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Bowling glass

HOUSTON - Members of the Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) took to the lanes for the association’s 2019 Summer Bowling Mixer. The fun-filled competition was held at Willow Lanes on Jul. 11 as members gave it their all knocking down pins hoping to go “all the way” (finishing a game with nothing but strikes). -cmw...

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60th anniversary

HOUSTON - The 2019 Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Texas Conference and Product Show marked the 60th anniversary of MCA of Texas. The event was held Jul. 24-27 in San Antonio, TX at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. This event is the annual meeting of the association. The educational offerings at the event featured motivational speaker Jim “The Rookie” Morris, leadership speakers Dr. Andy Neillie and Jim Whitt, and ec...

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Houston IEC apprentices graduate

HOUSTON - The kick-off of summer brings with it the end of school years and graduations. The IEC Texas Gulf Chapter hosted their 2019 Apprentice Graduation on Jul. 20 at the University of Houston. Over 1,000 friends and family attended to support the 144 graduates. -cmw...

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Casino fun

HOUSTON - Everyone loves a little fun and for the construction industry, there’s nothing like a good game of cards. The Greater Houston Chapter of Association Builders & Contractors hosted their Casino Night at the beautiful Bell Tower on Aug. 1. -cmw...

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Veterans in construction shootout

HOUSTON - The Greater Houston Chapter of Associated General Contractors (AGC) wrapped up Military Appreciation Month with their second Vets in Construction Military May Shootout. Active and retired veterans and non-military shooting enthusiasts had a blast May 30 at the Boyert Shooting Center in Katy....

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A safe presence

HOUSTON - Close to 300 members attended the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) Midyear Safety meeting celebrating safety professionals dedicated to creating a safe work environment. The event which recognized the Safety Excellence Award recipients was held at the Junior League of Houston on Jun. 14. U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw and Tony Militello, Director of Occupational Safety and Health for the Dept. of the Navy were the event’s featu...

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Focus - Economic benefits of green

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Throneberry leads the sales and marketing efforts for DMI Technologies. He began his career in the early ’90s with a regional telecommunications company and has spent the last 20 years in various leadership roles for Telecom and Software companies....

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Focus - Designing responsibly with green in mind

SAN ANTONIO - Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP,is a Partner at Pfluger Architects’ San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production and construction administration. She is currently President of the Association for Learning Environments’ South Texas chapter....

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Focus - Green building in the United States of America is a victim of its own success

SAN ANTONIO - Flash back to 1894: refrigeration systems dedicated primarily to producing large blocks of ice, have begun to revolutionize the way that industrial processes function and have opened incredible new ways to preserve and transport food. Engineers decide that a committee should be formed to standardize and regulate these systems and the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) was founded....

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OSHA - Personal protective equipment

AUSTIN - Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators....

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