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Augusta's code enforcement division moves to Municipal Building

...space includes security cameras for the eventual cash transactions, and the same items also are available online.General contractors needing approval for more detailed plans must still visit the office on 1815 Marvin Grif fin Road to obtain building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-23/augustas-code-enforcemen
Columbia County randomly checks contractors for licenses

...contractor licenses.He said those in violation of Georgia law, which requires electrical, plumbing, mechanical and general contractors to obtain an occupational tax certificate, were referred to the state's Professional Licensing Board to face a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-14/columbia-county-randomly-chec
Innovative roof makes Minnesota stadium lighten up

...said Brendan Moore, the senior project manager of the building's enclosures for Mortensen Construction, the general contractor of the project. "While this is very unique to Minnesota and North America, this is not the first time that ETFE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-19/innovative-roof-makes-minneso
Biz Bits

...Chancellors of the American College of Radiology SCOTT CLARKAward/honor: Elected as secretary of the Associated General Contractors of GeorgiaDetails: He is president/chief operating officer of R.W. Allen LLC. SCOTT JONESAward/honor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-17/biz-bits
Columbia County to review construction contractors after fatal fall

...safeguard.In July 2008, Georgia overhauled its licensing laws to eliminate a loophole allowing residential and general contractors to avoid the same requirements plumbers, electricians and other trade professionals had to meet.Under the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/columbia-county-review-constr
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
Welding growing in popularity as job field seeks more workers

...than 5,000 workers will be employed to build the plant. Many of the new hires will include welders recruited by general contractor CB&I to construct two reactors, said John Kraft, a Georgia Power spokesman."They can't seem to find enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-16/welding-growing-popularity
New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...natural light, ceilings with exposed beams and large front porches with rocking chairs.The city is acting as the general contractor to control costs, and all lighting is LED to cut back on utility expenses, Buchwitz said."We didn't just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-13/new-hephzibah-charter-sch
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...Dept., 500 Faircloth Drive, Evans, GA 30809. All bids shall be accompanied by a copy of the State of Georgia General Contractor's license. A Bid Bond drawn in favor of COLUMBIA COUNTY, GEORGIA, in the amount of at least Zero percent...

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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