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Commitment to community

SOUTH TEXAS – Peacock General Contractors, Harlingen, teamed up with architectural firm Megamorphosis Inc., Harlingen, to provide Saint Anthony Parish with a new community center. The $2,600,000 project took 14 months....

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05/26/2016 20:52:00 | Viewed: 0
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For the public good

SOUTH TEXAS – It was a project that was many years in the making and finally came about as a collaborative and serendipitous melding of the needs of two different entities....

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04/29/2016 14:14:00 | Viewed: 0
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Bright new star in McAllen

SOUTH TEXAS – With a year-round temperature that includes an average high of 81° and a low of 59°, the growing city of McAllen is becoming a destination spot for vacationers from all over. Located near the popular beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and boasting an array of shopping, dining and local attractions, the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States. In 2015, Phoen...

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03/30/2016 18:35:00 | Viewed: 0
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America’s largest cross coming to Corpus Christi

SOUTH TEXAS – The congregation of Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Corpus Christi, led by Pastor Rick Milby and Family Pastor Danny Isom, has an ambitious construction project underway. They plan to build the tallest cross in the Americas – the Corpus Christi Cross....

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02/26/2016 21:37:00 | Viewed: 0
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Getting in The Groove

SOUTH TEXAS – General contractor and business owner Lou Menendez and his wife Valarie turned an existing 1,200-sf building into an exciting new restaurant experience for the Texas Gulf Coast/Rockport area....

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12/01/2015 17:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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It’s all about helping

SOUTH TEXAS – The Rio Grande Valley experienced a surge of immigrants beginning last year – desperate people coming from Mexico and Central America looking for relief....

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10/30/2015 19:09:00 | Viewed: 0
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Memorial Day, May 29 A day to remember those who died in active military duty

AUSTIN - For many, Memorial Day means a day off of work, barbecue cookouts, family picnics, and community pools opening for the summer. But as we all know, the true meaning of Memorial Day is much more than an “opening day” for summer fun. It’s a calling to honor those courageous men and women who have served and given their lives for the causes of freedom, liberty, and peace....

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04/27/2017 06:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Blazing a trail in a now trending market

SAN ANTONIO - What’s the most pressing issue for you working in the concrete industry today? I would say the most pressing issue for us, on the installer side, is making sure that our company and other companies out there are doing quality work. That’s [an issue] that we run into all the time....

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Wanna iguana?

SAN ANTONIO - Construction News publishers Buddy and Reesa Doebbler embarked upon a cruise in the Caribbean at the end of March. While on Grand Cayman Island, Buddy found an iguana that likes to pose regularly with tourists as they pass by. It’s currently unclear whether or not the iguana was tapped to write a special Caribbean issue of the paper, but rumors abound at the CN office. –mh...

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04/27/2017 06:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Making the most of early mediation

AUSTIN - Many dispute resolution clauses in construction contracts contain a requirement that the parties mediate prior to pursuing litigation or arbitration. Mediation, at its heart, is simply a facilitated negotiation, with the mediator helping all parties find consensus to resolve a dispute on their voluntarily agreed upon terms. A successful early mediation—before legal or arbitration proceedings have started—helps the parties save the ti...

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