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Certainly one of a kind

AUSTIN - They haven’t hit their 10-year mark just yet, but that doesn’t stop CRC Concrete Raising and Repair from building good relationships with larger companies in commercial and multifamily residential. “We either fixed their buildings or their sidewalks,” said managing partner Neale Van Streepen....

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Running with the business

AUSTIN - Shivam Desai is the general manager for the Austin store of CRS Marble & Granite. He came to the States from India when he was a junior in high school. He came to Milwaukee, WI, because his cousins lived there....

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100 percent chance for success

AUSTIN - It’s a good thing Rodney Licata didn’t like working in a furniture store; for if he did, he never would have gotten into doing skylights....

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The big finish

AUSTIN - John King Construction hosted a ‘Big Finish Appreciation’ lunch for all the subs and project team members for the Hutto City Hall project. Jackson Galloway & Associates is the project architect. –cmw...

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World-Class grouting conference

AUSTIN - Beginning Mar. 4, 2019 through Mar. 8, The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering will host the 40th annual short course on Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice....

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HALLOWEEN PHOTOS

AUSTIN - A haunting we will go…The witching hour has come and gone, but that didn’t stop Construction News from rounding up the construction industry’s gh’oulious of them all....

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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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