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Remodeling royalty

AUSTIN – The Austin Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) hosted the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards Nov. 10 for remodeling projects that stand out in the industry....

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11/28/2016 16:53:00 | Viewed: 0
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Changing of leadership

AUSTIN – Crespin Guzman, PE, MASCE, has been executive director of the Texas Section of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) since 2010, but he recently handed the reigns over to Lindsay A. O’Leary....

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11/28/2016 16:49:00 | Viewed: 0
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Always building

AUSTIN – National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Austin Chapter’s Community Involvement Committee is collecting professional attire, shoes, purses, and/or accessories.  All items will be donated to Dress for Success, whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.  Anyone who wishes to donate...

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11/28/2016 16:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shooting for the clay

AUSTIN – Central Texas Masonry Contractors’ Association (CTMCA) held its 5th annual Sporting Clay Shoot on Oct. 27 at Capital City Trap and Skeet.  Seventy-five shooters participated.  The Shooting Team from UT was on hand to provide assistance.  The raffle included many great hunting items, including a 12-guage Benilli shotgun. Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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11/28/2016 16:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Electrifying barbecue

AUSTIN – The CenTex Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) BBQ and Family Fun Day was well attended this year with 25 companies competing for trophies and the Grand Championship. Over 400 electricians and their families attended the annual event Oct. 8 at Camp Twin Lakes in Cedar Park. It was an awesome event full of great food and family activities. Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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11/28/2016 16:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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A special treat

AUSTIN – Texas Disposal Systems once again graciously hosted the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Austin Chapter’s annual fish fry at its amazing exotic game ranch in Buda Oct. 6. Over 500 members and their families enjoyed bus tours where they saw plenty of species, some endangered, collected from around the world. Other fun events included the chance to dunk Joeris General Contractors’ Curtis Cline, live and silent auctions, washers a...

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10/25/2016 16:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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