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Construction Estimating & Bidding: Theory/Principles/Process

This 2nd edition comprehensive text covers the entire estimating process, from an introduction to the art to post bid follow up. Well-written, logically sequenced, and easy to understand, it has become the benchmark by which other such texts are judged. Construction Estimating & Bidding is used as (and is ideal for) AGC chapter sponsored estimating classes, as the basic text or a reference, and has been accepted as THE primary textbook by top instructors at many major university construction degree programs. The book was written by construction professionals, members of AGC’s Construction Education Committee. Among other improvements, the Second Edition clarifies several examples, expands the scope of “Cost of Work,” and updates the extensive Glossary.

Construction Planning & Scheduling Manual

This 2nd Edition was written to provide guidance to contractors in the effective use of modern project management techniques. The primary objective of this book is to provide an educational tool that can be used within the construction industry to teach the concepts of construction planning and scheduling. The content of the book is written for all project personnel, from the working foreman to the project executive.

 

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Save 25% on AGC Project Delivery System For Construction

For the month of February, AGC is offering 25% off the AGC Project Delivery System for Construction. This third edition explores traditional and alternative project delivery systems including Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Construction Management At-Risk, and Integrated Project Delivery. The book highlights the “typical” and “defining” characteristics of each delivery system. Topics such as management approaches, procurement…Continue Reading

Under the Dome – December 8, 2014

Under the Dome 1-25-15     Legislative Update January 25, 2015 Associated General Contractors of Kansas Legislative Update Motor Carrier Rules Heard in Committee SB 21 would amend the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) operating authority statutes for medium-class private motor carriers. The bill would define the term “domicile” as the principal place of business of…Continue Reading

Under the Dome – SPECIAL EDITION POLITICAL UPDATE December 8, 2014

The Advocate is a bimonthly publication for AGC PAC contributors, and contains the latest political news from “inside the beltway.” Here is the latest news: Louisiana Voters Head Back to the Polls Saturday No President Portman in 2016 Will He or Won’t He National Turnout Down Compared to 2010 State Primary Dance Already Underway Political Snippets from…Continue Reading

Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co., Inc. selected as the CM at Risk for the new Wichita Southeast High School

Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co., Inc. is preparing their Construction Manager at Risk proposal for the general contract work on the new Wichita Southeast High School project in Wichita, Kansas. They are currently soliciting proposals for certain bid packages on this project from qualified and capable subcontractors and vendors.  They also encourageand solicit proposals from small business concerns (SBA), minority business enterprises (MBE), small business in rural areas (SBRA), disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE), and women’s business enterprises (WBE).  If you are interested in an opportunity to…Continue Reading

AGC’s 6/13 Data DIGest

Vol. 14, No. 24 • June 9-13, 2014 PPIs remain calm overall but rise for finished buildings; oil-by-rail niche mushrooms The producer price index (PPI) for final demand slid 0.3%, not seasonally adjusted (-0.2%, seasonally adjusted), in May and rose 2.0% over 12 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. AGC posted anexplanation and tables focusing on construction prices and costs. Final demand includes goods,…Continue Reading

NPP Vendor Offerings – Save on Verizon plans

Verizon has the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless 4G and 3G networks. Through NPP our eligible members* receive 22% off corporate calling plans, and employees receive up to an 18% discount (15%, plus an additional 3% discount if enrolled in online billing) on their plans. Pricing options are also available on data plans, accessories…Continue Reading

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