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Aug 26, 2016, 10:15 ET New Federal "Fair Play" (aka "Contractor Blacklisting") Rules Released

On August 24, the White House released final regulations and guidance on the so-called "contractor blacklisting" rules. The final rules are being...


Aug 03, 2016, 07:00 ET Construction's Rising Leaders Honored by Carolinas AGC

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) proudly announces the inaugural class of 2016 Top Young Leader Awards. These prestigious awards honor CAGC...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:11 ET Carolinas' Construction Leaders Honored

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) proudly announces the Carolinas AGC inaugural Class of 2016 Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Legacy winners. These...


Mar 16, 2016, 13:25 ET NC Voters Overwhelmingly Approve $2 Billion Bonds for Construction

In great news for taxpayers and the construction industry, voters across North Carolina on Tuesday, March 15, in a two-thirds vote, approved...


Mar 01, 2016, 09:03 ET CAGC Leads All Industries in Connect NC Bond Campaign Fundraising

As one of the few industry associations actively raising money for the $2 billion Connect Bond Campaign, Carolinas AGC has confirmed pledges that...


Feb 04, 2016, 07:05 ET CAGC Foundation Announces 2016 Board of Trustees

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the CAGC Foundation 2016 Board of Trustees: Chair: Greg Hughes,...


Feb 03, 2016, 07:05 ET Carolinas AGC Announces 2016 Board of Directors

 Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors. Chair: Edison Cassels, Edison...


Feb 02, 2016, 07:00 ET 2015 Pinnacle Winners Enhance The Carolinas & Advance The Construction Industry

 On January 30, 2016, Carolinas AGC (CAGC) bestowed the 2015 Pinnacle Awards—the most prestigious recognition in the Carolinas...


Dec 03, 2015, 07:45 ET NC Governor Stresses Need For Transportation, Building And Utility Funding

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, during a meeting with nearly 120 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members (construction contractors and suppliers) said...


Dec 03, 2015, 07:45 ET NC Governor Stresses Need For Transportation, Building And Utility Funding

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, during a meeting with nearly 120 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members (construction contractors and suppliers) said...


Dec 02, 2015, 07:45 ET Pro-Employee/Union-Free - A Carolinas' Tradition

 North Carolina and South Carolina have a tradition of maintaining a pro-employee/union-free workforce, which is stronger today than ever due...


Dec 02, 2015, 07:45 ET Pro-Employee/Union-Free - A Carolinas' Tradition

 North Carolina and South Carolina have a tradition of maintaining a pro-employee/union-free workforce, which is stronger today than ever due...


Sep 02, 2015, 10:26 ET Rep. Arp Urges Contractors to Take Action on House Bond Package

 North Carolina Representative Dean Arp, PE (R-Union County), presented his infrastructure bond plan to more than 80 attendees at the Carolinas...


Apr 22, 2015, 15:21 ET CAGC Launches Pro-Employee/Union Free Website to Counter NLRB Ambush Elections

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) has launched a website to complement its robust Pro-Employee/Union Free resources to help the...


Apr 07, 2015, 10:52 ET Crowder Announces Leadership Transition

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) congratulates Crowder Constructors for its recent leadership transition. Effective April 1, 2015,...


Feb 10, 2015, 06:45 ET 2014 Pinnacle Winners Enhance The Carolinas & Advance The Construction Industry

 On February 7, 2015, Carolinas AGC (CAGC) bestowed the 2014 Pinnacle Awards—the most prestigious recognition in the Carolinas...


Feb 03, 2015, 06:55 ET Carolinas Associated General Contractors Steps Up Fight to Prevent Industry Related Injury and Death

 In light of recent construction tragedies announced by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) for 2014, Carolinas Associated General...


Aug 28, 2014, 08:35 ET 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 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...


Mar 20, 2014, 13:26 ET Lt. Gov. Dan Forest Looks at Large Bond Issue for State Construction Needs in North Carolina

Faced with a potential $6 billion price tag to repair and renovate existing state buildings and community colleges, North Carolina may need to...


Mar 12, 2014, 07:30 ET 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' 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...


Feb 04, 2014, 15:02 ET 2013 Pinnacle Winners Enhance The Carolinas & Advance The Construction Industry

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) recently bestowed the 2013 Pinnacle Awards—the most prestigious recognition in the Carolinas construction...


Jan 07, 2014, 14:51 ET Carolinas Associated General Contractors Announces 2014 Board Of Directors And Division Leadership

The Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) announces its 2014 Board of Directors: Chair: Cleve Paul, Monteith Construction...