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Monuments to the American dream

SAN ANTONIO – Asked to oversee two federal construction projects, Kristi Villanueva, was recently in Washington D.C. for the annual task order review visits on the HJD Capital Electric projects. “For a female in construction, these projects are both exciting and challenging,” she says....

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02/27/2017 20:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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The Hill Country is Golden

SAN ANTONIO – The Golden-Cheeked Warbler is back in town this month. With the return of the endangered birds’ breeding season Mar. 15 through Jun. 1, Rudy Bazan, a biologist at Terracon, will be busy conducting Golden-Cheeked Warbler (GCWA) presence/absence surveys....

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02/27/2017 20:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Closing in on his target

SAN ANTONIO – Rudi R. Rodriguez, CEO of EPI Electrical Enclosures, shot this 8-point buck at his family’s ranch, Rancho Colorado del Norte, in Medina County. –mh...

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02/27/2017 20:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Monkeying around

SAN ANTONIO – Mary Hazlett, San Antonio editor for Construction News, along with her husband, David, and mother-in-law, Martha, recently took her 4-month-old daughter, Loxley, to the zoo for the first time. –mh...

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02/27/2017 20:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Her island Sundays

SAN ANTONIO – For Kristi Villanueva, HJD Capital Electric, the opportunity to explore while off the coast of Portugal for a very special project was the chance of a lifetime. “All [construction] work and no play is no way to live,” says Villanueva, noting that while their staff worked 12-hour-plus days, 6 days a week, they played on Sundays....

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01/30/2017 15:06:00 | Viewed: 0
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A buck for Christmas

SAN ANTONIO – Mike Helmke, an architect and contractor who runs Helmke + Associates, was proud of his son, Mike, who harvested this 160-pound buck on Dec. 23 at their lease at Los Novios Ranch near Los Angeles, TX in LaSalle County. Young Mike had just turned 18 the week before he got his shot at this 10-pointer, which scored 159-1/2. –mh...

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01/30/2017 15:05:00 | 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