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Fabricating to please

HOUSTON - Continuing to provide quality steel fabrication for companies is Mobil Steel International Inc.’s main goal. “We work with companies in the chemical manufacturing industry, oil and gas processing industry, fire companies, communication and general manufacturing industries, and the commercial construction industry. We enjoy working with them all,” says Mobil Steel President and CEO, Leonard Bedell....

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Running the show

HOUSTON - Being raised in a small country town outside of Houston, Theodore Sims was surrounded by all kinds of horses and cows. He rode his first bull when he was 12. He even rode bulls for his Prairie View A & M rodeo team....

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Half a century of service

HOUSTON - Carl and Bunny Raba had a vision and in 1968 they began laying the ground-work to become an industry leader among engineering consulting firms. Together with Ronald Tolson, Raba & Tolson Consulting Engineers was established as a geotechnical engineering practice in San Antonio. By 1974, Dick Kistner joined the firm leading it into the expansion and practice of construction materials engineering....

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Wiring Texas

HOUSTON - Even though Dailey Electric has its corporate office in College Station, it has a good chunk of people in its Houston location, and is also branching out to Lockhart and Austin....

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Shamrocks to bluebonnets

Houston - The story of Alan O’Neill, founder of Abacus Plumbing and CEO of the South Central Region (Texas) of the Wrench Group, is the quintessential American success story....

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Adjusting to growth

HOUSTON - Established in 2004, Texas Moisture Protection emerged after a high demand in the Houston market resulted in Dallas based George D. Alan Company to open a local branch. “We had a lot of customers in Dallas coming to Houston at the time. The market was really hot and they wanted more and more of a presence from us down here. It just made sense to open an office here rather than travel 250 miles a week, ”says Vice President Tyler A...

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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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Focus - Construction safety tightens

SAN ANTONIO - What are the “hot button” issues in the concrete industry? We continue to experience a shortage of qualified labor and volatility in the commodities markets causing spikes in pricing for concrete ready-mix, steel and lumber products used in our industry....

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Focus - A robust industry

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandbrook is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in management, he spent 13 years in the U.S. Army which included a four-year tour in Germany in cavalry and engineering units, three years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Military Academy and two years as the Army Program representative to Raytheon. While teaching at West Point, Sanbr...

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Focus - Concrete and construction

AUSTIN - After moving to Texas in 1983, Angelo went to work for Trinity Engineering Testing Laboratories in the firm’s geotechnical department and then shortly transferred to the construction materials testing department and has been working with testing labs ever since....

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