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Built to the hilt

DALLAS/FT WORTH - More than 350 members of the Dallas and Fort Worth architectural, engineering, construction and development communities celebrated outstanding built environments at the 14th Annual Topping Out Networking Event & Awards Program. Held Oct. 26 at The Statler, the event was hosted in partnership by the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Fort Worth chapter, TEXO and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). –mjm...

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Such great taste!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Meat lovers were put in a “smoke hold” Nov. 15 as they went from tent to tent voting on the samples coming out of the smokers. The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter cookout, held Nov. 15 at Grapevine’s Trawick Pavilion, raised funds for Sutherland Springs Baptist Church. –mjm...

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Out of this world talent

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Asian American Contractors Association of Texas (AACATX) hosted its annual awards luncheon Oct. 26 at Richardson’s Kasra Restaurant. Construction superstars were honored at the event for excellence in their field. –mjm Photo credit: Samuel Hsu Photography...

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A NARI good night

DALLAS/FT WORTH - North Texas contractors were honored for their outstanding work on Nov. 14 at the Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre. The 2018 NARI CotY Awards, hosted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) Greater Dallas chapter, recognized companies in 21 categories during the association’s “Evening of Excellence.” –mjm Photo credit: Ken Vaughan/Vaughan Creative Media...

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Lining up for fun

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Local roofers tested the waters of their fishing skills Oct. 12-13 at Lake Texoma’s Grand Pappy’s Point Marina. The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association’s (NTRCA) Fishing Tournament was two days of competition, cooking out and plenty of catches. –mjm...

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Cans of whoop!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - On Oct. 15, teams comprised of Fort Worth architects, engineers, contractors, designers and students created works of art out of canned and packaged food. The goal? Each creation helped raise awareness about hunger in the community, with all food that was used donated to Tarrant Area Food Bank. CANstruction’s 19th Annual Fort Worth Exhibition challenged the teams to design and build structures for display in a 10 ft. by 10 ft....

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Hitting the slopes

AUSTIN - Construction News’ Dana Calonge shared this photo of her and husband Dick in Breckenridge, CO where the two escaped to celebrate Dana’s birthday. -cmw...

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Accounting - New year, new ideas for recruiting and retaining employees in the construction industry

AUSTIN - For the U.S. economy, the positive signs continue: unemployment rates are at historic lows, consumer spending is increasing, the stock market–while volatile at times–continues to set new records and optimism is at an all-time high....

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Legal - Effective emergency planning critical to managing OSHA investigations and rising incident penalties

AUSTIN - The stated purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has promulgated various standards to create rules employers must use to protect their employees from hazards....

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Insurance - Managing your fleet exposures - driver qualifications

AUSTIN - What is the biggest risk for your operations? A worker injury, a big liability claim, a large property loss?...

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