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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 - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

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