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Pretty fly!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a 13-month labor of love! Nick Bernier, chief operations officer at Burgess Construction Consultants Inc. in Richardson, built this P-47 remote controlled airplane from scratch as well as painted it. The plane boasts a 102-in. wingspan, weighs 52 lbs. and runs off of an 11 horsepower gas engine. Bernier recently took to the skies at the North Dallas RC Field. –mjm...

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03/30/2017 20:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Photo fin-ish

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Alpha Industries LLC’s COO Jason Scoggins recently did a little Fort Worth fishing, and managed to capture the moment in an unconventional way....

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03/30/2017 20:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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It’s the climb!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – L-R: Alliance Architects’ Julian Rogers, Jordan Raymond, and Kelsey Kupish joined Trammell Crow Company’s Crow Climbers to climb 70 stories of stairs in downtown Dallas’ tallest building Jan. 28. The team raised nearly $5,000 at the 9th annual Big Climb, which benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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In hog pursuit

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Robert Olsen, a salesman at Southern Carlson in Farmers Branch, says that two months after his first “heli hog hunt,” he is still smiling and giggling like a little kid....

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02/24/2017 22:47:00 | Viewed: 0
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What’s next, Dex?

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – “Dex” is the name, lounging’s the game. The 3-year-old mutt/Red Heeler mix is described as “smart and a little bit naughty” by owner Carrie Edomm of Astro Sheet Metal Co. Inc., not to mention “funny. He’s one of us for sure,” she says. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:45:00 | Viewed: 0
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Casting call

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Travis Walker, the new director of business development at Corbet Design + Build, makes it his business to get a little fishing in when he’s not working. Walker has cast in some of the country’s prettiest parts, and shares a few of his favorites. –mjm...

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02/24/2017 22:41:00 | 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