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Readin’ on the river

AUSTIN - Karen Davis, Payroll Coordinator at Alterman Electric, is enjoying quiet time by the river reading Construction News. -rd...

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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First redfish of the day

AUSTIN - 9-year-old Victoria Marriott, daughter of Paul Marriott with ResFloor Concrete Solutions, caught the first redfish of the day in Port O’Connor, TX. When asked how much the 24-inch red weighed, Paul said “No idea how much it weighed, we only know how good it tasted.” Father and daughter “stole away and had a BLAST!!!” -cmw...

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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It’s about the bass

AUSTIN - Matt Tolbert of Global Electric and his son Thomas show off a few nice early summer bass caught and released on Lake Travis out of Jonestown Park....

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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The big one

AUSTIN - Fernando Chavez, F & V Drywall Acoustics Inc caught this 27-inch, 20-lb redfish in Port Aransas. –cmw...

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Small Superheroes

AUSTIN - Terri Fleming with Rogers-O’Brien Construction shared photos from the 5K March of Dimes for Babies held in Round Rock on May 13....

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06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Snake fever

AUSTIN - Most people run from snakes, some faint, and then there are a select few that just can’t seem to get their fill. This became very apparent while leaving Indian Cave Ranch in Doss, TX and a snake crossed the road. Stan Rothman, Blueline Rentals, stopped and jumped out of his truck, reached for his shotgun and went after the snake. Spotting the snake again in the grass, he started pursuing the snake, in flip-flops. Once he realized it...

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | 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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