Articles & Resources
for Professional Development, Career Development, Leadership Development, & the Latest in Construction

Training, Education & Development e-Forum —The TED Forum convened by AGC of America is open to all AGC members who are interested in career development, professional development curriculum, credentialing, and the latest trends and initiatives to enhance learning and performance.   

Click here to learn more and join this forum.


A Game Plan for Successful Construction Contracts - Focus on Blocking and Tackling - Interface Consulting International, Inc.
'A Victory for Property Owner Rights': How the Supreme Court's Waters of the US-Related Ruling Impacts Builders - Construction Dive
AGC of America 2016 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Report - AGC of America
AGC of America 2016 Workforce Survey Results: Georgia Results - AGC of America
AGC of America 2016 Workforce Survey Results: National Results - AGC of America
AGC of America 2016 Workforce Survey Results: South Results - AGC of America
AGC of America & Sage Release 2017 Outlook - AGC of America
AGC Presses Its Position on New OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements - AGC of America
AGC Wins Big in Unanimous Supreme Court Decision on Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determinations - AGC of America
AIG Bets on Workplace Safety Wearables with Investment in Startup HCS - Insurance Journal
American Society of Civil Engineers Ponders the Potential of the Internet of Things - ENR
Apple's Indoor Survey App Creates Building Interior Maps Using an iPhone - Gizmodo
Augmented Reality Construction Helmet to "Change the Nature of Work" - The BIM Hub


Best Practices in Construction - The Constructor: Civil Engineering Home
BIM: Essential for Quick Completion of Residential, Commercial Building Projects - R & D
BIM Drives New Organization Models and Advanced Technologies - Consulting-Specifying Engineer


CMD's Q3 2015 Construction Starts Forecast Report - CMD Insight
Collaborative Workplaces Can Cut Costs -
Construction Business Best Practices Series, Step 1: Build an "On-Purpose - On-Target" Business - Construction Business Owner
Construction Dollars and Sense: September 2016 - Smith Adcock and Company LLP
Construction Employment Rises in 39 States Between May 2015 and 2016; But Only 19 States Add Jobs From April to May As Firms Run Out of People to Hire - AGC of America
Construction Employment Stalls In June But Tops Overall Rate of Job Gains Since June 2015; Data on Pay, Hours, Unemployment Point to Worker Scarcity - AGC of America
Construction Expected to Grow at Modest Rate across Key Sectors - FMI
Construction Sales Tax Liabilities: Managing the Contract - Smith & Howard
Construction Sales Tax Liabilities: Invoicing Customers - Smith & Howard
Construction Sales Tax Liabilities: Purchasing Items for Use in the Contract - Smith & Howard
Construction Spending, Labor & Materials Outlook - AGC of America
Construction Fall Prevention Effort Reaches 2.5 Million Workers - ISHN
ConstructorCast: OSHA Rule Affecting Drug Testing - AGC of America
Contractual Considerations for Melding BIM with Integrated Project Delivery - Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP
Court Halts Fair Pay Safe Workplaces, "Blacklisting," Executive Order Implementation - AGC of America
Cybercrime: Why You're Almost Certainly At Risk - And What To Do About It - Constructor Magazine


Death, Taxes...and Changes - Interface Consulting International, Inc.
Design Professionals Must Embrace Virtual Design and Construction to Improve - ENR
Diversity: The Construction Industry Talent Sourcing Solution - Sovereign Construction & Development
DroneBase Standardizes and Creates a New Trade: Drone Pilot - ENR


The Easy Way to Stay Inspired at Work - Fortune
Employment Edges Up, Unemployment Shrinks in July; Spending Accelerates in June - AGC's Data DIGest
Engaging With Customers on Social Media: Top Tips for Construction Companies - Construction Global


The Fair Labor Standards Act: Exemption Changes and Challenges - Fisher Phillips
Feds Launch New Process for Drone Registration - ENR
Final Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - OSHA
Five Must-Haves for the Construction Office of the Future - Construction Executive
FLSA Salary Threshold Increases to $47,476/Year; Duties Test not Changed - AGC of America
Flying High: Why the Industry Needs Drones to Get Off the Ground - Constructor Magazine
Flying Robots Builds a 3D Model & Guides Itself - ENR
FMI's First Quarter 2016 Construction Outlook - FMI
Fraud Alert: Beware of Email Scams During Tax Season - Smith & Howard


