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Charged for 50 more years

AUSTIN - There’s something “very cool” about maintaining a legacy into the third generation, says Charlie Collier, logistics coordinator and safety officer for his family’s business, Leland Collier Electric Co....

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Celebrating 50 years

AUSTIN - Leo Joeris got his foot in the construction door when he went to work for his brother Joe after the war. After getting some valuable experience he became an acoustical ceiling contractor before going back into the general construction side of working for William Matera Construction....

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Horses, planes and doors

AUSTIN - Mike Schweiss is one focused individual. Rather than devoting time and energy to a wide variety of activities and undertakings, he finds fulfillment in two areas of interest - doors and horses. From his point of view, everything else is pretty much a diversion. It's been that way for much of his adult life....

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Job Site - Hill & Wilkinson

Hill & Wilkinson’s Central Texas Office created welcome kits to distribute to shelter occupants in Austin. They also donated supplies to Austin Animal Center for lost animals and pets of people in shelter....

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Cotham “lucks” out and works hard

AUSTIN - Luck may have gotten Marlon Cotham going 10 years ago when he started Cotham Construction Services and Roofing, but commitment and flexibility have kept him moving forward. Not to mention – “you know – hard work,” he says....

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Reminder on Contractor Best Practices in Disaster Remediation Construction Projects

AUSTIN - In light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, we want to remind builders and contractors of certain best practices and of the laws that apply to the industry as a whole and specifically for disaster remediation contractors performing work in Texas....

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Focus - Opportunities are up in architecture

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It’s wonderful! The level of activity and optimism is fueling tremendous opportunities....

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Legal - Taking cover after the storm

AUSTIN - This hurricane season is on track to be one of the most active seasons of record. Hurricane Harvey hit a vast portion of the Texas coast and affected numerous construction projects. A hurricane of this magnitude results in delays and added costs to projects. As projects get back on track after Harvey, contractors should re-review their contracts to ensure compliance with all notice and documentation requirements, if there is a time an...

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Insurance - Game of drones

AUSTIN - What do the U.S. military, Super Bowl LI, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the construction industry have in common? All have utilized drones to enhance the activity at hand. From search and rescue operations to documenting artistic performances to monitoring projects for safety and quality control, commercial drones (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems”) are becoming an increasingly predominan...

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Accounting - Potential payroll pitfalls

AUSTIN - Your focus is your company’s growth, but you might be jeopardizing that growth if you’re not aware of various payroll pitfalls. Voluntary compliance with IRS regulations can save hours of time and thousands of dollars in penalties and assessments in the event of an audit, so it’s important to understand how to avoid these issues before that happens....

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