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Houston catches the eagle

HOUSTON - Houston members of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) won big at the ABC National Excellence in Construction awards held in Long Beach, CA during the ABC’s National Convention. –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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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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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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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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