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First trout

AUSTIN -Construction News’ Managing Editor Carol Wiatrek shows off two speckled trout she caught over the 4th of July holiday in Galveston. Wiatrek had never caught trout before and was even more excited as she was the first to pull one in. -cmw...

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07/31/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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A hunting I will go

AUSTIN - While his buddies were pitching washers after a full day of deer camp maintenance, Stanley Rothman, Ahern Rentals, decided he was going out to hunt rattlesnakes. Five short minutes later, his buddies heard a gunshot, jumped into a Polaris and found Rothman with this 4ft. 4in. rattler in hand. -cmw...

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Roofing for fish

AUSTIN - The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) held their 16th Annual Fishing Tournament May 2-4. The highly successful tournament was held a Woody’s Sports Center in Port Aransas. -cmw...

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05/30/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Time to fish

AUSTIN - Since 2004, Allied Electric Services Inc. has been fulfilling construction electrical needs in Austin and its surrounding communities. The weekend of May 3-5, the company traveled down to Port Aransas, TX for Allied’s 14th Annual Leadership Appreciation Trip....

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Fly-fishing anyone?

AUSTIN - Spot On Construction Cleaning Owner Regina Findlay makes the most of her free time. Findlay shared these photos from a recent fly-fishing trip in Crested Butte, CO. -cmw...

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03/28/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Is she excited or what?

AUSTIN - Regina Findlay, owner of Spot On Construction Cleaning is full of excitement and rightfully so after catching this 6lb. bass in Ardmore, OK. -cmw...

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02/27/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Economic benefits of green

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Throneberry leads the sales and marketing efforts for DMI Technologies. He began his career in the early ’90s with a regional telecommunications company and has spent the last 20 years in various leadership roles for Telecom and Software companies....

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08/28/2019 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Designing responsibly with green in mind

SAN ANTONIO - Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP,is a Partner at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production and construction administration. She is currently President of the Association for Learning Environments’ South Texas chapter....

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Focus - Green building in the United States of America is a victim of its own success

SAN ANTONIO - Flash back to 1894: refrigeration systems dedicated primarily to producing large blocks of ice, have begun to revolutionize the way that industrial processes function and have opened incredible new ways to preserve and transport food. Engineers decide that a committee should be formed to standardize and regulate these systems and the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) was founded....

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OSHA - Personal protective equipment

AUSTIN - Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators....

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