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Industry Folks - Alan McVicker, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

HOUSTON - Garden City, CO was a great place to grow up. It had a small town atmosphere and you got to know most everyone in town....

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03/29/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Guadalupe Vasquez, Houston Shell & Concrete (a CEMEX company)

HOUSTON - Guadalupe Vasquez can’t help but remember the reaction she received as a young girl visiting a jobsite, and the message it sent....

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Industry Folks - Jose Cabello, Cokinos | Young

HOUSTON - The oldest of three, Jose Cabello was your typical kid exploring and playing outside with his younger brother and sister in Matamoros, Mexico. He was born in Mexico City and moved to Matamoros with his family after turning one year of age....

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02/28/2019 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Brandon Lincoln, Lonestar Aluminum Specialties

HOUSTON - Brandon Lincoln was born in Katy, TX where he lived until he was nine years old. At the age of nine, his family decided to move into the heart of Houston. But, the serenity of Katy would call his family back. Lincoln attended middle school and high school in Katy, graduating in 2001....

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10/30/2018 22:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Mike Estes, Wier Enterprises

HOUSTON - Houston native Mike Estes simply has construction in his DNA. “I basically grew up in construction,” he said....

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04/27/2018 20:11:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Bubba Tisdale, Impact Fire Services

HOUSTON - William “Bubba” Tisdale loves helping people and once nurtured childhood dreams of being a policeman or firefighter – until he realized the dangers. One dream he didn’t have was working as a mechanic in his dad’s automotive shop. Although mechanically inclined, Tisdale was weary of weekends spent under cars. He found it hard to escape fate, though, and after a brief stint at Pacific Pump, he and his father opened up an automot...

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04/27/2018 16:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0