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In memoriam - William Osborne

SAN ANTONIO - Is is with heartfelt sadness that the family of William "Billy" Osborne announces his passing at the age of 57 years on April 16, 2019 in San Antonio where he was a lifelong resident. Left to treasure his memory are: wife, Stephanie; son, Russell; daughter, Emily; father Gary; brother, Howard. Billy is remembered as a loving husband, father and son, cherished friend, devoted outdoorsman and respected member of the const...

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04/30/2019 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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04/29/2019 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Specialty contractor recognized

SAN ANTONIO - Construction companies all over this great nation of ours strive to be the best at what they do by creating quality projects, a safe work environment and a team of outstanding craft professionals. From its early days as a small residential drywaller founded by three brothers to its current stature as one of the largest specialty contractors in the South, MAREK has always relied on the power of its people. The company now has more th...

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04/29/2019 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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A business named by his name

SAN ANTONIO - After high school, Diego Garcia was seeking purpose and wanted to learn a new trade. He worked for his father-in-law almost five years before starting his own business. Garcia was born in Mexico. For a couple years, he lived in California and North Carolina. He moved to San Antonio to build a life and business with his family....

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My son, Bryan

SAN ANTONIO - Francisco Lopez was born in Mexico. He moved to San Antonio as a teenager and hasn’t left since. The move provided him and his family with more career opportunities. At 16 years old, his family guided him in the construction industry. They mentored Lopez through every process in installation....

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Any which way he can

SAN ANTONIO - It’s probably a safe assumption to say that not too many master plumbers used to be a nurse’s aid. Pablo Carmona was, but is now owner of Anywhere Anytime Plumbing....

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OSHA - May is electrical safety month

AUSTIN - Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries Contact with Power Lines, Lack of Ground-fault Protection, Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous, Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed, and Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords....

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Legal - Lien law fundamentals every contractor should know

SAN ANTONIO - Arguably one of the most significant remedies in construction law is the Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien. Governed by Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Constitution, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, if timely and properly perfected, secure a contractor’s right to payment against the project. This article discusses some general fundamental concepts of Texas mechanic’s and materialman’s liens....

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What’s Trending in Tile and Stone

SAN ANTONIO - Bigger is better in 2019. While 12” x 24” tiles are still popular, there is a desire for larger sizes. Sizes in stone are available as large as 18” x 36” and even 24” x 48” but not all stones are able to come that large. The material will dictate what sizes are available from a manufacturing standpoint....

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Focus - Sharing the knowledge

SAN ANTONIO - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a global concrete knowledge center. Its members gather to discuss and produce the most up-to-date resources for the concrete industry, including contractors, engineers, educators and students. ACI has recently produced two invaluable resources that address repair and quality concrete construction....

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04/29/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0