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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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Eagles soar on Oct. 5

AUSTIN – The stars came out to shine on Oct. 5 at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Central Texas Chapter’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards ceremony and dinner at the JW Marriott in Austin. Besides recognition for members who have contributed to the construction industry, safety awards and Safety Training Evaluation Program (STEP) awards, the chapter honored longtime members and celebrated its 40th year of existence in Au...

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10/25/2016 16:26:00 | 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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