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Oh, brother!

SAN ANTONIO - Before the construction industry, they were managers at local restaurants. The restaurant industry was viewed as a younger industry and that wasn’t where they wanted to stay. “Once you get older you start having a family and it’s hard to work those hours, so we needed some kind of transition,” says Bobby Tapia, co-owner of Premier Stone Creations....

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Tool trade-in

SAN ANTONIO - United Tool and Fastener hosted Milwaukee for the Milwaukee Trade-in event on Feb. 1. Customers and spectators alike were treated to a free lunch, live tool demonstrations and show specials. –cmw...

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Where there’s smoke . . . .

SAN ANTONIO - The construction industry turned out in force on January 26-27 for this year’s Pre-Rodeo Bar-B-Q Cook-Off. Held for the second year at the new permanent location in east San Antonio, everyone was full of smiles as Construction News made our yearly rounds to photo and highlight the companies in the industry showing off their cooking skills.  The event just keeps getting better. -bd...

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Stucco on you

SAN ANTONIO - Rafael Alvarado came to San Antonio by way of California in 1995. Via his brother, Alvarado got going in the stucco siding trade and started Alvarado Stucco Systems in 1999....

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Let the good times roll

SAN ANTONIO - Going to work with dad is more than a cherished memory for Philip Burzynski, project manager for GB Contractors; it’s a permanent lesson....

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Construction brothers

SAN ANTONIO - Billy Marin and Alejandro Villasana really aren’t related like Jonathan and Drew, but the pair formed their own general contracting company after working together in construction and then deciding they can do it too....

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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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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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