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Focus – Construction Education – Spreading the word

HOUSTON – Builder’s Academy has come a long way from its humble beginnings of just five students as a consumer advocate training for owners in 1994. Now the education center has over 85 students taking a 40-hour, six-week class....

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02/27/2017 17:58:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Forecast – Maintaining a great staff is key for 2017

HOUSTON – What is your projection for 2017? I think 2017 will be another good year for the business. We feel good about our market position at the moment....

Created by : abementcn
12/29/2016 16:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Bobcat

HOUSTON – Bobcat® compact excavators are your smart choice for general excavation and site preparation projects. Bobcat excavators offer more exclusive features to help you be more productive and maximize your uptime....

Created by : cwright
11/28/2016 22:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Xtreme

HOUSTON – Xtreme Manufacturing’s XR4030 heavy-duty rough terrain telehandler can lift up to 40,000 lbs....

Created by : cwright
11/28/2016 22:25:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Snorkel

HOUSTON – The new Snorkel S3219E provides 19-feet of platform height from a 32-inch wide chassis and can lift 550 lbs. Non-marking tires and saloon-style entry gates are fitted as standard. It is part of the new Snorkel hydraulic drive electric slab scissor lift family that was launched earlier this year. The family includes four models: S3219E, S3226E, S4726E, and S4732E....

Created by : cwright
11/28/2016 22:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment – Wacker

HOUSTON – This mid size dumper features a 6,600 lb (3-metric ton) payload capacity, power swivel material handling and hydrostatic permanent four-wheel drive as standard. The hydrostatic drive system offers user-friendly controls, eliminating the need to change gears. The 3001 offers superior performance, the drive system automatically provides torque when and where it is needed. With no clutch to wear or gears to grind, hydrostatic drive elimi...

Created by : cwright
11/28/2016 22:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - HVAC & Plumbing - Everyone needs water

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It seems like the construction industry is booming. We have been slammed since opening our doors eight years ago....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Cedar with style

AUSTIN - Taking time out for a photo with Construction News Austin Editor at Cedar Supply in Kyle, L-R: Jason Sanders, John Gonzales and Carter Smith...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Creating a winning social media strategy

AUSTIN - Every business looking to achieve success through social media needs to have a well written social media strategy designed to reach their customers and get the desired result. Just as social media channels are not equal in scope, demographics and reach, all social media channels might not be right for your company goals....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Lightning safety when working outdoors

AUSTIN - Lightning is a dangerous natural force. Annually in the United States, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times and over 300 people are struck by lightning. During the past 30 years, about 50 people, on average, have been killed by lightning strikes every year, and many more suffer permanent disabilities....

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0