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Build Expo 2018

HOUSTON - The weather was steamy outside but nice and cool inside the NRG Center for the Houston Build Expo 2018, held Aug. 16-18. Approximately 150 exhibitors, representing every facet of construction, displayed their wares and newest innovations. From roofs to floors and everything else in between and even above, contractors and companies had a great time meeting one another, making contacts and allowing the public to see what’s new in the co...

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08/29/2018 22:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Eye in the sky

HOUSTON - Deana Waddell has gone from photographing kids in living rooms and senior portraits in the park to hanging out of an airplane, shooting pictures for a wide variety of commercial clients....

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Family pack

HOUSTON - It was time to move closer to family and go for a new opportunity. Alec McCullough is originally from the Dallas area and his wife is from Mexico City....

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Top o’ the world, Ma

HOUSTON - Randy Reynolds got his start in the flooring business when he went to work at his father’s floor company back in 1988. Gary moved Reynolds Tile and Flooring to Houston in 1980. Randy worked part time for Gary in a wide variety of positions, eventually working his way up to vice president....

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Success is in survival

HOUSTON - It is incredible to watch your business grow, isn’t it? And what can make it strive are the people you bring into your business. Survival in our construction industry is a jungle of its own. So when you reach 35 years of work, you realize your survival skills have done you good....

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All who wood

HOUSTON - A little bit of patience can go a long way. Carlos Ramirez treats his customers with respect and patience. Before Ramirez became co-owner of Custom Carpentry By Carlos he had to start somewhere....

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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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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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