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Jun 21, 2017, 11:50 ET Construction Foundation Awards 2017 Scholarships

CAGC Foundation announces the 2017 CAGC Foundation Scholarship awards honoring three individuals entering the construction industry (Four-Year...


May 22, 2017, 13:10 ET Work Zone Safety Bill Will Save Lives

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is celebrating the passage of the Work Zone Safety Bill, legislation that will save lives for the construction industry and...


May 16, 2017, 13:27 ET CAGC Sees Success in Long-Term, Sustainable Road Funding

Carolinas AGC (CAGC), the construction trade association for the Carolinas, celebrates big wins for the construction industry in South Carolina...


Apr 24, 2017, 09:23 ET Mobile Workshop Promotes Construction & Other Industries

A small coalition made up of Carolinas AGC, the SC Trucking Association, the SC Homebuilders, and the SC Forestry Association have tirelessly...


Feb 08, 2017, 11:16 ET Build Your Career Program to Tackle Construction Workforce Shortage

The CAGC Foundation announces the launch of a construction industry-wide program, Build Your Career, to help tackle the biggest challenge in North...


Jan 30, 2017, 06:45 ET Pinnacle Winners Enhance The Carolinas Construction Industry

On January 28, 2017, Carolinas AGC (CAGC) bestowed the 2016 Pinnacle Awards to four construction projects which enhance their communities, and the...


Jan 18, 2017, 07:30 ET CAGC Foundation Announces 2017 Board of Trustees

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the CAGC Foundation 2017 Board of Trustees: Chair: Claudia Dodgen,...


Jan 18, 2017, 07:30 ET Carolinas AGC Announces 2017 Board of Directors

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors: Chair: Marty McKee, King Asphalt,...


Oct 05, 2016, 08:00 ET CAGC Presents Association Excellence in Washington D.C.

With 210 Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chapter representatives from across the nation present in Washington, D.C. on September...


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 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...


Oct 23, 2015, 07:00 ET Construction Firms Urged To Take 13 Steps To Improve Workplace Safety Amid Rise In Construction Fatalities

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC) are urging commercial construction firms...


Oct 07, 2015, 08:43 ET Construction Leaders Promote Construction Industry on Capitol Hill

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) leaders descended on Washington, D.C., last week for an annual AGC National & Chapter Leadership Conference that included...


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...


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...