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Eyes off the prize

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The first total solar eclipse in 38 years occurred Aug. 21, and the Aguirre & Fields Fort Worth team came prepared! Armed with eclipse glasses, pinhole projectors and a camera with two ND filters taped to it, the team safely viewed the phenomenon. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Going to the dogs

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Every day is “Take Your Furbabies” to Work Day” for Nathan and Elisa “E” Lane of Fast Lane Metal Works in Dallas. The couple brings their 8lb., green-mohawked toy poodle “Ted” and their two mastiffs, “Nina” and “Lita” to the shop with them to greet customers, keep an eye on the office and test out the floor for napping purposes....

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A new addition

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Security Screen Masters’ Tommy Davidson welcomed a bull calf to his family. Born to “Grandma” at Davidson’s Caddo Mills ranch, baby is doing well and eating well, which is to be expected – Davidson says little ones like these grow quickly, reaching 500lbs in six months. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 18:16:00 | Viewed: 0
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Playing in the dirt

Dallas/Ft Worth - Clay shoots, golf tournaments, cook-outs, bowling – all fun, but they’ve been done. What if the next corporate or family outing was “like Disney World on steroids?”...

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07/27/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Aloha!

DALLAS/FT WORTH -Melisa Byron, administrative specialist for Kevco Electrical Construction Inc., spent two weeks of June living on island time, as she enjoyed an incredible Hawaii vacation. Byron shared snaps of her two favorite places with Construction News: Oahu’s Lanikai Beach and Kauai’s Poipu Beach. Sun, sand and surf – we’re booking our tickets! –mjm...

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06/30/2017 00:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Absolute friendship

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Don’s best friend! Donald Walker, project manager at Absolute Construction in Garland, has a true blue friend in “Gage,” his 6-month-old Blue Heeler. –mjm...

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06/30/2017 00:01:00 | 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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