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One million reasons

Houston - Jarrod Daniel had been working for a Santa Fe developer for a year when he received an intriguing call in 1994....

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Remember when

HOUSTON - In September 2008, hurricane Ike hit the Houston area. At that time Stillo Construction became fully operational and opened their doors. No, Ike didn’t blow them in or tear them down. “It was about three or four weeks before hurricane Ike that we opened our doors. No one knew it was coming, but it was a pretty hard time to start the business.” President of Stillo Construction, Leo Castillo, says not to bite off more than what you...

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01/29/2018 12:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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No rule breaking

HOUSTON - Not everyone starts his or her career in junior high, but Daniel Dean, owner of Daniel Dean Land Clearing & Dirt Work, sure did. Dean has two and a half decades of experience and his team love what they do. Dean does have six rules that he asks his team to follow....

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Celebrating five

HOUSTON - For as long as Asher Kazmann, president of Locke Solutions can recall, growing up he always wanted to be a precaster; that, or a professional baseball player....

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Successful foundation

HOUSTON - Foundation Building Materials (FBM) was started in 2011 by three business partners who saw a void in the growing specialty building materials market and sought to fill it. Ruben Mendoza, John Gorey and Tom Fischbeck, all with previous building materials industry experience, started FBM to provide professional contractors with a new and highly customer-focused option for sourcing materials and delivery....

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Business as youth-ual

HOUSTON - Youth is not always wasted on the young. Only four short years after David Esslinger earned his Business Administration degree at A&M in 2002, he started his own general contracting business....

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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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