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    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members: Erik Simon , PH.D, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike Guigli , C.A. Pretzer Adam Kreitman , Lee Kennedy Company Chris Scarvalas , Consigli Construction Jack Toland , Wentworth Institute of ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General Industry News
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    ​ DCAMM Bid Room Will ONLY Accept Bids Submitted Online For Projects Advertised on or after March 15, 2017 Effective March 15, 2017, bids on DCAMM Chapter 149, Chapter 149A (CM at Risk projects) and Chapter 30, 39M projects advertised on or after March 15, 2017 will ONLY be accepted through the agency’s web-based E-Bid Room and must be submitted through the DCAMM E-Bid Room website. ...read more
    Categories: General Industry News, AGC MA News, RFQ's
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1504-C3 CARGO BUILDING NO. 56 DRY SPRINKLER SYSTEM REPLACEMENT, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS , will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S - Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, ...read more
    Categories: Notice to Contractors
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    REQUEST FOR TRADE CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from TRADE CONTRACTORS interested in performing work for MPA CONTRACT #L1375-C2, TERMINAL B OPTIMIZATION . The Authority is seeking Qualification Statements from Trade Contractors who have a demonstrated experience in the construction and implementation of similar work in ...read more
    Categories: Notice to Contractors
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Sealed General Bids for MPA CONTRACT NO. H262-C1 REHABILITATION OF RUNWAY 11-29, L. G. HANSCOM FIELD, BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS , will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017, immediately after ...read more
    Categories: Notice to Contractors
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    The AGC Human Resources Committee’s most recent program featured a panel discussion on the implications for employers of the recreational marijuana referendum passed by Massachusetts voters last year. Michael Harrington, Esq. of Murtha Cullina and Jim Moore of eScreen joined a cross-section of construction human resources and safety personnel to discuss the law in the context of current ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News, Member News
    Monday, December 19, 2016
    Delphi Construction , Inc. the multi-market Construction Management firm with offices in Waltham and Cape Cod Massachusetts, has added Chris Thompson of Waltham, Massachusetts, to its leadership team in the role of Director of Project Development. Thompson, who formerly led Delphi’s Estimating department, will have an expanded role at the company, specifically with responsibility overseeing ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Member News
    Thursday, December 15, 2016
    WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2016 Delphi Construction , Inc. has announced that long time Delphi Vice President, Keith Shaw , has been named Chief Operating Officer of the multi-market construction management firm out of Waltham and Cape Cod. CEO Jake Simmons made the announcement at a company meeting for Delphi’s 70 plus full time employees. Simmons cited Shaw’s new ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has submitted a proposed Ordinance to the City Council that will “require all permit applicants to swear and affirm their company/individuals work histories and allowing for department Commissioners to deny or revoke a permit based on safety concerns including company and/or individual OSHA violations.” The proposed ordinance is in response to the recent, ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    DCAMM has reached out to AGC MA to help publicize its call for firms to participate in a new Disparity Study to evaluate the participation of MBE/WBE firms in Commonwealth construction and design services contracting and procurement activities. The Study is being undertaken to determine whether the current program remains legally defensible and administratively successful. The Study is being ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Member News
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    On November 16, 2016 Ron Ciotti, Partner, Hinckley Allen and Brian Perlberg, Sr. Counsel for Construction Law, AGC of America presented: Contract Killer Clauses and How to Survive Them . The program shared in-depth information on what clauses to look for that can put people responsible who can't control the risk. Some of those clauses to avoid included: “Differing Site ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Economic
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    AGC was pleased to participate in the 2 nd annual WIT Construction Management Career Fair on November 3, held in the Watson Auditorium. Students of all levels attended and engaged with prospective employers that included AGC members: BOND, C.E. Floyd Co., Central Ceilings, Columbia Construction, Commodore Builders, Consigli Construction, Delphi Construction, Elaine Construction, Erland ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    Today, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. was recognized by The Workforce Solutions Group (WSG) as the 2016 Employer of the Year. The recognition was given at the 7 th Annual Massachusetts Jobs and Workforce Summit at the Devens Conference Center in Devens, Mass. “This is a tremendous honor for us at Consigli, as we continually emphasize the importance of workforce development through ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, October 21, 2016
    Today, Consigli Construction Co., Inc. joined officials from the University of Massachusetts to launch the Life Sciences Laboratories on the Amherst campus. The new 64,000 square-foot, cutting edge facility houses the university’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) – an organization that aims to advance human health through fundamental research. “This state-of-the-art ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    Stunning Renovation of Historic Building 19 Ties Past to Present SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Officials from Springfield Technical Community College (STCC), the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), Consigli Construction Co., Inc., and Ann Beha Architects broke ground this week on construction of the STCC Student Learning Commons. The ambitious project marks a ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    AGC MA members are reminded that significant changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it pertains to overtime payment requirements go into effect December 1, 2016. Many employers will need to review policies for classifying employees under the FLSA, determining how wage payments are calculated, and developing policies for consistent recordkeeping and legal compliance. Attorney Drew ...read more
