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Ritchie Bros. Auction in Houston Hits Over $61M

HOUSTON, TX — With its first Houston, Texas, site auction of the year, Ritchie Bros. attracted more than 14,500 bidders to compete for 6,500-plus items, generating over $61 million in gross transaction value.

Approximately 87 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to U.S. buyers, including 48 percent …

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Skanska Announces Topping out of 1550 on the Green, Houston’s Greenest New Office Development

HOUSTON, TX — Skanska, a global development and construction firm, recently celebrated the topping out of its Discovery Green office tower, 1550 on the Green. As the 28-story, 375,000-square-foot Class-A office building nears completion, the milestone event, featuring leaders from anchor tenant Norton Rose Fulbright, marked a significant step …

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American Constructors' Clay Shoot Raises Record Donation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

AUSTIN, TX — American Constructors announces a donation of $100,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA), marking the largest donation from the company’s signature fundraiser to date. As a result of the generosity of American Constructors’ clients, partners, friends, and Clay Shoot sponsors over the …

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McCarthy Tops Out Houston Methodist Cypress Hospital Campus

HOUSTON, TX — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of Houston Methodist’s new Cypress Hospital campus located in the greater Houston area. The Houston Methodist campus sits on 105 acres and consists of a seven-story hospital, two medical office buildings, and a central utility plant, with a …

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New Development Phase Tops Out at Hall Park in Frisco, Texas

FRISCO, TX — Dallas-based developer HALL Group announces the topping out of three new towers at HALL Park a 16-story, Class AAA office tower; a 224-key boutique hotel and suites; and a 19-story, luxury multifamily tower designed to bring a live-work-play destination to the heart of Frisco. The milestone signals …

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Schiedeck, Ferris Emerge as Cat Global Operator Challenge Regional Champions

CLAYTON, NC — Thirty-five dealer event winners from across North America gathered in Clayton, North Carolina, to prove their mastery of both equipment and efficiency-boosting technology. Only two emerged victorious and earned the right to advance to the final round of the Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge (GOC) held in Las …

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Two Major North Texas Highway Projects Reach Major Milestones

FORT WORTH/DALLAS, TX — With shovels and scissors, two major highway projects in Tarrant and Dallas counties recently marked beginning and ending milestones on the path to improving the drive for North Texans. Local and state officials broke ground on a major Tarrant County highway project and cut the ribbon …

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American Constructors Celebrates 40 Years in Business

AUSTIN, TX — Cedar-Park based general contractor American Constructors celebrated the company’s 40th year in business. Colleagues, clients, and friends of the firm joined in the celebration at Haute Spot, which included remarks from CEO Marty Burger and COO Joe Charlton.

Founded in 1982 by Bill Heine, American …

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Highlights from Texas CECON 2022 — A Conference for a Community of Civil Engineers

This September in Frisco, Texas, over 400 members of the civil engineering community gathered to celebrate the profession at the Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON). The three-day event, organized by dedicated volunteers and ASCE Texas staff members, is the place for engineers to engage in professional development, peer-to-peer technical exchange …

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Holt Cat Round Up 2022 Showcases Waco Manufacturing and Rebuild Center

HOLT sponsored a Texas-sized Round-Up and customer appreciation in October to showcase their newest Caterpillar equipment rebuild and manufacturing facilities, as well as the entire Holt family of companies.

An estimated 800 Holt customers and friends were treated to a full barbecue dinner and entertainment at the HOLT Manufacturing and …

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TACA Members Gather for Environmental & Safety Seminar

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA), a state trade association for the aggregate, concrete, cement, and associated industries, welcomed 112 attendees to its Environmental & Safety Seminar at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

Industry professionals delivered topical presentations on managing environmental and safety regulations …

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VLK Awarded Best Original Design at CANstruction Competition for Second Consecutive Year

FORT WORTH, TX — A team from VLK Architects joined with professionals from the architecture, engineering, and construction industry at North East Mall to participate in the annual CANstruction competition. This year’s theme was Be the Force to End Hunger and VLK’s design, inspired by the Star Wars saga, was …

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Alterman Hosts Kidstruction Dig Day at New Campus Site

LIVE OAK, TX — Alterman and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company recently hosted their first Kidstruction event at the site of the future home of the Alterman Corporate Campus. There were over 200 children in attendance at the real-life construction site.

