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A WIC in progress

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of Women (NAWIC) celebrates the advancement of women in construction year-round. But in March, the chapters roll out several days’ worth of high-energy events for its “Women In Construction” (WIC) Week....

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03/30/2017 21:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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National recognition

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored 98 projects collectively worth $2.4 billion at the 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC’s Workforce Week ‘17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Feb. 28-Mar. 2. Several Texas firms were awarded the coveted Eagles and Pyramids. Below is a list of construction firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that won. –cw...

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03/30/2017 21:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Contractors visit Vegas

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The 98th annual convention of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) was held Mar. 7-9 in Las Vegas in conjunction with CONEXPO-CON/AGG....

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03/30/2017 20:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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WIC clique

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)’s Fort Worth chapter not only stick together - they WIC together! The association’s “Women In Construction” (WIC) Week, held Mar. 5-11, celebrated women in construction and highlighted them as a visible component of the industry. The events also served as an opportunity for NAWIC members nationwide to raise awareness of opportunities available for women and th...

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03/30/2017 19:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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A flair for roofing

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Roofing industry members dressed for success Feb. 25, donning black tie, costumes and everything in between for North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA)’s annual awards ceremony. NTRCA’s “Night at the Museum Awards Night,” hosted at Dallas’ Perot Museum, celebrated some of the roofing industry’s best. Winners were presented with Golden Hammer awards, and the best dressed were honored as well: Zenith Ro...

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03/30/2017 19:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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The en(gineering) crowd

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The North Texas region’s top engineers were celebrated Feb. 16 at the Texas Society of Professional Engineers’ (TSPE) annual Engineers Week 2017 Luncheon. The event, hosted at Plano Centre, also gave guests an opportunity to network with the largest audience of professional engineers in Texas. WFAA-TV’s Colleen Coyle served as the event’s emcee and Bud Weinstein, Ph.D of Southern Methodist University, delivered the k...

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02/27/2017 16:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Hitting the slopes

AUSTIN - Construction News’ Dana Calonge shared this photo of her and husband Dick in Breckenridge, CO where the two escaped to celebrate Dana’s birthday. -cmw...

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - New year, new ideas for recruiting and retaining employees in the construction industry

AUSTIN - For the U.S. economy, the positive signs continue: unemployment rates are at historic lows, consumer spending is increasing, the stock market–while volatile at times–continues to set new records and optimism is at an all-time high....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Effective emergency planning critical to managing OSHA investigations and rising incident penalties

AUSTIN - The stated purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has promulgated various standards to create rules employers must use to protect their employees from hazards....

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Insurance - Managing your fleet exposures - driver qualifications

AUSTIN - What is the biggest risk for your operations? A worker injury, a big liability claim, a large property loss?...

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