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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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04/27/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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Golden celebration

HOUSTON - Built by the hands of Dan Baker in 1968, Baker Concrete Construction has grown from its humble beginnings in a small town in Ohio. Baker learn-ed the cement finisher’s trade from his grandfather, Elmer Baker, and took that knowledge to build a company dreams are made of....

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04/27/2018 16:16:00 | Viewed: 0
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The minister of painting

HOUSTON - When he was a small, country church pastor, Johnny Perry, owner of His Professional Painting in Conroe, TX, had to be what’s called “bi-vocational” in order to supplement his income. This is not uncommon with small churches....

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03/29/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Working his way forward

HOUSTON - If Glen Smith could have one bumper sticker for his car, it would probably say, “I’d rather be working.”...

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03/29/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Quality matters

HOUSTON - On the evening of Super Bowl Sunday, the president of Diamond Ready Mix and Mario’s Concrete Pumping, Mario Zermeno and his crew had a job to do....

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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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