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Focus – Women in Construction – Time to overcome stereotypes, teach girls about construction

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What is your background in the construction industry?...

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04/01/2016 15:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Education - Education resources available and varied

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – How has employee training impacted employee performance and/or productivity for your organization? MYCON is focused on creating a great learning environment. While we hire qualified personnel for both our field and home office operations, we believe that ongoing training helps each individual achieve a greater level of productivity and performance. We believe in building and sharing a comprehensive knowledge base through o...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
02/26/2016 19:45:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Safety – Risk: Identify it and reduce it

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What are the major risks in construction?...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
02/02/2016 16:50:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Construction Forecast - Interest rates up, labor down for 2016

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What is your opinion about the current state of the Dallas/Fort Worth construction industry? By all accounts, the Dallas/Fort Worth construction industry is currently one of the hottest markets in the country. When assessing the viability of a certain geographic location, Yates Construction takes into consideration labor resources, commodities, equipment inventories and the level of state and local economic development ini...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
12/30/2015 17:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment - Equipment dealers association evolves to better serve its members

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Over the past several months, the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), formerly known as the North American Equipment Dealers Association, has undergone significant change in an effort to better serve its members. The association’s evolution has included development of a new brand, which includes a new name, logo, vision, and mission, as well as a new governance model and membership model....

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12/02/2015 17:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment - Sany

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Sany America is your newest best choice when you have some serious digging....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
12/02/2015 17:09:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

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09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

Created by : rdoebblercn
09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - The Economic Loss Rule and construction defect litigation Part 3: Blurred lines, uncertainty, and recent legal developments

AUSTIN - This is the third article in a three-part series about the economic loss rule. As previously discussed, the rule sorts legal claims by distinguishing whether a party can recover under contract or in tort. Thus, how the rule draws the line between contract and tort claims is vital for those in the construction industry. Indeed, if the rule sets a broad scope for contract claims, parties who rely on the certainty provided by certain contra...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
08/30/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

AUSTIN - On March 25th, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding respirable crystalline silica. Under this rule, employers are now subject to new standards for protecting workers. As the construction industry approaches the required implementation date of September 23, 2017, it is a good time to review the highlights....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
08/30/2017 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0