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Girls day out fishing

SAN ANTONIO - L-R: Jacqui John, Tracy Davis and Marty Foster, Crawford Electric Supply, limited out on Redfish in the north end of the land cut of Baffin Bay. -rd...

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08/29/2017 17:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Friends of Parker

SAN ANTONIO - L–R: Curtis Stavinoha, Metropolitan Contracting Company LLC; Lawson Jessee, Troy Jessee Construction; Tyler Brady and Reese Specht, both from A1 Rocket Services pose with their winning 1st place catch of 18.46 lbs. at the Friends of Parker annual tournament held in Rockport, TX. -cmw...

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08/29/2017 17:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Shooting for success

SAN ANTONIO - For 28 years, Niznik Concrete Contractors has been doing their share to help SAYouth in developing the character, strengths, talents and skills of San Antonio’s high-risk urban youth. On Aug. 12, along with E-Z Bel Construction LLc, Lynwood Building Materials, and Johnston Industries hosted another highly successful SAYouth Charity Fun Shoot at the National Shooting Complex. This year’s event rose in excess of $90,000. -cmw...

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08/29/2017 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Readin’ on the river

SAN ANTONIO - Karen Davis, Payroll Coordinator at Alterman Electric, is enjoying quiet time by the river reading Construction News. -rd...

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07/27/2017 13:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Batting for the community

SAN ANTONIO - Mike Bratten, a partner at Beicker Consultants, helped his son, Tyler Bratten, with a project at Universal City Park, which 17-year-old Tyler managed in order to earn his Eagle Scout status. They raised $19,247 for the project, which cost $19,434 total. They put approximately 425 man-hours into the project, and several companies were a big help in the construction process, including Bruce McOsker Construction, Parks Partners of Univ...

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Movers and anglers

SAN ANTONIO - Pipe Movers Inc. recently held its 2017 fishing trip at Port Aransas, hosted by owners Barrett and Melanie Evans. –mh...

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07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

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09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Best kept secret

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Twenty years ago, contractors were using fax machines, visiting plan rooms and handling mounds of paper to manage the bid process. The Builders Exchange of Texas (BXTX) was in the thick of it, publishing a printed Bulletin, operating a physical plan room and busily making blueprint copies for its members. Then one day, BXTX received its first CD Rom with plans and specs on it and realized that the world was moving rapidly tow...

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09/05/2017 22:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - The Economic Loss Rule and construction defect litigation Part 3: Blurred lines, uncertainty, and recent legal developments

AUSTIN - This is the third article in a three-part series about the economic loss rule. As previously discussed, the rule sorts legal claims by distinguishing whether a party can recover under contract or in tort. Thus, how the rule draws the line between contract and tort claims is vital for those in the construction industry. Indeed, if the rule sets a broad scope for contract claims, parties who rely on the certainty provided by certain contra...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
08/30/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

AUSTIN - On March 25th, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding respirable crystalline silica. Under this rule, employers are now subject to new standards for protecting workers. As the construction industry approaches the required implementation date of September 23, 2017, it is a good time to review the highlights....

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08/30/2017 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0