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Cookout tonight!

HOUSTON - Bubba Tisdale (far right) of Impact Fire Services and his friends display the day’s catch. Fire up the grill! –dsz...

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04/27/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Gorgeous views

HOUSTON - Check out the Allstate Commercial Flooring Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales, Gary Sharpe out on Kentucky Lake. –lv...

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Hitting the slopes

HOUSTON - Construction News’ Dana Calonge shared this photo of her and husband Dick in Breckenridge, CO where the two escaped to celebrate Dana’s birthday. -cmw...

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03/29/2018 19:01:00 | Viewed: 0
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Yikes!

HOUSTON - Back in January an inspector opened up the lid to a storm water interceptor and found a snake. It was a water moccasin, said Mike Zarro, compliance manager for Double Oak Storm Tex. “It was gigantic, and I bet it was 4ft long.” No one was harmed, including the snake. –lv...

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Get on up here

HOUSTON - The Construction News editors Lexie and Dan had the pleasure of meeting “Tex,” the longhorn at the ABC chili cook-off. Tex is great around people and loves him mom Charlotte Browning. –lv...

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Great catch

HOUSTON - John Gates with Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects hold up the 8lb bass he caught on La Joya Lake. - te...

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Legal - A case for careful review of construction contract dispute resolution clauses

HOUSTON - Dispute resolution clauses are common in contracts between owners, general contractors and subcontractors. For quite some time, the general rule of the construction industry has been that an arbitration proceeding is the preferred method of resolving disputes as opposed to jury trials. There is also the general belief maintained by many in our industry that arbitration is less expensive, less time consuming, and quicker to achieve a re...

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Insurance - Controlling ergonomic risks in construction

AUSTIN - What is the leading cause of lost time accidents in construction? The answer: LIFTING & MATERIAL HANDLING....

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Accounting - Five ways benchmarking can boost your business

AUSTIN - Construction companies face new and complex challenges every day. Knowing how to successfully navigate through them is what can get a company ahead of the competition and better positioned for the future. One incredibly helpful management tool is benchmarking....

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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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