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Focus - Concrete and construction

AUSTIN - After moving to Texas in 1983, Angelo went to work for Trinity Engineering Testing Laboratories in the firm’s geotechnical department and then shortly transferred to the construction materials testing department and has been working with testing labs ever since....

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Making construction a woman’s career

AUSTIN - A mother of two beautiful daughters, Taryn Ritchie is proudly a fifth-generation Texan who learned through experience that creating strong, productive relationships with subcontractors and other team members is the key to success in the office and on the job site....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The safe word

AUSTIN - The construction industry knows the word “safety,” but keeping up with the new advances, courses and employees are key to any company....

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The path of construction

AUSTIN - Over the years HEW has primarily acted as a subcontractor to general contractors doing interior finishes, and as a small general contractor for projects that are $6 million and under. On February 1st HEW hits 30 years! Here is what’s in store for the 2018 forecast....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Cautiously Optimistic

AUSTIN - Business is good on the construction equipment side of things according to AED members and most are optimistic about the future. However, we still face challenges. Many report business is up or at least consistent with last year, though margins remain slim....

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11/28/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Geomax

AUSTIN - GeoMax Positioning provides a comprehensive portfolio of quality construction and surveying instruments, and software. Easy-to-use GPS/ GNSS instruments, total stations, software, lasers, levels and accessories. As a part of Hexagon Corporation; a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies, GeoMax has access to state of the art development and production facilities worldwide....

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Legal - A case for careful review of construction contract dispute resolution clauses

HOUSTON - Dispute resolution clauses are common in contracts between owners, general contractors and subcontractors. For quite some time, the general rule of the construction industry has been that an arbitration proceeding is the preferred method of resolving disputes as opposed to jury trials. There is also the general belief maintained by many in our industry that arbitration is less expensive, less time consuming, and quicker to achieve a re...

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Controlling ergonomic risks in construction

AUSTIN - What is the leading cause of lost time accidents in construction? The answer: LIFTING & MATERIAL HANDLING....

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Accounting - Five ways benchmarking can boost your business

AUSTIN - Construction companies face new and complex challenges every day. Knowing how to successfully navigate through them is what can get a company ahead of the competition and better positioned for the future. One incredibly helpful management tool is benchmarking....

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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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