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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...


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...


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...


Jan 27, 2015, 15:10 ET CAGC Foundation Announces 2015 Board of Trustees

 Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the CAGC Foundation 2015 Board of Trustees: Chair : Laura...


Jan 27, 2015, 15:06 ET Carolinas AGC Announces 2015 Board of Directors and Division Leadership

Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) is pleased to announce the 2015 Board of Directors. Chair: James Braswell, Langston...


Jun 10, 2014, 14:08 ET 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...


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...


Jul 23, 2013, 15:06 ET 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 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 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 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 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...