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Crawfish a plenty

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Over 100 customers and friends attended the Big Sky Construction annual crawfish boil on Mar. 30 at their offices located at 407 Exposition Ave. -cmw...

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Behold

DALLAS/FT WORTH - For Denise Schrader, president and owner of Buzz Custom Fence and husband Eric Schrader, vice president and owner, it’s been about promising a lot and delivering more....

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Celebrating 50 with 500

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Carl and Bunny Raba had a vision and in 1968 they began laying the groundwork to become an industry leader among engineering consulting firms. Together with Ronald Tolson, Raba & Tolson Consulting Engineers was established as a geotechnical engineering practice in San Antonio. By 1974, Dick Kistner joined the firm leading it into the expansion and practice of construction materials engineering....

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Bands of brothers

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In the 1980s, two brothers started Irri-Con, a residential irrigation landscaping company. Today, another pair of brothers in the family continues to grow the firm, now known as general contractor HQS Construction LLC....

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It just comes natural

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Some buildings we walk into have such decorative landscapes outside. Natural Environments’ president Ron Zander was always involved with plants, since his father gardened. “I picked that up a little bit,” he said. In 1979, Zander established Natural Environments, doing landscape architecture, construction and maintenance....

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A generational trade

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandblasting and painting is in the Shotwell blood. Ask Mical Shotwell, COO of Shotwell & Son Inc. The company started in 1956 by his grandfather and great grandfather....

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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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