A majority of buildings require special inspections by the building code, but this process is often misunderstood. Special inspections can add value and provide greater confidence in the construction process when properly implemented, but did you know you also have responsibilities in this process? Complete the form to view a recorded version of our special inspections webinar to find out the answers to these questions and more.
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Structure Support On Laterally Swept Piles
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Concrete Petrographic Analysis: A Tool for Solving Construction Issues
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February 19, 2018
ABC Texas Gulf Coast Recognizes New Member
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, as well as the Association of Chemical Industry of Texas (ACIT), hosted a successful joint membership luncheon on February 7th. Braun Intertec representatives Chris Lonsford and Katherine Kelley attended the luncheon, where we were recognized as a new member of ABC's Gulf Coast chapter. During the event, new members were introduced to the rest of the chapter and listened to the Keynote speaker, State Senator Joan Huffman. ABC is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members nationwide. The Local ABC Texas Gulf Coast chapter was founded in 1976 and exists to promote...