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No place I’d rather be

AUSTIN - Fabian, Adrian, and Steve Perez grew up in Austin. During their childhood, the three brothers would go to jobsites with their father and help out anyway they could. Sometimes they would help unload trucks, one brick at a time, and sometimes help get equipment off the site. That is until they were big enough to do more....

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Texas-sized vision

AUSTIN - BakerTriangle’s investment in a vision five years ago is starting to pay off for Texas construction....

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A safer Texas

AUSTIN - In 1991, the Texas Legislature took a stance on the skyrocketing workers’ compensation rates that affected Texas companies in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s.This company originally known as the Texas Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fund, would later become known as Texas Mutual Insurance....

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Summer job blessings

AUSTIN - Growing up in Florida, you would think that a young man would spend his summers at the beach, basking in the sun, checking out the bikinis, catching a wave, etc. Not Aaron Reeves. He spent his summers doing framing work. After he graduated he jumped right into the workforce doing what he knew best, framing....

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Entering construction

AUSTIN - Five months ago, ACM Tractor Sales decided it was time to get into construction. Although the company had been entertaining the idea for several years, they wanted to do their research....

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It starts with

AUSTIN - Capitol DIRTT – stands for (D)oing (I)t (R)ight (T)his (T)ime. Doing what right? Well, interior construction of course....

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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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