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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. ...

Created by : cwright
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...

Created by : cwright
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...

Created by : cwright-au
05/26/2016 15:13:00 | Viewed: 0
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Protect yourself but be safe

AUSTIN – Guns have been a debated topic for as long as I can remember. It seems you are either for them or against them and not much is in between. The fastest growing group of handgun shooters appears to be females between 30 and 60 years old....

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04/01/2016 18:55:00 | Viewed: 0
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Purple trees in Texas?

AUSTIN – If you are out driving around in Texas and you see purple painted tree trunks and fence posts – it doesn’t mean that someone who loves the color purple (me, for example) lives there....

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02/26/2016 16:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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At bat

AUSTIN – Austin loves its bats – there are more than 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that call Austin home. To symbolize that relationship, in 1998 sculptor Dale Whistler donated this 18-ft tall, 20-ft wide monument called Night Wings, which can be seen at 300 S. Congress Ave. and the Barton Springs Traffic Island. Photo Credit: Leavitt2me Photography...

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02/26/2016 16:22:00 | 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