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NAWIC elects Ritchie as president

AUSTIN - Austin’s chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has elected Taryn Ritchie as its president....

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Where the wild things are

AUSTIN - Texas Disposal Systems was host to members of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Austin Chapter for their Annual Fish Fry on Oct. 5....

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Mixing work and play

AUSTIN - Members of the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) Construction Leadership Council (CLC), Austin Chapter, had fun while helping the community in CLC’s second annual River Float and Cleanup held in September in Martindale. Alterman treated the crew to lunch after they gathered several bags of trash from the river and surrounding banks. -ke...

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NAWIC installs new officers

AUSTIN - The Austin chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) installed new officers in September for 2017-2018. Taryn Ritchie, left, receives the gavel passed by Toni Osberry. Back L-R: Misti Shafer-Webb, Linda Cudmore, Nikki Guinn, Stephanie Hays Cook, Ann Koziol, and Alex Janota....

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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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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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