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A day with Ferguson

HOUSTON - Plumbing companies were invited to visit with vendors and enjoy a complimentary lunch at the Ferguson Spring, TX location on March 14. L-R: Alicia Dover, PHCC Texas executive director and Dorothy Gurka, Gulf Coast PHCC executive director greeted attendees at the PHCC table. -cmw...

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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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Focus - Continued healthy growth

AUSTIN - As Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Contracting Company, Feigenbaum brings over 25 years of construction experience. She is responsible for strategic planning, employee and leadership development, operations, and profitability. She oversees all hiring/recruitment decisions, project selection and ensures that client expectations are being satisfied and all projects are completed safely and in a timely manner....

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Focus - What’s in Store for Construction in 2019

AUSTIN - It would be easy to argue that U.S. economic performance in 2018 was better than it has been in 13 years. While there has been abundant negativity this past year regarding the propriety of tariffs, trade skirmishes, abandonment of various treaties, shifting immigration policy, recently announced layoffs at GM, and rapidly expanding national debt, there can be little debate regarding whether near-term economic performance has been solid....

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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

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Legal - Beware factors and assignment of pay application proceeds

AUSTIN - As the construction market in Texas continues its explosive activity, more and more new contractors or subcontractors are entering the arena. Many of these new businesses are inadequately capitalized and may need to resort to assignment of receivables in order to cover their cash flow needs, month to month. An example is as follows:...

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