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Sustainable working

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How can designers, clients and communities stay informed about true sustainability and integrate it in their environments? The “2017 North Texas Sustainable Showcase: Integrative Design” event, held Jul. 13 at the Plano Center, had the answers. Hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Texas chapter and the Dallas chapters of American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and Construction Specification Institute (CSI),...

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Winning big at state

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Building the next generation

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The construction industry may have a labor shortage, but there is no shortage of young ladies who are enthusiastic about construction! United Rentals and Kiewit teamed up with Girls Inc. and the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Dallas chapter to host a “Block Kids” event....

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They’re golden

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The United Masonry Contractors Association of Dallas/Fort Worth celebrated its members and those who support the craft of mansonry at its annual Golden Trowel reception, banquet and awards ceremony. Held Jun. 13 at the D/FW Marriott, the event also celebrated the architects, craftsmen, and suppliers that support the association and its members. –mjm...

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07/27/2017 16:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Remembering the journey

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sometimes when things don’t work out, they do.Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) and Associated General Contractors (AGC) had unsuccessfully attempted a merger in 1994. However, just because the two associations weren’t combining into one didn’t mean they couldn’t train together, and Construction Education Foundation Inc. (CEF) was created....

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06/30/2017 00:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Celebration of subcontractors

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter hosted its annual awards program Jun. 8. The event, hosted at Irving’s DFW Airport Marriott, honored members for their outstanding contributions, including the late Pat O’Brien of Rogers O’Brien, who was honored with the association’s “Impact Award,” and the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) on its 20th anniversary. –mjm...

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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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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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