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WIC clique

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)’s Fort Worth chapter not only stick together - they WIC together! The association’s “Women In Construction” (WIC) Week, held Mar. 5-11, celebrated women in construction and highlighted them as a visible component of the industry. The events also served as an opportunity for NAWIC members nationwide to raise awareness of opportunities available for women and th...

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03/30/2017 19:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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A flair for roofing

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Roofing industry members dressed for success Feb. 25, donning black tie, costumes and everything in between for North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA)’s annual awards ceremony. NTRCA’s “Night at the Museum Awards Night,” hosted at Dallas’ Perot Museum, celebrated some of the roofing industry’s best. Winners were presented with Golden Hammer awards, and the best dressed were honored as well: Zenith Ro...

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03/30/2017 19:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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The en(gineering) crowd

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The North Texas region’s top engineers were celebrated Feb. 16 at the Texas Society of Professional Engineers’ (TSPE) annual Engineers Week 2017 Luncheon. The event, hosted at Plano Centre, also gave guests an opportunity to network with the largest audience of professional engineers in Texas. WFAA-TV’s Colleen Coyle served as the event’s emcee and Bud Weinstein, Ph.D of Southern Methodist University, delivered the k...

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02/27/2017 16:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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House of cards

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a card day’s night Feb. 3 as 160 members of the utility and excavation industry enjoyed a Casino Night at the Westin D/FW. Hosted by the National Utility Contractor Association’s (NUCA) North Texas chapter, the event featured roulette, craps, black jack, poker and slots, sips and snacks and live music by the Jack Pyeatt Band. –mjm...

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02/27/2017 15:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Pillars of the industry

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Companies and individuals were honored for their contributions to the construction industry Feb. 17 at Omni Fort Worth Hotel. The 10th annual Pillar Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA), celebrated winners in eight categories at the association’s awards luncheon. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:13:00 | Viewed: 0
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Feeling chipper

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Plano’s Los Rios Country Club set the scene Feb. 11 for an evening of casino games and Texas Hold’ Em. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) Dallas chapter hosted its annual Casino Night, which also included a silent auction. If members weren’t winning at the tables, they still had a shot at taking home one of two mammoth TVs, craft beer, gift baskets, gift cards and more. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:10:00 | Viewed: 0
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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