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Focus – Construction Education – Meeting industry demands through rapid workforce training

AUSTIN – Kevin Brackmeyer, executive director at Skillpoint Alliance, is a former educator of 30 years who believes that closing the poverty gap by providing valuable, rapid, industry recognized certifications to some of our community’s most vulnerable citizens is their most important mission....

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02/24/2017 19:51:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Forecast – Construction market looks good for 2017

AUSTIN – What markets do you expect Austin Underground and the industry will see an increase in over the course of 2017?...

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12/29/2016 15:37:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Ditch Witch

AUSTIN – Ditch Witch customers asked for more power to perform all functions at once. Both the JT30 and its counterpart, the JY30 All Terrain, are the most powerful and quietest drills in their class – by a long shot. And both are products of direct customer feedback from years of experience in all types of job conditions....

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11/28/2016 17:17:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Snorkel

AUSTIN – The new Snorkel S3219E provides 19-feet of platform height from a 32-inch wide chassis and can lift 550 lbs. Non-marking tires and saloon-style entry gates are fitted as standard. It is part of the new Snorkel hydraulic drive electric slab scissor lift family that was launched earlier this year. The family includes four models: S3219E, S3226E, S4726E, and S4732E....

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11/28/2016 17:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Cat

AUSTIN – Caterpillar introduced its new 304.5E2 XTC (Xtra Tool Carrier) into the Mini-Excavator lineup, delivering industry leading innovation. The addition of a Skid Steer Coupler Interface offers unique worksite versatility by giving the ability to attach a Skit Steer Work Tool onto the 304.5E2 XTC....

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11/28/2016 17:14:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Link Belt

AUSTIN – The TCC-1100 110-ton has been well received and is the third in a growing lineup of Link-Belt telescopic crawlers, cementing the company’s presence in the market. Its design focuses on robustness, simplicity and reliability for the general contractor or bare rental fleet owner....

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11/28/2016 17:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Here comes the pitch!

AUSTIN – HOLT Ventures, the investment arm of heavy equipment dealer HOLT CAT, hosted its first-ever SXSW Industrial Pitch Competition Mar. 14 at the SXSW Startup Village in Austin. Three Texas companies made it to the finals, and one of them won in its category....

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03/30/2017 16:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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On their oath

AUSTIN – Texas Statewide Construction Credit Group swore in its new board of directors during a general meeting in Austin. Taking their vows were Lori J Drake, president/chairman; Austin LaFaille, CBA
vice president;
 Tami Gardner Behner, secretary ;
and Belinda Miller Haynes, treasurer. Committee chairs also took on their roles at the ceremony, including
 Stephen Wilson,
New Member Orientation; Joel N Gloria Macias,
Programs and ...

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03/29/2017 21:49:00 | Viewed: 0
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Viva Las Vegas!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Several National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) members represented Texas at the NUCA National Convention. Hosted in Las Vegas Mar. 4-6 at the Palms Resort and Casino, attendees enjoyed educational sessions, speakers, team building challenges, and the legendary food! –mjm...

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03/29/2017 21:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Following a new lead

SAN ANTONIO – As of the annual shareholder meeting Mar. 3, Bartlett Cocke General Contractors implemented planned changes in leadership. Jerry Hoog transitioned into the role of president and CEO, as Harry Moeller, former president, retired. Randy Pawelek transitioned from chairman to executive chairman....

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03/29/2017 19:21:00 | Viewed: 0