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Oldie but goodie

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Classics never go out of style! This stunner, which made a red carpet appearance at Texas AirSystems’ 10th anniversary party on Mar. 2 at the company’s Dallas office, drew plenty of appreciative glances from the guests....

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03/30/2017 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Successful seasons!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Globus Management Group’s director of business development Joe Veach and president Jason Turner have enjoyed success in the recent hunting and fishing season. Both men caught some redfish in February this year on Trinity Bay near Baytown, with big plans to fill up their coolers with loads of speckled trout, reds and flounder when they fish at the new riverfront cabin this year. Veach also pulled a 20 lb. black drum from th...

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03/30/2017 21:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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A hole new obsession

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Dallas/Fort Worth editor Melissa Jones-Meyer has covered enough golf tournaments for Construction News to recognize that golf-obsessed glint in the players’ eyes, so she could immediately tell when her son Avery had the golfing bug bad. Since taking lessons at First Tee of Fort Worth last summer with practice most weekends, the 11-year-old helped his school’s golf team win first place in his very first tournament last mo...

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03/30/2017 20:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Pretty fly!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a 13-month labor of love! Nick Bernier, chief operations officer at Burgess Construction Consultants Inc. in Richardson, built this P-47 remote controlled airplane from scratch as well as painted it. The plane boasts a 102-in. wingspan, weighs 52 lbs. and runs off of an 11 horsepower gas engine. Bernier recently took to the skies at the North Dallas RC Field. –mjm...

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03/30/2017 20:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Photo fin-ish

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Alpha Industries LLC’s COO Jason Scoggins recently did a little Fort Worth fishing, and managed to capture the moment in an unconventional way....

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03/30/2017 20:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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It’s the climb!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – L-R: Alliance Architects’ Julian Rogers, Jordan Raymond, and Kelsey Kupish joined Trammell Crow Company’s Crow Climbers to climb 70 stories of stairs in downtown Dallas’ tallest building Jan. 28. The team raised nearly $5,000 at the 9th annual Big Climb, which benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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Memorial Day, May 29 A day to remember those who died in active military duty

AUSTIN - For many, Memorial Day means a day off of work, barbecue cookouts, family picnics, and community pools opening for the summer. But as we all know, the true meaning of Memorial Day is much more than an “opening day” for summer fun. It’s a calling to honor those courageous men and women who have served and given their lives for the causes of freedom, liberty, and peace....

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04/27/2017 06:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Blazing a trail in a now trending market

SAN ANTONIO - What’s the most pressing issue for you working in the concrete industry today? I would say the most pressing issue for us, on the installer side, is making sure that our company and other companies out there are doing quality work. That’s [an issue] that we run into all the time....

Created by : mpaulcn
04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Wanna iguana?

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News publishers Buddy and Reesa Doebbler embarked upon a cruise in the Caribbean at the end of March. While on Grand Cayman Island, Buddy found an iguana that likes to pose regularly with tourists as they pass by. It’s currently unclear whether or not the iguana was tapped to write a special Caribbean issue of the paper, but rumors abound at the CN office. –mh...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Making the most of early mediation

AUSTIN - Many dispute resolution clauses in construction contracts contain a requirement that the parties mediate prior to pursuing litigation or arbitration. Mediation, at its heart, is simply a facilitated negotiation, with the mediator helping all parties find consensus to resolve a dispute on their voluntarily agreed upon terms. A successful early mediation—before legal or arbitration proceedings have started—helps the parties save the ti...

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