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Homegrown

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Originally from California, Bryan Zumo, vice president of Crossroads Drywall in Frisco, has performed every aspect of construction. From sanding walls to owning the company is how he puts it....

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03/28/2018 20:31:00 | Viewed: 0
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Air today, heat tomorrow

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Air Today Heating & Cooling got a fresh start on two fronts: it was a new beginning for owners Dave and Amie Butts, who bought the company 2 years ago. With that, the firm itself got a new business model with a more customer-focused outlook....

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02/26/2018 12:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Crisscross

DALLAS/FT WORTH - A “construction humor Monday” is something we could all use. Every Monday Cleo Armstead, public relations and operations manager at Cross Timbers Equipment, is making folks laugh out loud on social media with their jokes and favorite Internet finds....

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Betting on better

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Brad Bryant knew he could bring “better” to his industry, and it motivated him to establish Trinity Drywall & Plastering Systems in 2006....

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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A great addition

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Kelly Smith has always loved math and science. As a kid, she relished helping her dad, who owned electri-cal contracting companies, work on draw-ing take-offs and estimates. As an adult, it also made her a perfect fit to take over the family business, All Tech Electric LLC....

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Protection from above

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Since he was a teenager repairing roofs on homes and apartments, Lone Star Roofing, Welding & Construction (LSR) partner and president Bill Chinners says working in construction is “all I’ve ever done.”...

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02/26/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Construction safety tightens

SAN ANTONIO - What are the “hot button” issues in the concrete industry? We continue to experience a shortage of qualified labor and volatility in the commodities markets causing spikes in pricing for concrete ready-mix, steel and lumber products used in our industry....

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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 - Concrete and construction

AUSTIN - After moving to Texas in 1983, Angelo went to work for Trinity Engineering Testing Laboratories in the firm’s geotechnical department and then shortly transferred to the construction materials testing department and has been working with testing labs ever since....

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