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Good sports!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association’s (NTRCA) 2017 Clay Shoot was a shoot and a holler! The annual event, held Sept. 20 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports, challenged teams – as well as individual shooters – on two courses. The CertainTeed team and the Southern Shingles team reigned supreme, and went home with trophies and bragging rights until the 2018 event. –mjm...

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Just give ‘em that countryside

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Bear Creek Golf Club’s green acres were the place to be Oct. 16. The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) 2017 Golf Tournament hosted three flights of fun at the Dallas club. –mjm...

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‘Gaters gonna gate

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Over 1,000 TEXO members and their families filled the fields at Lake Grapevine’s Silver Lake Marina to throw washers, eat chili and barbecue and help feed others too. The TEXO YCC Tailgate is the trifecta of the association’s final Challenge Cup events, combining the washer tournament, chili cook-off and barbecue (chicken, ribs and brisket) cook-off. The event, held Oct. 21, also served as a company canned food drive competi...

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Honor role

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Black-owned businesses, corporate partners and diversity specialists in the North Texas region were honored at the Regional Black Contractors Association’s (RBCA) Inaugural 2017 Chairman’s Awards Gala. Texas House of Representative of District 109, Helen Giddings, served as keynote speaker at the event, which was hosted Sep. 22 at Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre. –mjm...

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Women honored

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The achievements of women in architecture, engineering and construction were honored Oct. 19 at Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s Luna Awards Luncheon. Hosted at the OMNI Fort Worth Hotel, the event recognized professionals who exemplified excellence in their respective categories. –mjm...

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UMCA Fore the win!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Jeremy Peek, David Gladu, Gary Lockwood and Lance Bryant took home the trophy Oct. 18 at the United Masonry Contractors Association’s (UMCA) Fall Golf Tournament. The annual event was held at Bear Creek Country Club. –mjm...

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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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