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Dynamic duo

AUSTIN - Gray Richardson, president at Magnum Two Drywall Inc. says, “I mean my goodness, how many ways can you split a penny.” Not too many ways I’m sure....

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American made

AUSTIN - Only six months into retirement, Bill McKean found himself getting back into the workforce. But he would not return to the path of semiconductors and travel that had guided his career most of his adult life. No, he would venture on a new and unknown path – fencing....

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No place I’d rather be

AUSTIN - Fabian, Adrian, and Steve Perez grew up in Austin. During their childhood, the three brothers would go to jobsites with their father and help out anyway they could. Sometimes they would help unload trucks, one brick at a time, and sometimes help get equipment off the site. That is until they were big enough to do more....

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Texas-sized vision

AUSTIN - BakerTriangle’s investment in a vision five years ago is starting to pay off for Texas construction....

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A safer Texas

AUSTIN - In 1991, the Texas Legislature took a stance on the skyrocketing workers’ compensation rates that affected Texas companies in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s.This company originally known as the Texas Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fund, would later become known as Texas Mutual Insurance....

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Summer job blessings

AUSTIN - Growing up in Florida, you would think that a young man would spend his summers at the beach, basking in the sun, checking out the bikinis, catching a wave, etc. Not Aaron Reeves. He spent his summers doing framing work. After he graduated he jumped right into the workforce doing what he knew best, framing....

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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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