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NAWIC’s new leadership

HOUSTON - On Aug. 30, Beth Brooks, CAE took over the role of executive vice president of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), a continuation of more than 30 years of leadership for the Certified Association Executive....

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10/31/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Joining together

HOUSTON - While the Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) and Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) offices did not suffer any damage, we saw the impact the storm had on our city, and launched a “Members Helping Members” Campaign. We created an interactive tool to help identify members in need and potentially match them with other members who can provide support or assistance....

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09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Women to the rescue

HOUSTON - This past month has been a nightmare for so many because of Hurricane Harvey. He hit hard and fast in the Corpus Christi area before moving to Houston and causing catastrophic flooding in our area....

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Texas spirit

HOUSTON - As hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and the surrounding areas, the staff at the IEC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter counted their blessings. Even though it came close, both the office and all staff members’ homes were not damaged during the storm....

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Swinging into action

HOUSTON - Members of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Houston Chapter headed to Herman Park Golf Course to play in the 13th annual Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Golf Tournament. The event raised $10,000 for education scholarships and the team from Drake Environmental Houston, LLC took home first place. The winning team from L-R: Brandon DeStefano, Corbin King, Dustin King, and Scott Story. – te...

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08/30/2017 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Building members

HOUSTON - The National Association of Women (NAWIC) Houston Chapter was one of the many associations, contractors, and vendors that attended the Blue Book Event held at Minute Maid Park. NAWIC had several ladies sign up to join the active chapter. -te...

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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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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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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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