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Drawing in the next generation

SAN ANTONIO - Many high school students are trying to figure out what they are going to do after high school. The Texas Construction Career Initiative (TCCI) invited approximately 1,300 high school students to its fifth annual Construction Career Day Apr. 11 at Freeman Expo Hall. High school students from all over the region got the opportunities to speak with contractors and trade associations about the advantages and rewards of pursuing a caree...

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The cooks are back

SAN ANTONIO - Another satisfying Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Cook-Off took place Mar. 23-24 at the Helotes Festival Grounds in Helotes, TX. During the 18th Annual BBQ Cook-Off the teams managed to perform and portray the best tasting foods. Family and friends enjoyed the additional festivities, such as the raffle prizes, liquor raffle, washer tournament and the jalapeño eating contest. On day two, IEC announced the Apprentice compe...

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Cardboard kids

SAN ANTONIO - Suzanne Price, NAPCO Precast LLC shared this photo of NAPCO employees displaying their decorated cardboard kids and the company’s donation to CARDBOARD KIDS/Child Safe to help bring awareness to child abuse in San Antonio. -cmw...

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Golf balls, tees & subs

SAN ANTONIO - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) held its annual spring golf tournament held Apr. 2 at Canyons Golf Course. Photos courtesy of Mary C. Haskin Photography. –cmw...

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It’s all in the number

SAN ANTONIO - Twenty-two was the magic number for the San Antonio Masonry Contractors Association (SAMCA) as they hosted their 22nd annual golf tournament on the 22nd of March with 22 teams participating. The event was held at The Republic Golf Course. –cmw...

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Construction “tee” time

SAN ANTONIO - The commercial construction industry gathered together for a beautiful day of golf at The Club at Sonterra Mar. 26 for the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) annual golf tournament. Photos courtesy of Mary C. Haskin Photo-graphy. -cwm...

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Legal - A case for careful review of construction contract dispute resolution clauses

HOUSTON - Dispute resolution clauses are common in contracts between owners, general contractors and subcontractors. For quite some time, the general rule of the construction industry has been that an arbitration proceeding is the preferred method of resolving disputes as opposed to jury trials. There is also the general belief maintained by many in our industry that arbitration is less expensive, less time consuming, and quicker to achieve a re...

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Insurance - Controlling ergonomic risks in construction

AUSTIN - What is the leading cause of lost time accidents in construction? The answer: LIFTING & MATERIAL HANDLING....

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Accounting - Five ways benchmarking can boost your business

AUSTIN - Construction companies face new and complex challenges every day. Knowing how to successfully navigate through them is what can get a company ahead of the competition and better positioned for the future. One incredibly helpful management tool is benchmarking....

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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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