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Focus - Misclassified labor

AUSTIN - Associated Equipment Distributor members are reporting a strong year across North America on both equipment sales and equipment rentals, but as with any industry, challenges remain. The greatest strategic challenge facing the construction equipment industry is the scarcity of skilled technical workers. The industry’s technician shortage is costing AED members more than $2.4 billion per year in lost revenue and economic activity. Prepar...

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11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Bringing the public into spaces

AUSTIN - Antonio Naylor is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Environmental Design and owns Reliance Architecture with a partner....

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10/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The future of roofing

AUSTIN - Jody C. Delino graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lamar University. He has been part of the Fifth Wall family since 2007....

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09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A better tomorrow

AUSTIN - Founded in 1912, The Beck Group is a collaborative team of designers, builders and technology experts, offering planning, architecture, interior design, construction, sustainability and technology consulting services. By integrating architecture and construction, Beck provides a unique approach to projects that transforms the way organizations design and build....

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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Getting you started

AUSTIN - Currently overseeing aspects of all cases, Cancialosi works on highly complex entitlement cases and continues to build new client relationships. He has previously worked for variety of Central Texas municipalities in urban planning, inspections, and development review capacities. He received a Bachelor of Science in urban planning from Texas State University and served in the United States Marine Corps prior to returning to Texas....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Wanted: YOU

AUSTIN - Workforce shortages! The need for more skilled tradespeople! Bring back the trades to the schools!...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Cranes and derricks in construction: Operator qualification

AUSTIN - OSHA changed the regulation governing crane operator certification in construction. First, this final rule removes the requirement that crane operator certifications include the crane’s rated lifting capacity. The two testing organizations that have certified the majority of operators have issued certifications by “type” but not “capacity.” These certifications, therefore, would not have been valid without a change to the rule....

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Legal - What to do if you suddenly become involved in a multi-party construction defect lawsuit?

SAN ANTONIO - Times are changing. Around Texas, there is an onset of multi-party construction defect lawsuits. In the Valley and recently in Bexar County, various school districts have filed lawsuits. In the current climate of public owners or owners of multi-family housing units, construction defect lawsuits are becoming prevalent. When public owners are involved, the two or four year statutes of limitation do not apply. Instead, lawsuits may be...

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Accounting - Part III: Plan ahead for accounting for new long-term contracts

AUSTIN - Your company established the completed contract method of accounting for long-term contracts that are exempt from Code Section 460 because its gross receipts fell under the $10 million threshold....

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Focus - Embracing staffing & technology challenges

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It’s a good time to be in construction and engineering/ architectural design in Texas....

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10/29/2018 17:01:00 | Viewed: 0