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A glassy Christmas

HOUSTON - Members of the Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) gathered for an evening of appreciation and awards Dec. 7 at the Westwind Club. –cmw L-R: HAGA board members pose for a photo. Front L-R: Irene Lopez, Mario and Jonathon Oldfield; Back L-R: Lindsay Price, David Bridges, Cody Snyder and Luke Lucas....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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11/28/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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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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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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