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Two wins in a row!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Anton Cabinetry’s Paul Witsaman, Mark Beers and teammates Gary Greenway and Montie Simms (not pictured) placed first for the second year in a row at American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) Clay Shoot Aug. 25 at Alpine Shooting Range. Greenway won top score (97) and Simms earned second highest score (92). –mjm...

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Under a new roof

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The second Wednesday in August is always a pretty big deal – it’s the day of the Not So Mini Trade Show! Hosted by the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA), the Aug. 9 event took place at Austin Ranch, which was a larger venue than in previous years. More space meant more opportunity for attendees to see more of the latest roofing products from local vendors. –mjm...

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Tee-rrific!

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: John Burns’ Ryan Masten and Steve Groh, National Trench Safety’s Jose Serrano and Driver Pipeline’s Miguel Estrada scooped up the scrambler prize Aug. 16 at the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) TopGolf event. Cobb, Fendley & Associates’ Rory Smith took the “TopGolf” trophy with a 285 score and Aaron Graff got “Top Chip” at 179. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 18:32:00 | Viewed: 0
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Pinterest

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Thirty-six teams pinned their hopes on winning the ultimate bowling battle rolling through Bowlero Euless’ lanes Jul. 13. The American Subcontractor’s Association’s (ASA) North Texas chapter hosted its third annual “Split Happens” Bowling Tournament, its biggest tournament to date. Dallas Door and Supply Co. took third place, City Wide Mechanical scored second, and Redi-Mix Concrete finished the evening in first place....

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07/27/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Sustainable working

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How can designers, clients and communities stay informed about true sustainability and integrate it in their environments? The “2017 North Texas Sustainable Showcase: Integrative Design” event, held Jul. 13 at the Plano Center, had the answers. Hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Texas chapter and the Dallas chapters of American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and Construction Specification Institute (CSI),...

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Winning big at state

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty-nine Outstanding Construction Awards were handed out at the AGC-Texas Building Branch convention held Jun. 18 – 21 at The Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho....

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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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