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Remembering the journey

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sometimes when things don’t work out, they do.Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) and Associated General Contractors (AGC) had unsuccessfully attempted a merger in 1994. However, just because the two associations weren’t combining into one didn’t mean they couldn’t train together, and Construction Education Foundation Inc. (CEF) was created....

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Celebration of subcontractors

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter hosted its annual awards program Jun. 8. The event, hosted at Irving’s DFW Airport Marriott, honored members for their outstanding contributions, including the late Pat O’Brien of Rogers O’Brien, who was honored with the association’s “Impact Award,” and the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) on its 20th anniversary. –mjm...

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Having a shell ol’ time!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Pulled guns and pulled beef – the National Utility Contractors Associa-tion’s (NUCA) North Texas chapter ensured May 24 was full of both! The association’s 4th annual PORKaPULLuza Clay Shoot, hosted at Lewisville’s Dallas Gun Club, was a three-flight day of capping clay, biting into barbecue, and pulling for prizes. –mjm...

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Upper management

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) North Texas chapter hosted its 3rd Annual Awards Banquet May 24 at Irving’s DFW Sheraton. The event, which is the chapter’s largest of the year, honors outstanding achievement in the practice of con-struction management as well as local owners who support the chapter. –mjm...

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Now on the BBQ circuit

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Rain didn’t keep the crowds from coming! Several hundred curious and hungry guests attended the Inde-pendent Electrical Contractors’ (IEC) Fort Worth/Tarrant County chapter’s wire off and first annual barbecue cook-off. The event, hosted at Acme Electric in Fort Worth on Jun. 3, brought out the mem-bers’ competitive side. Wife-off competi-tors were Cable Electric’s Francisco Gabriola and Mario Gonzales and JMEG’s Kel...

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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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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Texas thriving

Houston - The construction field is constantly changing with technology, code and different types of buildings being built. The electrical industry in the Houston area is no different as the technology changes and the customers look for the new and different in their projects....

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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Electrical horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms?...

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Clash of the castles

AUSTIN - The sands of time did not stop association members from competing in a childhood favorite activity. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston chapter hosted members across Texas for the 31st Annual AIA SandCastle Competition on June 3 at Galveston East Beach....

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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Living by the code of safety

SAN ANTONIO - In September, the 2017 code will become effective. What changes can electrical contractors expect to see in the new code?...

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