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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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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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08/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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Taking home the Golden Trowel

AUSTIN - The Renaissance Hotel was the setting for the Central Texas Masonry Association’s (CTMCA) Golden Trowel Awards dinner and presentation held on Jun. 16. The Golden Trowel is the association’s way of recognizing and rewarding the outstanding masonry design of the architects and engineers, the craftsmanship of the contractors and the superior equipment and supplies of the association’s members. –cmw...

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Winning big at state

AUSTIN - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Summer shooting

AUSTIN - More than 125 members and industry people were in attendance June 16th at Capital City Clays for the Associated Builders & Contractors Central Texas Chapter’s annual summer clay shoot. -cmw...

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06/29/2017 14:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Continued healthy growth

AUSTIN - As Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Contracting Company, Feigenbaum brings over 25 years of construction experience. She is responsible for strategic planning, employee and leadership development, operations, and profitability. She oversees all hiring/recruitment decisions, project selection and ensures that client expectations are being satisfied and all projects are completed safely and in a timely manner....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - What’s in Store for Construction in 2019

AUSTIN - It would be easy to argue that U.S. economic performance in 2018 was better than it has been in 13 years. While there has been abundant negativity this past year regarding the propriety of tariffs, trade skirmishes, abandonment of various treaties, shifting immigration policy, recently announced layoffs at GM, and rapidly expanding national debt, there can be little debate regarding whether near-term economic performance has been solid....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

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Legal - Beware factors and assignment of pay application proceeds

AUSTIN - As the construction market in Texas continues its explosive activity, more and more new contractors or subcontractors are entering the arena. Many of these new businesses are inadequately capitalized and may need to resort to assignment of receivables in order to cover their cash flow needs, month to month. An example is as follows:...

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