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Just give ‘em that countryside

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Bear Creek Golf Club’s green acres were the place to be Oct. 16. The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) 2017 Golf Tournament hosted three flights of fun at the Dallas club. –mjm...

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‘Gaters gonna gate

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Over 1,000 TEXO members and their families filled the fields at Lake Grapevine’s Silver Lake Marina to throw washers, eat chili and barbecue and help feed others too. The TEXO YCC Tailgate is the trifecta of the association’s final Challenge Cup events, combining the washer tournament, chili cook-off and barbecue (chicken, ribs and brisket) cook-off. The event, held Oct. 21, also served as a company canned food drive competi...

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Honor role

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Black-owned businesses, corporate partners and diversity specialists in the North Texas region were honored at the Regional Black Contractors Association’s (RBCA) Inaugural 2017 Chairman’s Awards Gala. Texas House of Representative of District 109, Helen Giddings, served as keynote speaker at the event, which was hosted Sep. 22 at Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre. –mjm...

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Women honored

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The achievements of women in architecture, engineering and construction were honored Oct. 19 at Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s Luna Awards Luncheon. Hosted at the OMNI Fort Worth Hotel, the event recognized professionals who exemplified excellence in their respective categories. –mjm...

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UMCA Fore the win!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Jeremy Peek, David Gladu, Gary Lockwood and Lance Bryant took home the trophy Oct. 18 at the United Masonry Contractors Association’s (UMCA) Fall Golf Tournament. The annual event was held at Bear Creek Country Club. –mjm...

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10/30/2017 20:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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Renaissance can

DALLAS/FT WORTH - With their eye for design and big hearts for worthy causes, Dallas architects, engineers and construction companies bring their “can-do” attitude every year to the international design/build CANstruction competition. Creating sculptures out of donated canned goods, 27 teams competed this year in categories such as “Best Use of Labels” and “Best Meal” as well as “Most Cans” donated. It looks like they will have to...

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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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