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ACEA is 35

AUSTIN - What an exciting year for the Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association (ACEA)! The ACEA celebrated its 35th anniversary. Jun. 14, 2018 was declared Greater ACEA day by the City of Austin, Travis County and Williamson County. -cmw...

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Women on board

AUSTIN - The newly elected 2018-2019 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Board of Directors. -cmw...

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Golfing remodeled

AUSTIN - Contractors came together for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) annual golf tournament held on May 16 at Balcones Country Club. 1st Place winners: L-R: Christopher Davison, president Austin NARI; Chelsey Carr; Jonathan McCabe; Matt Higley and Zach Doggett -cmw...

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Golfing at Lakeway

AUSTIN - It was a sold-out tournament with 144 golfers for the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) spring golf tournament. The event was held at Hills of Lakeway Golf Club May 21. Steven Alloway, Steve Konze, Jose Moncivais and Peter Nelson from Team Koetter Fire Protection won Most Honest team. –cmw...

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Fishing with roofers

AUSTIN - The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) had a great time at their Annual Fishing Tournament held May 3-5 at Woody’s Sport Center in Port Aransas. –cmw...

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Engineers, contractors & golf

AUSTIN - The Austin Contractors & Engineers Association (ACEA) held its summer golf tournament at the beautiful Wolfdancer Golf Club at Hyatt Lost Pines in Bastrop on May 22. The sold-out event is always a popular activity for members who enjoy the networking and camaraderie. The summer golf tournament is also popular because it includes the opportunity to take home the coveted trophy. The winning team gets to display the trophy, along with b...

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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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