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Setting up in SA

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio has a new barricade set-up. Last spring, branch manager Matt Sauer opened Buyers Barricades San Antonio LLC’s new office at 4941 Emil St....

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Bolt of rightening

SAN ANTONIO - Ronnie Bowles remembers being initiated into the electrical industry – with the emphasis on “initiated.”...

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Life craft

SAN ANTONIO - Fifty years ago, a then-15-year-old Victor Salas decided he was going to work in construction – and work for himself....

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In “charge” of talent

SAN ANTONIO - Don’t blame the industry’s tradesmen shortage on Damian Rodriguez Sr. The owner of Assurance Electrical Contractors is doing more than his part to attract young talent to the electrical industry, starting with his two sons, Damian Rodriguez Jr. and David Rodriguez. Both young men were so inspired by their father’s hard work in the industry, they’ve followed his lead....

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A family tradition

SAN ANTONIO - On the second Tuesday of each month, Lynwood Building Materials has their customer appreciation day; sometimes breakfast, sometimes lunch. With summer in full swing, Popsicles was the theme in June and will be in July for Lynwood customers. So, visit Lynwood in July and grab a Popsicle (or two) on your way out....

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Jake Creed Davis

SAN ANTONIO - I have followed Jake Creed Davis on Facebook ever since he began posting in 2017 as a young pup. I thought it was about time Construction News did an interview with an animal since so many in this industry have them. His Mom, Michelle Seward Davis, Joeris General Contractors, and Dad, Ben Davis, Beck Companies, are longtime friends, so I asked if they minded. No problem they said, so I sat down with Jake one afternoon at his home. ...

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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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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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