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Fishing for great fun

AUSTIN – Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association (ACEA) gathered at the Travis County Expo Center on Sep. 29 to enjoy a fish fry. About 250 guests enjoyed the event and some great food and fun. –cw...

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10/25/2016 16:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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It involved pasta

AUSTIN – National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Austin Chapter had fun team building exercises at their chapter meeting Oct. 5 at Big Daddy’s Burger & Bar. Everybody’s creations look spectacular! –cw...

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10/25/2016 16:09:00 | Viewed: 0
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Installations and awards

AUSTIN – The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Austin Chapter met Sep. 7 at McCormick & Schmidt’s in the Domain to install its 2016-17 officers, as well as hand out some well-deserved awards. –cw...

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10/03/2016 15:54:00 | Viewed: 0
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Exceptional architecture

AUSTIN – The Texas Society of Architects (TSA) recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Honor Awards. This program recognizes exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture, the built environment, and quality of life in Texas. Honorees will be recognized at the 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo, Nov. 3–5 in San Antonio. –cw...

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10/03/2016 15:47:00 | Viewed: 0
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Putting their best to the test

AUSTIN – The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Texas Apprentice Contest Aug. 12 brought students from chapters across the state to St. Philip’s College. They competed for the chance to represent PHCC Texas at the PHCC National Apprenticeship Contest Oct. 20 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio....

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10/03/2016 15:32:00 | Viewed: 0
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Work and play

AUSTIN – On Sept. 17, a team from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Construction Leadership Council donned their “work” gear and got to work – mixing a float down the San Marcos River with a trash pickup. –cw...

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10/03/2016 15:28:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Construction safety tightens

SAN ANTONIO - What are the “hot button” issues in the concrete industry? We continue to experience a shortage of qualified labor and volatility in the commodities markets causing spikes in pricing for concrete ready-mix, steel and lumber products used in our industry....

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Focus - A robust industry

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandbrook is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in management, he spent 13 years in the U.S. Army which included a four-year tour in Germany in cavalry and engineering units, three years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Military Academy and two years as the Army Program representative to Raytheon. While teaching at West Point, Sanbr...

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Focus - Concrete and construction

AUSTIN - After moving to Texas in 1983, Angelo went to work for Trinity Engineering Testing Laboratories in the firm’s geotechnical department and then shortly transferred to the construction materials testing department and has been working with testing labs ever since....

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