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Cup runneth over

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The hook – or rather, the Pook – brings them back! Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing’s annual Pookie Cup Invitational, a fishing tournament held Oct. 12-14, at Port Mansfield, gave company superintendents, project managers and estimators two days of bonding, drift and wade fishing fun and cash prizes! –mjm...

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10/30/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Later, ’gator

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Mike Pryor and Mystee Pryor of Compass Air Service Inc. pose with the prize of Mike’s Sep. 30 hunt in Liberty, TX – a 12 ft. 8 in. alligator! –mjm...

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10/30/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Just ducky!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - When she got her young daughter the ducks she wanted, Rhonda “Seay” Usher had no idea how attached she herself would become to the fair-feathered friends. Now on her second pair of ducks, the owner of Primitive Stone LLC has been delighted with the companionship and entertain-ment ducks provide....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Are you scruff enough?

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Hey, guys, have you haired? It’s almost time to grow your mo’! November 1, the start of “Movember,” is just about hair. So stash away the shaver and stop shaving your ‘stache to remind your bros (and those who love them) about the importance of men’s health....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The Meyer Family’s week off

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Construction News editor Melissa Jones-Meyer and her family were all packed and ready for a weeklong Vancouver vacation when news of wildfires in British Columbia broke, causing smoke and attraction closures. Dashed were dreams of whale watching, crossing the Capilano Suspension Bridge, zip lining through forestry and enjoying blissfully cooler temperatures....

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shark peek

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Ameripipe Supply president Blair Franklin and his family enjoyed a July trip to Kiawah Island, SC. The vacation was especially memorable for Franklin’s 14-year-old son Jake (front) who landed his first shark – a 5 ft. Bonnethead (the guide standing behind Jake is Cpt. Shane Green, owner of Lowcountry Lazy Charters)! Franklin says the shark was released immediately in good health to be caught another day. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | 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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