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That’s the way to party!

AUSTIN – 360 Electrical Contractors, Austin, threw a party/picnic/BBQ for its employees on Jun. 4 at Emma Long Park at Lake Austin. –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:27:00 | Viewed: 0
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Beach building

AUSTIN – According to Kurt Goll, architect with Journeyman Company, this is what happens when an architect takes his son to the beach. Looks like Kurt’s son, Miles Goll, 17, got into the spirit of beach building. According to Kurt, Miles plans to be an architect and builder just like his dad. –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:25:00 | Viewed: 0
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That’s how you do it!

AUSTIN – Kevin Charboneau, ELK Electric field superintendent, and Johnny Torrance, Crawford Electric salesman, landed a big catch at Port O Conner recently. –cw...

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06/27/2016 14:17:00 | Viewed: 0
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Outlook: Successful!

AUSTIN – DJ Anderson, partner at New Stone Concepts in Austin, took this low fence deer last fall in Coryell County while hunting with his dad and brother. ...

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06/27/2016 14:14:00 | Viewed: 0
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An omen?

SAN ANTONIO – Construction News managing editor Cyndi Wright spotted this morning vision at the end of her driveway recently. Is it an omen? No, just a friendly buzzard letting all the other buzzards know that the dead snake on the road was his! –cw...

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05/26/2016 15:18:00 | Viewed: 0
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Outdoor girls

AUSTIN – The Kanetzky girls of ELK ELECTRIC, went to Eagle Creek with DJ Anderson of New Stone Concepts.–cw...

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05/26/2016 15:13:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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