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Beat that drum

HOUSTON - Bubba Tisdale of Impact Fire Services proudly displays the very large drum fish he caught recently. -dsz...

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05/01/2019 16:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The Big Swim

SAN ANTONIO - Last year, Troy Jessee, Troy Jessee Construction, got an idea to raise money by having an endurance swim of about 3.7 miles in the open waters from Key Allegro Island to San Jose Island....

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04/29/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The great outdoors

Houston - Edmund Noel President of Memorial Cabinetry Cold day on the water! Port O’Connor in January....

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01/31/2019 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Climbing new heights

HOUSTON - Allstate Commercial Flooring Senior Estimator Salam Salmon shared this photo of himself and his son enjoying the Woodsedge Community Church Fall Festival together. -cmw...

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12/28/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Ranch life

HOUSTON - In November on a cold day in Aguilares, TX, Construction News editor Lexie Velasquez escaped the city and spent a day at the ranch. She shot a javelin with one shot and did some scouting for arrowheads. –lv...

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11/30/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Of all things to sea

HOUSTON - The outdoors is an escape from our concrete jungles. Travel can take you out of your comfort zone. Words can hardly express what was experienced in Mexico. All I can say is there is so much to indulge in, not just comida y tequila....

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08/29/2018 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0