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Focus - Green Building - Creating a greener state

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry and have you experienced an increase or slowdown in business? For the most part I have seen a strong carry over from 2016 across the state. Parts of Texas are experiencing slowdowns in some sectors. The office market in Houston as an example, but overall it looks to be strong. Our Chapter members cross many disciplines – design, engineering, construction, real ...

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08/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - Synthetic grass is green, and not just in color

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the current state of the green building industry as it pertains to your business? Meeting with architects, construction specifiers, building product representatives and designers, the discussion of synthetic turf in the green building industry does come up with some of the complex and wide-ranging issues around the use of sustainable building materials, like synthetic turf, for healthier buildings...

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08/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Service Providers - Clients changing to attract talent

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? A lot of regions across the country have awakened in terms of overall construction, especially commercial. Dallas and Austin continue to be boom markets as hospital-ity, healthcare, office, higher education, high-tech and high-rise residential are all under construction or are in the planning stages. Houston’s K-12 cycle remains on the high end....

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Workload, costs, labor shortages up

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Have you heard of an increase or slowdown in business?...

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06/28/2017 15:09:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Education – Bright future in electrical training

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Describe the apprenticeship and training program. The North Texas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust Fund trains people, who have no experience or a little experience, how to do electrical work. We take them from the very beginning and get them qualified to take the State of Texas electrical exam....

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02/27/2017 15:25:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Forecast – An exciting 2017

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What markets do you expect KWA and the industry to see an increase in over the course of 2017? Why?...

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12/29/2016 16:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Work zone safety

DALLAS/FT WORTH - A graduate of TCU, Omachel joined the Buyers team in October 2012. He began his career as a salesman in the Buyers Barricades Dallas/Fort Worth office and became branch manager of the Houston office just two short years later....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Getting you started

AUSTIN - Currently overseeing aspects of all cases, Cancialosi works on highly complex entitlement cases and continues to build new client relationships. He has previously worked for variety of Central Texas municipalities in urban planning, inspections, and development review capacities. He received a Bachelor of Science in urban planning from Texas State University and served in the United States Marine Corps prior to returning to Texas....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Safety, safety, safety

HOUSTON - Having been in the crane service industry since 1979, Ohlenbusch is very versed in the comings and goings of the crane service industry. He is the co-owner of Alamo Crane Services Inc. based in Selma, just outside San Antonio. He is the 2018 president of the Texas Crane Owners Association (TCOA), on the board for the Texas Construction Association (TCA) and American Subcontractors Association (ASA)....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Consistency, follow-up & experience

SAN ANTONIO - People Ready works with businesses to provide the workforce solutions they need to succeed. Cadena has been in the industry for five years and is well versed in the needs of the construction industry’s skilled labor demands....

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