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Getting out of town

SAN ANTONIO - Summer is in full swing, and that means vacation for a lot of people while kids are out of school and San Antonio heats up into triple-digit temps. There’s only one question. Where do you go? Everyone has a favorite vacation destination, and we asked members of the local construction community, where does your compass point when you need to get away to true relaxation? –mh...

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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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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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Legal - Getting your I-9 house in order

HOUSTON - From the 2016 Presidential campaign up through the furor over separation and detention of immigrant families this summer, immigration has been a top priority of President Donald Trump and his administration. Regardless of your personal politics, if you are an employer in construction or any related industry, you are in the crosshairs of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) now more than ever before....

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09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - Strong return to work strategy; key to good Workers’ Comp experience

AUSTIN - I’d like to share a best-practice strategy that can change your Workers’ Comp. experience for the better. Strongly consider a dedicated person to manage your Workers’ Comp. claims. This person needs to be genuinely caring for the welfare of your employees, but also a tough “bull dog” personality type. You want to be prepared with a strategy of using Return to Work and a Bona Fide Offer of Employment Letter (get sample from y...

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Accounting - Tax law impacts accounting

SAN ANTONIO - Many commercial construction projects can extend beyond one year. Federal tax law provides special rules for accounting for these long-term contracts (Internal Revenue Code Section 460). The rules apply to all long-term contracts unless the contract is exempt due to several exceptions provided by the tax law....

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Focus - The future of roofing

AUSTIN - Jody C. Delino graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lamar University. He has been part of the Fifth Wall family since 2007....

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