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Hound for the holidays

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Progress Lighting’s Pamela Tresp had cause for paws Dec. 17 when she hosted a Christmas open house in her home for a favorite charity. In lieu of hostess gifts, guests brought donations of cash or goods such as dog food, beds, toys and blankets to help Cody’s Friends, a local dog rescue....

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12/29/2016 17:35:00 | Viewed: 0
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Motorcycle makeover

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – If you remember the article we ran in our Mar. 2014 issue about Matt O’Neill’s 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, you’ll want to see the $25,000 motorcycle makeover he gave the Glide....

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12/29/2016 17:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Buck-aneer

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – AJ Rodriguez didn’t pass this buck on by! The Castro Roofing of Texas vice president braved the cold to score the deer on a recent hunting trip. AJ harvested the buck that scored 150 in. in Knox County, TX. on Nov. 21.–mjm...

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12/29/2016 17:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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Girls gone fishing

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – For the past few years, Kelsey Howell of Howell Crane & Rigging Inc., Brianna and Rose Brett, (wife and daughter of Moore Erection’s Kenny Brett, respectively) and Lisa Moore have lined up with other women to reel in cash and trophies and contribute to a worthy cause....

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12/29/2016 17:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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A pheasant trip for all

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Architects, engineers and roofing contractors took to the field for a pheasant hunting trip in southwest Kansas Nov. 11-13. C-CAP’s Ben Gromatzky, Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing’s Larry Johnson, GDA Architects’ Bennett Foster, Charles Gromatzky and T.R. Richter, Schmidt & Stacy’s David Schmidt and Strider Steele, Sterling Roof Systems’ Todd Davenport and Sun Commercial Roofs’ Richard Bass and Hector Cas...

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11/28/2016 20:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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Got muttin’ better to do

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – “Take Your Dog To Work Day” came recently for Vector Constructors’ Brayton Rowe. The senior project manager’s mutt Zoe rode shotgun as he delivered materials to a San Antonio job site so that a certificate of occupancy could be secured. No doubt Zoe couldn’t wait to get back home to her balls (she has a stockpile of about 10) and her own bed, which Rowe says must always must be on top of the couch. –mjm...

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11/28/2016 20:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Hitting the slopes

AUSTIN - Construction News’ Dana Calonge shared this photo of her and husband Dick in Breckenridge, CO where the two escaped to celebrate Dana’s birthday. -cmw...

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - New year, new ideas for recruiting and retaining employees in the construction industry

AUSTIN - For the U.S. economy, the positive signs continue: unemployment rates are at historic lows, consumer spending is increasing, the stock market–while volatile at times–continues to set new records and optimism is at an all-time high....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Effective emergency planning critical to managing OSHA investigations and rising incident penalties

AUSTIN - The stated purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has promulgated various standards to create rules employers must use to protect their employees from hazards....

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Insurance - Managing your fleet exposures - driver qualifications

AUSTIN - What is the biggest risk for your operations? A worker injury, a big liability claim, a large property loss?...

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