needs to be unique innovative and assertive. AGC mus...
Posted on: 04/28/2009

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The AGC Board of Trustees approved the following firms for membership (click names to visit their websites): Ideate Inc. an AutoCAD and Autodesk reseller offering product training and implementation services and Qualstar Credit Union.
Posted on: 04/28/2009

Cadman Presents Awards for Concrete Pump Truck Safety

At the April Concrete Pump Truck Safety Roundtable meeting Cadman Inc. presented awards as special thanks for the contribution to the construction industry and to concrete pump truck safety. Awards were presented to Elizabeth McKay AGC of Washington; Bob Maus Ferguson Construction; Al Hockaday Co...
Posted on: 04/28/2009

Attebery Honored, Roasted by Bremerton Chamber

Each year the Bremerton Chamber of Commerce presents the prestigious Thunderbird Award to leaders in the community who have shown a deep commitment to the overall prosperity of Kitsap County. This year recently retired Port of Bremerton CEO Ken Attebery became one of the fortunate few who have w...
Posted on: 04/15/2009

2009 Build Washington Safety Award Finalists

Build Washington Safety Award Finalists have been CHOSEN! Thanks to all of you who sent in applications for the 2009 Build Washington Awards. Participation in this years safety categories was outstanding. We had many companies participating for the first time as well as many repeat applicants. W...
Posted on: 04/03/2009

AGC Welcomes New Members!

Andersen Structures LLCMr. Robert Okano6712 N. Cutter Circle Portland OR 97217Phone: 503.283.6712Fax: 503.283.3607Email: okano@andersen-const.comSpecialty: Concrete construction. Bureau VeritasMr. Brent Eddings4636 E. Marginal Way S Ste. 140 Seattle WA 98134Phone: 206.763.7364Email: brent.edding...
Posted on: 03/17/2009

AGC Health Plan Continues to Thrive After Defeat of Bill

House Bill 1714 introduced by Rep. Eileen Cody would have essentially eliminated association health plans. AGC joined with several other associations and fought this legislation which died in the House of Representatives. The defeat of this bill is a big win for the AGC Health Plan and the cont...
Posted on: 03/13/2009

Lee Kilcup Elected New AGC of Washington President

At its January 23 annual meeting the AGC of Washington elected its 2009 slate of officers and board members. The officers are: Lee KilcupPresident Lee Kilcup is CEO of GLY Construction. Kilcup became vice president of operations for GLY in 1989 and vice president of...
Posted on: 01/27/2009

2008 President's Review: AGC Membership More Valuable Than Ever

By Steve Barger AGCs Immediate Past President Member value has always been the ultimate goal of AGC - to provide effective innovative programs that benefit of our members their companies and the construction industry. As President in 2008 I witnessed firsthand how AGC staff and members work tog...
Posted on: 01/27/2009

The Bug is Back! AGC Unveils New Logo with Old \Friend\

The AGC of Washington presents a new logo that brings back one of the most recognizable icons within the industry: the AGC bug the round symbol with the letters AGC on a red background. Members are invited to use the new logo and it can be accessed in various formats on the AGC website by click...
Posted on: 01/27/2009

AGC Annual Convention: Value Driven/Member Centered

How can contractors recession-proof their companies? Whats the likelihood of card check legislation passing Congress? Wheres the price of steel headed? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? If you bowl a perfect 300 must you buy a round of drinks? Find out the answers to these questio...
Posted on: 12/16/2008

AGC Welcomes New Members

Welcome to our new member companies!Seattle District - AssociateHungry Buzzard Recovery LLCMr. Marc Christiansen1912 - 192nd St. NE Bothell WA 98082Cell: 206.718.1741Fax: 425.489.9245Specialty: Roll off containers for collection of construction recyclables.Southern District - SubcontractorGround ...
Posted on: 12/16/2008

AGC Members Receive \Best Of\ Awards

Congratulations to these AGC members that were recently honored with Northwest Construction magazines Best of Washington awards which recognize construction and design excellence: AMEC Earth and Environmental Inc.; BNBuilders Inc.; Hermanson Company LLP; Lakeside Industries; McKinstry Co.; MidMou...
Posted on: 12/16/2008

Holiday Spirit - AGC Members Fill Tacoma Food Bank

  (AGC member Gordon Williams of F.S. & G.S. Services is seen packing a truck that his company donates for food bank use. Williams and two of his staff people deliver donated food purchased by AGC member contributions.) By Tim Attebery AGC Southern District Manager As the 2...
Posted on: 11/25/2008

AGC Introduces New Staff

  AGC introduces Chris Whitten...Chris has been working in the accounting department part time and just recently came aboard the staff as a full time accountant. He handles all of the accounts payable and accounts receivable here so if you have any questions about an invoice or...
Posted on: 11/25/2008

2009 AGC Membership Directory - Make Sure You're Included!

Planning for the next directory is underway! You should have received your update form in the mail at the end of Oct. If you havent already returned your form please do so by Friday Dec. 5. And remember that the directory information is used with the Find a Contractor feature of the AGC websit...
Posted on: 11/24/2008

AGC Welcomes a New Member Company

Welcome to our new member company! Southern District - General ContractorParsons Construction GroupMr. J.C. Brummond1216 - 140th Ave. Ct. E Sumner WA 98390Phone: 800.848.3777Fax: 253.859.5702Email: jc.brummond@parsons.comSpecialty: Heavy Civil transportation water wastewater.
Posted on: 11/10/2008

AGC Dues Discount Opportunity

Take advantage of a 2 percent discount by paying your AGC dues in full by Dec. 12! Invoices for the 2009 AGC membership dues are in the mail and are due by Jan. 15. Pay early and save 2 percent!
Posted on: 11/10/2008

Dick Bristow Remains at AGC in New Role

By Steve Barger 2008 President AGC of Washington Member value is the guiding principle set by the AGC Board of Trustees during its strategic planning process. Helping us deliver on that promise is someone very familiar to our members: Dick Bristow. As many of you know Dick came back to the AGC...
Posted on: 10/28/2008

Get to Know Your AGC Staff: Michele Willms

By Sarah TeagueMichele Willms is originally from Monticello Iowa (small town of about 3500 people). She moved to Washington in October of 1983. She graduated from Central Washington University (Go Wildcats!). She started at the AGC in 1995 by helping the Legislative office move into their new off...
Posted on: 09/16/2008

AGC Welcomes New Members

AGC Welcomes New Members Altus Traffic ManagementMr. Michael Hurd2351 S 200th St. Seatac WA 98198Phone: 406.586.8076Fax: 206.577.4577Email: mike.hurd@altustraffic.comSpecialty: Temporary traffic control flaggers signs cones. Ellipsis Construction LLCMs. Nicole Vizquel4580 Klahanie Dr. SE Ste. 5...
Posted on: 09/16/2008