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Industry Folks - Kevco Electrical Construction Inc.

DALLAS/FT WORTH - For Melisa Byron, taking a job last year as an administrative specialist at Kevco Electrical Construction Inc. is what she calls “totally new thing” career wise....

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06/30/2017 00:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Soci Tile and Sinks

DALLAS/ FORT WORTH - When Edwina Davidson was a little girl, her rambunctiousness earned her a reputation with her two siblings – and a nickname that stuck with her for life....

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04/27/2017 15:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks – Donna Hauptmann, Kitchen Designer/ Sales Representative, ProCraft Cabinetry, Dallas

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Novelist George Eliot once mused that it’s never to late to be what you might have been, and Donna Hauptmann is a true testament to that. When the former Harker Heights, TX flower shop owner found herself going through some major life changes, she decided to take control and pursue a college degree....

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03/30/2017 21:34:00 | Viewed: 0
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Kiss her ring!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Construction News set out to ask industry folks about the lucky charms they carry, and we admit that we had some preconceived notions of what we’d see (Rabbit’s feet. Special coins. Bits and bobs that dangle from key chains.)....

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02/27/2017 16:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks – Carrie Edomm, Controller, Astro Sheet Metal Co. Inc

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Carrie Edomm was never one for making lists, but now she has enough balls in the air to make it worth the effort. The 35-year-old wife and mom works as a controller at Astro Sheet Metal Co. Inc., serves as treasurer of the Subcontractors Association of the Metroplex (SAM) and last month began her new role as SAM’s executive director....

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02/27/2017 15:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks – Bob Aniol, Project Executive, Sundt Construction

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – When Caitlynn, daughter of Sundt project executive Bob Aniol, began walking at 15 months, she fell often, as toddlers do. But when Caitlynn continued falling with no improvement, Aniol and his wife found themselves shuttled between specialists, trying to find the cause....

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12/29/2016 20:38:00 | 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...

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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...

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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....

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08/30/2017 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0