Courtesy of AGC of America 2012 AGC President Joe Jarboe with Clark Construction Group told attendees that he will conduct his presidential year on the theme of "Building Connections," emphasizing technology and collaboration among AGC members and the industry as a whole. Increased emphasis on technology and team-based project delivery highlighted learning opportunities at the Associated General Contractors of America’s 93rd Annual Convention in Honolulu March 13–17. Most of the convention’s workshops and continuing education sessions were focused on emerging skills important to today’s contractors—jobsite technology, collaboration, risk management and improved leadership skills, said AGC spokesman Brian Turmail.“We are very
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.