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Can creations

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Dallas architects, engineers, contractors, designers and design school students had their can game plans ready for Society of Design Administration (SDA)’s Dallas chapter’s Canstruction. In a 10ft by 10ft by 10ft space, 28 competing teams constructed can-and-box creations, with all food being donated to the North Texas Food Bank. Canstruction Dallas donated 158,300 cans of food through the competition this year, with a t...

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10/25/2016 19:18:00 | Viewed: 0
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Dallas design

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Six Texas-based built projects by Dallas architects were selected from 46 entries for recognition of design excellence. At an awards ceremony held Oct. 6 at Texas Theatre, the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Dallas chapter announced four recipients of the 2016 Built Design Honor Awards, with two additional projects honored with Juror Citations. A jury composed of internationally-renowned architects selected the fin...

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10/25/2016 18:59:00 | Viewed: 0
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It was golden

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The Texas Masonry Council hosted its annual convention Aug. 3-5 in Austin. Besides playing golf, betting big on a casino night, holding a workforce development fundraiser and a live auction, the organization handed out its 2016 Golden Trowel Awards to honor its best and brightest. Pictured are the Dalas/Fort Worth winners.–cw...

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10/03/2016 19:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Charging the plate

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) members rounded the bases at Texas Rangers Stadium Sep. 15, learning the latest about their industry and meeting others working in their field....

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10/03/2016 19:13:00 | Viewed: 0
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Exceptional architecture

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The Texas Society of Architects (TSA) recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Honor Awards. This program recognizes exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture, the built environment, and quality of life in Texas. Honorees will be recognized at the 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo, Nov. 3–5 in San Antonio. –cw...

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10/03/2016 18:56:00 | Viewed: 0
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Trench fare

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – More than 300 industry members gathered at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Fort Worth to learn about trench safety from the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)....

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10/03/2016 16:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Safe tree care

SAN ANTONIO - Before beginning any tree care operation, employers need to: Assess the work site for fall and falling object hazards. Assess the sloped ground where ladders or equipment will be used to prevent falls from equipment overturns and ladder slippage; nearby overhead objects or structures; and weather-related hazards....

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05/29/2019 19:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Material breaches of contract: What they are and why they matter

SAN ANTONIO - The area of construction law is complex, wide ranging and encompasses many different areas of the law (such as torts, contract law, property law, and common law). One construction law concept about which every contractor should have some awareness is the concept of material breach of contract and how material breaches may impact respective duties, obligations, and remedies in a contractual relationship....

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05/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Determining the value of your construction company

SAN ANTONIO - The right business valuation can assist in facilitating a variety of business decisions for the construction industry....

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05/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Safety in work zones

SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Department of Transportation statistics indicate that there were 184 crashes and 202 fatalities on Texas roads in work zones during 2017. This was an increase of 9% from the previous year and leads all other states. One reason is that Texas has as many more road miles than any other state. Many of the deaths were attributed to occupants were not wearing seat belts....

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