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On to the next generation

SAN ANTONIO - Born into the plumbing trade, Shawn Murray, owner and president of Murray Plumbing Co., will be a fifth-generation plumber when he earns his license. His family’s service in the plumbing industry spans over 100 years....

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Chill out

SAN ANTONIO - Work is a great way to pay for one’s real fun. For Jimmy McDuff, president and owner of Flo-Aire Service, it means he is able to indulge in his passion of hunting and fishing....

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Oh, brother!

SAN ANTONIO - Before the construction industry, they were managers at local restaurants. The restaurant industry was viewed as a younger industry and that wasn’t where they wanted to stay. “Once you get older you start having a family and it’s hard to work those hours, so we needed some kind of transition,” says Bobby Tapia, co-owner of Premier Stone Creations....

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Tool trade-in

SAN ANTONIO - United Tool and Fastener hosted Milwaukee for the Milwaukee Trade-in event on Feb. 1. Customers and spectators alike were treated to a free lunch, live tool demonstrations and show specials. –cmw...

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Where there’s smoke . . . .

SAN ANTONIO - The construction industry turned out in force on January 26-27 for this year’s Pre-Rodeo Bar-B-Q Cook-Off. Held for the second year at the new permanent location in east San Antonio, everyone was full of smiles as Construction News made our yearly rounds to photo and highlight the companies in the industry showing off their cooking skills.  The event just keeps getting better. -bd...

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Stucco on you

SAN ANTONIO - Rafael Alvarado came to San Antonio by way of California in 1995. Via his brother, Alvarado got going in the stucco siding trade and started Alvarado Stucco Systems in 1999....

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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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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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