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Construction input prices declined 0.6% in August compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.4% for the month.
A new EarthCam time-lapse video reveals the 20-year rebuild of New York City's World Trade Center site, beginning with rescue and recovery. The project began days after the 2001 attacks with one camera positioned to document the rescue mission.
In today’s world, the chance of catching a communicable disease is steadily on the rise. This unfortunate fact is the reason why it is not only important to ensure you are safe, but to take measure when you even feel that you may be at risk. Most jobs are “low risk” when it comes to pathogens, but there are occasions when the risk factor increases. Be it an accident that exposes you to the blood of someone else, exposure to bodily fluids, or working around tainted (dirty) water.
Harrison Steck, P.C.
Griffith Davison, P. C.
Peckar & Abramson
What's Happening at TEXOWhat's Happening at TEXO
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.
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 20 - Thursday, Sept. 23 | 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Tee off for a cause at TEXO's Fourth Annual Raymond L. Critchfield Scholarship Golf Tournament on Sept. 23. All proceeds will go toward the Raymond L. Critchfield Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to individuals pursuing or continuing a course of study in the construction health and safety profession. Register today for this 18-hole scramble, followed by lunch and an awards ceremony. 
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 23 | 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Coyote Ridge Golf Club | 1640 West Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75010
Join facilitators from Harrison Steck and Peckar & Abramson as they discuss changes in law effective for contracts entered into after January 1, 2022, as well as a general overview of liens and bond claims for the construction industry. This event will be hosted in-person in both Dallas & Fort Worth and virtually.
DALLAS (In-Person & Virtual):
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 27 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
FORT WORTH (In-Person Only):
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 30 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Fort Worth Office | 417 Fulton St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
TxDOT enforces strict Time Impact Analysis (TIA) submission requirements. As a contractor, if you do not play by TxDOT’s TIA rules, then you risk not being compensated for a legitimate delay.
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 29 | 8:30-9:30 a.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Join us at TEXO's Fort Worth office for an enjoyable afternoon networking with TEXO members and friends from in and around the Fort Worth area. Complimentary BBQ & drinks will be provided.
*Bring a prospective new member and be entered to win a $500 Visa Gift Card!
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 30 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Fort Worth Office | 417 Fulton St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Slates Harwell LLP
Reliable Paving, Inc.
TEXO Challenge CupTEXO Challenge Cup
Platinum: Milwaukee Tool
Gold: Mogul Wealth, Prime Controls, TDIndustries
Silver: Byrne Construction Services, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Cokinos | Young, Dee Brown Inc, Hill & Wilkinson, Humphrey & Associates, Peckar & Abramson, Ridgemont Commercial Construction, Skiles Group, The Beck Group
Bronze: Austin Commercial, CBS Rentals, CORE Construction, MAREK, Northstar Builders Group, PCL Contract Bonding Agency, Rogers-O'Brien Construction, SEDALCO Construction Services
Event Sponsor: George-McKenna Electrical Contractors
Venue Sponsor: Carrco Painting
Sponsorships still available - click below to secure your company's today! 
Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs
TEXO members receive 22% off monthly access calling plan fees, unlimited VZemail for $20 per month, 35% off eligible Verizon accessories and for a limited time receive a $100 bill credit.
By joining TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, you can provide an outstanding plan, save money, and spend less time administering it. TEXO Members 401(k) Plan, from a government reporting standpoint, is treated like one large plan. The end result for you is a 401(k) plan with competitive investments, outstanding service, and someone else doing a majority of the plan maintenance legwork.
Missed our Legislative Recap event last Friday? Want to know about new laws passed by the 87th Texas Legislature? Check out these recap notes from our very own Jack Baxley, Vice President of Governmental Affairs.
Feel free to reach out to Jack Baxley with any questions at jack@texoassociation.org.
Click below to download TEXO Member D&M Leasing's overview of commercial fleet leasing, including: leasing terminology, components of an open-ended lease, commonly asked questions, and more! 

CLICK HERE for more information or call a commercial leasing specialist, Jerry Haddad @ (817) 509-8840 x10410.