Vote FOR Mobile County’s Pay As You Go Road Program Referendum on November 8th

The November 8th Ballot will include Mobile County’s 2016-2018  “Pay As You Go” Road Program  Referendum.  As has become customary, MCRBA is undertaking an advertising campaign in an attempt to identify the importance of this referendum to the voters.  While this is very expensive, we feel this program is far too important to our industry  to chance losing it.  As a …

Deadline to Enter AlabamaAGC’s BuildSouth Awards is October 21st

The BuildSouth Awards competition is open to all Alabama AGC full and specialty contractor members. Projects are awarded in building construction, design/build, highway construction, international, construction management, heavy industrial construction and municipal utilities construction.  Deadline to enter is October 21st! Projects are judged on multiple criteria, including: •    Meeting the challenge of a difficult job •    Excellence in project management …

Alabama Business Confidence Survey Results

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Alabama  have released  results from the Q4 Alabama Business Confidence Index survey. You may find statewide ABCI results from all four metro areas on ABCI’s website. Each quarter, the Chamber’s Partners for Growth Investors are invited to participate in this survey administered by the University of Alabama.   Mobile Section AlabamaAGC  receives this information …

New Construction Employee Safety Orientation Guidelines Developed by OSHA Alliance Program

Abstract: Developed by OSHA Alliance Program’s Construction Roundtable, this document is intended to be used by construction employers as minimum guidelines to conduct a site safety and health orientation for all new employees, including temporary workers and subcontractor employees. Publisher: OSHA Alliance Program Publication Date: 2016 Full Text URL: Link to URL Publication Types: Forms, Checklists, and etc.; Manuals, Policies, Guidelines, and Handbooks, …

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 23,000 EMPLOYEES IN SEPTEMBER AS SECTOR’S EMPLOYMENT HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE THE END OF 2008 AMID STRONG DEMAND

News Release – AGC of America – October 7, 2016 Industry Officials Note the Sector’s Average Hourly Earnings Increased by 2.8 Percent for the Year as MostFirms Report Shortages of Qualified Workers, Number of Unemployed Workers Hits 16-Year Low for Month Construction employers added 23,000 jobs in September as employment in the sector hit the highest level since the end of …

Groups Call on Presidential Candidates to Include Long Term Funding for Infrastructure

Press Release from AGC of America dated October 5, 2016 Thirty-four of the nation’s leading business, labor, transportation and travel groups called on both major party presidential candidates to include long-term, sustainable funding measures as part of their infrastructure plans and are offering to help get those plans enacted in letters sent to both campaigns this week.  The various groups …

Local Student Selected as Go Build Alabama’s Student of the Month

Go Build Alabama, an initiative of the Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute (ACRI), has selected Alma Bryant High School senior, Lily Baria, as the first student recognized for the Go Build Alabama Student of the Month scholarship award for the 2016/2017 school year. Baria is a senior who also takes carpentry and construction courses at Bryant Career Technical Center in Irvington. …

City of Mobile Resurfacing City Wide CIP – Bid Date November 2, 2016

Notice to Contractors: Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Mobile, Alabama, 205 Government Street, 9th Floor, South Tower, until 2:30 p.m. local time, November 2, 2016 and then publicly opened and read in the City Engineering Department, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Room 357 for constructing: Project No: 2017-3005-01 Project Name: 2017 RESURFACING CITY …

Jeff Martin Auctioneers Hosting Equipment Auction November 11-12, 2016

Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc. invites you to attend their 2 day public auction in Brooklyn Ms on November 11 & 12.  The auction begins at 10:00 A.M. Click here to View Jeff Martin Auctioneers Flyer Deadline to include your equipment in this auction  is October 10th. Contact:  1-844-450-6200.

Save the Date of May 12 & 13, 2017 for Bonanza Day!

2017 Bonanza Day Flyer and Request for Sponsorships Please note that Mobile Section AGC is moving the date of our 49th Annual Bonanza Day Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and Golf Tournament to the weekend of May 12 & 13, 2017.   Since the Feds seem to keep closing the season on most of the fish we have traditionally fished for, prior to …