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Credit awards

AUSTIN - The Texas Statewide Construction Credit Group held its annual award presentation at their quarterly meeting at the Flying L Ranch in Bandera, TX. In recognition for serving as the association’s president/chairman for the past four years, Lori Drake was also recognized. -cmw...

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Second chances

AUSTIN - The Texas Apprenticeship Readiness Program in collaboration with U.A. Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 286 Austin; the Texas Building Trades Council, North American Building Trades Unions along with Austin Goodwill, Austin American Youthworks and Workforce Solutions Capital Area hosted a graduation ceremony for individuals of diverse backgrounds and ages selected to be part of “second change” beginning in the Apprenticeship Readiness...

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Golf atop

AUSTIN - The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) hosted a membership at TopGolf on August 1 with a great turn out. –cmw...

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Cruising and schmoozing

AUSTIN - The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) took to the water on Jun. 14 for sunset gambling cruise on Lake Austin. –cmw...

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Fishing Leaders

AUSTIN - The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) held its first bay fishing tournament in Seadrift, TX on Jun. 22 and, in the process, raised $1,000 to support marine habitat protection. –cmw...

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The Midas touch

AUSTIN - Members of the Central Texas Masonry Contractors Association (CTMCA) gathered at the Archer Hotel in hopes of receiving the golden trowel at the 2018 Golden Trowel Awards banquet on Jun. 22....

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Focus - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

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