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Jun 10, 2014, 14:08 ET
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Karl Rove, Ben Carson to Headline CAGC Construction Industry Summit

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

Mar 20, 2014, 13:26 ET
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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...

Feb 04, 2014, 15:02 ET
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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
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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...

Jul 23, 2013, 15:06 ET
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Lives Will Be Saved with New NC Underground Safety Laws

On July 22, the North Carolina House—in a 111-0 vote—approved legislation sought by Carolinas AGC (CAGC) that will save lives, help...

Jun 24, 2013, 15:51 ET
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Construction Industry Celebrates $600 Million Investment into South Carolina

 Carolinas AGC (CAGC) applauds South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for signing into law today legislation that invests nearly $600 million in...

Jun 13, 2013, 10:23 ET
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NC Legislative Leaders Stress Importance of Construction to State's Economy

 Top North Carolina legislative leaders met recently with members of Carolinas AGC (CAGC) to discuss the vital impact the construction...

Jun 11, 2013, 12:12 ET
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SCSAE Bestows Top Honors to Carolinas AGC Exec

 The South Carolina Society of Association Executives (SCSAE) has recognized Leslie Hope as the 2013 SCSAE Executive of the Year. As the...

May 07, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Carolinas AGC-Opposed Bidding Bill Gets Defeated

 The North Carolina House Government Committee has defeated for now a Carolinas AGC-opposed bill that would have given local bidding...

May 02, 2013, 12:01 ET
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Outlook Improving for North Carolina Construction Industry

 North Carolina's construction outlook appears to be improving as a result of proposed legislation before the North Carolina General Assembly,...

Mar 20, 2013, 07:30 ET
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Contractors Honored for Construction Jobsite Safety Efforts

 Carolinas AGC  and the CAGC Foundation announce the following awards presented to members with outstanding safety records for...

Mar 19, 2013, 07:30 ET
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Pinnacle Winners Advance Construction and Enhance the Carolinas!

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) announces the winners of the 2012 Pinnacle Awards—the most prestigious recognition in the Carolinas construction...

Feb 20, 2013, 14:18 ET
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Construction Group Commends NC Governor for Infrastructure Attention

 At a time when infrastructure funding is critical to North Carolina's construction industry and economy, Carolinas AGC (CAGC) commends North...

Jan 08, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Carolinas Associated General Contractors Announces 2013 Foundation Board of Trustees

 The Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) announces its 2013 Board of Trustees: Chair – Building: Matt Bares,...

Jan 07, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Carolinas Associated General Contractors Announces 2013 Board

The Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) announces its 2013 Board of Directors: Chair: Scott Fant, Sloan Construction...

Dec 14, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Carolinas AGC & Members Oppose Project Labor Agreements

 Carolinas AGC and its members are speaking out against the potential use of project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale construction...

Nov 08, 2012, 10:15 ET
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North Carolina Elections Bode Well for Construction Industry

 North Carolina voters elected, for the first time since the 1800s, Republicans to take control of state government— action that bodes...

Aug 10, 2012, 07:05 ET
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Save Your Life--Call 811 Before Digging

Carolinas AGC (CAGC), in celebrating "National 811 Day" tomorrow, August 11, reminds the community to call before you dig. Whether you're...

Jul 05, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Huge Win for Contractors as Double Payment Legislation Passes in North Carolina

 North Carolina's construction industry scored a major victory last week when the N.C. General Assembly approved legislation that will...

Apr 20, 2012, 11:23 ET
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Carolinas' Construction students honored with scholarships

 Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) and the CAGC Foundation, Inc. congratulate students from North Carolina and...