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2013-07-19 23:17:35

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) Provides Tips for Protecting Valuables during Home Improvement Process Irving, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Burglars are opportunistic creatures. If they see a vulnerable home, they are going to strike. Overgrown lawns, newspapers piled up in the driveway, a dark and quiet interior – these are clues that tell burglars the owners may be out of town and the home is vacant. In addition to travelers, though, there is another group of homeowners who...

2013-07-16 08:24:34

Architect, Brick Mason and Carpenter Among CareerCast.com's 2013 Best Construction Jobs CARLSBAD, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gradual improvement throughout 2012 and into 2013 offers construction job seekers some relief, according to a new report by CareerCast.com. Residential and commercial construction are both improved over the past year with indicators pointing to continued growth. "Newly created jobs in the construction industry provide opportunities for candidates...

2013-07-12 23:21:17

Jackson Systems has created product submittal sheets in two different formats to make specifying commercial zoning and controls equipment easier for engineers, architects and contractors. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 In an effort to continue to provide tools and useful information to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, Jackson Systems has created submittal sheets for all of their commercial products. These submittal sheets contain the language and...

2013-07-10 04:20:06

Bertha drill unearths local government economic opportunity for dozens of subcontractors SEATTLE, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Onvia, Inc. (www.onvia.com ; NASDAQ: ONVI), a leading provider of comprehensive government-business market intelligence, announced today the release of the first of a new series of videos telling the story of Bertha, the largest drill in the world and the resultant economic opportunities for contracting companies. Click here to view Bertha. The drilling of...

2013-07-09 08:30:39

July ASSE Professional Safety journal article various fall protection methods available for residential construction, examining why contractors are slow in implementation CHICAGO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With falls from height remaining the most common cause of workplace fatalities among residential construction workers, the industry is looking for solutions to protect workers who build new homes. According to Fall Protection on Residential Construction Sites, a...

2013-06-30 23:03:05

Platinum Painting LLC provides some advice for selecting a painting contractor for residential and commercial painting projects. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 For home and business owners looking to hire a painting contractor in Scottsdale, there are a lot of options out there. One might wonder how to know they are making the right decision when it comes to who they choose to hire. There are plenty of anecdotal stories that can be told when it comes to failing to properly vet...

2013-06-27 12:32:12

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INTECON, LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contractor from Colorado Springs, Colo. has been named the National Prime Contractor of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The nationwide award was announced Friday at a breakfast event as part of the SBA's National Small Business Week celebration. "When federal contracts get into the hands of small businesses, it is a win-win for the federal government, small...

2013-06-25 08:22:28

Trusted Texan Plumbers Expand Services to Sugar Land SUGAR LAND, Texas, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many years, Doug Turner Plumbing has been the go-to source that Houston metropolitan area homeowners have been using for all of their plumbing maintenance, repair and installation needs. Recently, the company has announced new services for Sugar Land area homeowners.Commitment to ServiceDoug Turner Plumbing has been working in the local community for over 20 years, and...

2013-06-21 23:03:22

The executive search firm is able to immediately begin taking contract job orders with the help of the contract staffing back-office services of Top Echelon® Contracting, Inc. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Joell Iskander is putting 17 years of staffing industry experience to work by launching contract staffing services at her own recruiting firm, Select Hire Resource. Iskander established Select Hire Resource in 2011. The executive search firm provides staffing,...

2013-06-11 08:35:20

Leading General Contractor Based in the South Increases Efficiency with Textura Construction Payment Management. CHICAGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that MAPP Construction, a commercial general contractor with 20 years of high-profile construction experience across the Southern United States, has selected Textura Construction Payment Management (CPM) to better...