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Cooling off with a cold one

AUSTIN - Summertime is notorious for getting together with friends and throwing down a cold one. On Jul. 9, that is exactly what the members of the Central Texas Subcontractors Association (CTSA) did at their Beers & Bites event held at Austin Beerworks. -cmw...

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60th anniversary

AUSTIN - The 2019 Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Texas Conference and Product Show marked the 60th anniversary of MCA of Texas. The event was held Jul. 24-27 in San Antonio, TX at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. This event is the annual meeting of the association. The educational offerings at the event featured motivational speaker Jim “The Rookie” Morris, leadership speakers Dr. Andy Neillie and Jim Whitt, and eco...

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Trophy Club golfing

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Trophy Club Golf Course was the site for the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s (RHCA) 15th Annual Golf Classic. Over 230 players signed up to play the two-course tournament. -cmw...

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Fishing IEC style

HOUSTON -The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Texas Gulf Coast Chapter held their annual fishing tournament May 10-12. The fan favorite event remained a favorite with 53 participating boats. -cmw...

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Cruising at sunset

AUSTIN - Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) held its annual casino boat cruise on beautiful Lake Austin. The sunset cruise and casino event was held on Jun. 13. ABC members enjoyed barbeque, beverages and networking! Devoted poker participants enjoyed several rounds of roulette, black jack and craps. -cmw...

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Captivating the young

AUSTIN - The Austin Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) kicked off its first annual Camp NAWIC, a FREE five-day camp for female AISD students going into middle school. These young ladies will be introduced to a career in construction....

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Focus - Economic benefits of green

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Throneberry leads the sales and marketing efforts for DMI Technologies. He began his career in the early ’90s with a regional telecommunications company and has spent the last 20 years in various leadership roles for Telecom and Software companies....

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Focus - Designing responsibly with green in mind

SAN ANTONIO - Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP,is a Partner at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production and construction administration. She is currently President of the Association for Learning Environments’ South Texas chapter....

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Focus - Green building in the United States of America is a victim of its own success

SAN ANTONIO - Flash back to 1894: refrigeration systems dedicated primarily to producing large blocks of ice, have begun to revolutionize the way that industrial processes function and have opened incredible new ways to preserve and transport food. Engineers decide that a committee should be formed to standardize and regulate these systems and the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) was founded....

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OSHA - Personal protective equipment

AUSTIN - Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators....

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