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State agency will fine for illegal digging

...said accidents happen. For instance, one landscaper was fined after breaking a fiber-optic cable because the general contractor needed rush digging before a concrete pour. The landscaper had gotten the utilities marked where work was expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/state-agency-will-fine-illeg
NOTICE TO SUBCONTRACTORS AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS INVITATION TO BID ...

...Reynolds Company, Inc., (The General Contractor For This Project) on Tuesday...4th from the office of the General Contractor: Contact: Candace Zipf czipf...should it be determined by the General Contractor to require these bonds. Jeffrey...

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Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...served in Vietnam as a communications lineman ? but said fibromyalgia kept her from returning to a career as a general contractor and interior designer.She said without life insurance, which paid for two months of living expenses and outstanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/augusta-veterans-widow-a
Teen to repay damages for BMX track damage

...property and $53,000 to the contractor, who built the track and skate park. Earl Dabbs, president of Earl Dabbs General Contractors, who built the track, said the final repair costs for the track and park was about $30,000.County Special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-26/teen-repay-damages-bmx
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Horizon Senior Village, LP seeks proposals f...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Horizon Senior Village, LP seeks proposals from General Contractors, Architects, Energy Use Modelers/Consultants, Geotechnical Engineers, Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Insurance Providers...

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Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...A recent nationwide survey by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that 83 percent of construction...most severe in the Southeast, where 86 percent of general contractors reported hardship in finding qualified workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-07/worker-shor
North Augusta City Council picks Brasfield and Gorrie LLC for stadium construction

...litigation still pending, the North Augusta City Council selected Brasfield and Gorrie LLC on Monday evening as general contractor for the multipurpose stadium portion of the city's $144 million riverfront development Project Jackson.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-05/north-augusta-city-counc
Augusta-area high school students test trade skills in East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge

...electrician techniques to welding. Contracting firms Gold Mech, R.W. Allen and Ireland Electric, and the Associated General Contractors of Georgia put on the event, not only to give students an opportunity to hone their skills but also to start a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/augusta-area-high-school-s
Dedications, renovations are easier said than done

...ordinance is back on the table at the request of Grady Smith, who wants his company to do subcontracting work for general contractors on city projects."It's all about earning a living," he said, bristling at Commissioner Bill Lockett's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-11-08/dedications-ren
Your Money: Choose contractor with care

...written estimates; and contact BBB for a copy of their Business Review. The BBB has reviews on more than 100,000 general contractors across North America, available free at bbb.org.ASKS YOU TO PAY FOR THE ENTIRE JOB UP-FRONT OR DEMANDS ONLY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-01/your-money-choose-contract