Articles by Jim Olsztynski

The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves

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Leaders of the national PHCC said at their mid-August utility competition conference in Minneapolis that they would try to convince members to approve a dues increase.
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Top Construction Economist: 'Good Times To Continue'

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Murray told the 40th Annual Meeting of the Construction Writers Association on May 1 that the nation continues on a path of strong GDP growth without inflation.
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Fingers In The Dam

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No matter how earnestly we try to abide by the law, loopholes pop open all the time that threaten to drown us in litigation.
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An Interview With Martin J. Maddaloni

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Martin J. Maddaloni, 56, took over Jan. 1, 1997, as the new General President of the International United Association plumbers and pipefitters union.
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Construction Users: It's All About "Cost, Cost, Cost!"

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Issues number one, two and three among construction owners are “cost,” said Kent Underwood to an attentive but less than convinced audience at the MCAA Labor Relations Conference.
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The Lord Helps Those Who Help Themselves

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Leaders of the national PHCC said at their mid-August utility competition conference in Minneapolis that they would try to convince members to approve a dues increase to raise $150,000 to see that our industry gets a fair shake against utility competitors.
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Business By The Cookbook

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Alan Levi chuckles over all the commotion about consolidation in the PHC industry.
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People Get What They're Willing To Pay For

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Everyone in this affluent crowd had a contractor horror story.
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Contractors 2000 Seeks New Executive Director

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One of the most coveted association executive position in the industry has opened up with the pending departure of Jack Tester as executive director of Contractors 2000.
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The Golden Rule

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Two themes play out month after month in the trade press as the biggest challenges facing the industry.
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