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A common denominator

SAN ANTONIO - Greg Wiatrek, Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, took groups of guys from Bartlett Cocke General Contractors and The Koehler Company on fishing trips last month....

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Play ball!

SAN ANTONIO - Mary Hazlett, San Antonio editor for Construction News, and her husband, David, attended the San Antonio Missions game, mingling with ASA and PHCC while watching the home team take on the Midland Rockhounds – unfortunately the Missions lost by one run. –mh...

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Marathon journey

SAN ANTONIO - Daniel Crago, project manager for The GFP Group, recently returned to San Diego for what has become a vacation tradition for him and his wife, Stacey, in the last two years. A San Diego native, the vacation allows Crago to visit family while he is town for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. This year, the event happened to be celebrating its 20th anniversary. –mh...

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Fishing for fun and funds

SAN ANTONIO - The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) held its 38th annual banquet May 4 at Freeman Expo Hall. Attendees enjoyed refreshments, food by Don Strange Catering, raffle prizes and a live auction. –mh...

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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When fire meets water

SAN ANTONIO - Chelsey Wiatrek, ABC Fire Systems, caught this 6.75-lb largemouth bass on her recent fishing trip with her father. “My dad, Howard Stulting Jr., and I have had some great times on this lake,” she says. “This marks our sixth annual trip to Lake Fork. My dad caught two bass, each weighing over 6lbs, within five minutes of each other! We got rained on again this year, but it didn’t matter because we kept ree...

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Unexpected present

SAN ANTONIO - Randy Duerr, Alamo Bolt & Screw, and his family brought in this haul Apr. 19 on a special fishing trip out of Port O’Connor with Capt. Wild Bill’s Service. The trip was a surprise 82nd birthday party for his mother, Ginger. They caught the limit of black drum, some gafftop, whiting, and mango snapper. Though they had gone often when Duerr was younger, this was the first time his mother got to go fishing in about 35...

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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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