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Focus - HVAC and Plumbing – Why Variable Refrigerant Technology (VRT) matters

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – John Reynal’s company is entirely focused on promoting and installing Variable Refrigerant Technology (VRT). We asked him if he could explain why it is important and how it is different....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
05/27/2016 15:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Concrete Industry – Economy strong, but labor shortage a stressor

FORT WORTH – What are the “hot button” issues in the industry? It seems like the problem for contractors across the board is a shortage of qualified labor, because the work is definitely there – it’s been there for two years – but the labor is the issue....

Created by : cwright
04/27/2016 15:50:00 | Viewed: 0
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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?...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
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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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

Created by : contributorcn
04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

Created by : contributorcn
04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

Created by : contributorcn
04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0