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Third gen, new look

DALLAS/FT WORTH - At 51 years old, it’s time for a facelift. No, not Carrie Edomm, president of Astro Sheet Metal (she’s not close to 51), but the company itself....

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H&E comes to Aledo

DALLAS/FT WORTH - As Texas’ population continues to soar, so does the growth in our Texas communities. Aledo, TX is no exception and H&E Equipment Services (H&E) is ready....

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Banking on different

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Spent nearly 20 years in the banking industry before he realized he should really be in construction....

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Phase two

AUSTIN - When workers strike out on their own, it’s not uncommon for the former company’s clients to follow them. But when Phil Weldon started mechanical, plumbing, piping and service contracting company Weldon Contractors in 1984, he refused to sneak away any of his employer’s clients....

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Mortar love

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Joe Pryor Jr. was 18 when he took to the trowel for the first time and, even his family had worked in masonry since 1910, he says he had to work at it. Today, as president of Pryor & Pryor Masonry Inc., he continues to hone his skills....

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Foam and family

DALLAS/FT WORTH - When Sharon Hase’s cell phone blasts a ringtone rendition of Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” she wastes no time in answering it. Whatever this call means for her 24-year old daughter Elissa and their day – a doctor’s visit, a trip to the hospital – Sharon is still grateful. Her business, Enviro Tech Spray Foam Insulation, allows her and her husband Gary Hase the flexibility needed for Elissa’s health em...

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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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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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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....

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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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