July-August 2016 Safety eNewsletter

Click below to view Mobile Section’s July August 2016 Safety eNewsletter: 2016 July-August Mobile Section, Alabama AGC Safety eNewsletter

GoBuild Alabama

GoBuild Alabama Alabama’s construction industry is getting older—and smaller. Thousands of men and women leave the trades every year, and there aren’t enough young workers to replace them. If we want our state to continue to prosper, we have to start from the ground up.Did you know that 7.2 million Americans are employed by a construction trade annually. The construction …

White-Spunner Construction completes $1.86M Community Bank Branch in Mobile, AL

MOBILE, Alabama (September 2, 2016) ­­ White­-Spunner Construction, Inc., a leading contractor in the Southeast and ranked 19th largest general contractor in Alabama in 2015 by Business Alabama, is pleased to announce the completion of a second Community Bank in Mobile, AL. The location is 6587 Airport Blvd. in west Mobile. The first day of business for the new branch …

City of Mobile Invitation to Bid October 5, 2016 at 2:30 P.M.

Street and Drainage Improvements  Trinity Gardens 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, October 5, 2016 and then publicly opened and read in the City Engineering Department, 3rd Floor, South Tower, Room 357 for constructing: Project No:                  …

Mobile County “Pay As You Go Road Program”

  The 2016 November 8th Ballot will include Mobile County’s 2016-2018  “Pay As You Go” Road Program  Referendum. We realize the election is still over two (2) months away, however; this is a very important issue and we urge you to help us in our endeavor to make sure this referendum is approved. Please begin now, educating your employees, co-workers, …

7th Annual Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo

The 7th Annual Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo sponsored by Southwest Alabama Workforce Development Council (SAWDC) will be held September 21-22, 2016 at the Mobile Civic Center. We are expecting over 10,000 8th grade students, teachers, and counselors from eight (8) Southwest Alabama Counties to attend. The World of Construction & Safety hopes to introduce as many students as possible to our industry. If you …

DataDigest September 6, 2016 by Ken Simonson, AGC of America Economist

Contractors Again Report Difficulty Filling Jobs – Filling craft positions and some salaried positions remains a challenge for contractors, according to participants in AGC’s 2016 Workforce Survey, though slightly less so than in 2015. More than two-thirds (69%) of the 1,459 respondents stated they were having a hard time filling some hourly craft positions, AGC reported on September 1st. In …