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Even with a dip in construction activity this year, Dallas-Forth Worth is hanging on to it's ranking as the country's second largest building market.


The Commerce Department denied a steel tariff exemption request for a $1.1 billion Texas shale pipeline, ruling that Plains All American Pipeline could buy the necessary steel in the U.S.


ABC has signed on to President Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers,” committing to educating and developing at least 500,000 construction workers over the next five years. The pledge stresses the need to expand apprenticeship programs to educate current and future generations of America's workforce.

Construction had the second-largest employment gain of any sector in Texas from the spring (April-June) of 2017 to the spring of 2018, topped only by natural resources and mining (principally oil and gas drilling). AGC of America issued the attached release and tables on Friday that rank all states and D.C. by change in construction employment through June. Texas added the most construction jobs of any state over the past 12 months (42,900, 6.0%), including 2,900 jobs from May to June, seasonally adjusted.

Rental One
Griffith Davison & Shurtleff, P. C

There are a variety of factors beyond just the temperature that lead to heat illnesses like heat cramps,
heat exhaustion and even hyperthermia. If you work in a hot environment you should know how these factors contribute to the heat stress that affects your body.

OSHA 30-Hour Construction safety course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility. It provides a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the TEXO Safety First class.
Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards found in the workplace


Thursday, July 26th


Nickel and Rye

2523 McKinney Avenue, Dallas TX 75201



Forums play an integral role in bringing TEXO members together to discuss common issues, learn new solutions, explore new opportunities, share best practices, networking and relationship building.

Harrison Steck, P.C.
Baker Triangle
Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs

Enterprise Fleet Management would like to offer an innovative program that drives value for every customer by including best possible pricing and special incentives on vehicle acquisition; providing a separate line of credit; creating a cycling strategy to achieve optimum performance and best resale value; all while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership. Contact Billy Backus today.

AGC of America and Willis North America are proud to offer a new, dynamic and cost-effective way for AGC member firms to offer quality health insurance and other employee benefits. The AGC Alternative is an employee benefits program built exclusively for AGC members. Recieve a quote by calling 1-800-210-5290.

Sam Pack's Chevrolet and Ford offers service discounts to TEXO members as well as additional offers. Check these TEXO specific offers out by clicking here.

Peckar & Abramson