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Tee time

AUSTIN - Associated Builders & Contractors Central TX Chapter hosted its annual spring golf tournament on May 5 at Grey Rock Golf Club. The tournament is one of the many networking opportunities ABC provides throughout the year to help build relationships in the construction industry. With 144 players, 36 teams, the event was a resounding success....

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Excellence in design

AUSTIN - Celebrating another year of accomplishments, AIA Austin hosted their annual 2017 Awards Celebration at Saengerrunde Hall on May 12, showcasing excellence in design produced by AIA Austin members as selected by a panel of distinguished jurors....

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A windy challenge

AUSTIN - It was a great spring Texas day with sunshine and enough wind to add a challenge for the golfers at the Central Texas Subcontractors Association’s spring golf tournament....

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Anyone for golf?

AUSTIN - Some 132 golfers took advantage of the beautiful day Mother Nature had to offer on May 12 at the Associated General Contractors (AGC) spring golf tournament....

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Aspiring to new heights

AUSTIN - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) hosted its annual conference, SubExcel, in Denver, CO on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Mar. 15-18, with a theme of helping contractors reach their peak performance....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Golf For Kids Summer Camp

AUSTIN - Independent Electrical Contractors – CenTex (IEC-CenTex) held its annual Power Drive 18 golf tournament Mar. 27 with great success. Twenty-five teams played the award-winning course at Avery Ranch Golf Club.  ...

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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

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09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

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09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - The Economic Loss Rule and construction defect litigation Part 3: Blurred lines, uncertainty, and recent legal developments

AUSTIN - This is the third article in a three-part series about the economic loss rule. As previously discussed, the rule sorts legal claims by distinguishing whether a party can recover under contract or in tort. Thus, how the rule draws the line between contract and tort claims is vital for those in the construction industry. Indeed, if the rule sets a broad scope for contract claims, parties who rely on the certainty provided by certain contra...

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08/30/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

AUSTIN - On March 25th, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding respirable crystalline silica. Under this rule, employers are now subject to new standards for protecting workers. As the construction industry approaches the required implementation date of September 23, 2017, it is a good time to review the highlights....

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