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Military shoot

HOUSTON - On May 30, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) held their first annual Military May Shoot at Boyert Shooting Center in Katy. Over 100 people attended the event, which consisted of a friendly shooting competition, simulator exercise, recreational shooting and a unique networking opportunity for military veterans currently working or seeking employment in the commercial construction industry. –cmw...

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Knocking down pins

HOUSTON - Who doesn’t like to knock down some pins? The Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) decided a bowling mixer was a fun way to mix and mingle and stay cool at the same time. The event held at Willow Lanes on Jul. 12 proved to be a big success. –cmw...

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Burgers of fun

SAN ANTONIO - It was a bash. It was a burger bash, a burger bash. It was a back yard smash…The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) hosted their first ever and now annual Burger Bash on Jun. 28 at MacArthur Park. The event pulled over 100 attendees with seven cooking teams. -cmw...

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New training center

HOUSTON - The Associated Masonry Contractors of Houston (AMCH) held their first class of their new training program at their new training center located at 1021 W. Jackson Avenue in Pasadena, TX. -cmw...

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06/29/2018 18:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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Blackhorse golf & contractors

HOUSTON - Perfect weather for a perfect day of golf for the Houston Contractors Association (HCA)! HCA hosted their annual spring golf tournament May 22 at Blackhorse Golf Club in Cypress. –cmw...

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Cranes and clays

HOUSTON - On Jun. 4, the Texas Crane Owners Association (TCOA) held its summer 2018 shotgun invitational at the Greater Houston Gun Club. One hundred members and guests participated in the day’s events. “Our shotgun invitational is a unique event and wonderful for networking and for spending time with friends and customers,” stated Association President, Keith McKee, Davis Crane Services, Dallas, TX. –cmw...

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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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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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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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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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