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A NARI good night

DALLAS/FT WORTH - North Texas contractors were honored for their outstanding work on Nov. 14 at the Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre. The 2018 NARI CotY Awards, hosted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) Greater Dallas chapter, recognized companies in 21 categories during the association’s “Evening of Excellence.” –mjm Photo credit: Ken Vaughan/Vaughan Creative Media...

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11/29/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Lining up for fun

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Local roofers tested the waters of their fishing skills Oct. 12-13 at Lake Texoma’s Grand Pappy’s Point Marina. The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association’s (NTRCA) Fishing Tournament was two days of competition, cooking out and plenty of catches. –mjm...

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Cans of whoop!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - On Oct. 15, teams comprised of Fort Worth architects, engineers, contractors, designers and students created works of art out of canned and packaged food. The goal? Each creation helped raise awareness about hunger in the community, with all food that was used donated to Tarrant Area Food Bank. CANstruction’s 19th Annual Fort Worth Exhibition challenged the teams to design and build structures for display in a 10 ft. by 10 ft....

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10/30/2017 22:47:00 | Viewed: 0
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NAWIC’s new leadership

DALLAS/FT WORTH - On Aug. 30, Beth Brooks, CAE took over the role of executive vice president of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), a continuation of more than 30 years of leadership for the Certified Association Executive....

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Two times the tee!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Teams fought for first at Dallas’ Bear Creek’s east and west golf courses on Oct. 9. In the end, the Automatic Fire Protection team and the Classic Fire & Hunter Fire Protection team putted their way to the prize at the 28th Annual Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association of Texas’ (FSCATX) Golf Classic. –mjm...

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10/30/2017 22:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fifty years of Dallas design

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Nine projects were selected from 71 entries to be honored at American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Dallas Design Awards. The event, which is now in its 50th year, is the organization’s highest recognition of works exemplifying excellence in built projects by Dallas architects. In addition to six commercial projects, three residential projects – 5G Studio Collaborative’s Winnwood Residence, A Gruppo Architects’ Snyder...

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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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