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Boats, fish & veterans

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Forty-one boats took to the water at Eagle Mountain Lake for Ridgemont Commercial Construction’s 2nd Annual Invitational Team Bass Tournament. The event held on Mar. 30 raised over $16,000 for the Wounded Warrior project....

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04/30/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Monster hog

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Amy Guerrero, ACT Construction shared this photo of avid hunter and all around outdoors women Assistant Project Manager Kayla Miller with this monster hog she shot. The hog weighed around 275lbs. and was shot on a ranch in Onley, TX on Dec. 15. -cmw...

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02/28/2019 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Big Fishing!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Looks like Bruce Weiner, owner of Bruce’s Stone Solutions in Dallas, and friend Kevin Cronin did pretty well on their fishing trip....

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01/31/2019 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Never again

DALLAS/ FT WORTH - The conditions were perfect. The weather had been rainy and cold during the two days prior. There was no moon the night before. All indications meant that the deer would be moving....

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12/31/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Ranch life

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In November on a cold day in Aguilares, TX, Construction News editor Lexie Velasquez escaped the city and spent a day at the ranch. She shot a javelin with one shot and did some scouting for arrowheads. –lv...

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11/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Trophy pronghorn

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Don Weempe, P.E. of Master Construction & Engineering, shot this pronghorn antelope in Sprinter, NM. He shot his prize trophy at 300 yards with a 6.5 Creedmoor in September. -cmw...

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10/30/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0