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WIC dress for success

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrated WIC week across the nation Mar. 4-10. The Dallas Chapter celebrated by hosting activities all week including their general meeting, tool demonstration by Hilti and a virtual project tour at McCarthy’s -cmw...

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Construction week for women

DALLAS/FT WORTH - With The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) chapters across the nation celebrating WIC week Mar. 4-10, the Fort Worth chapter put focus on giving back to their community by getting involved with Habitat for Humanity along with some fun activities like a TopGolf outing and a safety training session with ASCO Equipment. -cmw...

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Subs go to Arizona

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) held its 2018 SubExcel Conference Feb. 28 – Mar. 3 in Tempe, AZ. SubExcel is a nation-wide event hosted by the ASA National office. The keynote speaker was Dave Sanderson, the last man off of the plane that miraculously landed on the Hudson River a few years ago....

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Hammer awards

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NRTCA) presented its 2017 Golden Hammer Awards during its NRTCA annual awards banquet held on Feb. 17. -cmw...

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Together we network

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Members of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) North Texas Chapter and TEXO gathered together for a fun-filled tournament at TopGolf on Feb. 15. L-R: 1st Place Winners: Beverly Reynal (ASA NTC), Matt Strong, Chad Holt, Jason Burrhus, Stephen Leask, Mehdi Ben-Ayed, Zepp (dog), Cameron Smith, and Meloni McDaniel (TEXO). -cmw...

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Hit me

DALLAS/FT WORTH - All bets off or were they? Members of the North Texas Chapter representing Utility & Excavation Contractors Association (NUCA) were rolling the dice and playing for high stakes at association’s casino night held Feb. 2 at the Westin DFW in Irving. –cmw...

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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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