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An epic journey

HOUSTON - On October 18th, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Houston Chapter held their annual Excellence in Construction awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston. Houston companies were awarded for what were deemed out of this world projects in the commercial, residential, and industrial industry. - te...

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NAWIC’s new leadership

HOUSTON - On Aug. 30, Beth Brooks, CAE took over the role of executive vice president of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), a continuation of more than 30 years of leadership for the Certified Association Executive....

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10/31/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Joining together

HOUSTON - While the Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) and Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) offices did not suffer any damage, we saw the impact the storm had on our city, and launched a “Members Helping Members” Campaign. We created an interactive tool to help identify members in need and potentially match them with other members who can provide support or assistance....

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Women to the rescue

HOUSTON - This past month has been a nightmare for so many because of Hurricane Harvey. He hit hard and fast in the Corpus Christi area before moving to Houston and causing catastrophic flooding in our area....

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Texas spirit

HOUSTON - As hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and the surrounding areas, the staff at the IEC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter counted their blessings. Even though it came close, both the office and all staff members’ homes were not damaged during the storm....

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Swinging into action

HOUSTON - Members of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Houston Chapter headed to Herman Park Golf Course to play in the 13th annual Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Golf Tournament. The event raised $10,000 for education scholarships and the team from Drake Environmental Houston, LLC took home first place. The winning team from L-R: Brandon DeStefano, Corbin King, Dustin King, and Scott Story. – te...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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