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Best bet

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It was a night of kudos and cards Nov. 16 at Grapevine’s Courtyard Marriott TownePlace Suites. The Drywall Electrical Contractors Association (DACA) hosted a casino night and banquet honoring President Award winner Johnny Barnes of Baker Drywall, OSHA’s Alliance with DACA and NCCER certification recipients Jonathan Castillo and James Cichocki of Marek. –mjm...

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12/28/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Win-ter Win-derland

DALLAS/FT WORTH - TEXO, The Construction Association hosted its annual Holiday and Awards Gala Dec. 7 at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan, and the event was a win-win for guests. Construction companies were cheered on as they were recognized with “distinguished building” and “merit” awards for excellence in their work. Many were honored for their safety on job sites as well, while individuals were celebrated for their personal contributions. A...

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12/28/2017 16:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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11/29/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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Focus - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

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