August 14, 2019
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Support the AGC Student Chapters CANStruction 2019 Entry


The Joint Venture team of AGC Student Chapters at Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University's Civil Engineering Department will once again participate  in CANStruction Boston on October  5th 2019.
 
With their sophomore entry the CM Clubs will help increase hunger awareness and donate food to those experiencing food insecurity in MA as they design and construction non-perishable, canned food sculptures to fit the year's theme of "Around the World".


If you're interested in supporting Leopard/Husky JV in their CANstruction efforts and offsetting the cost of the 2,500 cans of non perishable items used to create the impressive structure, please contact Emily Sheedy at 
781-786-8913 or sheedy@agcmass.org





New Payroll & Compliance Reporting System 

The Office of Economic Development and the Boston Planning and Development Agency will soon be launching a new payroll and compliance reporting system through Salesforce to monitor compliance for all construction projects under the 
Boston Residents Jobs Policy. 


Training sessions will be offered for any person/persons responsible for entering weekly payroll for your workers.


AGC AT WORK FOR YOU

Congratulations to the 2019 
AGC MA & MCAP 
Scholarship Winners!

The recipients rewarded are all outstanding individuals who work hard and show enthusiasm for the construction industry. All recipients are enrolled in a construction management or civil engineering degree program and maintain impressive GPAs. Representing from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and University of Maine. This year's recipients are looking forward to continuing their education and career in the construction industry.

Special thanks to the scholarship awards panel: Deborah Griffin, American College of Construction Lawyers, Stan Martin, Commonsense Construction Law, LLC Francis Madigan, F.W. Madigan, and Gary Miller, NELCO  and Bob Petrucelli, CEO, AGC MA.








 
AGC MA Behind the Scenes

Your AGC Staff has been working diligently all summer to prepare for a robust year of technical and educational programming, committee initiatives, work force development efforts and industry collaboration opportunities. 

A few things on the docket:

AGC's Workforce Development Task Force will be offering a variety of out- reach efforts that will include a soon to be launched AGC WFD video series & messaging campaign, local school construction site tours and school partnership opportunities. 

Our efforts continue with the Blackstone Valley Educational Foundation in the continuation of this years ACE mentoring program this fall.

AGC's CLC Committee is working hard on this year's Day of Service to be held this fall at Father Bill's & Mainspring's Evelyn House in Stoughton where more than 50 volunteers will participate in much needed housing renovations.

AGC's Program Committee's Emerging Risk Toolkit Series picks back up next month along with the Conversations With and Building Best Practices Series.

If you are interested in joining any one of our committees please contact 




MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

AGC Members Announced as the Top Best Restaurant Contractors in Boston by General Contractors Magazine

GC Magazine examined hundreds of local contractors and ranked them based on their portfolio, press coverage, awards, principals, versatility in work, and overall standing in the community. So whether its a franchise from a national food chain or local name you want to establish, these contractors can help you create your ideal dining space.

Congratulations to AGC Members Shawmut Design & Construction, Trinity Building + Construction Management, Columbia Construction Co., Consigli Construction Co., Construction Coordinators, Inc.and Berkeley Building Company for serving it up right!


Mystique at the Encore Casino
Trinity Building + Construction Management



AGC's BWiC Announces the 
2019-2020 
Executive & Advisory Committees

In May of 2019, AGC's Building Women in Construction announced new Chair Carli Cabana of Siena Construction as the 2019-2020 Chair. 



BWiC is pleased to announce Jackie Falla of Elaine Construction will serve as the 2019-2020 Vice (In-coming) Chair and Stacy Roman, Bowdoin Construction will continue on as past chair. 

As part of the new committee structure a formal advisory board will be announced this fall!

If you are a part of the AEC industry and interested in serving as a BWiC volunteer please contact Lisa Frisbie.

Be sure to save the date for October 3rd at Coppersmith's for the BWiC open house!



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Mark Your Calendars for the 2019
Build New England Awards!




Join us as we honor Building Excellence through collaboration at the industry's premier award event of the season!
 
Celebrate, Socialize & Network (plus a few surprises this year!) 

October 24, 2019 | 6:00-8:30 p.m. | The Intercontinental Hotel


PROGRAMS & EVENTS
AGC Summer Golf Clinic
August 22 | 5:00 8:00 p.m. | Granite Links

Golf is an important part of networking! Learn the basics or hone your existing game in this 90 minute clinic at Granite Links. Three pro's will instruct all levels of putting, chipping and driving.

Immediately followed by refreshments & networking with a view! (Only a few spots remaining!)



Emerging Contractor's Risk Toolkit - An AGC Law Series 
September 4,  | 8:00-10:00 a.m. | AGC MA 

The Claims Process: How to Avoid Losing Your Rights Without Getting Caught in the Middle
Presented by:   Jack DiNicola,  DiNicola, Seligson & Upton, LLP and  Jonathan Elder , Anderson & Kreiger LLP



CLC Site Tour- Kendall Square at MIT
September 12 | 3:00- 5:00 pm | Site 4, Cambridge 


After the tour Meetup at Meadhall!







Conversations With...Tom O'Brien
Founding Partner & Managing Director
The HYM Investment Group, LLC

September 13 | 7:30-9:30 a.m. | AGC MA Conference Center

HYM is currently leading the development of over eighteen (18) million square feet of mixed-use development in Greater Boston.


Thank you to our sponsor:



Boston NFPA 241 & Construction Safety Morning
September 24 | 7:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. | Westin Copley Place



What is an NFPA 241 Plan and Why Do I Need One?  Join us at the start of our Construction Fire Safety Morning to get your feet wet with an overview of what compliance with NFPA 241: Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations means.  Learn about the function of an NFPA 241 Plan, how it's enforced, and who is involved in the process.

Thank you to our sponsors:






PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

OSHA 30- Hour Training
August 19 | 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | AGC MA Conference Center

OSHA 30-hour training is the primary method used to train workers and supervisors on hazard recognition and OSHA safety standards.

Thank you to our sponsor:



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OSHA 10-Hour Training
September 9, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | September 10, 2:00-8:00 p.m. | AGC Conference Center

The OSHA 10-Hour training course is intended as an orientation to OSHA safety training standards and covers safety and health hazards workers may face on construction work sites. 

Thank you to our sponsor:




Fall 2019 Lean Construction Program Series (Take one unit or all 7)
September 20 thru December 6 | 7:30 a.m.-4;30 p.m. | AGC Conference Center

Following the completion of all seven units, individuals will have a deep knowledge of both the theory and application of Lean Construction and be able to sit for an exam to earn AGC's Certificate of Management - Lean Construction (CM-LC) credential. 


Lisa Frisbie
frisbie@agcmass.org
781-786-8915

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