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Meet the contractor

AUSTIN - Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers had the chance to meet contractors at the Associated Builders & Contractors “Meet the Contractor” event held Aug. 9 at the Norris Conference Center. - cmw...

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Taking home the Golden Trowel

AUSTIN - The Renaissance Hotel was the setting for the Central Texas Masonry Association’s (CTMCA) Golden Trowel Awards dinner and presentation held on Jun. 16. The Golden Trowel is the association’s way of recognizing and rewarding the outstanding masonry design of the architects and engineers, the craftsmanship of the contractors and the superior equipment and supplies of the association’s members. –cmw...

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Winning big at state

AUSTIN - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Summer shooting

AUSTIN - More than 125 members and industry people were in attendance June 16th at Capital City Clays for the Associated Builders & Contractors Central Texas Chapter’s annual summer clay shoot. -cmw...

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Bonding time

AUSTIN - Allied Electric Services Inc. (AES) held their 12th Annual foreman fishing trip June 9 – 11 in Port Aransas. Approximately 30 foremen, service techs and management personnel were in attendance. The weekend included 5 bay boats, 2 off shore boats and 800lbs of fish were brought back. -cmw...

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Rounding it up

AUSTIN - It was a busy three days for the plumbing industry. June 13-16, the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC) held its annual conference, Texas Round Up, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop. Kicking off the event, PHCC hosted a golf tournament. With plenty of business enhancing workshops, speakers, industry knowledge and networking opportunities to tickle the fancy of the 100 plus in attendance. –cmw...

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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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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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