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A series of challenges

AUSTIN - Lisa Doris with Premier Partners participates in the Ultrex Virtual Reality Experience from Integrity hosted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) on Aug. 16...

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Meet the contractor

AUSTIN - Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers had the chance to meet contractors at the Associated Builders & Contractors “Meet the Contractor” event held Aug. 9 at the Norris Conference Center. - cmw...

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Taking home the Golden Trowel

AUSTIN - The Renaissance Hotel was the setting for the Central Texas Masonry Association’s (CTMCA) Golden Trowel Awards dinner and presentation held on Jun. 16. The Golden Trowel is the association’s way of recognizing and rewarding the outstanding masonry design of the architects and engineers, the craftsmanship of the contractors and the superior equipment and supplies of the association’s members. –cmw...

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Winning big at state

AUSTIN - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Summer shooting

AUSTIN - More than 125 members and industry people were in attendance June 16th at Capital City Clays for the Associated Builders & Contractors Central Texas Chapter’s annual summer clay shoot. -cmw...

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Bonding time

AUSTIN - Allied Electric Services Inc. (AES) held their 12th Annual foreman fishing trip June 9 – 11 in Port Aransas. Approximately 30 foremen, service techs and management personnel were in attendance. The weekend included 5 bay boats, 2 off shore boats and 800lbs of fish were brought back. -cmw...

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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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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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