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Focus – Construction Equipment – Bobcat

SAN ANTONIO – The most popular frame size in Bobcat history got a new upgrade....

Created by : cwright
11/29/2016 16:58:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Specialty Contractors – Low voltage, high demands

SAN ANTONIO – When it comes to commercial life safety, security and communication systems, Thomas Schluter, president of Beckwith Electronic Engineering for the last 25 years, has to keep apprised of the changes sweeping through his industry as well as the latest shifts in the local market affecting his business....

Created by : mpaulcn
09/30/2016 19:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Service Providers – Consider the rental option

SAN ANTONIO – The American Rental Association (ARA) recently completed a consumer research study to understand the profile, trends, attitudes and behaviors of equipment rental customers. From this research, ARA found that professional contractors have the highest frequency of rental activity among customer types surveyed (others including DIY homeowners, party and event consumers and professional event planners)....

Created by : cwright
08/01/2016 18:51:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Electrical Industry – Facing the eye of the storm

SAN ANTONIO – While the oil boom in the Eagle Ford Shale and the bonds for local municipalities and independent school districts have taken the construction industry by storm over the last few years, Chris Martinez, president of Central Electric, believes we’re in the eye of that storm now, waiting for the whirlwind to pick up again....

Created by : mpaulcn
06/28/2016 14:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - HVAC and Plumbing – Modern times mean modern methods

SAN ANTONIO – Kyle Pennington doesn’t come from an HVAC or plumbing background. His experience at Ernst & Young in Dallas working in accounting and finance gives him a business-driven perspective on the trades. As business manager of AJ Monier & Company, he observes three major factors influencing the industry today....

Created by : mpaulcn
06/02/2016 21:16:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus – Concrete Industry – It’s all in the tilt wall

SAN ANTONIO – While construction companies and owners search for ways to streamline the building process, save on costs, and create sustainable and energy efficient designs, Luis Higadera, NOVIDESA, believes that insulated concrete tilt wall can help achieve all of these goals....

Created by : cwright
04/27/2016 15:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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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...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
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....

Created by : contributorcn
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....

Created by : contributorcn
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?...

Created by : contributorcn
03/29/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0