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Industry Folks - Bartlett Cocke General Contractors

AUSTIN - Grady Atnip was born in San Antonio, TX at the Robert B. Green Hospital, which is no longer in existence. He attended college for two years before going to a carpenters’ apprenticeship school and was with the carpenters’ union until he became a supervisor. Following a family tradition of builders, he began building custom homes and then apartments and then on to commercial projects, Atnip got started in the construction industry wh...

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08/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - BlueLine Rental

AUSTIN - Born in El Paso, TX, Stan Rothman moved to Houston when he was 12 years old. The youngest of four children, Stan fought to keep up with his two older brothers, Lewis and Pat as well as his older sister, Mitzi....

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Industry Folks - Big City Access

AUSTIN - Born in Coventry, England, Neville Spicer lived in Coventry until the age of 29. “I’ve just overlapped the amount of time that I lived in England. I am now 63....

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing Inc

AUSTIN - Born July 17, 1978 in Houston, TX, Vogel grew up in the construction industry....

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Industry Folks - Austin Materials

AUSTIN - At Austin Materials, Jimmy Whited Jr. takes hot mix asphalt (HMA) and quality control (QC) very seriously, bringing lots of experience and certifications to the table....

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04/27/2017 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Texas Apprentice - RDO Equipment and UTI

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Raised in Fort Worth by a single mother who instilled in him a strong work ethic, John Goodson was often the one to repair things, both for himself and his family. When he later traveled on the road with his band, “Mr. Fix-It” (as he was called by his bandmates and friends) was the one keeping the band’s tour bus running. But it wasn’t until he worked on a ranch that he learned how to repair heavy construction equipmen...

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04/27/2017 16:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

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09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

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09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - The Economic Loss Rule and construction defect litigation Part 3: Blurred lines, uncertainty, and recent legal developments

AUSTIN - This is the third article in a three-part series about the economic loss rule. As previously discussed, the rule sorts legal claims by distinguishing whether a party can recover under contract or in tort. Thus, how the rule draws the line between contract and tort claims is vital for those in the construction industry. Indeed, if the rule sets a broad scope for contract claims, parties who rely on the certainty provided by certain contra...

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08/30/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

AUSTIN - On March 25th, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding respirable crystalline silica. Under this rule, employers are now subject to new standards for protecting workers. As the construction industry approaches the required implementation date of September 23, 2017, it is a good time to review the highlights....

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08/30/2017 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0