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Top it like it’s hot

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Topgolf was in full swing for Subcontractors Association of the Metorplex (SAM) on May 3. SAM hosted a warm, almost-summer-evening of fun, food and prizes for its members at Topgolf Dallas. -mjm...

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05/30/2017 18:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Enjoying the day

DALLAS/FT WORTH - A mariachi band, family activities, a health/wellness fair and expo greeted industry members at Dallas’ Mountain View College on May 13. The Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA) hosted its annual “Day of the Construction Worker,” an event dedicated to the construction industry’s men and women. Individual members were also recognized at the event for their excellence in performance and safety. –mjm...

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05/30/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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They’re in it together

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In the past, each of the Construction Education Foundation’s (CEF) seven trade councils hosted its own barbecue for its program’s students. Although thoughtful, hosting seven separate barbecues wasn’t practical and didn’t foster a sense of community among the students....

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05/30/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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What on Earth?

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Construction-related companies were green and on the scene at Dallas’ Fair Park Apr. 21-23. At Earth Day Texas 2017, heralded as the world’s largest Earth Day event, these innovators and the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) North Texas chapter edu-cated attendees about how the construction industry is making great strides in choosing building materials and methods that are kinder to our planet. –mjm...

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04/27/2017 17:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Chapters tee-m up

DALLAS/FORTH WORTH - The Independent Electrical Contractors’ (IEC) Dallas and Fort Worth/Tarrant chapters co-hosted the 11th Annual Tom Jones Memorial Golf Tournament. Held at Euless’ Texas Star Golf Course on April 13, the event provided members of both chapters a chance to enjoy the green, network and possibly score some bragging rights....

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04/27/2017 17:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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Two days in College Station

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - The Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA) hosted its 2017 Short Course Mar. 2-3 at Cavalry Court in College Station with 57 attendees from across the state....

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04/27/2017 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - HVAC & Plumbing - Everyone needs water

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It seems like the construction industry is booming. We have been slammed since opening our doors eight years ago....

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Cedar with style

AUSTIN - Taking time out for a photo with Construction News Austin Editor at Cedar Supply in Kyle, L-R: Jason Sanders, John Gonzales and Carter Smith...

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Creating a winning social media strategy

AUSTIN - Every business looking to achieve success through social media needs to have a well written social media strategy designed to reach their customers and get the desired result. Just as social media channels are not equal in scope, demographics and reach, all social media channels might not be right for your company goals....

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Lightning safety when working outdoors

AUSTIN - Lightning is a dangerous natural force. Annually in the United States, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times and over 300 people are struck by lightning. During the past 30 years, about 50 people, on average, have been killed by lightning strikes every year, and many more suffer permanent disabilities....

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