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DALLAS / FORT WORTH Focus

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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....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
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?...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
02/22/2018 22:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Stop, think, act

DALLAS/FT WORTH - What do you consider are the major safety risks in construction? Falls are a top priority, working from ladders, slips, trips and falls. Never forget about housekeeping....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Industry’s state in 2018: “Optimistic and confident”

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? I’d have to say the state of the industry is both optimistic and confident. Analytics are showing an increase in the percentage of contractors reporting either steady or increased backlog heading into 2018....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Cautiously Optimistic

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Business is good on the construction equipment side of things according to AED members and most are optimistic about the future. However, we still face challenges. Many report business is up or at least consistent with last year, though margins remain slim....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Caterpillar

DALLAS/FT WORTH - No matter the size or model, every Cat® Compact Track Loader features a suspended undercarriage for superior traction, extra comfort, exceptional stability, longer track life, & lower ground pressure. Easy-to-use pilot-operated controls keep you more productive throughout the work day. Our high performance powertrain, and advanced hydraulic system, can handle the toughest working conditions....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Cranes and derricks in construction: Operator qualification

AUSTIN - OSHA changed the regulation governing crane operator certification in construction. First, this final rule removes the requirement that crane operator certifications include the crane’s rated lifting capacity. The two testing organizations that have certified the majority of operators have issued certifications by “type” but not “capacity.” These certifications, therefore, would not have been valid without a change to the rule....

Created by : contributorcn
11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - What to do if you suddenly become involved in a multi-party construction defect lawsuit?

SAN ANTONIO - Times are changing. Around Texas, there is an onset of multi-party construction defect lawsuits. In the Valley and recently in Bexar County, various school districts have filed lawsuits. In the current climate of public owners or owners of multi-family housing units, construction defect lawsuits are becoming prevalent. When public owners are involved, the two or four year statutes of limitation do not apply. Instead, lawsuits may be...

Created by : contributorcn
11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Part III: Plan ahead for accounting for new long-term contracts

AUSTIN - Your company established the completed contract method of accounting for long-term contracts that are exempt from Code Section 460 because its gross receipts fell under the $10 million threshold....

Created by : contributorcn
11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Embracing staffing & technology challenges

DALLAS/FT WORTH - It’s a good time to be in construction and engineering/ architectural design in Texas....

Created by : contributorcn
10/29/2018 17:01:00 | Viewed: 0