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Spotlight – Ragu Sada, Owner, G2 Builders

AUSTIN – You could say that Ragu Sada grew up in the construction industry: His father worked for Turner Construction in Chicago for 45 years....

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12/30/2015 15:43:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight – William Biggs, President/Owner, Biggs Plumbing Co. Inc.

AUSTIN – William Biggs thinks his mother was trying to create a Renaissance man when she raised him – involving him in many different endeavors such as piano lessons, flying lessons and fencing....

Created by : cwright-au
12/01/2015 21:32:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight – Gene and Janice Rampy, Owners, Centex Mechanical, Bastrop, TX

AUSTIN – Gene Rampy is a big man (he played linebacker in high school and was offered a college scholarship), and he’s got the big heart to go along with it. He describes he and Janice “as one”, and his faith in God is a bedrock....

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10/30/2015 20:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight – Kim Casper, Owner, Caspro Builders, Bastrop, TX

AUSTIN – Not everyone who is born in a northern climate enjoys the cold – and such is the case with Kim Casper, owner of Caspro Builders in Bastrop....

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09/29/2015 22:11:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight – Kenny Woodall, Owner, Advantage Supply

AUSTIN – Advantage Supply is a family operation. Kenny Woodall is the owner, his father James is the founder and his mother JoAnn is the secretary....

Created by : abementcn
08/31/2015 14:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Spotlight – Bob Berry, Owner, Berry Glass Co.

AUSTIN – After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 1972, Bob Berry, Berry Glass Co., jumped on an opportunity to work with a Dallas-based glass company....

Created by : abementcn
07/31/2015 19:40:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Four common construction law misconceptions

AUSTIN - Throughout two decades of law practice, I have heard a number of recurring legal misconceptions from clients. Four of the more common construction law misconceptions include:...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Tax reform

AUSTIN - The passing of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a historic accomplishment by lawmakers. The act, seemingly, will try to spur our nation’s economic growth and job creation by reducing the tax burden on all job-creating businesses. So what exactly does this mean for contractors? How will the new laws affect the way contractors run their businesses? How much TAX SAVINGS should contractors expect?...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - How much does a contract bond cost?

AUSTIN - I frequently get asked to provide estimates for the cost of a bond as if I have a slab of meat and the buyer only needs one pound. Sure thing, I’ll just shave off a little and there you go! Of course, it isn’t nearly that simple and as my dad always says, “It depends.” The most common factors that determine rate are the type of work, time until project completion, length of warranty, where the project is located, whether design...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Carbon monoxide poisoning

AUSTIN - Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas which interferes with the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. CO is non-irritating and can overcome persons without warning. Many people die from CO poisoning, usually while using gasoline powered tools and generators in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation....

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0