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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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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....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
01/27/2017 16:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0