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FOCUS – Construction Safety – Cultural transformation: Establishing safety as everyone’s core value

SAN ANTONIO – Consider these two safety vision statements: “On every project, at all times, safety is our top priority.” “We make NO compromise with respect to morality, ethics, or safety. If a design or work practice is perceived to be unsafe, we do not proceed until the issue is resolved.”...

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02/02/2015 17:00:00 | Viewed: 42
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FOCUS – Construction Safety – Partners in safety

SAN ANTONIO – Safety on the job is always a priority. If you’re a contractor, every employee’s safety is your responsibility. But what happens when your employee comes from a staffing company? The answer is that his or her safety and job-specific training is still your responsibility; however, you have a partner in the employee-protection process....

Created by : mpaulcn
02/02/2015 16:56:00 | Viewed: 46
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Focus – Longevity through flexibility

SAN ANTONIO – In the 75 years Ford Powell & Carson Inc. has been a part of the San Antonio community, there have been a lot of changes in architecture and the way the firm does business....

Created by : mpaulcn
11/05/2014 21:52:00 | Viewed: 13
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Focus – The marriage of drywall and technology

SAN ANTONIO – Michael Sireno, president of Baker Triangle’s San Antonio office, recites a quote he’s tired of hearing....

Created by : mpaulcn
10/07/2014 15:11:00 | Viewed: 22
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FOCUS – Seeing the forest for the trees

SAN ANTONIO – To build green, contractors need the right materials. In the lumber industry, it’s not a matter of having a “green” material, but of responsibly sourced material that has the necessary documentation to back it up....

Created by : mpaulcn
09/29/2014 19:49:00 | Viewed: 20
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Focus - Business is good

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Business has picked up tremendously over the past two years, due, of course, to the oilfield business and how it supports the general construction industry as it grows. There are more hotels, more box stores....

Created by : mpaulcn
08/06/2014 14:21:00 | Viewed: 122
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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...

Created by : rdoebblercn
06/28/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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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....

Created by : dzullicn
06/28/2018 11:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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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....

Created by : contributorcn
06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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 ...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0