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Reaching higher

AUSTIN – Joshua Knox, owner of Alden Roofing, climbs the mountains during a trip to the company’s location in El Paso. –cw...

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03/29/2017 21:09:00 | Viewed: 0
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Last for the year

AUSTIN – The team at Swinerton Builders took a last opportunity to go on an end of season dove hunt. –cw...

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03/29/2017 21:05:00 | Viewed: 0
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Taking one for the team

AUSTIN – The 2017 COPPERA Company fishing trip turned out to be a angler’s paradise at Bay Flats Lodge in Seadrift, with great food, good company and, of course, fishing....

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03/29/2017 20:59:00 | Viewed: 0
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On the line

AUSTIN – Biggs Plumbing project manager Scott Ferguson took part in the Austin Team Championship fishing tournament, hosted by the Carp Anglers Group on Lady Bird Lake, on Feb. 23-24. The ATC is a catch and release carp tournament that just celebrated its 16th year in Austin. Ferguson poses with his big catch – a 29-lb. Common Carp. –cw...

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03/29/2017 20:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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Clay play

AUSTIN – Tina Reeves, project manager at The Reynolds Company, says she loves to shoot clays and practices in Leander at Eagle Peak Range. –cw...

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03/29/2017 20:55:00 | Viewed: 0
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First timer

AUSTIN – Jesse Beckett of Beckett Electrical Services enjoyed a very special time with his 9-year-old son Mackey Beckett and his son’s first buck on a recent hunting trip. –cw. ...

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02/24/2017 19:35:00 | Viewed: 0
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Memorial Day, May 29 A day to remember those who died in active military duty

AUSTIN - For many, Memorial Day means a day off of work, barbecue cookouts, family picnics, and community pools opening for the summer. But as we all know, the true meaning of Memorial Day is much more than an “opening day” for summer fun. It’s a calling to honor those courageous men and women who have served and given their lives for the causes of freedom, liberty, and peace....

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04/27/2017 06:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Blazing a trail in a now trending market

SAN ANTONIO - What’s the most pressing issue for you working in the concrete industry today? I would say the most pressing issue for us, on the installer side, is making sure that our company and other companies out there are doing quality work. That’s [an issue] that we run into all the time....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Wanna iguana?

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News publishers Buddy and Reesa Doebbler embarked upon a cruise in the Caribbean at the end of March. While on Grand Cayman Island, Buddy found an iguana that likes to pose regularly with tourists as they pass by. It’s currently unclear whether or not the iguana was tapped to write a special Caribbean issue of the paper, but rumors abound at the CN office. –mh...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Making the most of early mediation

AUSTIN - Many dispute resolution clauses in construction contracts contain a requirement that the parties mediate prior to pursuing litigation or arbitration. Mediation, at its heart, is simply a facilitated negotiation, with the mediator helping all parties find consensus to resolve a dispute on their voluntarily agreed upon terms. A successful early mediation—before legal or arbitration proceedings have started—helps the parties save the ti...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0