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Shooting high

AUSTIN - More than 100 participants from across the state participated in the Texas Crane Owners Association’s (TCOA) membership meeting and 2017 shotgun invitational. The event was held on June 5 at the Greater Houston Gun Club....

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“Wire off”

AUSTIN - May 4 was a busy day for the electrical industry. Over 40 contractor members and associates attended a luncheon prior to the CenTex IEC’s annual tradeshow and wire-off competition. 600 plus individuals attended the tradeshow throughout the day and to watch the wire-off competition enter its final hours. As the completion wound down, the excitement grew....

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Clash of the castles

AUSTIN - The sands of time did not stop association members from competing in a childhood favorite activity. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston chapter hosted members across Texas for the 31st Annual AIA SandCastle Competition on June 3 at Galveston East Beach....

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Tees and tackle

AUSTIN - The Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association of Texas (FSCATX) held its 7th Annual Skins & Fins Tournament June 8-10 at the South Shore Harbor Resort. The three-day event kicked off with classes and vendor shows on Friday, followed by a golf tournament on Saturday and a fishing tournament on Sunday to close the weekend....

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Getting in on the ground more

DALLAS/FT WORTH - From putting on roofs to putting on greens – roofing industry members enjoyed a sunny day on the ground for a change May 15 at Grapevine’s Cowboys Golf Club. The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) hosted its Golf 2017 tournament, which included morning and afternoon flights followed by an awards ceremony. –mjm...

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Tee time

AUSTIN - Associated Builders & Contractors Central TX Chapter hosted its annual spring golf tournament on May 5 at Grey Rock Golf Club. The tournament is one of the many networking opportunities ABC provides throughout the year to help build relationships in the construction industry. With 144 players, 36 teams, the event was a resounding success....

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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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