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They’re golden

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The United Masonry Contractors Association of Dallas/Fort Worth celebrated its members and those who support the craft of mansonry at its annual Golden Trowel reception, banquet and awards ceremony. Held Jun. 13 at the D/FW Marriott, the event also celebrated the architects, craftsmen, and suppliers that support the association and its members. –mjm...

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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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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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