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DALLAS / FORT WORTH Focus

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Focus - A robust industry

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandbrook is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in management, he spent 13 years in the U.S. Army which included a four-year tour in Germany in cavalry and engineering units, three years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Military Academy and two years as the Army Program representative to Raytheon. While teaching at West Point, Sanbr...

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Signature of a woman

DALLAS - In 1984, Melanie moved to Dallas, leaving behind all she had known to join the ranks of the corporate world. Little did she know then that Dallas had an unforeseen destiny for her away from corporate America....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The Trades in high schools & beyond

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In days past, one could find a trades program in almost every junior high/senior high school in America. Remember shop class?...

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02/22/2018 22:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Stop, think, act

DALLAS/FT WORTH - What do you consider are the major safety risks in construction? Falls are a top priority, working from ladders, slips, trips and falls. Never forget about housekeeping....

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Industry’s state in 2018: “Optimistic and confident”

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? I’d have to say the state of the industry is both optimistic and confident. Analytics are showing an increase in the percentage of contractors reporting either steady or increased backlog heading into 2018....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Cautiously Optimistic

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Business is good on the construction equipment side of things according to AED members and most are optimistic about the future. However, we still face challenges. Many report business is up or at least consistent with last year, though margins remain slim....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Economic benefits of green

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Throneberry leads the sales and marketing efforts for DMI Technologies. He began his career in the early ’90s with a regional telecommunications company and has spent the last 20 years in various leadership roles for Telecom and Software companies....

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08/28/2019 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Designing responsibly with green in mind

SAN ANTONIO - Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP,is a Partner at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production and construction administration. She is currently President of the Association for Learning Environments’ South Texas chapter....

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08/28/2019 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green building in the United States of America is a victim of its own success

SAN ANTONIO - Flash back to 1894: refrigeration systems dedicated primarily to producing large blocks of ice, have begun to revolutionize the way that industrial processes function and have opened incredible new ways to preserve and transport food. Engineers decide that a committee should be formed to standardize and regulate these systems and the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) was founded....

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08/28/2019 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Personal protective equipment

AUSTIN - Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators....

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08/28/2019 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0