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On October 30, over 400 participants gathered to take part in the 2012 Construction Careers Expo in Houston, Texas. The Expo featured craft demonstrations in concrete finishing, personal protective equipment (PPE), insulating pipe, painting, scaffolding, electrical wiring, instrumentation fitting, welding and carpentry. Other activities included a pipefitting competition where participants assembled marshmallow blow guns from sets of drawings, a drill gun competition, a Get Your Gear On competition, and instrumentation, crane and excavator simulators. In addition, students got the unique opportunity to hear from NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver David Starr, whose career began as a career and technical education student at Aldine High School in Houston.
This exciting event was made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: ABC of Greater Houston, Allied Industrial Sales, Austin Industrial, Bay Star EMS, Bechtel Equipment Operations, Becon Construction Co., Brady Chapman Holland & Associates, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Brock Services, Choice Energy Services, CLP Skilled Trades Solutions, Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation, Contech Control Services, Encore Staffing, Fluor, Foster Wheeler USA, Frugro Consultants, Galena Park ISD, Gulfspan Industrial, ISC Contractors, Jacobs, KBR, Lee College, Liberty Mutual Surety, Marek Brothers Systems, Matheson Tri-Gas, MEDSAFE, Miller Electric, Nestle Pure Life, NCCER, NACB, Pavecon, Performance Contractors, Petro-Chem Field Services, Ref-Chem, S&B Engineers and Constructors, San Jacinto College, Tellepsen Industrial, Texas Events, Inc., The Shaw Group, Turner Industries Group and Zachry Industrial.