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Shore was fun

DALLAS/FT WORTH - L-R: Annette and Keith Bell, president of Intex Electric, enjoyed a Mid-April vacay in Cabo San Lucas. –mjm...

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05/30/2017 15:12:00 | Viewed: 0
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Oldie but goodie

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Classics never go out of style! This stunner, which made a red carpet appearance at Texas AirSystems’ 10th anniversary party on Mar. 2 at the company’s Dallas office, drew plenty of appreciative glances from the guests....

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03/30/2017 21:30:00 | Viewed: 0
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Successful seasons!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Globus Management Group’s director of business development Joe Veach and president Jason Turner have enjoyed success in the recent hunting and fishing season. Both men caught some redfish in February this year on Trinity Bay near Baytown, with big plans to fill up their coolers with loads of speckled trout, reds and flounder when they fish at the new riverfront cabin this year. Veach also pulled a 20 lb. black drum from th...

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03/30/2017 21:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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A hole new obsession

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Dallas/Fort Worth editor Melissa Jones-Meyer has covered enough golf tournaments for Construction News to recognize that golf-obsessed glint in the players’ eyes, so she could immediately tell when her son Avery had the golfing bug bad. Since taking lessons at First Tee of Fort Worth last summer with practice most weekends, the 11-year-old helped his school’s golf team win first place in his very first tournament last mo...

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03/30/2017 20:44:00 | Viewed: 0
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Pretty fly!

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – It was a 13-month labor of love! Nick Bernier, chief operations officer at Burgess Construction Consultants Inc. in Richardson, built this P-47 remote controlled airplane from scratch as well as painted it. The plane boasts a 102-in. wingspan, weighs 52 lbs. and runs off of an 11 horsepower gas engine. Bernier recently took to the skies at the North Dallas RC Field. –mjm...

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03/30/2017 20:19:00 | Viewed: 0
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Photo fin-ish

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Alpha Industries LLC’s COO Jason Scoggins recently did a little Fort Worth fishing, and managed to capture the moment in an unconventional way....

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03/30/2017 20:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0