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1st kick-off mixer of 2019

HOUSTON - Associated General Contractors (AGC) members mixed and mingled at their first member mixer of the year. The event was held on Mar. 7 at Crisp in The Heights. The fun filled event drew close to 100 construction industry professionals to network and a chance to win a waterproof Bluetooth speaker and tickets to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo courtesy of Peckar & Abramson PC. –cmw...

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Mechanical shooters

HOUSTON - The Mechanical Contractors Association of Houston Inc. (MCA) hosted its 11th Annual Shotgun Invitational at the Greater Houston Gun Apr.12. The event drew more than 200 members of the association and their guests....

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Fore!!!

HOUSTON - Members of the Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) took to the greens for a beautiful day of golf at the Houston National Golf Course. The sold out event was held on Apr. 11. –cmw...

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Barbecuing contractors

HOUSTON - The Houston construction industry came together to show off their cooking skills at the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Annual Barbecue Cook-off and Fair. The event was Mar. 22-23 at the parking lot of Northwest Mall drawing approximately 8,000 people....

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Golfing for ACE

HOUSTON - Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) hosted the 24th Annual AGC/AIA Golf Tournament. The event was held Apr. 8 at Champions Golf Club, legendary professional golfer, Jack Burke, Jr., the oldest living recipient of the Masters and PGA Championship, welcomed AGC Houston and the AIA Houston Chapter members....

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Love is in the air

HOUSTON - Members of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) felt the love in the air at their annual Valentine’s dinners held on Feb. 2 in Houston and Feb. 11 in Beaumont. –cmw...

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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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