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Spotlight - Dave Butts and Amie Butts, Air Today Heating & Cooling

HOUSTON - Oralia Meneses really had no intention of getting into the surveying and construction instrument and field supply business. She certainly never thought she would become the president of Surveying Equipment Specialists Instruments and Field Supplies. But life, and health, can take some unusual turns. Fortunately, her husband Rudy Meneses, while not a doctor, knew that a construction career would be the cure for what ailed her....

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08/29/2018 22:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Tammy Baxley, President, Boswell Construction LP

HOUSTON - Tammy Baxley didn’t know she wanted her father’s business until it almost became someone else’s. When she and niece Bridgette Wright purchased the business in 2006, she realized that her love for the industry had been there, waiting for her to discover it all along....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Kim Clark Renteria, Lighthouse Glass

HOUSTON - From sweaters to stained glass, Kim Clark Renteria has always been creating beautiful works of art. Through her business, Lighthouse Glass, she has brought breathtaking light and color to commercial, residential and sacred spaces and public places for nearly 30 years. Wherever people find her work, it inspires people to look through the glass and to see inside themselves....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
06/29/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Dan Nicholson, Nicholson Plumbing LLC

HOUSTON - Dan Nicholson has spent most of his life around and in the plumbing industry, thanks to his dad, a local union and even the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Each contributed to Nicholson’s skill and eventual decision to strike out on his own in the industry and build a plumbing business he could pass on to the next generation....

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05/31/2018 15:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Robert Randall, Charter Drywall, Houston, TX

HOUSTON - Robert Randall was always a keen observer of business operations and of the people who ran those companies. Nearly three decades ago, he put all of that observation to good use when he founded Charter Drywall and turned the business into a four-branch success story....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
04/27/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight - Allen Klappenbach, Katy Welding & Fabrication, Katy, TX

HOUSTON - Like welding, business is a careful process refined through successes and mishaps. For Katy Welding & Fabrication owner Allen Klappenbach, it’s the lessons learned that made his business successful, even in recent adversity....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
03/29/2018 19:00:00 | 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....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
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....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
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....

Created by : contributorcn
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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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0