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Mentoring wins

HOUSTON - More than 250 golfers, representing the design and construction industry, Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) raised $20,000 for ACE Mentor Program Houston Inc. at the AGC/AIA golf tournament held on Apr. 23. -cmw...

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Blazin’ clays

HOUSTON -The Houston Contractors Association’s (HCA) annual clay shoot held on Apr. 6 at Westside Sporting Grounds was a huge success with 83 teams participating. –cmwBlazin’ clays...

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Crawfish invasion

HOUSTON - It’s definitely crawfish season. Everyone is filling their bellies with perfectly seasoned crawfish, potatoes and corn including members from the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) who hosted their 2nd annual crawfish boil Mar. 22 at Cottonwood Bar. -cmw...

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Electric golf

HOUSTON - Mother Nature provided beautiful weather for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Apr. 27 for their annual sporting clays shoot. The event was held at One in One Hundred Gun Club in Lumberton, TX. -cmw...

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Construction cooking fun

HOUSTON - The commercial construction industry came together at the Sam Houston Race Park for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) annual Barbecue Cook-Off and Fair Mar. 22-24. 36 cooking teams competed in categories that included best theme, best hospitality, crawfish, margarita, salsa, open dish, ribs, brisket, and chicken. –cmw...

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Service trucks & trailers

HOUSTON - Contractors in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry competed at the Gulf Coast Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors’ (PHCC) Top Service Truck & Trailer show Apr. 11. -cmw...

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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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