What’s the Alaska Construction Industry Progress Fund?
CIPF was created for you! The industry wants you to see how well construction pays, how good the benefits are, and how interesting the work. Construction is a vibrant industry in Alaska now and in the near future!
is structured to do the following:
The Alaska CIPF is organized to advance the interests of the building
and construction industry in the State of Alaska.
To accomplish its mission, the CIPF is structured to:
the public of the positive contribution made to the people of
the State of Alaska by the building and construction industry;
Discuss the problems restricting the efficiency and productivity
of the industry;
Propose solutions to those problems to assist the industry in
better assisting the public;
Establish a communication and education system in Alaskan schools
to inform future Alaskans of the opportunities in the building
and construction industry: and,
Develop strategies to attract workers to the construction industry.
What’s AGC of Alaska? AGC is the Alaska chapter of Associated General Contractors,
a sister organization to CIPF. With the help of AGC the CIPF was
Why should you know about AGC?
AGC is the voice of construction. The voice is heard in Washington
D.C. as well as in Juneau. If your future is construction, AGC will
be there for you!. AGC’s purpose is:
AGC of Alaska is a non-profit, full service construction association
for commercial and industrial contractors with one goal in mind,
to meet the needs of its members. AGC has been serving as a network
to create new business and as a forum for the exchange of ideas
for over 50 years. AGC is open to union and merit-shop contractors,
subcontractors, and associates.
membership is a proven formula for increasing opportunities and
overall growth through access to a broad range of services. These
services would be too costly or unavailable on an individual basis
but can be found through membership with the AGC of Alaska. Additional
support and resources are also available through the national AGC
AGC of Alaska has established long-range purpose and goals for the
provide method and means whereby members may avail themselves
of the greater power of combined efforts through the chapter in
securing just and honorable dealings for the public.
To foster and promote constructive legislation.
promote better relations with private industry and with agencies
of the federal and state governments and other political subdivisions,
which require construction services.
promote improved standards and ethical practices in the construction
promote more cordial and cooperative relations between members,
contractors, and those with whom they deal or have contact in
carry on a constructive educational program with members of the
chapter and the public.
promote effective safety practices in construction.
make membership in the Chapter a reasonable assurance to the public
of the skill, integrity and responsibility of its members.
protect the legitimate market for the services of contractors
against encroachment by governmental and other agencies.
place the business risks assumed by contractors as near as possible
on parity with the risks of other industries of production.
provide for collective bargaining as a group with employees and
with the building and construction trade unions.
secure uniformity of action among the members forming the chapter
on the general principles set forth in the construction and bylaws
of this chapter and upon such other special lines of action as
may be decided upon from time to time as being in the best interest
of the chapter and for the good of the industry as a whole.