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Wired for iron

AUSTIN – Carlos Cuellar, owner of Fenix Post Tension, felt bad for his 11-year-old daughter who wanted to run in an Austin half marathon, but knew she wasn’t going to be able to keep up with her more athletically-inclined mother and two brothers....

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08/30/2016 15:43:00 | Viewed: 0
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Texas summer fun

AUSTIN – Chris Kelley, Bilt Rite Scaffold/Bilt Rite Insulation, far left, above, had a good day bay fishing recently with some friends....

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07/28/2016 14:06:00 | Viewed: 0
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Summit summons

AUSTIN – Jon Smiley, iON Constructors, got the big picture at the top of Christmas Mountain on Terlingua Ranch in West Texas during a recent dirt bike trip to the Big Bend area. –cw...

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07/28/2016 14:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Green for green space

AUSTIN – Heavy Equipment Co. was a recent sponsor of the Forever Green Golf Tournament on Jul. 11 at Lions Municipal Golf Course.  The tournament benefits “Save Muny” in their efforts to protect the green space.  Thirty-one teams participated. Pictured, L-R: Luke Brenner, Heavy Equipment Co.; Willie Lott, Heavy Equipment Co.; Tre Leoni, WPM Construction; Frank Preketes, WPM Construction. –cw...

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07/28/2016 14:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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The reel deal

AUSTIN – The Reynolds Company sent Team REYNOLDS to ‘reel and deal’ in the Pescadore Tournament Jun. 4 at Baffin Bay. –cw...

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07/28/2016 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shooting skills

AUSTIN – Rajshree Sarda, project manager of G2-Fastrack (a new wing of G2 Builders Corporation that focuses on built-out spaces under 3,000sf), visited Yellowstone National Park to hone her skills as an avid photographer. –cw...

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07/28/2016 13:58:00 | 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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