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Women of architecture

HOUSTON - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) hosted the AIA Houston Women in Architecture: Bias – Part One on Mar. 1 at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston. L-R: Sofia Fonseca de Nino, Dr. Vida Yao, Despina Stratigakos, Zaida Basora and Christina Gorcynski, FAIA. -cmw...

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Mixing & recruiting

HOUSTON - L-R: Darcie Broadway, ISEC Inc.; Robert Strieter, JE Dunn Construction Company; John Jacobsen, Karsten Interior; and Justin Murphy, Webber LLC at the Associated General Contractor’s (AGC) Construction Leadership Council (CLC) recruitment mixer Feb. 28 at King’s Bierhaus. -cmw...

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Excelling subs

HOUSTON - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) held its 2018 SubExcel Conference Feb. 28 – Mar. 3 in Tempe, AZ....

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A week for women

HOUSTON - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrated WIC week across the nation Mar. 4-10. The Houston Chapter celebrated by hosting fun activities all week including a 5k run/walk in Memorial Park, Fluor lunch & learn in which they learned about fabrication, TopGolf, happy hour at Cadillac Bar and a crawfish boil for a cause. -cmw...

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Spring mixin’

HOUSTON - The Associated General Contractors (AGC) Houston members packed Cafe Adobe on Mar. 1 for the first networking mixer of the year. The event drew more than 100 construction industry professionals for a chance to network and win a $200 gift card to Pappas from sponsor, SmartBid. -cmw...

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Construction brothers

HOUSTON - Truly a black tie affair, members of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), dressed in all their glitz and glamour, gathered together to see who would take home the coveted Excellence in Construction Award on Feb. 9 at The Bell Tower. –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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