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Place your bet!

HOUSTON - It was gambling time for the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Aug. 10. The association hosted a casino night for its members and guests with a huge success. Over 200 guests were in attendance. IEC collected school supplies for the VFW 8790 during the event who donated the supplies to families of veterans in need. –cmw...

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Hook, line & winner

HOUSTON - The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) Alamo Chapter 11 in conjunction the Coast Bend Chapter 12 held their 13th Annual Hook, Line and Surveyor fishing tournament at Redfish Bay & Boathouse in Aransas Pass. All proceeds from the event benefit the chapters’ scholarship funds. Prizes were awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 5th and 8th place winners of each boat for heaviest stringer. -cmw...

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NAWIC bowls

HOUSTON - Members of the Houston Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) gathered for the chapter’s NAWIC Bowls fundraising event on Jul. 20 at Copperfield Bowl. The event was a huge success and a fun-filled evening for all. –cmw...

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Cards anyone?

HOUSTON -The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) hosted its Annual Casino Night Aug. 2 at the Bell Tower. With standing room only, everyone had a great time. –cmw...

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Military shoot

HOUSTON - On May 30, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) held their first annual Military May Shoot at Boyert Shooting Center in Katy. Over 100 people attended the event, which consisted of a friendly shooting competition, simulator exercise, recreational shooting and a unique networking opportunity for military veterans currently working or seeking employment in the commercial construction industry. –cmw...

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Knocking down pins

HOUSTON - Who doesn’t like to knock down some pins? The Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) decided a bowling mixer was a fun way to mix and mingle and stay cool at the same time. The event held at Willow Lanes on Jul. 12 proved to be a big success. –cmw...

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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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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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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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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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