Building Consensus is Building Success

Sustainability has become a new standard for construction projects and the best way to achieve sustainable project goals is to identify, evaluate, prioritize, and manage the interests of various stakeholders through a comprehensive stakeholder engagement process to achieve the desired project outcomes.

Stakeholder Engagement in Construction

Strength and Safety

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has a history going back almost ninety years and continues to build on its past as it advocates the many benefits of concrete in the building industry for today. This membership organization is the leading supporter of the concrete sector and works in conjunction with state associations on issues such as regulation.

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Data, the New Natural Resource

Founded in 1993, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) pioneered the concept of sustainable building. The organization hit the ground running and quickly grew into an internationally renowned organization made up of 76 chapters, 13,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 181,000 professionals.


A New Way to Manage Construction

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization with 190 members across the nation including contractors, design professionals, trade partners and owners. It also has a growing number of international members.

Lean Construction Institute (LCI)

Education, Advocacy and Support for America’s Subcontractors

Celebrating 50 years of education, advocacy and support of subcontractors in the construction industry, the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) has played a pivotal role protecting subcontractors’ best interests while improving the climate in which the industry operates.

American Subcontractors Association (ASA)

Representing the Concrete Pipe Industry

The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) is the nation’s voice of all matters influencing the concrete pipe industry. Representing the industry since 1907, the organization helped oversee the rapid modernization of America’s infrastructure throughout the twentieth century. Now, in the twenty first century, the ACPA continues to move the industry—and America’s infrastructure—forward through education, networking opportunities, and advocacy.

American Concrete Pipe Association

Representing the Precast Concrete Industry

National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) has been representing precast concrete manufacturers and suppliers since 1965. In addition to providing members with the programs and information they need to succeed, the association works to expand the use quality precast concrete throughout North America.

National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA)

Working to Build a Better Minnesota

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota is the voice of Minnesota’s construction industry. “We try to promote the construction industry in any way we can,” says AGC of Minnesota CEO Dave Semerad. “We try to make Minnesota a good business environment for contractors. Our members are committed to improving the industry and their communities.”

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota

The Voice of an Industry

For over eighty years, The Associated General Contractors of New York State, LLC (AGC NYS) has been the leading voice for the state’s building and heavy highway construction industry. And in a time of tight budgets for key infrastructure such as roads and bridges, the role of the association is more critical than ever.

Associated General Contractors of New York State

Cold Weather Construction

Across North America, cargo shorts, Capri pants and flip-flops are relegated to the back of the closet, with parkas, sweaters and boots taking their place. And just as we winterize our bodies and our cars with warm clothes and snow tires, we do much the same to our houses in preparation for the cold months ahead, from cleaning out gutters to sealing cracks around windows and doors, wrapping pipes with insulation, replacing the furnace filter, draining water from the outside faucet and – if there is a fireplace or woodstove – stocking up on firewood. And those who fail to prepare often pay the price with drafts and high heating costs or, even worse, mould, moisture damage or frozen pipes.

January 22, 2018, 8:51 PM EST