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Focus - Business is good

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Business has picked up tremendously over the past two years, due, of course, to the oilfield business and how it supports the general construction industry as it grows. There are more hotels, more box stores....

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08/06/2014 14:21:00 | Viewed: 122
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Focus - Consider the rental option

MOLINE, IL – Total equipment rental revenue growth in North America continued to more than triple the growth of the general economy with a 6 percent gain in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest American Rental Association (ARA) forecast from the ARA Rental Market Monitor....

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08/06/2014 14:17:00 | Viewed: 115
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Focus - What it takes to keep on trucking

SAN ANTONIO – When contractors have trucks haul fill to their jobsites, they might not know all the aspects of daily business that a trucking company has to go through to get it there. As the owner of Timms Trucking, Charles Timms talks about several factors that can make the seemingly simple task of hauling a lot more complicated than one might think....

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08/06/2014 14:13:00 | Viewed: 104
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Focus - Living within the trade labor shortage

SAN ANTONIO – When the economic downturn led to fewer people entering the construction workplace, Gregg Hayes realized what that would mean a few years down the line. Being in the industry for a long time, he has seen this happen before....

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07/10/2014 19:05:00 | Viewed: 228
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Focused on design

HARLINGEN, TX – Megamorphosis, Inc. partners Meg Foster Jorn, AIA, LEED AP, RID, IIDA, and John Pearcy, AIA, say the love of design is apparent in the work they do at their Harlingen-based architecture and interior design firm....

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03/05/2013 15:44:00 | Viewed: 192
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Hitting the slopes

AUSTIN - 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 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - New year, new ideas for recruiting and retaining employees in the construction industry

AUSTIN - For the U.S. economy, the positive signs continue: unemployment rates are at historic lows, consumer spending is increasing, the stock market–while volatile at times–continues to set new records and optimism is at an all-time high....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Effective emergency planning critical to managing OSHA investigations and rising incident penalties

AUSTIN - The stated purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has promulgated various standards to create rules employers must use to protect their employees from hazards....

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Managing your fleet exposures - driver qualifications

AUSTIN - What is the biggest risk for your operations? A worker injury, a big liability claim, a large property loss?...

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03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0