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Wired to win

FORT WORTH – Nothing could trip their breakers. Not the written exam. Not the ladder diagram. Conduit bending and troubleshooting? Shoot … no trouble at all. The top three competitors also received ratings in the interview with chapter apprentice and training committee members and the physical wiring project....

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05/27/2016 15:40:00 | Viewed: 0
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Ready for launch

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Houston has had a chapter since 1969, but the Metroplex hasn’t had one – until now. The National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) held the launch event for its first Dallas/Fort Worth chapter on May 19 at Globe Life Park’s Cholula Porch....

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05/27/2016 15:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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‘Scaping out the competition

FORT WORTH – Greenscape dominated the green Apr. 27 at Keller’s Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club. The company linked up to beat out 35 other teams competing at the 32nd annual golf tournament, hosted by the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Fort Worth chapter. –mjm...

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05/27/2016 14:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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Seizing the Day

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Construction workers and their families were invited to Dallas’ Fair Park’s Women’s Museum Building on Apr. 30 to be celebrated and to take care of themselves and their families’ futures....

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05/27/2016 14:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Celebration of ideas

DALLAS – More than 40 entries were considered and seven selected to receive top honors at the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Dallas chapter’s 2016 Unbuilt Design Awards Ceremony. Hosted Apr. 28 at 816 Montgomery, the event honored the year’s award recipients, with all entries on view via a pop-up gallery show....

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05/27/2016 14:32:00 | Viewed: 0
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A run run do

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Two hundred and thirty four bikers and drivers revved their engines the morning of May 14 to make the trek from Fort Worth or Dallas to Cedar Hill....

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05/26/2016 20:25:00 | 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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