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Bye, Buy(ers) birdie

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Buyers Barricades team Eddie Harmon, Tony Troxclair, Jason Garrett and Josh Wilburn placed first at Regional Hispanic Contractors Association’s (RHCA) Annual Clay Shoot Classic. The event, held Sep. 8 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports, raised funds for construction, architecture and engineering major scholarships. –mjm...

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Natural disasters and N.Tx. construction

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Talking about natural disasters and the lasting effects they have is never an easy topic. First of all, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all the families affected by the recent hurricanes and the earthquake in Mexico. Once again, I am proud to call myself an American and a Texan because of the immense amount of support we provide, not only to our own residents, but also other areas in need....

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Fused in first place

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: FSG Electric’s Steve Bradbury, Randy West, Terry Simmons, Robbie Dennett and Rob Wilson (not pictured) took top prize at the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Fort Worth/Tarrant County Clay Shoot. The team competed against 131 shooters at the event, hosted Aug. 4 at Alpine Gun Range. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Flower power

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Networking was in full bloom Jul. 27 at the TEXO Women’s Forum Summer Networking Event! Held at TEXO Dallas Conference Center, over 30 women in construction planted both socializing seeds and pretty countertop gardens. –mjm...

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Two wins in a row!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Anton Cabinetry’s Paul Witsaman, Mark Beers and teammates Gary Greenway and Montie Simms (not pictured) placed first for the second year in a row at American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) Clay Shoot Aug. 25 at Alpine Shooting Range. Greenway won top score (97) and Simms earned second highest score (92). –mjm...

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Under a new roof

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The second Wednesday in August is always a pretty big deal – it’s the day of the Not So Mini Trade Show! Hosted by the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA), the Aug. 9 event took place at Austin Ranch, which was a larger venue than in previous years. More space meant more opportunity for attendees to see more of the latest roofing products from local vendors. –mjm...

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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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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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