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Clays for sport

HOUSTON - In spite of looming bad weather, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) 2018 advocacy sporting clays tournament was a great success. The event was held on Feb. 13 at the Greater Houston Gun Club. -cmw...

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A sheet metal Christmas

SAN ANTONIO - More than 125 Mechanical Contractors Association Sheet Metal & A/C Nat’l Association (MCA-SMACNA) members gathered December 20th at the DoubleTree Hotel for their annual Christmas Party. Photos courtesy of Mary Haskin Photography. -cmw...

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Good tidings to all

HOUSTON - Holiday cheer and good camaraderie was in the air for the Southeast Texas chapter of The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) who held their annual meeting and Christimas party Dec. 2 at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. NECA Executive Director Allen Grainey presents Don Rabel, Mid-West Electric a plaque of appreciation. -cmw...

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Safety professionals spread cheer

HOUSTON - Safety professionals representing every aspect of the commercial construction industry headed to Cedar Creek on Dec. 6 for the third annual AGC Houston Safety Professionals Happy Hour. The festivities were livened by “DJ” Eddie Escamilla, safety director for Karsten Interior Services, LP as well as dance-offs by a few brave volunteers to win some great prizes. – te...

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Hard hats & heels

HOUSTON - Members of Women Contractors Association (WCA) celebrated the 20th Anniversary on Nov. 30. The new board members for 2018 were announced at the casino night event. - te...

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An evening for giving

HOUSTON - Christmas is the spirit of giving. This was evident for the members of the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) who gathered together for an evening of cheer Dec. 20 at the Houston Engineering & Scientific Society. During the evening’s festivities, the association presented a donation to the Nehemiah Center “Christmas Angels” program. –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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