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Eyes forward

DALLAS/FT WORTH - These two long time friends attended the same college at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. From there they parted, but not for long. While one spent time in San Antonio and the other in Austin, a time came where they found themselves coming across the roofing industry. Once they started up in the roofing industry, they never looked back....

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07/27/2018 17:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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American dream in Big D

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Luis Mata came to Dallas 25 years ago when he was 17. Because, as he says, he likes to build things, he started doing drywall....

Created by : dzullicn
07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Precision strikes

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In former times of aerial bombing, they tried to be on-target but basically just dropped a ton of bombs and hoped one of them hit....

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07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fab-ulous buildings

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Speed Fab-Crete (SFC) has been erecting buildings in Fort Worth since the 1950s. It pioneered the system of making precast, reinforced concrete, loadbearing walls, as developed by its founder, Dave Bloxom....

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100 years and a new leader.

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI) has a new leader for 2018-2019....

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07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Mission: Demolition

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Tim Proctor is in the demolition business now, but as a kid, he was all about building structures....

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07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

Created by : contributorcn
08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

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