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Architects awarded

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fort Worth held its annual awards ceremony at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Piano Pavilion on Feb. 18. The association presented its yearly honor awards as well as recognizing the past year’s design award winners. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 21:35:00 | Viewed: 0
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Betting on a great year!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – They resolved to start 2017 off right! The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter hosted a casino night Jan. 13 at Omni Dallas Park West. Members enjoyed a buffet dinner, casino games and prizes and a winning start to another year together. –mjm...

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01/27/2017 16:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Service to others

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – After years of tragedy and sadness, a local church is looking forward not just to this new year, but many more, thanks to some generous North Texas roofers. Members and staff of the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) removed and installed a new roof on Fort Worth’s Greater Progressive Church of God in Christ as its 2016 Community Service Project....

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01/26/2017 22:42:00 | Viewed: 0
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New beginnings

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The ringing in of 2017 brought new beginnings for both Pete Snider and Carrie Edomm....

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01/26/2017 22:28:00 | Viewed: 0
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Lighting up the holiday

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Merry and bright! That’s what members of the Independent Electrical Contractors Association’s (IEC) Fort Worth/Tarrant County chapter were as they gathered to celebrate the holidays. The IEC’s annual Christmas Party and Casino Night, held Dec. 1 at Fort Worth Stockyards Station’s Stockman’s Club, hosted a dinner and casino games for the nearly 100 guests. The IEC board was also inducted, with outgoing IEC chapter p...

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12/29/2016 20:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Doghouse proud

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Just paws for a minute and imagine the ultimate doghouse. Is it bigger than a dog biscuit box? Does it have a treat dispenser? Is there a “No Cats Allowed” sign posted above the door?...

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12/29/2016 17:55:00 | 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