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Christmas at Maggiano’s

HOUSTON - Members of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) had a very festive Christmas party at Maggiano’s Little Italy. The festive affair was held on Dec. 11. The evening was complete the sweater girls, a gift exchange and a very tasty dinner. -cmw...

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Architectural gingerbread

HOUSTON - Christmas time seems to bring out the creative beast in individuals. Whether it is decorating your tree, stringing lights on your house or decorating those special Christmas cookies for good ol’ St. Nick.. For the American Institute of Architects (AIA), it was in their gingerbread building skills. AIA hosted their annual Gingerbread Build-Off on Dec. 8 with some amazing results. –cmw...

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Christmas with new board

HOUSTON - The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) hosted a Christmas party and open house at the IEC Auditorium on Dec. 5. 2019 board of directors were sworn just in time to party and mingle with members of the Houston electrical and construction industry. -cmw...

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Gulf Coast electrical golfing

HOUSTON - The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) held their annual golf tournament at Kingwood Country Club on Nov. 8. Golfers enjoyed the camaraderie of the group and the beautiful Kingwood, TX weather. –cmw...

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Fall fishing

HOUSTON - The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) hosted their 2018 Fall Fishing Tournament on Oct. 5. Weigh-in and awards luncheon were held at Topwater Grill. –cmw...

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Awards in design

HOUSTON - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) held their annual Design Awards Sept. 25. The event was held at the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH). –cmw...

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Focus - Continued healthy growth

AUSTIN - As Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Contracting Company, Feigenbaum brings over 25 years of construction experience. She is responsible for strategic planning, employee and leadership development, operations, and profitability. She oversees all hiring/recruitment decisions, project selection and ensures that client expectations are being satisfied and all projects are completed safely and in a timely manner....

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Focus - What’s in Store for Construction in 2019

AUSTIN - It would be easy to argue that U.S. economic performance in 2018 was better than it has been in 13 years. While there has been abundant negativity this past year regarding the propriety of tariffs, trade skirmishes, abandonment of various treaties, shifting immigration policy, recently announced layoffs at GM, and rapidly expanding national debt, there can be little debate regarding whether near-term economic performance has been solid....

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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

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Legal - Beware factors and assignment of pay application proceeds

AUSTIN - As the construction market in Texas continues its explosive activity, more and more new contractors or subcontractors are entering the arena. Many of these new businesses are inadequately capitalized and may need to resort to assignment of receivables in order to cover their cash flow needs, month to month. An example is as follows:...

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