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A new legacy with roots

AUSTIN - Kurt Brock’s family had a successful mechanical business in North Texas for 30 years. When his father decided it was time to retire, Kurt and Keri Brock decided it was time to start their own business. While visiting the Austin area, the couple found the perfect location for their new business, RKR Plumbing....

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Growing demand

AUSTIN - After 31 years servicing the San Antonio market, Tony Ridout, managing shareholder of RidoutBarrett CPAs & Business Consultants never dreamed his company that he started in 1986 would have grown to have two locations....

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AIRistoCATS

AUSTIN - Having worked for a large contractor for many years, Dave Sefcik set out to make his own way in the trade he loves. In 1995, Sefcik did just that. He started his own company, Dave’s Heating and Air....

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Job Site Bore Pro Utility Construction

AUSTIN - Jose Naba, Bore Pro Utility Construction, subcontractor for CenterPoint Energy on the Phase 2 project at Main & Elm Streets in Buda, TX -cmw...

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Job Site DeLa Laguna Contracting

AUSTIN - L-R: Abel Perez, Austin Traffic Signal and David DeLa Cerda, DeLa Laguna Contracting discuss drilling preparations for a new traffic signal at 2750 Sunrise in Round Rock. Austin Traffic Signal is the the general contractor for the project. – cmw...

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Job Site GMI Texas

AUSTIN - Julio Reyes, GMI Texas (Greater Metroplex Interiors), poses for a photo before leaving the Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology office project for the day at 15842 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock. Brad Hatton with Sabre Commercial is the superintendent and Tipton Studio is the architect. -cmw...

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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