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Pier review

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The United Masonry Contractors Association’s (UMCA) Dallas/Fort Worth chapter hosted its annual Golden Trowel Awards Jun. 7. The event recognizes member individuals and companies whose projects inspire the improvement of excellence standards in the masonry field. –mjm Photos by Lacy Gladu...

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Winners take all

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Horseshoe Bay Resort was the picture perfect setting for the Associated General Contractors Texas Building Branch (AGC-TBB) 2016 convention Jun. 12-14. A golf tournament, safety awards luncheon and, of course, the anticipated annual outstanding construction awards were all part of the adventure. –cw Photos by Catherine Bezman...

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07/28/2016 16:31:00 | Viewed: 0
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Surveyors take to the sea

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) held its 11th annual Hook, Line & Surveyor Scholarship Fishing Tournament Jul. 16 at Redfish Boat House in Aransas Pass. With 17 teams and approximately 68 participants, the event raised more than $5,000 for the association’s scholarship fund. –mh...

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07/28/2016 15:16:00 | Viewed: 0
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Banging about

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a perfect day for clay. On Jul. 14, the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)’s North Texas chapter hosted its 2nd annual Sporting Clay Classic at Lewisville’s Dallas Gun Club. Fifty-two participants divided into 13 teams and spent their morning (and ammo) at 12 shooting stations. After the smoke cleared, members gathered for lunch and to see which three teams and individual shooters would be awarded cash...

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Fun to spare

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter held its second annual “Split Happens” bowling tournament Jul. 14 at AMF Euless Lanes. One hundred and fifty players divided into 30 company teams to bowl-ttle it out to victory. After all of the pins were swept away, City Wide Mechanical beat out last year’s winner, Dallas Door & Supply, for first place. –mjm...

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07/28/2016 14:47:00 | Viewed: 0
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Manage ability

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Several companies were recently recognized for their outstanding achievement in the practice of construction management. The Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) North Texas chapter hosted its 2016 Project Achievement Awards Banquet on May 26 at Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel. Awards are given to construction management practitioners for projects and programs in Texas that reflect CMAA’s mission. –mjm...

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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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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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