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Man crushed at SC steel plant

HUGER, S.C. - The Berkeley County coroner says an out-of-state contractor has died at the Nucor steel plant after he was crushed between two machines.Coroner Bill Salisbury said crews worked for six...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-26/man-crushed-sc-steel-plant
Heat boosts business for Augusta air-conditioning contractors

The sweltering heat hitting Augusta this summer has kept business hot for air-conditioning contractors.Joe Savage, who owns Doc Savage Heat ing & Air Conditioning, said a recent review of last month's sales report showed revenues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-24/heat-boosts
Columbia County randomly checks contractors for licenses

...construction sites to ensure all contractors and trade professionals are...on harsher standards for contractors. "They're looking at...three years ago to check contractor licenses.He said those...mechanical and general contractors to obtain an occupational tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-14/columbia-county-randomly-chec
Lawmakers claims construction tax fraud

...police worker misclassification.Sen. Lester Jackson, D-Savannah, said employers that classify workers as independent contractors who are in actuality employees are cheating the state out of unemployment taxes."It's not just a Savannah issue. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/lawmakers-claims-construct
25 years after passage, Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of millions

...progress will be made under another federal law, the Rehabilitation Act, as it applies affirmative-action targets to federal contractors so they will strive to have people with disabilities filling at least 7 percent of their jobs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-25/25-years-after-passage-ame
MOX contractor report disputes Energy Department cost estimates, analysis of plutonium disposition

...called downblending, was estimated at $17.2 billion.The contractor faulted Aerospace Corp., a federally-funded research and...estimates and incorrect analysis of construction risks. The contractor's report was prepared by High Bridge Associates, a consulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-13/mox-contractor-report-refutes
INVITATION TO BID Bid # 2015-018 BID ITEM: Wrightsboro Road Improv...

...706-447-7601. COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PURCHASING AGENT NO FAXED OR E-MAILED BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED **CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ISSUANCE OF ADDENDUMS OR CONTRACT ADDITIONS/DELETIONS PRIOR TO BID OPENING** July 8, 15...

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INVITATION TO BID Bid # 2015-018 BID ITEM: Wrightsboro Road Improv...

...706-447-7601. COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PURCHASING AGENT NO FAXED OR E-MAILED BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED **CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ISSUANCE OF ADDENDUMS OR CONTRACT ADDITIONS/DELETIONS PRIOR TO BID OPENING** July 15, 22...

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Columbia County task force wants all contractors checked with proper permits and licenses observed

...to rid Columbia County of unlicensed contractors proposed a cleansing process Wednesday...get "back to the basics" and ensure contractors do not fall victim to insurance fraud...tax certificates better by requiring contractors to have a copy with them at all times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/columbia-county-task-force-w
Contractor reports $3,000 in appliances stolen from new house in Hephzibah

A local contractor who was putting the finishing touches on a newly constructed house...1,000 stove, each made by GE, missing from the kitchen.The contractor told police that when arrived at residence about 9 a.m. he found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-02/contractor-reports-300