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Chili-ing out

HOUSTON – The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) held its annual football themed chili cook off at the Quality Service Floor Covering warehouse Feb. 2. The event benefited the Texas Association of Interior Design and featured 31 teams with five to seven members per team. Two interior designers and two chefs chose the winners of six categories. –cs...

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02/27/2017 17:54:00 | Viewed: 0
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Cool casino

HOUSTON – Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) Houston Chapter held a casino night to give its members a chance to relax and network on Jan. 27....

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02/27/2017 17:42:00 | Viewed: 0
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Wonderful week

HOUSTON – March 5-11 marks Women in Construction Week for women in the industry across the country, including the National Associa-tion of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Houston Chapter. NAWIC holds the week nation-wide to celebrate and encourage growth for women in con-struction....

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02/27/2017 17:18:00 | Viewed: 0
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Passing the torch

HOUSTON – Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston and Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) selected its board members and officers for 2017 on Jan.12. Warren Adamson, S&B Engineers and Constructors, was named the 2017 chairman of the board, taking over for 2016 chairman Mike Holland, Marek Brothers. Robert Burelsmith, E.E. Reed Construction L.P, was named chair elect, while Brandon Mabile, Performa...

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Season greetings

HOUSTON – Local plumbers and heating and cooling contractors ended the year right by celebrating at a holiday social at Ferguson Enterprises Dec. 14....

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01/27/2017 19:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Merrily, merrily

HOUSTON – Glazing contractors networked and enjoyed a barbecue dinner at a holiday social held at the Westwind Club Dec. 1. The Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) held the event....

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A bear-y happy Valentine’s

SAN ANTONIO – Reesa Doebbler, publisher of Construction News, received a big cuddly surprise for Valentine’s Day, from her husband and co-publisher, Buddy Doebbler. The 4-foot-tall teddy bear kept her company in the office as production on the March issue kicked into high gear. –mh...

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02/24/2017 20:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Education – Redefining success

ALACHUA, FL – From the time we are young, parents, teachers and even society’s most opinionated strangers encourage the pursuit of a college education. Students have been taught that a four-year degree symbolizes a critical, expensive stepping stone on the model pathway of achievement. With such heavy influence coming from numerous sources, the future workforce is presented with one, uniform image of success and few variations in the course t...

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02/24/2017 20:17:00 | Viewed: 0
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Woman behind the scenes

SAN ANTONIO – Papers don’t just put themselves together. Someone labors tirelessly to take the stories all the editors write and submit to the production department and make them look good. At Construction News, Sue Johnson helped put the papers together every month as production manager, but as of Jan. 31, she has officially retired....

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02/24/2017 19:43:00 | Viewed: 0
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New roles at Baker

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – BakerTriangle’s Steve Baker and Bryan Baker took on new challenges in the New Year. Beginning Jan. 1, Steve Baker became chairman of BakerTriangle and Bryan Baker was promoted from president of the Fort Worth division to CEO. The upward shift in leadership is the latest in the 43 years since BakerDrywall and Triangle Plastering were founded....

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02/24/2017 19:37:00 | Viewed: 0