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Archibald’s legacy

SAN ANTONIO - Shafer Services Plus has been in San Antonio since 1884, when it was called Shafer Plumbing, founded by Archibald Shafer. It installed the first commercial air conditioning system in the U.S. at the Milam Building in downtown San Antonio....

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Not your father’s demo

SAN ANTONIO - When WW II hero Joe Ramon Sr. came back from the Pacific in 1945 (Iwo Jima, to be precise), he bought a dump truck and a backhoe and started grading and paving roads in San Antonio....

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One for all

SAN ANTONIO - Summer is their busiest time of the year. Alamo1 is a San Antonio-based environmental contracting firm with about 350 employees, all dedicated to their specific lines of work. With numerous divisions, Alamo1 still maintains a focus on safety....

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Call your cousin

SAN ANTONIO - They would call his dad “primo,” meaning cousin in Spanish. “That’s his nickname,” said Primo Painting Project Manager Luis Cuellar....

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Three take the reins

SAN ANTONIO - MAREK in San Antonio has a new leadership team that will be assuming the role previously by Dennis Yanowski. MAREK recently announced that David Cupit will serve as the new division president, along with new division directors, Mark Williams and John Bailey....

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The power of color

SAN ANTONIO - Believing in the power of color to transform, Sherwin-Williams celebrates National Painting Week. It’s a week dedicated to refreshing the places we live in and a time when they can all pick up their brushes and give our community spaces a little touch-up....

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Focus - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

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08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

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