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Happy anniversary NAWIC

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Dallas Chapter celebrated their 63rd anniversary Aug. 21 at the Wyndham Gardens North. L-R: NAWIC Dallas 2017-2018 Board of Directors Jennifer VanBreda, Johnson Controls Inc.; Ann McCullough, McCullough & Associates; Candance Jones, Gerdau Reinforcing Steel; Debbie Parking; King of Texas Roofing; Kim Gibbons, McCarthy Building Companies Inc.; Britni Hammond, Iowa Brid...

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09/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shooting clays at Alpine

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Aug. 24 was a fun and exciting day for the American Subcontractors Association (ASA). The association held their annual clay shoot at the Alpine Shooting Range with a great turn out....

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09/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Clays, no matter what

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Forth Worth Chapter did not let a little rain keep them indoors. Members and guests gathered at Defenders Outdoors for the association’s clay shoot on Aug. 10. It rained 90 percent of the shoot, drenching everyone. But man, did they have a blast! –cmw...

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09/28/2018 15:15:00 | Viewed: 0
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Target practice

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The Texas DFW Council Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) hosted their Spring Tactical Shoot May 18 at the TDSA Private Outdoor Range in Ferris, TX. Experienced SWAT instructors from Group 6 Training used the AR15 platform to train 36 painting contractors and their associates on real world close quarters battle tactics, which included engaging and identifying multiple threats. The event ended with a scored SW...

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08/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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King pin

DALLAS/FT WORTH - City Wide Mechanical took first place at the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) bowling tournament held on Jul. 19. L-R: John Ivey, Ryan Ivey, Lori Ivey, Rick Mitchell and Josh Williams. -cmw...

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Showing appreciation

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Forth Worth Chapter hosted their industry appreciation night Jul. 19 at Diamond Oaks Country Club. Members of the association treated guests to night of fine dining. –cmw...

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07/27/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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