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Hook ‘em paint

AUSTIN - One thing that is true of Texas is: the Lone Star State attracts a great deal of people and business from other states. According to the Office of the State Demographer, from 2005 to 2013, an estimated 4.8 million people moved to Texas from the other 49 states. (https://www.texastribune.org/2016/04/20/texas-top-destination-domestic-migrants/)...

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Covering Texas

AUSTIN - When it comes to the construction industry in Texas, Brendan Doyle, division president for Marek Brothers Systems, says that things weren’t always so good....

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Bringing it all together

AUSTIN - That’s what happened on March 21 at the Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall when HOLT CAT invited customers from San Antonio and Austin to the unveiling of the Next Generation of CAT Excavators....

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Living a dream

AUSTIN - One of the first things you notice when you walk into Alpha Glass Company is the “big beautiful saltwater fish tank.” The general manager Daniel Aguilar said it was his stepbrother’s childhood dream to have one....

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Good impressions

AUSTIN - They started out in the blueprint industry, catering to contractors and others in the construction industry. Today, Burks Digital Imaging has expanded to digital printing and equipment sales. Marge and LJ Burks founded the company in 1969. They rebranded in 2015. The Burks family runs the business and Kevin, their son, now sits at the helm of the company....

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The flow of things

AUSTIN - Without hesitation Chris Knox, general manager for Hydro Resources in Dripping Springs said Fred’s brisket is his favorite. The company has a few guys that participate in the Founders Day barbeque in Dripping Springs. It just so happens Fred Smith, one of the pump installers, has been grilling for a long time and is darn good at it. Smith doesn’t stop there; he also makes his own sauce to top off the brisket....

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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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