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They had a good run

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Hundreds of runners from the architecture, engineering and construction industry raced to the finish at the Form Follows Fitness 5K in Dallas. The Blackson Brick-sponsored event, hosted Feb. 18 at Klyde Warren Park, takes runners on a course past the city’s most impressive award-winning architec-tural icons in the Arts District and Uptown. Construction-related companies not only have runners in the race, but also hand out ...

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02/24/2017 22:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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International language of building

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Clem Lesch of PCL Contract Bonding Agency and his wife Pauline have explored nearly every corner of the world together, with their most recent trip being to Dubai. The couple flew to the United Arab Emirates’ most populous city in December, and found that the construction boom in Dubai might just give the North Texas construction boom some competition....

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01/27/2017 16:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Puppy love

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – When you have a spouse who breeds dogs, every day is a “dog day!” Cindy, wife of Classic Superoof president Keith Lyles, breeds toy and mini Australian Shepherds, but there are a few pups in his immediate family, “Tootie,” “Abby,” “Colt” and “Smiley,” that get top billing in his life. He takes them for rides in his Harley sidecar, includes them in holiday photos and says that an usher at his church reserv...

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01/27/2017 16:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Starting strong

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Gregg Wong works as a security service manager for Milestone Electric, but he looks more like a member of an elite security team. The 31-year-old’s bulging muscles are the result of his recent training and participation in Strongman competitions....

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01/27/2017 16:17:00 | Viewed: 0
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A bass act

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Ryan Koons of HOLT CAT’s Irving office caught this 6-lb. largemouth bass in December on Lake Helen at the K-Bar Ranch outside of Clifton, TX. –mjm...

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01/27/2017 16:14:00 | Viewed: 0
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Have an ice trip!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Texas gal Jodi Davis, a sales and marketing specialist at Braun Intertec in Arlington, returned from a company trip last month, and shared her cool – make that cold! – experience with Construction News:...

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01/26/2017 22:46:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0