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Vaca time

AUSTIN – Eric Adams, Eric Adams Floors, spent some time recently in Mexico, where he enjoys water sports, hanging out with new friends and concerts. Above, on his birthday, Adams, far left, and some friends attended a Kings of Leon and Twenty One Pilots concert in Monterrey. –cw...

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12/29/2016 16:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Mom and son day

AUSTIN – Jill Wedel, marketing coordinator for Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing’s Austin location, and her son, Cole Springer, took part in the Austin Association of Facility & Maintenance Engineers (AAFAME) 2016 "Adventure Quest” race benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas. The race took the participants through the beautiful Texas Hill Country campus at Concordia University on Nov. 19. The mom and son duo to...

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12/29/2016 16:10:00 | Viewed: 0
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This is the life

AUSTIN – L-R: Randy Twedt, Page Architectural and Engineering firm and JJ Huffhines, Dynamic Systems Inc., recently spent some time fishing and relaxing in the Chandeleur Islands. –cw...

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12/29/2016 15:27:00 | Viewed: 0
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Nice rack!

AUSTIN – Jason Smith, project manager for ICON Plumbing, Heating & Air Ltd. bagged this beauty while hunting recently in San Angelo. –cw...

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12/29/2016 15:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Magnificent!

AUSTIN – Aimee Busby, Construction Solutions account manager for Waste Management and current vice president of Austin NAWIC recently returned from an amazing trip in Cabo San Lucas.  Deep-sea fishing with Red Rum Sport fishing was on the agenda and Aimee says she cannot say enough about how amazing this company is.  Capitan Alex and 1st Mate Ulysses put the group on the fish.  On Oct. 10, Aimee caught the biggest fish of her life, a 200lb s...

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11/28/2016 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Trout clout

AUSTIN – Kurt Goll, right, architect and president of JCI Companies, the development arm of Journeyman Construction, and Sean Sorrell, HDD Austin, show off their catch of speckled trout recently caught at Baffin Bay. –cw...

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11/28/2016 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Assessing impact of Houston’s overhaul of Floodplains Building Regulation

Houston - On April 4, 2018, the Houston City Council voted to significantly overhaul regulations on building within the 100- and 500-year floodplains. The proposal to amend Chapter 19 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances, the City’s Floodplain Regulation Ordinance, was first introduced in late January and was specifically fast-tracked through the ordinance revision process. Several groups voiced concerns about the unintended consequences o...

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Accounting - For retirement-minded contractors, ESOPs offer benefits worth consideringFor retirement-minded contractors, ESOPs offer benefits worth considering

SAN ANTONIO - For some construction company owners ready to retire, selling their business to outsiders or passing it down to relatives seems the easiest and fastest way out the door. There is another option, however, that is growing in popularity: selling the business to employees by means of an employee stock option plan (ESOP). Although not appropriate for every construction company, an ESOP carries several inherent advantages, including the a...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Wanted: YOU

AUSTIN - Workforce shortages! The need for more skilled tradespeople! Bring back the trades to the schools!...

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05/30/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A change in direction

Houston - In addition to his role as president of CFI Mechanical Inc., Chuck Fell served as the president of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) in 2014 through 2015. He continues to attend and serve as a past president of the association....

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