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The 500-lb gorilla

HOUSTON - Okay, so what does a 500-lb gorilla build? In this case, it’s much sought-after cages and enclosures for such items as irrigation backflow equipment to generators and AC units....

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Built by design

HOUSTON - Ancient Aztec architecture is world famous, such as the pyramid of Santa Cecelia Acatitlan. The Aztecs took great pride in their craftsmanship....

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Paved to last

HOUSTON - Think about all the work we do and effort we put into things. Chances are 99.9 percent of whatever it is we do, it’s not going to last....

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Bravo, sir - well done

HOUSTON - From VA counseling and medications for PTSD to running his own construction company - Stephen Moreno of 12 Bravo Construction is motivated....

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A good front

HOUSTON - Ever hear the expression that someone is putting on a good front? The meaning is: the person may look happy or sincere on the outside, but not so much on the inside. Usually, that expression denotes some type of hypocrisy....

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Bicycles for Christmas

HOUSTON -To show their support for the community during this season of giving, Tellepsen collected and donated more than 1,150 bicycles to the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots program. A local Marine battalion dispatched three 18-wheeler truck and trailers Dec. 18 to pick up the bicycles from the Tellepsen parking lot where the bikes were staged. –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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