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Breaking clays

SAN ANTONIO - Another beautiful fall day brought out the outdoorsmen and women on Nov. 9 for the Associated Builders & Contractors Inc. South Texas Chapter Sporting Clay Shoot and Barbeque Cook-off held at the National Shooting Complex. Over 200 shooters and 20 cooking teams participated in this annual event....

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Fun reeling time

SAN ANTONIO - There was plenty of great fishing and fun to be had at the 24th Annual Fishing Tournament hosted by the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association (TACCA). Originally scheduled for September 8-9, the event was postponed to Oct 27-28 due to the devastation and relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey. -cmw...

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Behind the projects

SAN ANTONIO - Recognizing people and companies behind the projects that have left a footprint on our city since 1990, Associated General Contractors’ Casino Night and Construction Industry Awards were held Nov. 16 at the Club at Sonterra. -cmw...

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Never forgotten

SAN ANTONIO - Safety is a priority on every jobsite, regardless of construction value. More than 170 industry professionals registered for the 2nd Annual Construction Safety Summit Oct. 4 at the Alzafar Shrine Temple. Committee Chair Ted Dunnam of ESC Safety Consultants originally conceptualized this idea two years ago after watching the construction fatalities in San Antonio increase....

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Going orange for hunger

SAN ANTONIO - North Star Mall hosted the 12th Annual CANstruction design/build competition as one of San Antonio’s Food Bank’s SA Goes Orange for Hunger campaign. Ten teams representing San Antonio chapters of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Society for Design Administration participated with only 12 hours, beginning Sept. 10, to defy expectations, logic and gravity as they assembled these amazing sculptures using approxim...

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Cards & more

SAN ANTONIO - A salsa taste-off, a pour-off and a Texas Hold’em tournament makes for a great time with great people. The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) held its annual Pour-off, Texas Hold ‘em & Salsa Taste-off Sept. 21 at Aggie Park....

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Ride for freedom

SAN ANTONIO - Approximatly 800,000 motorcycles rolled into D.C. from around the country for the 31st annual Memorial ride on Sunday, May 27. The ride begins at the Pentagon, through DC, then onto Potomac Park by the Lincoln Monument. Thousands of spectators lined the streets along the route to observe this spectacular event, waving flags and remembering what Memorial Day is all about. It’s a great place to be to celebrate our military veterans...

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Construction News in the Big Apple

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News’ editor, Melissa Jones-Meyer and son Avery, take in the sights in New York’s famous Times Square....

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Focus - Current flow of electricity

SAN ANTONIO - Electrical contractors work in a very competitive electrical construction industry. Electrical workers must be trained in safe work practices and National Electrical Code (NEC) compliant installations. Jobsite conditions can vary with tight scheduling demands affected by special equipment, such as lighting, generators, and distribution equipment....

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Focus - Programmable switching

HOUSTON - A native of Houston, Hengst began his electrical trade career in 1974. He became a Journeyman in 1977 and then progressed to be a Houston Master Electrician (HMEL 205) in 1990. His career has covered industrial, aviation and commercial installations throughout the greater Houston area, combining hands on and management roles. He is a principle member for the IEC on Code Making Panel 8 and a member of UL STP 5 and 6 along with a number ...

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