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“Wire off”

AUSTIN - May 4 was a busy day for the electrical industry. Over 40 contractor members and associates attended a luncheon prior to the CenTex IEC’s annual tradeshow and wire-off competition. 600 plus individuals attended the tradeshow throughout the day and to watch the wire-off competition enter its final hours. As the completion wound down, the excitement grew....

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Clash of the castles

AUSTIN - The sands of time did not stop association members from competing in a childhood favorite activity. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston chapter hosted members across Texas for the 31st Annual AIA SandCastle Competition on June 3 at Galveston East Beach....

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Tees and tackle

AUSTIN - The Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association of Texas (FSCATX) held its 7th Annual Skins & Fins Tournament June 8-10 at the South Shore Harbor Resort. The three-day event kicked off with classes and vendor shows on Friday, followed by a golf tournament on Saturday and a fishing tournament on Sunday to close the weekend....

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Getting in on the ground more

DALLAS/FT WORTH - From putting on roofs to putting on greens – roofing industry members enjoyed a sunny day on the ground for a change May 15 at Grapevine’s Cowboys Golf Club. The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) hosted its Golf 2017 tournament, which included morning and afternoon flights followed by an awards ceremony. –mjm...

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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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Legal - Four common construction law misconceptions

AUSTIN - Throughout two decades of law practice, I have heard a number of recurring legal misconceptions from clients. Four of the more common construction law misconceptions include:...

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Accounting - Tax reform

AUSTIN - The passing of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a historic accomplishment by lawmakers. The act, seemingly, will try to spur our nation’s economic growth and job creation by reducing the tax burden on all job-creating businesses. So what exactly does this mean for contractors? How will the new laws affect the way contractors run their businesses? How much TAX SAVINGS should contractors expect?...

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Insurance - How much does a contract bond cost?

AUSTIN - I frequently get asked to provide estimates for the cost of a bond as if I have a slab of meat and the buyer only needs one pound. Sure thing, I’ll just shave off a little and there you go! Of course, it isn’t nearly that simple and as my dad always says, “It depends.” The most common factors that determine rate are the type of work, time until project completion, length of warranty, where the project is located, whether design...

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OSHA - Carbon monoxide poisoning

AUSTIN - Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas which interferes with the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. CO is non-irritating and can overcome persons without warning. Many people die from CO poisoning, usually while using gasoline powered tools and generators in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation....

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