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A hole new obsession

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Dallas/Fort Worth editor Melissa Jones-Meyer has covered enough golf tournaments for Construction News to recognize that golf-obsessed glint in the players’ eyes, so she could immediately tell when her son Avery had the golfing bug bad. Since taking lessons at First Tee of Fort Worth last summer with practice most weekends, the 11-year-old helped his school’s golf team win first place in his very first tournament last mo...

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03/30/2017 20:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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Focus - Embracing staffing & technology challenges

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It’s a good time to be in construction and engineering/ architectural design in Texas....

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10/29/2018 17:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Growing with growth

SAN ANTONIO - Jason Puchot holds a degree in Evidence Based Design from Texas A&M University. He is a Board Certified Healthcare Architect and has specialized in healthcare design since 2002....

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10/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Design defects threaten Texas contractors

SAN ANTONIO - Many Texas contractors wrongly assume they have no responsibility for errors or omissions in plans and specifications. To the contrary, Texas courts have held contractors – not owners – bear the risk and liability of deficient plans when the contract is silent on the issue....

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10/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Litigious personal injury (PI) attorney-driven climate on commercial auto – Must address directly with your driver group

SAN ANTONIO - Have you seen your Auto rates steadily increasing over the last several years? You are not alone, it’s happening on all commercial insurance accounts across the board regardless of your own individual account’s auto experience – an 8% bump, 10% bump, even 15% or more are becoming more and more common!...

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10/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0