The Associated General Contractors of South Florida realizes the vital impact the construction industry has upon the well-being, comfort and safety of the entire public, and this awesome role requires professional responsibility founded upon honor and trust. This responsibility requires, among other things, that we seek to improve construction methods, management and service, to eliminate uneconomical and improper practices, and to build responsibility throughout the industry. It surely cannot mean less than the establishment of construction service which will give to the investing public an assurance of skill and faithful performance.
The 2014 Session of the Florida State Legislature kicks off on March 4, 2014. As we have for the past 92 years, the Associated General Contractors will be in Tallahassee protecting the interests of the construction industry in Florida. We have eight items we will be watching closely as our legislative priorities, but we will be watching over 200 bills that will be filed that affect the construction industry. On the link are the most important issues we have identified so far.
The cranes are returning to downtown Miami - not the long legged, long necked variety but the large, tall type of heavy equipment. Construction activity has returned...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - Integrity Worldwide is a safety edge protection company, supplying edge protection for high rise construction projects. Our motto is (Safety Speed & Savings) where we will create, shape and innovate the world market demand. In 2004 Integrity Worldwide found the need to improve edge protection in Canada, where some of the harshest climate conditions exist, and launched the Kwick Post Edge Protection where it found great success satisfying customers. In 2006 the Speed Post was introduced, and has since been continually upgrading solutions both nationally, and internationally.
Thursday, January 16 2014 - Great night of networking with a large collection of South Florida's Top Construction professionals, a ticket to the game in the Duffy's SKy Club, and Full-service catered buffet including beer, wine, soda and water throughout the game! Enjoy networking throughout the entire evening with a wide variety of construction professionals from CASF, AGC ASPE, ECA, NAIOP, UCA, and TCU in the Duffy's Sky Club section of the BB&T Center.
The AGC has a long and proud history of leading the construction industry going back to its Charter in 1922. Every two years the Chapter gathers together to honor its past leaders, install new officers and directors and present awards.
ENR, Forbes, Barron's, and many newspapers and Construction periodicals are warning of the growing shortage of skilled construction workers. Your business will be affected. BUT, there is a way to fix it and get ahead of the shortage.
Since 1998 the South Florida AGC has offered the Supervisory Training Program (STP) classes for members and non-members (at a higher registration fee of course). STP is a series of nine individual courses which when completed, give students total class instruction on issues most important in construction supervisory management education.