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Griffith Nixon Davison, P.C.
Young Constructors Council Enrollment Period is Now Open
All TEXO Contractor and Industry Members are encouraged to nominate your young professional under the age of 40 to become part of the fastest growing and most elite group in the DFW area. Click here to view/print the 2013 Membership Application. Deadline is October 1, 2013.

Construction Quality Management (CQM) Course for Contractors 
The Construction Quality Management (CQM) Course for Contractors will be held at TEXO on Friday, August 23rd. This course was developed by the Corps of Engineers to help familiarize contractor personnel with the Corps CQM concepts and procedures. For more information and to register, click here.

3rd Annual Washers Tournament
The 3rd Annual Washers Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Trawick Pavilion in Oak Grove Park at Lake Grapevine. Click here for more information, including registration and sponsorship opportunities.

Mark Your Calendars
TEXO’s 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2013. This is the final event of the TEXO Challenge Cup – presented by Acton, competition. Details will be available soon!

TEXO’s 2013 Awards Night and Holiday Reception is scheduled for December 7, 2013. Watch for more information coming soon!
Maestro Technologies Inc.
Toolbox Talks
This Series of Toolbox Talks is designed to help you plan how to prevent injuries and fatalities from falls among your crew and provide training to your workers. This 3-part Fall Protection Series includes:
•  Ladder Safety
•  Scaffolding Safety
•  Roofing Safety
Click here to view/print this weeks’ topic, Ladder Safety.

Construction employment and spending grow in past year but slip in latest month
Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000, seasonally adjusted, in July and 2,276,000 (1.7%) over 12 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on Friday. Construction employment totaled 5,793,000, down by 6,000 from June but up by 166,000 (3.0%) over the past year. Read more 

CEF Classes Begin August 19
Click here to view the 2013 Fall Catalog. For more information, contact CEF at 972-574-5200.
Supply Depot
Protect Outdoor Workers During National Heat Wave
As temperatures continue to soar across the nation, TEXO, OSHA and the National Weather Service are reminding employers to make sure workers are safe and get enough "Water. Rest. Shade." On July 18, NWS tweeted that more than 106 million people were under a heat advisory and over 34 million were under an excessive heat warning. Visit OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Web page for free resources including educational and training materials on protecting workers from excessive heat hazards, and OSHA's free Heat Safety Tool smartphone app.
Kleinfelder Inc.
IMAGINiT Technologies
Buyers Barricades
ROMCO Equipment Company
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