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Time does tell

HOUSTON - Oh, this is a big one. The big five-oh, that is. This year Cryer Plastering Co., Inc. celebrates 50 years. Lloyd A. Cryer established the company in 1968. The current president of the company Daniel Frank said, “I guess it is time to plan a celebration.”...

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Suit and tie not required

HOUSTON - AAs a third generation surveyor, Dan Pinnell, president of The Pinnell Group, started his career during his teenage years while working alongside his father. In 1982 his father formed his own business called Pinnell Survey. “He moved down to Houston and me and my brother would work for him in the summers in between grade school. We were put on the payroll,” said Pinnell....

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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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Water world

HOUSTON - Jason Santhoff spent four years in the Navy, surrounded by the blue waters of the Atlantic on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. Water is the Navy’s medium....

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Head ‘em up, pour ‘em out

HOUSTON - Koy Concrete is a family-owned business in Katy, TX and is a product of the Greatest Generation....

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The write stuff

HOUSTON - Dan Zulli is the new staff editor/writer for Construction News. It only took a 30-year career in the Air Force to get him there....

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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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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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