Archive for June 2018

Get Social: Follow AGC of America Today and Join the Conversation

Follow AGC on Facebook and Twitter and be the first to know about important news related to construction and AGC. Follow us on both and add to the discussion by clicking on Facebook and Twitter. You can also connect with us on LinkedIn and see what we’re up to on YouTube and Instagram.

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AGC of Ohio Online Buyer’s Guide

“Ohio Construction Connection” The Guide is easily accessible for construction professionals across Ohio and simple to use. www.agcohiobuyersguide.com There are many different opportunities to enhance your company’s exposure with different listing options. All AGC of Ohio members will have a basic listing throughout the Guide. However, if any AGC of Ohio member would like to…

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Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC)

Changes were made to the OFCC contract documents that significantly shift risk to contractors. AGC has a workgroup of members that are meeting with OFCC to educate them about reasonable contract language and advocate for changes that would create more balanced and equitable documents.

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Force Redraft of Erroneous Structural Steel Welding Legislation

AGC testified on H.B. 127, legislation that would establish structural steel welding and bridge welding requirements in the Ohio Building Code. The intent of the bill is to prevent the use of falsified certifications for structural steel welds as required by the architect/engineer in project specifications. However, the bill’s “as introduced” version did not reflect…

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Thwart Legislation Designed to Undermine Public Construction Procurement Laws

After stopping a similar effort during last year’s state operating budget deliberations, AGC led an effort of construction industry associations in opposition to H.B. 471, a bill designed to allow a third-party administrator to manage public improvement work under its DAS minority business setaside maintenance contract. After an interested party meeting involving most construction and…

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