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ASA turns 50

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) North Texas Chapter hosted their annual awards banquet in a big way as ASA also celebrated the association’s 50th anniversary. The black- tie affair was held at Union Station on Jun. 7. ASA staff and members from across Texas were present to take part of this golden celebration. Members and guests enjoyed a fabulous dinner and a prestigious awards presentation, followed by an even...

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Play ball!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Play ball! Twenty-four teams from around the construction community bought out their heavy hitters to the 2019 TEXO Softball Tournament held on Jun. 8. Despite every team and every player swinging for the fences with hopes of hitting home runs, running the bases, stealing bases, and a desire to outfield their opponent, it proved to be a great day of fun and friendship. -cmw...

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Latinos n’ clays

DALLAS/FT WORTH -The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) hosted their 2019 LiA Sporting Clay Classic on May 17. The fourth annual Latinos in Architecture sporting clay classic was held at Elm Fork Shooting Sports. Participants and guests enjoyed a half day of fun, barbeque and target practice. -cmw...

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2019 Day of the construction worker

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Construction workers and their families were invited to the Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center – Fair Park on May 18 to be celebrated and to take care of themselves and their families’ futures. Hosted by the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA), the event recognized more than 100 construction worker nominees for excellence. -cmw...

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Safety stand down 2019

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 366 of the 971 construction fatalities recorded in 2017 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries. The Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA) held two safety training ...

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Golfing at Coyote Ridge

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Spring is in the air and so is golf. The Texas Lathing & Plastering Contractors Association (TLPCA) held their 11th Annual Spring Golf Tournament on Apr. 11 at Coyote Ridge Golf Club in Carrollton, TX. Enjoying a beautiful day of golf, The Thermafoam team finished the tournament taking first place. –cmw...

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Focus - Resurrecting HS training

DALLAS/FT WORTH - A 4th generation Texan, State Representative Keith Bell resides in Forney, TX. Before being elected to represent House District 4 in November 2018, Bell served as a trustee on the Forney ISD School Board for 20 years; elected as president 14 times. He has been in the electrical field since 1976 and founded Intex Electrical Contractors Inc. in November 1983 and serves as CEO/President. A serial entrepreneur, he has owned and oper...

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Focus - Electrical contractors positioned to thrive

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors are well positioned to thrive in today’s economy, but there are additional challenges to overcome in the years ahead. An overarching issue facing the electrical construction industry is a protracted worker shortage at all levels due to market demands. Challenges of innovation and generational change are forcing contractors to adjust to a shifting landscape....

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Focus - Parking downtown

AUSTIN - Incorporated in 2009 by two native Austinites, Edge Electric Inc. is proud to take part in the growth of their eccentric city. Over the past 10 years, they have taken time to build a structured environment and invest in a quality team, which has afforded them the capability to complete high profile projects within required budgets and timelines. Maintaining the “quality over quantity” mindset has allowed Edge Electric to build s...

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Focus - More efficient energy practices

HOUSTON - Allied Electric in Beaumont was formed in 1975. When Matt Rokovich was 16 years old, he went to work there and started out as a shop/delivery driver. Allied Electric later branched out to the Houston market. Rokovich became a co-owner alongside the person that trained him who passed away in a tragic helicopter accident in 2012....

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