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Women rocking WIC Week

AUSTIN – The week of Mar. 4-11 saw the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrate all things that enhance the success of women in the construction industry and the Austin Chapter was no different....

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03/29/2017 21:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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On board

AUSTIN – On Jan. 19 at Abel’s North in Austin, Associated Builders and Con-tractors (ABC) Austin Chapter installed its newly-elected 2017 board of directors. Chairman is Corey Taylor, American Constructors; first vice chair is Sergio Montoya, Baker Triangle; second vice chair is Ryan Krogstad, DPR Construction; secretary is Shelly Masters, Cokinos, Bosien & Young; treasurer is George Bubba Sykes, Wortham Insurance & Risk Management. B...

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02/24/2017 19:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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A nod to the best

AUSTIN – Associated General Contractors (AGC) Austin Chapter held its outstanding construction annual awards program and banquet Feb. 3 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center....

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02/24/2017 18:58:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spirit of giving

AUSTIN – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Central Texas Chapter members gathered for some holiday spirit at Abel’s on the Lake Dec. 7. Besides having fun and networking, plenty of gifts of toys and food were donated to help those less fortunate. –cw...

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12/29/2016 16:18:00 | Viewed: 0
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Christmas beer!

AUSTIN – Associated General Contractor’s (AGC) Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Austin Chapter had its Winter Event and Toy Drive at Austin Beer Works Dec. 8. A really great turnout led to a collection of a bunch of toys for the toy drive. Jeremy Buxton of Hensel Phelps won the raffle prize - an Apple Watch –cw...

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12/29/2016 15:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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Holiday smiles

AUSTIN – Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Centex Chapter enjoyed its 2016 Holiday Christmas party at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom Dec. 2. A very nice turnout consisting of staff, instructors and contractors enjoyed casino, raffles and a great meal. –cw...

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12/29/2016 15:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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