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Flooring family

HOUSTON - When Chris Johnson opened up a business account, the bank asked for his company’s name to put on the paperwork. Realizing he had not created one, Johnson found inspiration in his two sons, age 4 and 6, and christened the company Johnson & Sons on the spot....

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08/29/2018 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fam-tastic legacy

HOUSTON - When Antonino “Tony” Quinones Jr., a project manager at Stone River Excavation and Concrete, talks about his father and mother, Antonino Quinones Sr. and Maria “Luz” de la Luz, it’s like a love letter to great parenting. So it’s no surprise that Quinones Jr.’s dream excavation job would be one his father would enjoy....

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08/29/2018 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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To say “Hi”

HOUSTON - Eric Stevens with Jo-Vale Stucco & Stone took a moment to say “Hi” to Construction News while picking up an order at Mastercast Inc. in Katy, TX. -cmw...

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07/27/2018 11:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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From toilets to tanks

HOUSTON - For Steve Williams, owner of Houston Water Heaters, the “aha!” moment came when he was working for another company and had to do a hot water heater install for a lady. When he handed the $1,000 check for the job over to the company’s receptionist, that’s when he knew “I was on the wrong side” of the transaction....

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07/27/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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100 years and a new leader

HOUSTON - The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI) has a new leader for 2018-2019....

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07/27/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Positively demolition

HOUSTON - Noe Luna has a unique approach to demolition: instead of tearing down something old, dilapidated or unwanted, he’s the beginning of building something new and nice....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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