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Equipped

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Rental One has added one more! The construction equipment and tool rental company’s newest location, its 11th, opened mid-August at 5600 E Interstate 20 Svc. Rd. in Aledo. Rental One chose the growing city between Fort Worth and Weatherford as a consideration for the customers in that area....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

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09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Good times, good times

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Employees that play together enjoy their days together, which is why Jordan & Skala Engineers in Dallas make it a priority to enjoy their group dynamic outside of the office....

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Too cool for school!

DALLAS/FT WORTH -How did local construction-related companies spend their summer? For many, a good portion of their time was spent making sure students had the tools they needed for an A+ school year! –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Smart cookies

DALLAS/FT WORTH - On Aug. 8, professional engineers around the world celebrated the second annual “Professional Engineers Day,” and JQ in Fort Worth engineered their own celebration as well, complete with a cookie cake! The day raises awareness professional engineering and recognizes licensed PEs for their contributions. –mjm...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Through the generations

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Construction is the lifeblood that runs through Steven Mansfield’s family. The owner of subcontracting company S&C Mansfield is actually the third generation to work in the industry – his father and grandfather were both general contractors....

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Opportunities are up in architecture

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? It’s wonderful! The level of activity and optimism is fueling tremendous opportunities....

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Taking cover after the storm

AUSTIN - This hurricane season is on track to be one of the most active seasons of record. Hurricane Harvey hit a vast portion of the Texas coast and affected numerous construction projects. A hurricane of this magnitude results in delays and added costs to projects. As projects get back on track after Harvey, contractors should re-review their contracts to ensure compliance with all notice and documentation requirements, if there is a time an...

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Game of drones

AUSTIN - What do the U.S. military, Super Bowl LI, Texas Dept. of Public Safety, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the construction industry have in common? All have utilized drones to enhance the activity at hand. From search and rescue operations to documenting artistic performances to monitoring projects for safety and quality control, commercial drones (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems”) are becoming an increasingly predominan...

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Potential payroll pitfalls

AUSTIN - Your focus is your company’s growth, but you might be jeopardizing that growth if you’re not aware of various payroll pitfalls. Voluntary compliance with IRS regulations can save hours of time and thousands of dollars in penalties and assessments in the event of an audit, so it’s important to understand how to avoid these issues before that happens....

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10/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0