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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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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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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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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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A chipper evening

AUSTIN – The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Central Texas Chapter let the chips fall where they may at their annual Casino Night and Chapter PAC Fundraiser event on Feb. 16 at The Oasis. Guests also had the chance to win special items, like Vanessa Kimball with Centex Personnel, who won a Fitbit. –cw...

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03/30/2017 18:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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Double the love

AUSTIN – When Larry Lacy founded Double L Insulation 21 years ago, he came into it with 24 years of experience, having worked for his father, Jim Lacy....

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03/30/2017 18:11:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/29/2018 12:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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