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Two days in College Station

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - The Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA) hosted its 2017 Short Course Mar. 2-3 at Cavalry Court in College Station with 57 attendees from across the state....

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04/27/2017 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Aspiring to new heights

DALLAS/FORT WORTH -- The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) hosted its annual conference, SUBExcel, in Denver, CO on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Mar. 15-18, with a theme of helping contractors reach their peak performance....

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Playin’ in the rain

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Wet grass made it hard to keep the drivers dry April 10 at Euless’ Texas Star Golf Course & Conference Center. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of the architects, engineers, contractors and industry members who played the sold-out 21st Annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Dallas/Acme Brick Golf Tournament....

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Awards exchange

DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Another awards program on the books! The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) D/FW chapter held its annual Construction Financial Professional of the Year Awards Apr. 6. Hosted at Irving’s Hackberry Creek Country Club, the event honored members for their excellent contributions to the construction industry. –mjm...

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A WIC in progress

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The National Association of Women (NAWIC) celebrates the advancement of women in construction year-round. But in March, the chapters roll out several days’ worth of high-energy events for its “Women In Construction” (WIC) Week....

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03/30/2017 21:39:00 | Viewed: 0
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National recognition

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored 98 projects collectively worth $2.4 billion at the 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC’s Workforce Week ‘17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Feb. 28-Mar. 2. Several Texas firms were awarded the coveted Eagles and Pyramids. Below is a list of construction firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that won. –cw...

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03/30/2017 21:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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