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Aspiring to new heights

DALLAS/FORT WORTH -- The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) hosted its annual conference, SUBExcel, in Denver, CO on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Mar. 15-18, with a theme of helping contractors reach their peak performance....

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04/27/2017 16:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Playin’ in the rain

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Wet grass made it hard to keep the drivers dry April 10 at Euless’ Texas Star Golf Course & Conference Center. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of the architects, engineers, contractors and industry members who played the sold-out 21st Annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Dallas/Acme Brick Golf Tournament....

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Awards exchange

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Another awards program on the books! The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) D/FW chapter held its annual Construction Financial Professional of the Year Awards Apr. 6. Hosted at Irving’s Hackberry Creek Country Club, the event honored members for their excellent contributions to the construction industry. –mjm...

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A WIC in progress

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of Women (NAWIC) celebrates the advancement of women in construction year-round. But in March, the chapters roll out several days’ worth of high-energy events for its “Women In Construction” (WIC) Week....

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03/30/2017 21:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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National recognition

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored 98 projects collectively worth $2.4 billion at the 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC’s Workforce Week ‘17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Feb. 28-Mar. 2. Several Texas firms were awarded the coveted Eagles and Pyramids. Below is a list of construction firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that won. –cw...

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03/30/2017 21:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Contractors visit Vegas

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The 98th annual convention of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) was held Mar. 7-9 in Las Vegas in conjunction with CONEXPO-CON/AGG....

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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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