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Focus – Concrete Industry – Economy strong, but labor shortage a stressor

FORT WORTH – What are the “hot button” issues in the industry? It seems like the problem for contractors across the board is a shortage of qualified labor, because the work is definitely there – it’s been there for two years – but the labor is the issue....

Created by : cwright
04/27/2016 15:50:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Women in Construction – Time to overcome stereotypes, teach girls about construction

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What is your background in the construction industry?...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
04/01/2016 15:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Education - Education resources available and varied

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – How has employee training impacted employee performance and/or productivity for your organization? MYCON is focused on creating a great learning environment. While we hire qualified personnel for both our field and home office operations, we believe that ongoing training helps each individual achieve a greater level of productivity and performance. We believe in building and sharing a comprehensive knowledge base through o...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
02/26/2016 19:45:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Safety – Risk: Identify it and reduce it

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What are the major risks in construction?...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
02/02/2016 16:50:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Construction Forecast - Interest rates up, labor down for 2016

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What is your opinion about the current state of the Dallas/Fort Worth construction industry? By all accounts, the Dallas/Fort Worth construction industry is currently one of the hottest markets in the country. When assessing the viability of a certain geographic location, Yates Construction takes into consideration labor resources, commodities, equipment inventories and the level of state and local economic development ini...

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
12/30/2015 17:24:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Construction Equipment - Equipment dealers association evolves to better serve its members

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Over the past several months, the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), formerly known as the North American Equipment Dealers Association, has undergone significant change in an effort to better serve its members. The association’s evolution has included development of a new brand, which includes a new name, logo, vision, and mission, as well as a new governance model and membership model....

Created by : mjonesmeyercn
12/02/2015 17:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Getting your I-9 house in order

HOUSTON - From the 2016 Presidential campaign up through the furor over separation and detention of immigrant families this summer, immigration has been a top priority of President Donald Trump and his administration. Regardless of your personal politics, if you are an employer in construction or any related industry, you are in the crosshairs of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) now more than ever before....

Created by : contributorcn
09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Strong return to work strategy; key to good Workers’ Comp experience

AUSTIN - I’d like to share a best-practice strategy that can change your Workers’ Comp. experience for the better. Strongly consider a dedicated person to manage your Workers’ Comp. claims. This person needs to be genuinely caring for the welfare of your employees, but also a tough “bull dog” personality type. You want to be prepared with a strategy of using Return to Work and a Bona Fide Offer of Employment Letter (get sample from y...

Created by : contributorcn
09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Tax law impacts accounting

SAN ANTONIO - Many commercial construction projects can extend beyond one year. Federal tax law provides special rules for accounting for these long-term contracts (Internal Revenue Code Section 460). The rules apply to all long-term contracts unless the contract is exempt due to several exceptions provided by the tax law....

Created by : contributorcn
09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - The future of roofing

AUSTIN - Jody C. Delino graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lamar University. He has been part of the Fifth Wall family since 2007....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0