Gartner: Internet of Things Adoption in Commercial Buildings to Eclipse Homes Through 2017 - Construction Dive
Georgia EPD Notice of Intent (NOI) Forms for Land Disturbing Activities - for Primary Permittees
Georgia Economic Outlook: August 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Employment Conditions: March 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Employment Conditions: April 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Employment Conditions: May 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Employment Conditions: June 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Employment Conditions: November 2016 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia Fact Sheet 2016 - AGC of America
Georgia Labor Market Update: January 2017 - Wells Fargo Securities
Georgia's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 5.8 Percent - Wells Fargo Securities
The Golden Years of Innovation May Be Ending - ENR
Government Finalizes Troublesome New Persuader Rule; Legal Challenges Pending - Fisher Phillips
Governor's Plan To Pay For Construction Training Not A Fix For Current Labor Crunch - Bisnow


Heat Illness Prevention Tips - OSHA
High Performance Sustainable Construction Reduces Life Cycle Operating Costs and Boosts Productivity - REJournals
Holograms Add New Dimension to Construction - ENR
How BIM Could Be "Business" Information Modeling -
How Video Games Became Design and Construction Tools - ENR


The Importance of Showing Off - Inc.
Industry Focus: Construction Hardware Connected - Connected World
Insurance-Indemnity - What's the Difference? - SmithCurrie


JBKnoweldge 3rd Annual Construction Technology Report - 2014 - JBKnowledge


Laser Scanning and BIM - Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences


Mapping the World in 3D - with Drones? -
Millennials and the Leadership Gap - Medium
Millennials in Construction: Learning to Engage a New Workforce - FMI
Million-User Strong Safety App Coming to US Market - Engineering News Record


The New Sales & Use Tax Law - Georgia Construction Today
Nine Ways Technology Impacts Communication in the Construction Industry - iSqFt Blog-Latest News
NLRB Green-Lights Union Expansion with Broadened "Joint Employer" Rule - Stephen L. Wright, Esq.
NPDES Notice of Intent Forms - Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission


OSHA's Confined Space Rule Raises Bar for Construction Site Safety - AGC of America
OSHA Delays Effective Date for Enforcing Employees' Rights to Report Workplace Injuries, Illnesses - OSHA
OSHA's FAQs for Confined Space Requirements -
OSHA's Final Rule May Prohibit Safety Incentive Programs - Lexology
OSHA Raises Penalties 82% and No One Notices - JDSUPRA Business Advisor
OSHA Signing Ceremony Renews Alliance with Georgia Youth - OSHA


Precast and Prefab Give Walbridge Profitable Steps into Lean Construction - FORConstruction
Preventing Deadly Interruptions and Distractions - Construction Global
Productivity Sells - FMI Quarterly
Protect Your Employees from Sexual Harassment - Protect Your Company from Unnecessary Claims - Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP


Reauthorizing the Perkins Act: Investing in Career and Technical Education - Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships
Recruit Construction Workers Now for 2020 - AGC of America
Riding the Wearable Wave: Great Scott! Is Back to the Future Here? - AGC of America
The Role of Wearable Technology in Risk Reduction - Construction Executive
Rugged Smartphone Includes Thermal Imaging Camera - ENR


SBA Finalizes Small Business Subcontractor Counting Rule - AGC of America
Seventy-One Percent of Cosntruction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2016 - AGC of America
6 Construction Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 - The B1M
Smart Glasses Could Improve Field Efficiency and Safety - ENR
Solving for Data Fragmentation - Bloomberg Vault
Special Considerations for Subcontractors and Suppliers on P3 Projects - Smith, Currie and Hancock LLP
Survey: Atlanta construction labor shortages remain a top concern - Atlanta Business Chronicle


Talent Development in the Construction Industry - 2017 FMI Industry Survey
The #1 Most Common Mistake Family Business Owners Make - Family Business Institute
Things to Consider B4UFLY a Drone on a Jobsite - Georgia Construction Today
Trends in Automation - Building Information Modeling, Part II - Dollars & Sense
Trump Hope Fuels Momentum for Georgia Construction Jobs to Grow in 2017 - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Two-Thirds of Contractors Have a Hard Time Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire Amid Growing Construction Demand, National Survey Finds - AGC of America


Understanding Unsolicited P3 Proposals - Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP
The Unimportance of Practically Everything You Do - The Construction Leading Edge
USDOL's New Rules on Overtime Pay Resource Center - Fisher Phillips


Workforce Shortage Survey Media Call - AGC of America
Worker Shortage Survey Media Release Video - AGC of America & AGC Georgia


Year-End Tax Planning for Contractors: Take Advantage of These Depreciation-Related Tax Breaks - Smith & Howard