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Two times the tee!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Teams fought for first at Dallas’ Bear Creek’s east and west golf courses on Oct. 9. In the end, the Automatic Fire Protection team and the Classic Fire & Hunter Fire Protection team putted their way to the prize at the 28th Annual Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association of Texas’ (FSCATX) Golf Classic. –mjm...

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Fifty years of Dallas design

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Nine projects were selected from 71 entries to be honored at American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Dallas Design Awards. The event, which is now in its 50th year, is the organization’s highest recognition of works exemplifying excellence in built projects by Dallas architects. In addition to six commercial projects, three residential projects – 5G Studio Collaborative’s Winnwood Residence, A Gruppo Architects’ Snyder...

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Good sports!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association’s (NTRCA) 2017 Clay Shoot was a shoot and a holler! The annual event, held Sept. 20 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports, challenged teams – as well as individual shooters – on two courses. The CertainTeed team and the Southern Shingles team reigned supreme, and went home with trophies and bragging rights until the 2018 event. –mjm...

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Just give ‘em that countryside

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Bear Creek Golf Club’s green acres were the place to be Oct. 16. The American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) 2017 Golf Tournament hosted three flights of fun at the Dallas club. –mjm...

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‘Gaters gonna gate

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Over 1,000 TEXO members and their families filled the fields at Lake Grapevine’s Silver Lake Marina to throw washers, eat chili and barbecue and help feed others too. The TEXO YCC Tailgate is the trifecta of the association’s final Challenge Cup events, combining the washer tournament, chili cook-off and barbecue (chicken, ribs and brisket) cook-off. The event, held Oct. 21, also served as a company canned food drive competi...

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Honor role

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Black-owned businesses, corporate partners and diversity specialists in the North Texas region were honored at the Regional Black Contractors Association’s (RBCA) Inaugural 2017 Chairman’s Awards Gala. Texas House of Representative of District 109, Helen Giddings, served as keynote speaker at the event, which was hosted Sep. 22 at Doubletree by Hilton Dallas-Campbell Centre. –mjm...

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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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