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Final issue South Texas

SOUTH TEXAS – It is with regret that the publishers and editor of Construction News, South Texas edition, announce that this June 2016 issue will be the last one....

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06/03/2016 16:28:00 | Viewed: 0
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Tools of the trade

SOUTH TEXAS – In 1949 when Texas Tool & Hardware opened its doors in Victoria, the country was afresh with ideas and entrepreneurial spirit shortly after the end of World War II, says current president and co-owner Keith Redburn....

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06/03/2016 16:10:00 | Viewed: 0
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Following in his footsteps

SOUTH TEXAS – June is dad’s time to shine! And there are plenty of dads in the industry who are celebrating Father’s Day with their children working at their sides, learning the business and following in their father’s footsteps. These are just a few of the families in the South Texas construction community where the kids work with their dear old dad. –cw...

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06/03/2016 16:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Concrete feat

SOUTH TEXAS – Although Heldenfels Enterprises Inc. in its present form was founded in 1995 by Fred Heldenfels IV, the company is carrying on a tradition established back in 1909 by Fred’s great-grandfather F.W. “Fritz” Heldenfels Sr....

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05/26/2016 20:46:00 | Viewed: 0
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Moms of South Texas

SOUTH TEXAS – On May 8 we celebrate those women who helped shape us into the people we are today – our mothers and the women who were like mothers to us. After all, we all know that a mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go. We asked people to share photos of their mothers and tell us something she taught them that has helped them by successful. Happy Mother’s Day! –cw...

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04/29/2016 14:43:00 | Viewed: 0
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Terracon acquires BES

SOUTH TEXAS – Terracon recently announced it has acquired Building Exterior Solutions LLC (BES) of Texas. Terracon is a provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials engineering services with many locations throughout Texas....

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04/29/2016 14:25:00 | 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