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Griffith Nixon Davison, P.C.
What is TEXO-PAC and What Does It Do?
It’s the Political Action Committee for the TEXO Chapter of ABC and AGC, collecting voluntary contributions from concerned contractors and service provider members, for use in making political contributions to candidates running for state and local political positions. Read more
Maestro Technologies Inc.
Collaboration Workshop: "What true collaboration looks like on a project"
Of the $1 trillion spent every year in the design and construction industry, 40% is waste. Only 10% of that is material waste, while human behavior accounts for the other $360 billion. This gives us 360 billion reasons to figure out how to collaborate deeper as an industry. For more information and to register, click here.

10th Annual Poker Run and Cook-Out
The 10th Annual Poker Run & Cook-Out is scheduled for Saturday, May 18. There are two routes to choose from. Join us for a fun day of games, a live auction, door prizes and live entertainment. Register Early: First 100 Pre-Registered Participants Receive Event T-Shirt.All proceeds from the Poker Run & Cook-Outbenefit Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Happy Hill Farm Academy. Click here for more information and to participate.
Construction Industry Safety Stand Down Date Moved to May 15
All TEXO members are encouraged to participate in the May 8th Construction Industry Stand Down. Make this Stand Down a SUCCESS! We firmly believe taking this action as a construction community will make a strong statement about the importance of safety to each of us. Following the event be sure to send us pictures from your Stand Down (include name of project and location). Registration and topics coming soon! Regardless of what we have accomplished in safety to make our jobsites safer, we must do more!

Take the Challenge! 7th Annual Construction Industry Softball Tournament
The 2nd event of the TEXO Challenge is scheduled for Saturday, June 1. The 7th Annual Construction Industry Softball Tournament will be played at the Hurst Athletic Complex. Click here to view the current Leader Board standings and point system for the softball tournament and click here to register to play. The tournament is limited to 20 teams and there are only 8 spots left so register NOW! TEXO Contractor and Industry Members ONLY!
Supply Depot
OSHA reminds employers to post injury/illness summaries until April 30
OSHA is reminding employers to post OSHA's Form 300A, which summarizes the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2012 and were logged on OSHA Form 300, Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses. The summary must be posted between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2013, and should be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted.
Kleinfelder Inc.
Construction Materials Prices Flat in March but Spikes in Key Items Leave Contractors Vulnerable
Prices Decrease for Diesel Fuel and Construction Metals, While Costs Continue Rising for Building Construction Materials Read more

Construction Jobs Rise for Tenth Month in a Row to Three-Year High
Firms Add 18,000 Employees in March, Unemployment Falls to 14.7%. Read more

Put in a Word About PPIs
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the federal agency that puts out the producer price index (PPI), is looking for feedback. Their survey asks respondents about what information they use currently, what they’d like to see improved or added, and what they think of the responsiveness of BLS staff. Go to www.bls.gov/ppi to see an invitation to help improve the agency’s products and services by completing the brief survey, or go directly to the Survey Monkey website here. Respondents are not asked for any identifying information.
IMAGINiT Technologies
Buyers Barricades
Crowe Horwath LLC
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