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Focus – Specialty Contractors – Low voltage, high demands

SAN ANTONIO – When it comes to commercial life safety, security and communication systems, Thomas Schluter, president of Beckwith Electronic Engineering for the last 25 years, has to keep apprised of the changes sweeping through his industry as well as the latest shifts in the local market affecting his business....

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09/30/2016 19:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Service Providers – Consider the rental option

SAN ANTONIO – The American Rental Association (ARA) recently completed a consumer research study to understand the profile, trends, attitudes and behaviors of equipment rental customers. From this research, ARA found that professional contractors have the highest frequency of rental activity among customer types surveyed (others including DIY homeowners, party and event consumers and professional event planners)....

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08/01/2016 18:51:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Electrical Industry – Facing the eye of the storm

SAN ANTONIO – While the oil boom in the Eagle Ford Shale and the bonds for local municipalities and independent school districts have taken the construction industry by storm over the last few years, Chris Martinez, president of Central Electric, believes we’re in the eye of that storm now, waiting for the whirlwind to pick up again....

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06/28/2016 14:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - HVAC and Plumbing – Modern times mean modern methods

SAN ANTONIO – Kyle Pennington doesn’t come from an HVAC or plumbing background. His experience at Ernst & Young in Dallas working in accounting and finance gives him a business-driven perspective on the trades. As business manager of AJ Monier & Company, he observes three major factors influencing the industry today....

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06/02/2016 21:16:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Concrete Industry – It’s all in the tilt wall

SAN ANTONIO – While construction companies and owners search for ways to streamline the building process, save on costs, and create sustainable and energy efficient designs, Luis Higadera, NOVIDESA, believes that insulated concrete tilt wall can help achieve all of these goals....

Created by : cwright
04/27/2016 15:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Women in Construction – Living and learning as a woman in construction

SAN ANTONIO – Like many women in the construction industry, Hilda Ochoa balances several roles in her life. She is a mother, the vice president of 8A Electric, a director of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) San Antonio Chapter, and chair of the AGC’s Construction Leadership Forum (CLF). She’s also on the association’s Education Committee....

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04/01/2016 18:05:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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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....

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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....

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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 ...

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06/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0