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Keeping up with the times

HOUSTON - Having been around since 1933, Olshan Foundation Repair has seen just about every problem a foundation can encounter. Olshan knows new problems will keep arising, prompting the company to invest in technology and methods to keep foundations secure....

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Story in stone

HOUSTON - Victoria Lara joined her family business in 2009 as it was struggling through a recession. Instead of just plugging away with day-to-day tasks, Lara decided to take it upon herself to bring the company to a new height....

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Electric growth

HOUSTON - For seven years, the Houston branch of Prism Electric has been growing by attaining good work and having good resources. But not it that order....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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In memoriam - Patrick Douglas O’Brien

HOUSTON - Patrick Douglas O’Brien passed away Mar. 27. Born Jan. 27, 1935 in Gainesville, O’Brien graduated from Texas A&M University with a Civil Engineering degree in 1957.  He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army and afterward began an engineering and construction career, co-founding Rogers–O’Brien Construction Company with Steve Rogers in 1969. He was past president of the Associated Builders and Contractors (AB...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0

More than three decades

HOUSTON - McCarthy Building Companies Inc. is not only busy building in Texas, the company is also celebrating 35 years in the state....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Drywall for all

HOUSTON - After moving from Fort Myers, Fla. to the Houston area in 2009, Jim Smith is getting a grasp on the Texas landscape....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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