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Renaissance can

DALLAS/FT WORTH - With their eye for design and big hearts for worthy causes, Dallas architects, engineers and construction companies bring their “can-do” attitude every year to the international design/build CANstruction competition. Creating sculptures out of donated canned goods, 27 teams competed this year in categories such as “Best Use of Labels” and “Best Meal” as well as “Most Cans” donated. It looks like they will have to...

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Bye, Buy(ers) birdie

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Buyers Barricades team Eddie Harmon, Tony Troxclair, Jason Garrett and Josh Wilburn placed first at Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s (RHCA) Annual Clay Shoot Classic. The event, held Sep. 8 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports, raised funds for construction, architecture and engineering major scholarships. –mjm...

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Natural disasters and N.Tx. construction

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Talking about natural disasters and the lasting effects they have is never an easy topic. First of all, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all the families affected by the recent hurricanes and the earthquake in Mexico. Once again, I am proud to call myself an American and a Texan because of the immense amount of support we provide, not only to our own residents, but also other areas in need....

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Fused in first place

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: FSG Electric’s Steve Bradbury, Randy West, Terry Simmons, Robbie Dennett and Rob Wilson (not pictured) took top prize at the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Fort Worth/Tarrant County Clay Shoot. The team competed against 131 shooters at the event, hosted Aug. 4 at Alpine Gun Range. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Flower power

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Networking was in full bloom Jul. 27 at the TEXO Women’s Forum Summer Networking Event! Held at TEXO Dallas Conference Center, over 30 women in construction planted both socializing seeds and pretty countertop gardens. –mjm...

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Two wins in a row!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Anton Cabinetry’s Paul Witsaman, Mark Beers and teammates Gary Greenway and Montie Simms (not pictured) placed first for the second year in a row at American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) Clay Shoot Aug. 25 at Alpine Shooting Range. Greenway won top score (97) and Simms earned second highest score (92). –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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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0