web analytics
Home | AUSTIN | The Great Outdoors
AUSTIN The Great Outdoors

image

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. ...

Created by : cwright
02/24/2017 19:35:00 | Viewed: 0
image

Winter break

AUSTIN – Every year, ICON Plumbing, Heating & Air Ltd. takes trade and project managers and their sons and daughters on the annual Winter in Texas Father-Son Dove Hunt (with a little fishing thrown in!) in Hondo, TX. This was the third annual event on Jan. 6-8. –cw...

Created by : cwright
02/24/2017 19:27:00 | Viewed: 0
image

Great season

AUSTIN – A.T.C. Contractors James Roppolo’s grandchildren had a banner hunting season this year, with Jessica, 13, grabbing a turkey and an 8-point deer, and Kyle, 11, snagging a 9-point buck. The kids were hunting on their grandfather’s ranch in Lake Victor. –cw...

Created by : cwright
02/24/2017 19:25:00 | Viewed: 0
image

Fishing is patriotic

AUSTIN – Patriot Erectors in Dripping Springs took a 60-hour deep sea fishing trip Feb. 7-10. –cw...

Created by : cwright
02/24/2017 19:21:00 | Viewed: 0
image

Let’s go fishing!

AUSTIN – At Minyard & Sons Services and Centex Spiral Pipe, owned by Richard Minyard and his sons, Matt and Brian, the whole gang loves to go to the coast and fish. In January, the staff was invited to come along and do some serious angling with Gulf Coast Sport Fishing. –cw...

Created by : cwright
02/24/2017 19:18:00 | Viewed: 0
image

Ham for the holidays

AUSTIN – Shannon Boyd, CPD, LEED AP and CEO at BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting in Austin and his father slightly lessened the feral hog population during a recent hunt in Taylor County. Way to go!...

Created by : cwright
01/25/2017 22:24:00 | Viewed: 0
back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next last total: 131 | displaying: 19 - 24
Editor's Choice

image

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....

Created by : kestescn
10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
image

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...

Created by : kestescn
10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
image

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...

Created by : kestescn
10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
image

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....

Created by : kestescn
10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0