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    Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Should a construction manager or general contractor ever pose the following question to a subcontractor – ‘How can I, as a CM, improve your company’s safety?’ – the answer would likely take some serious thought.  Answering this question requires a construction manager (for the purposes of this article, the term construction manager will be synonymous with general contractor) to walk in the shoes ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Member News, Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, January 15, 2018
    In a rare and unusual move, the State Workers' Compensation Rating & Inspection Bureau has filed for a statewide average rate decrease of 11.1% for 2018. The overall reduction of 11.1% is due to many factors, including intense management awareness of loss control measures and post injury claims management.   The filing includes significant rate reductions in Steel erection codes.  In addition to ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, AGC MA News, Economic, General Industry News
    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    In December of 2007, specialty contractor Abhe & Svboda, Inc. (ASI) entered into a contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to clean and paint certain sections of the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.   The contract required the work be completed by October 30, 2009 with a liquidated damages (LDs) provision of $3,000 per day for each calendar day of delay.  ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, General Industry News, AGC MA News, Labor Relations News
    Wednesday, December 13, 2017
    In partnership with The Blackstone Valley Educational Foundation and the ACE Mentorship Program, AGC MA has established a new pilot program “AGC MA/ ACE Building Future Leaders Program for the Blackstone Valley: An AGC MA Work Force Development Initiative”.  The goal of the proposed program is to educate and inform teachers, guidance counselors, parents and the public of the exciting and ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Education, General Industry News, Member News
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Bachelor of Science in Facility Management (BSFM) Program – Fall 2017  DO.LEARN.SUCCEED  Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is pleased to announce the launch of a new degree program; a Bachelor of Science in Facility Management (BSFM) Program. The BSFM program are designed for working professionals that allows students to complete the degree ...read more
    Categories: In the Community, General Industry News, Member News
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Boston Business Journal Recognizes Waltham and Cape Cod Based Construction Company as One of the Largest in State     WALTHAM MA – May 17, 2017 – Delphi Construction, Inc. was recently named one of the 25 largest General Contractors in Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal. This marks the company’s debut on the list which is published in print and online each year.  Delphi owner and CEO, ...read more
    Categories: General Industry News
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently met with industry professionals and educators at the offices of construction manager Colantonio Inc. to discuss ways to educate schools, parents and students about the high-paying opportunities offered in construction and to dispel the negative myths surrounding the industry.   The industry is suffering a major shortage of tradespeople and professionals that ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Press Release, General Industry News
    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 CompanyChris Scarvalas, Consigli Construction Jack Toland, Wentworth Institute of TechnologySamantha ...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.  No ...read more
    Categories: General Industry News, AGC MA News, RFQ's

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