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Awesome!

SOUTH TEXAS – The folks at S.S. Smith & Sons Masonry in Corpus Christi have been spending some productive time outdoors recently. –cw...

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06/03/2016 15:58:00 | Viewed: 0
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Raising awareness for autism

SOUTH TEXAS – On Apr. 12, TEAM TURNER CORPUS CHRISTI participated in the 10th annual Autism Awareness Walk and raised $1,335 after a successful hamburger lunch plate sale. Team Turner Corpus Christi pulled together as a team, with not only the help of the board members, but all employees in the surrounding area. Also participating with time and donations were Fabrication Division, Construction Division (Lyondell, Flint Hills Resources, Corpus C...

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06/03/2016 15:54:00 | Viewed: 0
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Catching the spirit

SOUTH TEXAS – Last year, one of Corpus Christi’s best known and beloved fly fishermen, Randy Charba, died, along with his wife and son, in the Wimberley flood....

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06/03/2016 15:51:00 | Viewed: 0
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Team Turner on the move again

SOUTH TEXAS – On Ap. 2, Team Turner Corpus Christi participated in the Walk MS 2016. The Team Turner participants raised $1,198 for MS by having a chopped beef sandwich plate sale. –cw...

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04/29/2016 14:22:00 | Viewed: 0
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Great day on the water

SOUTH TEXAS – Associated Builders and Contractors Texas Coastal Bend Chapter President Kathy Burnette caught and released 29 redfish in Port O’Connor recently. Yippee! –cw...

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04/29/2016 14:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Forked tongue

SOUTH TEXAS – Stephanie Rendon, client development specialist at Terracon in Pharr, attended a Rio Grande Valley Vipers basketball game on Mar. 26 and got a selfie with the Viper’s mascot. –cw...

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04/29/2016 14:19:00 | 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