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Merriment at the Mansion

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Everyone wanted to tell Santa how good they had been in 2016! Guests at the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s (RHCA) “Holiday Celebration With Santa” on Dec. 15 spoke with St. Nick and made donations to RHCA’s toy drive and senior citizen food drive. They were also treated to some good old-fashioned caroling and the beauty of the Belo Mansion decorated for the holidays. –mjm...

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Reindeer games

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – All bets were on! Members of the Independent Electrical Contractors’ (IEC) Dallas chapter played the night away at the association’s Christmas Party and Casino Night. Hosted Dec. 8 at Dallas’ Eddie Deen’s Ranch, the event included a cocktail reception, a barbecue dinner, music, games, prizes and a caricature artist. –mjm...

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12/29/2016 17:17:00 | Viewed: 0
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Warm reception

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Guests gathered to enjoy the warmth at the Regional Black Contractors Association (RBCA) holiday reception and toy drive. Hosted Dec. 9 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, the event benefitted Vogel Alcove, a school for homeless children. Guests generously donated $5000 worth of toys to the cause....

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12/29/2016 17:13:00 | Viewed: 0
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Sweaters for the draft

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – There’s a cheer in their beer … wait, that’s not how the song goes! But there were plenty of both at North Texas Roofing Contractors Association’s (NTRCA) “Beer & Sweaters Holiday Party.” Held Dec. 14 at Arlington’s Legal Draft Beer Company, NTRCA members raised their mugs for the year behind them and the year ahead of them. They also competed for the top prize for the most eye-catching holiday sweaters. ...

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12/29/2016 17:07:00 | Viewed: 0
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Win-ter wonderland

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Companies and individuals who displayed exceptional qualities during the building process in 2016 were celebrated at TEXO Holiday & Awards Gala. Hosted by TEXO, The Construction Association at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan, the Dec. 2 event treated members and guests to an evening of dinner, networking opportunities and entertainment. In addition to Distinguished Building and Mer...

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Remodelers recognized

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) bestowed 22 awards on companies that achieved excellence in Metroplex projects in 2016....

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11/28/2016 21:13:00 | 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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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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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0