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Wild times

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The folks at Intertech Commercial Flooring (ITF) have become one with nature in recent months, both on land and on sea. Whether it was catching fish at Port O’Connor and Calaveras Lake or dove hunting with Adleta, it was always a wild time in the wild! – mjm...

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Beginner’s buck

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Ben Carruthers (front), 11-year-old son of Certainteed Ceilings’ Eddy Carruthers and grandson of Accurate Masonry’s Charles Carruthers, shot his first whitetail buck on opening day. The 8-pt. buck was shot with the same .243 rifle Ben’s father shot his own first buck with, and was harvested at the family’s hunting lease in Young County. Ben’s father and two sisters also came along on the hunt, which was his youngest si...

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11/29/2017 18:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Digging the new digs!

DALLAS/FT WORTH -Progress Lighting’s Pamela Tresp moved from the big city (Dallas) with her husband, Hubbell Lighting’s Mark Tresp, and menagerie of dogs to Pleasure Acres Lake in Tyler, TX. Having a lake in her backyard means that every day is a new chance to get in touch with nature. Needless to say, Tresp loves the change of scenery and her dogs are blissed out with their very own dog park! –mjm...

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Trinity’s in-fin-ity of fish

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Trinity Drywall’s project managers, superintendents and foremen enjoyed some team building at Holiday Marina of Lake Tawakoni, Nov. 7 and Nov. 16. The field leadership members were hosted by NTX Guide Services’ Matt Cartwright and Roy Songy. –mjm...

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Wait was bearable

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It took almost the entire two weeks of Dave Riddle’s hunting trip, but on the last day the president of Dave Riddle Electric Company got his bear. He took down the 8ft. 4 in. grizzly at Sand Point, Alaska in November. –mjm...

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Doving every minute

DALLAS/FT WORTH -Howell Crane & Rigging Inc. custom-ers and employees popped in to enjoy the company’s 23rd Annual Skeet Shoot and Dove Hunt on Oct. 14. The popular event was attended by 280 guests, who enjoyed full use of the 1800 acre Howell Ranch in Olmos, TX – in between big bites of barbecue! –mjm...

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11/01/2017 19:57:00 | 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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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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