Volume 2 -- Issue 21 -- November 3, 2005
 
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Economic
AGC Economist Ken Simonson Issues Construction Alert Showing Widespread Materials Inflation
AGC’s Chief Economist Ken Simonson to Lead Audio Conference on the 2006 Economic Outlook for Construction Materials
Simonson Says
Materials Costs Push Construction Spending to Record in September
Environmental
Back by Demand: AGC Environmental Management System (EMS) Workshop
Education
Educators Join Industry Representatives to Learn About AGC Construction Career Academies
Registration Now Open for the Winter 2005/2006 Project Manager Courses and Leadership in Construction Workshops
Highway
AGC Declares Highway Trust Fund on Verge of Bankruptcy
Senate Moves Transportation Spending Measure
AGC Weighs in on Highway Emergency Relief Funding
2006 AGC Highway Issues Meeting to be Held in February
Budget
Infrastructure Budget Cuts Still Being Considered
AGC PAC
AGC PAC Newsletter
Sundt Construction to Implement PAC Payroll Deduction Pilot Program
Construction Finance
9th Annual Construction Financial Management Conference Another Success
AGC Publications
AGC Helps Contractors Handle all Equipment and Materials Safely
Chapter Corner
Associated General Contractors of Vermont Training Team Wins National Award
AGC Awards Programs
Apply Now for the 2006 Build America and Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
Apply Now for the 7th Annual AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards
Apply Now for AGC’s Workforce Development Awards

  AGC Economist Ken Simonson Issues Construction Alert Showing Widespread Materials Inflation
AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson recently issued AGC’s Construction Inflation Alert, an analysis of the cost of construction from 2001 to 2005 which examines reasons for the dramatic rise in construction costs in the past two years as compared to the general rate of inflation.

 

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