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AUSTIN – The family of John Krog Sr. and his wife, Joan, along with their youngest son, Karl, began the business adventure of owning a contractor supply store in Orange, TX....

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01/09/2015 22:01:00 | Viewed: 58
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Industry Folks – Richard Cantu, Technician, Airco Mechanical

AUSTIN – When Richard Cantu was a kid, he thought it would be great to make a living as a technician. He has worked at Airco Mechanical for almost two years....

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11/05/2014 20:59:00 | Viewed: 6
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Industry Folks – Michael Beery, Pipefitter Foreman, Firetrol Protection Services

AUSTIN – Michael Beery installs fire suppression systems in shell space buildings on a daily basis....

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10/07/2014 14:55:00 | Viewed: 18
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AUSTIN – The City Electric Supply Buda location has recently updated its showroom and offices....

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10/02/2014 21:02:00 | Viewed: 39
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Industry Folks – Raymond Borrego, Technician, TDIndustries

AUSTIN – Raymond Borrego loves his job at TDIndustries in Austin because no day is ever the same....

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07/31/2014 20:44:00 | Viewed: 47
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Industry Folks – Christy Dormeier, Project Manager/Estimator, Trimbuilt Construction

AUSTIN – Christy Dormeier brings 20 years of experience in the construction industry to her various responsibilities as project manager and estimator at Trimbuilt Construction....

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07/01/2014 14:55:00 | Viewed: 151
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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