A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Reshaping the Construction Industry

As we continue to look for ways to fulfill our commitment made to our students, apprentices and trainees, the concept of the virtual classroom becomes a real solution for many of...
Katrina Kersch's picture
April 06, 2020
As businesses across our region and the globe continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Partnership is launching the Greater Houston Business Recovery Center (GHBRC) to help Houston companies develop strategies and access assistance needed for their full recovery.
Construction Citizen's picture
April 03, 2020
Members of the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department put the FLEXVOLT 60V MAX* Chainsaw to the ultimate test at an emergency scenario rehearsal on various cars and materials with exceptional results.
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
April 02, 2020
The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on construction continue to increase. AGC’s second survey, conducted March 23-26, drew 1,640 respondents, of whom 39% answered “yes” to the question: “Did an owner direct you to halt or cancel construction on their own current project or one expected to start in the next 30 days?”
Ken Simonson's picture
April 01, 2020
TXRX Labs, a non-profit in Houston, typically provides creative workspaces to its members along with workforce training opportunities to the community, but with the rise of COVID-19 cases, they are now exclusively focused on manufacturing the much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers.
Jeff Stautner's picture
March 31, 2020
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen issued the following statement about the signing of the Coronavirus Aid...
Construction Citizen's picture
March 30, 2020
Growing up among a family of teachers, it was assumed that Shanice Kirkland would follow a similar path. Instead, she decided to take her career in a completely different direction and became a welder. To say her family was surprised is an understatement.
Rachel Burris's picture
March 26, 2020
COVID-19 has disrupted many of our lives and our organizations. We wish our partners well and hope for their continued wellness and safety. We understand that our partners have shifted their priorities to deal with immediate issues.
Construction Citizen's picture
March 25, 2020
A growing number of contractors have reported impacts on building projects and products from the coronavirus outbreak. An online survey AGC conducted March 17-19 drew 909 respondents, of whom 28% answered “yes” to the question: “Has any owner, government agency or official directed you to halt or delay work on any projects that are either active or expected to start within the next 30 days?”
Ken Simonson's picture
March 24, 2020
Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders generally improved in January, consistent with the burgeoning momentum of the U.S. economy during the early weeks of 2020, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Confidence Index released last week.
Construction Citizen's picture
March 23, 2020