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Winners take all

AUSTIN – Horseshoe Bay Resort was the picture perfect setting for the Associated General Contractors Texas Building Branch (AGC-TBB) 2016 convention Jun. 12-14. A golf tournament, safety awards luncheon and, of course, the anticipated annual outstanding construction awards were all part of the adventure. –cw Photos by Catherine Bezman...

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07/28/2016 13:54:00 | Viewed: 0
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Birthday bash

AUSTIN – On Friday, Jun. 10, Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Central Texas Chapter celebrated 40 years in Austin with a beach theme at Aussie’s Bar & Grill. Guests enjoyed great food and watching teams from Harvey Cleary and Zapalac Reed Construction Company battle it out on the volleyball court. –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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Architect effects

AUSTIN – The AIA Austin Awards Celebration, held May 12 at Saengerrunde Hall, attracted more than 300 people who came to see Chet Garner, host of the PBS show ‘The Daytripper’ and cheer for the winners. The after party, sponsored by Datum Engineers, featured the tunes of architect Richard Weiss’ band, the Recovering – and bowling! Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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New Orleans NAWIC

AUSTIN – The National Association of Women in Construction Austin Chapter (NAWIC) had a winning presence at the South Central Region Forum in New Orleans! –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Wired!

AUSTIN – The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of Central Texas hosted its annual Trade Show and Wire Off at Norris Conference Center in Austin on May 31. Despite heavy rains, the turnout was larger than last years, with lots of vendors and raffle drawings. –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:11:00 | Viewed: 0
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Brain games for students

AUSTIN – American Society of Civil Engineers Texas Section (ASCE) hosted the annual ASCE Student Symposium Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe Competition at Texas Tech in Lubbock Apr. 7-9. Student teams that garnered the top spots moved onto the national competition....

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05/27/2016 14:06:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Opportunities are up in architecture

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It’s wonderful! The level of activity and optimism is fueling tremendous opportunities....

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Taking cover after the storm

AUSTIN - This hurricane season is on track to be one of the most active seasons of record. Hurricane Harvey hit a vast portion of the Texas coast and affected numerous construction projects. A hurricane of this magnitude results in delays and added costs to projects. As projects get back on track after Harvey, contractors should re-review their contracts to ensure compliance with all notice and documentation requirements, if there is a time an...

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Insurance - Game of drones

AUSTIN - What do the U.S. military, Super Bowl LI, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the construction industry have in common? All have utilized drones to enhance the activity at hand. From search and rescue operations to documenting artistic performances to monitoring projects for safety and quality control, commercial drones (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems”) are becoming an increasingly predominan...

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Accounting - Potential payroll pitfalls

AUSTIN - Your focus is your company’s growth, but you might be jeopardizing that growth if you’re not aware of various payroll pitfalls. Voluntary compliance with IRS regulations can save hours of time and thousands of dollars in penalties and assessments in the event of an audit, so it’s important to understand how to avoid these issues before that happens....

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