News from carolinas agc A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Aug 28, 2014, 08:35 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

CAGC Lobbyist Named One of North Carolina's Most Influential Lobbyists

Dave Simpson, NC government relations/building director for Carolinas AGC (CAGC), has been ranked as 34th of the top 60 lobbyists working in the NC...

Aug 11, 2014, 06:45 ET
(L-R) Nicholas Beamon, Karl Rove, Cynthia Mills, Benjamin Carson, Sr., M.D., and CAGC Chair of the Board Cleve Paul (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas AGC)

Dr. Ben Carson, Karl Rove Headline CAGC Construction Industry Summit

 The construction industry is in the midst of a transformative period—a sentiment which rang loudly during the 2014 Carolinas AGC...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:27 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

Contractors, Designers Meet with Top North Carolina Lawmakers--and Get Big Results

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members and staff, along with representatives from AIA North Carolina, the Professional Engineers of North Carolina, and...

Mar 12, 2014, 07:30 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

North Carolina's Commercial Building Code Moves to Six-Year Cycle

 In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving the commercial building code (except for the...

Feb 19, 2014, 14:01 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

Carolinas' Construction Industry Embarks on Study Tour to China

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is excited to unveil an international opportunity that supports how the construction industry is changing in the Carolinas...

May 21, 2013, 07:14 ET
Nationally-known speakers to address Carolinas' construction industry.

Emmitt Smith & George P. Bush to Keynote Carolinas AGC Construction Industry Summit

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) will bring together hundreds of executives representing highway, building, and utility construction companies, specialty...

Feb 07, 2013, 07:30 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

Carolinas AGC Testifies Against North Carolina Lien Agent Law

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) and its members testified against new North Carolina lien agent legislation, scheduled to take effect April 1, at a January...

Nov 08, 2012, 14:06 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

South Carolina Elections Bode Well for Construction Industry

 Statewide results in yesterday's South Carolina General Election bode well for the construction industry, says construction trade association...

Jul 03, 2012, 07:00 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

Passage of Transportation Bill is a Victory for Construction Industry and Economy

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) and its members applaud the passage of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (H.R. 4348). The legislation...

Jun 08, 2012, 07:05 ET

NC Lawmakers Hear from Construction Industry at CAGC's NC Legislative Day

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members visited with North Carolina General Assembly members June 6 to promote infrastructure funding and better payment...

Sep 07, 2010, 07:00 ET
Carolinas Associated General Contractors logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas Associated General Contractors)

Contractor Groups Urge Congress to Pass Highway and Transit Bill

 Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) co-hosted a South Carolina Highway...

Oct 05, 2009, 07:00 ET

Construction Stabilizes; Recovery Not In Immediate Sight

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer (TM) For second quarter 2009, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) dropped a mere 1.1%....

Jun 26, 2009, 07:00 ET

While Business Isn't Better, The Worsening Has Slowed

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) For first quarter 2009, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) posted a modest 3.3% gain due to...

Aug 11, 2006, 01:00 ET

Construction Barometer Cites Robust Industry Growth

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For 1st quarter 2006, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) remained virtually unchanged from...

Aug 11, 2005, 01:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Contractors Making Do, Good Help Hard to Find in Rising Economy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're feeling the pull of having more work but not more skilled workers, you're not alone. The...

May 25, 2005, 01:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Barometer(TM) Shows Continued Stability

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) showed continued stability in the commercial...

Sep 30, 2004, 01:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer Shows Bluer Carolina Skies

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first quarter of 2004, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) posted a 1% decline from...

Mar 19, 2004, 00:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) Shows Brighter Horizon

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM), which tracks quantitative data as well as...

Aug 22, 2003, 01:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) Unchanged; Indications of Improving Construction Business Conditions Seen

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM), which tracks quantitative data as well as...

Oct 23, 2002, 01:00 ET

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) Moves Up 5.9% Seasonal Factors Power the Increase

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) posted a 5.9% increase during the second quarter of 2002,...