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Cruising the tropics

SAN ANTONIO - Kelly Wilson, member services director for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) San Antonio Chapter, and her husband, Tim Wilson, recently treated themselves to a fantastic eight-day cruise getaway. Leaving out of Miami, they went to Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and St. Maarten. –mh...

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05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Fishing for fun and funds

SAN ANTONIO - Hosting its 21st annual Mr. & Mrs. Big Trout Scholarship Tournament, Niznik Concrete Contractors drew anglers to the water for fun and fundraising. The event raises scholarship funds that are awarded to marine biology students at Corpus Christi A&M University. Meanwhile, each boat went fishing for its own tournament awards in four categories; trout, redfish, flounder, and heaviest stringer. –mh...

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05/26/2017 16:05:00 | Viewed: 0
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Stronger together

SAN ANTONIO - The team at the Catamount Constructors San Antonio office stays active throughout the year with quarterly teambuilding events as well as quarterly charity events....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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A little hunter in the making

SAN ANTONIO - Mike McGinnis, controller and director of purchasing and inventory control at Allen & Allen, was very proud of his 7-year-old son, Ryder, for harvesting his first two deer. –mh...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Equestrian bowmaster

SAN ANTONIO – Tess Shelton, product consultant for Intertech Flooring and daughter of Teri Shelton, external business development for Materials Marketing, ranked 13 out of 22 archers competing in the South Texas Archery Riders (STAR) International Horseback Archery Competition last month....

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03/31/2017 21:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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Addressing active shooter scenarios

SAN ANTONIO – What would you do if an active shooter situation suddenly emerged on the job? That is the question that speakers from ESPADA Security & Logistics recently posed to members of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) San Antonio Chapter, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) San Antonio Chapter, and ConstructionZone.CO....

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03/31/2017 20:59:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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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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