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National appointment

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) has named Tony Rader, Vice President of National Roofing Partners as the ABC 2019 National Chair. -cmw...

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ASA Houston goes to Nashville

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Members of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) traveled to Nashville, TN for ASA’s national convention, SubEXCEL, held Mar. 6-9. SubEXCEL brings subcontractors in the industry to learn and network. -cmw...

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Awards, hard hats, ambassadors

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It was a busy month for the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA). First, they held their 12th Annual Pillar Awards. This year’s event was held at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas on Mar. 1 Winners were announced in six categories, recognizing the impact made by the Hispanic construction community in North Texas. Over 400 attended the event and heard keynote speaker Carlos F. Aguilar, President and CEO of the Texas Cent...

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Design awards

DALLAS/ FT WORTH - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fort Worth Chapter held their annual design awards Feb. 2. The event recognizes outstanding architectural, urban design and un-built projects. –cmw...

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Awarding the golden hammer

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) hosted their 2019 Awards Banquet Feb. 23 at Blane Stone Lodge in Midlothian, TX. The members of the 2019 NTRCA board were announced: Officers: President Paul Ramon, Ramon Roofing Inc.; Past President Charles Cross, Jr., CIM Roofing; President-elect Kyle Davis, Super Roofman; Treasurer Kirk Scott, Scott Exteriors; Directors: Scott Anderson, ABC Supply; Ross Crum, Beacon Roof...

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WIC Week – Fort Worth style

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Women in the construction industry across the nation celebrated their presence in the construction industry. Mar. 3 kicked-off WIC (Women in Construction) Week and continued through Mar. 9. The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Fort Worth Chapter was no different with events scheduled throughout the week. –cmw...

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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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