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Industry Folks - Jon Alvarez, Coppera, LLC

AUSTIN - What is it like being the oldest of eight children? Jon Alvarez knows. Alvarez was born in Austin and grew up in the outer Austin area. He has four brothers and three sisters who still live in the Austin area also. As the oldest brother, Alvarez acknowledges that kids grow up fast in today’s world....

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08/29/2018 19:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Going up!

AUSTIN - Ami Feller loves heights. Good thing, too, because as owner of Feller Roofing of New Braunfels LLC, she’s in some pretty high places....

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Heavenly hardwood

AUSTIN - Roy Allain’s purpose for his flooring company isn’t just to make a profit. “I want [God] to get the glory for anything and everything that it accomplishes through me.”...

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Hooked on a new hobby

AUSTIN - Some people find their calling or main profession in life because they were raised in it or inherited it. Others, because of an “Aha!” moment. This would be true in Sean O’Grady’s life....

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Attendees enjoyed world-class conference in Austin

AUSTIN - The 39th annual short course on Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice was hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering from February 12-16, 2018....

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Excavating the town red

AUSTIN - The biggest challenge for a new excavation company in Austin is being competitive. “There is a lot of work out there, but there is also a lot of contractors,” Nicholas Scales, owner of Red Beard Excavators LLC said....

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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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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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