With the groundbreaking of the Alterman Corporate Campus having taken …

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TxDOT Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on US 67 Project

SAN ANGELO, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) San Angelo District recently celebrated the completion of its $40-million US 67 Project in San Angelo. Joining in on the festivities were TxDOT Commissioner Alvin New, State Senator Charles Perry, State Representative Drew Darby, San Angelo Mayor Brenda …

Hays County Celebrates Opening its Newest Roundabout

HAYS COUNTY, TX — A new roundabout at RM 3237 and RM 150 was recently unveiled, allowing Hays County to celebrate its newest — and first-ever — county-funded roundabout intersection. Officials from the county, along with American Structurepoint, held a ribbon-cutting event to mark the occasion.

“By using a …

Texas Science Teachers Learn How the Industrial Minerals Industry Supports the State’s Growth

AUSTIN, TX — Nineteen Texas science teachers have learned how industrial minerals enhance lives and support the state’s unprecedented population growth through a Teacher Workshop program jointly sponsored by the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA).

The annual workshop, based in and …

Construction Materials Industry Faces Opportunities and Challenges

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) recently welcomed more than 520 attendees to its 68th Annual Meeting at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Highlights included presentations by the National Stone, Sand, & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and FMI Capital Advisors, helping …

Ritchie Bros. Sells $60M of Equipment and Trucks in Fort Worth Auction

FORT WORTH, TX — Ritchie Bros. recently conducted its second Fort Worth, Texas, auction of the year, selling over $60 million of equipment and trucks for 700-plus consignors. The three-day online auction saw gross transaction value grow approximately 9 percent year over year.

More than 11,100 bidders from over 60 …

RSM US LLP Hosts Annual Skeets & Eats Event for Clients

RSM US LLP (RSM) hosted nearly 250 guests at its annual Skeets & Eats event on May 5 – the first time back at the event since before the pandemic.

For the past 30 years, RSM has brought clients, business partners, and friends of the firm together at Skeets & …

White Construction Company Event Raises $73,000 for Children

AUSTIN, TX — Central Texas children will benefit from White Construction Company’s We Care Classic (WCC) Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament was held at the Avery Ranch Golf Club in Austin, Texas.

The event was a culmination of efforts spearheaded by WCC with 25 partners and friends. Since 2006, …

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American Constructors Presents $70,000 to Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area

AUSTIN, TX — Cedar Park-based construction company, American Constructors, presented a check for $70,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area (BGCAA). The funds were raised through the company’s 2021 Clay Shoot fundraiser, a signature event that has supported BGCAA for a full decade.

Following remarks …

ASCE Student Symposium Draws Students from New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico for Civil Engineering Design and Construction Competitions

HOUSTON, TX — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 Region 6 Student Symposium recently took place at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. At the event, nearly 500 civil engineering students from 25 universities in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico put their academic and project management …

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Bechtel Partners on Veterans' Apprenticeship Program to Support Renewables Construction Market

HOUSTON, TX — Bechtel has partnered with Workforce Solutions, the operating arm of the Texas Workforce Commission, to provide more apprenticeships for U.S. veterans and transitioning service members at its solar energy projects on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The partnership aims to introduce more veterans to construction opportunities in the …

ISN Announces Online Education Courses for Pipeline Workers Through Partnership with NCCER

DALLAS, TX — ISN, a company focusing on contractor management services, announces an expanded partnership with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). This partnership will provide access to NCCER's pipeline training through ISNetworld's Learning Management System (LMS) tool beginning in April, with new courses being added …

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SEAA Hosts Career Fair Highlighting the Steel Construction Industry

HOUSTON, TX — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) hosted nearly 300 students from five school districts and several dozen military veterans for its construction career fair. SEAA’s Long Range Planning Committee spearheaded the event, which was hosted by member company Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc., at their training …

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TDIndustries Inspires Women in Construction at Houston Recruiting Event

HOUSTON, TX — In partnership with Construction Career Collaborative (C3) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), TDIndustries (TD) was proud to inspire and recruit the next generation of women in construction at this year’s #SHEbuildsHouston recruiting event in Houston.

The #SHEbuildsHouston recruiting event introduces young women to …

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Rosendin Educates Houston Students at Aktina Solar Facility

HOUSTON, TX — Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contractor, led dozens of students and teachers from Houston’s South Union community on a private tour of the Aktina Renewable Power Project to educate them about utility scale solar energy. Local Rosendin employees teamed up with the South Union Community …