    Categories: Labor Relations News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    On Friday, September 30, 2016 Mayor Marty Walsh, Cisco's Shari Slate & the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement along with 20 area CEO’s and 200 participants gathered at the Omni Parker House for the second annual Best Practices conference hosted by the Boston Women’s Workforce Council. The conference featured roundtable discussions about best practices to close the ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    In the ever-shifting market- and economy-driven construction industry, benchmark anniversaries are no small feat. For Siena Construction, which celebrated 25 years in operation this year, their Silver Anniversary was a modest, yet impactful, affair. Siena’s President Terry Hayes recalls, “This July, we took a boat ride up and down the Charles River together as a company, and passed ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    (Boston, MA) Pinck & Co. was recognized this month as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. on the business publication’s annual Inc. 5000 list. The September issue characterizes those on the 2016 list as “the superheroes of the U.S. economy.” Says Jennifer Pinck, founder and owner of Pinck & Co. “We are thrilled that Inc. has chosen to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Employers expect to hire over 25,000 OHS professionals in the next five years (2012 – 2017) of which 71% will be safety professionals, and of that, 76% expect to have bachelor’s degrees. Contributing to the demand for a qualified workforce is the “graying” (retiring) of current professionals creating a need for new safety professionals who will outpace the number of ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Thursday, September 01, 2016
    This is a monthly news update regarding projects built by Consigli Construction Co., Inc. , a leading construction manager and general contractor with offices in Boston and Milford, Massachusetts, Hartford, Conn., Portland, Maine, New York State and Washington, D.C. serving clients throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. A fourth-generation family-owned business, Consigli is ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Last week the New England Real Estate Journal held the 2016 Construction Summit, Construction Trends of the Future. The AGC MA was asked to put together a panel on the industry’s current workforce shortage. Assembled to represent a diverse cross section of the market, the panel consisted of industry leaders Joe Albanese of Commodore Builders , Matthew Consigli of Consigli Construction , ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Education
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    More than 60 once troubled teens and young adults attended YOU Boston’s completion ceremony for their summer employment program to celebrate their accomplishments. The summer program requires participants to complete thousands of hours of tasks, including demolition and remodeling work through the BRA, mentoring students in Boston Public Schools and preparing meals for those in need. Joe ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, In the Community
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    The Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance (DCAMM) is pleased to announce further enhancements to its construction contract procurement processes with the addition of online bidding. DCAMM will begin accepting online bid submissions after July 15, 2016. Project advertisements and postings will identify those projects for which bid documents are available ...read more
    Categories: General Industry News
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    On June 24th, 2016, AGC MA held its annual Safety Breakfast, sponsored by AON Construction Services Group at the Boston College Club to honor 44 members achieving excellence in safety. ( See all photos here ) The National Safety Award recognizes firms that have developed and successfully implemented industry-leading safety standards across its portfolio of work. The award program incentivizes ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Member News, Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, June 20, 2016
    On May 13, 2016, the AGC MA Construction Leadership Council ( CLC) organized a large collaborative effort to help upgrade the facilities for St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children in Dorchester Massachusetts. St. Mary’s Center offers innovative and family centered programs for women and children who have experienced trauma and are in need of support. There are eight programs that ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Member News
    Thursday, June 16, 2016
    The Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) and Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) are pleased to announce a new education and training partnership. MCAP and CPCE now offer a tuition reimbursement program for eligible students to enroll in degree, certificate and workforce training programs, both online and on-campus. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    We would like to extend our thanks once again to Luciana Burdi, Deputy Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs at Massachusetts Port Authority for sharing her insight on Friday, June 10 th with AGC members. Dr. Burdi discussed the new capital program at MassPort, reported to be the largest in the history of the organization, with 74% allotted to Logan Airport that includes: ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    Recognizing AGC Contractor Members for Safety Excellence Since 1926, the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort to offer AGC members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. NASA compares a member's safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type. To be eligible, AGC contractor members must have participated in the ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    The AGC MA Code Committee continues its effort to offer insight into the pace and short-term outlook of the construction industry’s activity throughout the state. AGC Code Committee Members: Erik Simon , PH.D, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike Guigli , C.A. Pretzer Adam Kreitman , Lee Kennedy Company Chris Scarvalas , Consigli Construction Jack Toland , Wentworth Institute of ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Economic

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