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It’s his specialty

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Shaun Duron worked 11 years for his family’s Division 10 specialties busi-ness, which his grandfather estab-lished in 1987. He enjoyed the experience so much, he established a similar business, Duron Building Specialties, in 2014....

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10/30/2017 18:06:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fatherly advice

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Buddy Seay, owner of dirt hauling and excavation business C-Company, en-joyed putting pen to paper and seeing his thoughts take shape on large yellow sheets of multiple legal pads....

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09/28/2017 16:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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New fence, new neighbor

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Last year, Bryan Garvey, CEO of Corbet Design+Build, acquired commercial and residential fencing company Quality Fence Co., but he needed a good neighbor for a good fence, so to speak. In March, he found one in John Van Amburgh, who had joined Quality Fence Co. in March as Director of Business Development. By September, Amburgh had been appointed president of the company....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Dallas/Ft Worth - Hurricane Harvey Relief

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Trade Management’s Sean Pasek and Harrison Hall collected donations to be delivered in the company’s trailer to hurricane victims. –mjm...

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Reminder on Contractor Best Practices in Disaster Remediation Construction Projects

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, we want to remind builders and contractors of certain best practices and of the laws that apply to the industry as a whole and specifically for disaster remediation contractors performing work in Texas....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Good sports

DALLAS/ FT WORTH - Twenty-nine teams consisting of 116 shooters took their best shot at two courses at SpawGlass – North Texas’ Sporting Clays Shoot. The event, hosted at Elm Fork Shooting Sports on Aug. 11, raised $25,000 in proceeds for Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, with Wright Construction (pictured) and Creek Field Services taking home first place trophies. –mjm...

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Legal - Four common construction law misconceptions

AUSTIN - Throughout two decades of law practice, I have heard a number of recurring legal misconceptions from clients. Four of the more common construction law misconceptions include:...

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01/29/2018 12:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Tax reform

AUSTIN - The passing of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a historic accomplishment by lawmakers. The act, seemingly, will try to spur our nation’s economic growth and job creation by reducing the tax burden on all job-creating businesses. So what exactly does this mean for contractors? How will the new laws affect the way contractors run their businesses? How much TAX SAVINGS should contractors expect?...

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - How much does a contract bond cost?

AUSTIN - I frequently get asked to provide estimates for the cost of a bond as if I have a slab of meat and the buyer only needs one pound. Sure thing, I’ll just shave off a little and there you go! Of course, it isn’t nearly that simple and as my dad always says, “It depends.” The most common factors that determine rate are the type of work, time until project completion, length of warranty, where the project is located, whether design...

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Carbon monoxide poisoning

AUSTIN - Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas which interferes with the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. CO is non-irritating and can overcome persons without warning. Many people die from CO poisoning, usually while using gasoline powered tools and generators in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation....

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01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0