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AUSTIN – National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Austin Chapter’s Community Involvement Committee is collecting professional attire, shoes, purses, and/or accessories.  All items will be donated to Dress for Success, whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.  Anyone who wishes to donate...

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11/28/2016 16:36:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shooting for the clay

AUSTIN – Central Texas Masonry Contractors’ Association (CTMCA) held its 5th annual Sporting Clay Shoot on Oct. 27 at Capital City Trap and Skeet.  Seventy-five shooters participated.  The Shooting Team from UT was on hand to provide assistance.  The raffle included many great hunting items, including a 12-guage Benilli shotgun. Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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11/28/2016 16:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Electrifying barbecue

AUSTIN – The CenTex Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) BBQ and Family Fun Day was well attended this year with 25 companies competing for trophies and the Grand Championship. Over 400 electricians and their families attended the annual event Oct. 8 at Camp Twin Lakes in Cedar Park. It was an awesome event full of great food and family activities. Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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11/28/2016 16:29:00 | Viewed: 0
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A special treat

AUSTIN – Texas Disposal Systems once again graciously hosted the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Austin Chapter’s annual fish fry at its amazing exotic game ranch in Buda Oct. 6. Over 500 members and their families enjoyed bus tours where they saw plenty of species, some endangered, collected from around the world. Other fun events included the chance to dunk Joeris General Contractors’ Curtis Cline, live and silent auctions, washers a...

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10/25/2016 16:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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Eagles soar on Oct. 5

AUSTIN – The stars came out to shine on Oct. 5 at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Central Texas Chapter’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards ceremony and dinner at the JW Marriott in Austin. Besides recognition for members who have contributed to the construction industry, safety awards and Safety Training Evaluation Program (STEP) awards, the chapter honored longtime members and celebrated its 40th year of existence in Au...

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10/25/2016 16:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fishing for great fun

AUSTIN – Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association (ACEA) gathered at the Travis County Expo Center on Sep. 29 to enjoy a fish fry. About 250 guests enjoyed the event and some great food and fun. –cw...

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10/25/2016 16:12:00 | 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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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0