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Focus - Misclassified labor

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Randy Bradshaw has 46 years’ experience in the mechanical/industrial contracting field, beginning his career as an apprentice in 1972 in the United Association. Working his way through the craft positions, he began his management career in 1980 and was included in the formation of Miinc LP....

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09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

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08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Work zone safety

DALLAS/FT WORTH - A graduate of TCU, Omachel joined the Buyers team in October 2012. He began his career as a salesman in the Buyers Barricades Dallas/Fort Worth office and became branch manager of the Houston office just two short years later....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A robust industry

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandbrook is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in management, he spent 13 years in the U.S. Army which included a four-year tour in Germany in cavalry and engineering units, three years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Military Academy and two years as the Army Program representative to Raytheon. While teaching at West Point, Sanbr...

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Signature of a woman

DALLAS - In 1984, Melanie moved to Dallas, leaving behind all she had known to join the ranks of the corporate world. Little did she know then that Dallas had an unforeseen destiny for her away from corporate America....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The Trades in high schools & beyond

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In days past, one could find a trades program in almost every junior high/senior high school in America. Remember shop class?...

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02/22/2018 22:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Shore it. Slope it. Shield it.

SAN ANTONIO - Trenching and excavation work exposes workers to extremely dangerous hazards. According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 130 fatalities recorded in trenching and excavation operations between 2011 and 2016. The private construction industry accounted for 80%, or 104, of those fatalities. An alarming 49% of those construction fatalities occurred be...

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03/28/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk - Recovery of attorney’s fees in construction disputes: The devil is in the details

SAN ANTONIO - The long held general rule of law in Texas regarding the recovery of attorney’s fees is that attorney’s fees paid to prosecute or defend a lawsuit cannot be recovered in that suit absent a statute or contract that allows for their recovery. For more than 100 years, the Courts of our great state have held that they do not have the authority to require a losing party to pay the prevailing party’s fees unless a statute or contra...

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03/28/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Workers Compensation

SAN ANTONIO - Texas, unlike other states, does not require an employer to have workers’ compensation coverage....

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03/28/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Why the construction industry needs cybersecurity

SAN ANTONIO - It’s no secret that cybercrime is costly. According to a study by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the cost of cybercrime to the global community reached record levels in 2017, totaling between $445 and $608 billion.1 By 2019, the global cost of data breaches is expected to increase to $2.1 trillion.2...

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03/28/2019 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0