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Family masters electricity

SAN ANTONIO - As a teenager, Gary Weddle started working for an electrician at nights, on the weekends and during the summer. After graduating from high school in Seguin, he found himself working in Austin for another electrician. As a matter of fact, he worked for electricians his entire life until he decided he wanted to work for himself....

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In memory of James Leroy “Jimmy” Beicker

SAN ANTONIO - James Leroy “Jimmy” Beicker of J.L. Beicker Company passed away Oct. 10. A memorial service celebrating his life was held Oct. 16 at Faith Lutheran Church. He was married to his wife Mary Molberg Beicker for 42 years. Together they had two daughters and seven grandchildren. –cmw...

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Diversified fun

SAN ANTONIO - Celebrating 25 years, Terracon Consultants Inc. hosted their 6th annual client appreciation party and casino night on Oct. 5 at Aggie Park. In addition to black jack and craps tables, guests were treated to dinner, cultural desserts celebrating diversity, drinks, and photo booth fun for lasting memories and a souvenir and chances to win door prizes. –cmw...

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More than just walls

SAN ANTONIO - Starting out of their home with just one line of partition wall products, Diane and David Alberthal found their place in the construction industry. It did not take the Alberthals long to become well known. “Marriott River Center was our first major project. That project put us on the map,” says Diane Alberthal, Owner and CEO of DEA Specialties....

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Roofing reliability

SAN ANTONIO - For over 20 years, Luis Aranda sold metal coils in Mexico. He spent his first six years doing export sales. As the company he worked for grew, the company opened offices throughout Latin America and here in the United States. As the company continued to grow, so did Aranda’s reputation. The company moved him to Chile. He would spend eight years in Chile selling metal coils....

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Ideas that work

SAN ANTONIO - Started in 1996 in Houston, TX with the intent to be an internal staffing mechanism for the Marek drywall operations, Memco (Marek Employment Management Company) was never thought to be an outside profit center. It was intended to be a cost saving device for the drywall company....

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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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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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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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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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