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Under a new roof

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The second Wednesday in August is always a pretty big deal – it’s the day of the Not So Mini Trade Show! Hosted by the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA), the Aug. 9 event took place at Austin Ranch, which was a larger venue than in previous years. More space meant more opportunity for attendees to see more of the latest roofing products from local vendors. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Tee-rrific!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: John Burns’ Ryan Masten and Steve Groh, National Trench Safety’s Jose Serrano and Driver Pipeline’s Miguel Estrada scooped up the scrambler prize Aug. 16 at the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) TopGolf event. Cobb, Fendley & Associates’ Rory Smith took the “TopGolf” trophy with a 285 score and Aaron Graff got “Top Chip” at 179. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 18:32:00 | Viewed: 0
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Pinterest

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Thirty-six teams pinned their hopes on winning the ultimate bowling battle rolling through Bowlero Euless’ lanes Jul. 13. The American Subcontractor’s Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter hosted its third annual “Split Happens” Bowling Tournament, its biggest tournament to date. Dallas Door and Supply Co. took third place, City Wide Mechanical scored second, and Redi-Mix Concrete finished the evening in first place....

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07/27/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Sustainable working

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How can designers, clients and communities stay informed about true sustainability and integrate it in their environments? The “2017 North Texas Sustainable Showcase: Integrative Design” event, held Jul. 13 at the Plano Center, had the answers. Hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Texas chapter and the Dallas chapters of American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and Construction Specification Institute (CSI),...

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07/27/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Winning big at state

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Building the next generation

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The construction industry may have a labor shortage, but there is no shortage of young ladies who are enthusiastic about construction! United Rentals and Kiewit teamed up with Girls Inc. and the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Dallas chapter to host a “Block Kids” event....

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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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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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