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Grad you made it!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a proud moment for 112 graduates at the Construction Education Foundation’s (CEF) 2016 Graduation & Awards Banquet....

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06/27/2016 16:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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Good state of repair

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Three Texas-based chapters – North Texas, Houston and South Central Texas – gathered in The Colony Jun. 9-10 for the International Concrete Repair Institute’s (ICRI) 3rd annual Texas State Conference....

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06/27/2016 16:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Worth the tassel

DALLAS – Nearly 500 attendees cheered as 55 student graduates turned their tassels at the Dallas Wyndham hotel on Jun. 7. The graduates, who all completed four years of the Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC) Dallas chapter’s apprentice program, were honored at the evening ceremony....

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06/27/2016 16:18:00 | Viewed: 0
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All-star tee-ms

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) members went out clubbing at the association’s Golf Tournament....

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06/27/2016 15:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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[Big] Easy geauxing

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Laissez les bons temps rouler! NOLA recently set the scene for the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) South Central Region Forum. Hosted May 20-21 at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans’ French Quarter, the event offered NAWIC members beau coup professional development, networking and N’awlins fun....

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06/27/2016 15:53:00 | Viewed: 0
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Making waves

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Fire protection contractors from across the state played golf and went fishing at the Skins & Fins Tournament held at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City in Jun. 9-12....

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06/27/2016 15:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Shore it. Slope it. Shield it.

SAN ANTONIO - Trenching and excavation work exposes workers to extremely dangerous hazards. According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 130 fatalities recorded in trenching and excavation operations between 2011 and 2016. The private construction industry accounted for 80%, or 104, of those fatalities. An alarming 49% of those construction fatalities occurred be...

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03/28/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk - Recovery of attorney’s fees in construction disputes: The devil is in the details

SAN ANTONIO - The long held general rule of law in Texas regarding the recovery of attorney’s fees is that attorney’s fees paid to prosecute or defend a lawsuit cannot be recovered in that suit absent a statute or contract that allows for their recovery. For more than 100 years, the Courts of our great state have held that they do not have the authority to require a losing party to pay the prevailing party’s fees unless a statute or contra...

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Insurance - Workers Compensation

SAN ANTONIO - Texas, unlike other states, does not require an employer to have workers’ compensation coverage....

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Accounting - Why the construction industry needs cybersecurity

SAN ANTONIO - It’s no secret that cybercrime is costly. According to a study by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the cost of cybercrime to the global community reached record levels in 2017, totaling between $445 and $608 billion.1 By 2019, the global cost of data breaches is expected to increase to $2.1 trillion.2...

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