Former Manager of Tribal Construction Company Pleads Guilty of Stealing More than $50,000

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A former manager of Warm Springs Construction Enterprise (WSCE), a company wholly owned by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court for his role to defraud the tribe of more than $50,000.

Thomas Valentino Adams, who is not a tribal citizen, pleaded guilty to theft of funds from a tribal organization. 

Valentino and an accomplice, Roderick Ariwite, were indicted last September for conspiring to misappropriate $93,700 of tribal funds and with five counts of substantive misappropriation of tribal funds.

According to court

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Why jobsite connectivity matters for construction businesses

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Do you ever feel like you must maximize every second of every day but then find yourself caught up in inefficient processes? You’re not alone.

We know it’s a common challenge for project managers and site supervisors to lack visibility across typically disconnected systems. However, there are ways to get up-to-date information from jobsites that simplify the process and let you take care of the things that really matter. Many of you have already invested in machine control and are looking for ways to pass information back and forth automatically and without complicated handoffs.

When we talk about connectivity as

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Effective Time Management Tips in Construction Business

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Time is vital in the construction industry. A construction delay will cost money as well as having the potential to ruin a company’s reputation.

How well you effectively manage your time can determine how far and fast you will progress in your construction business. Unfortunately, most companies fall short during this management process. But once they learn how to use their time wisely, a lot more opportunities could open up for them.

Importance of Effective Time Management for Construction Businesses

There are many people in the construction industry, and not all of them are effective time managers. If you want

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Home Improvement, Booming Real Estate, and Construction Demand Fuel Hot Home Service Performance | Business

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Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today released its Home Service Economic Report: 2021 Mid-Year Review, which features expert insights and proprietary data aggregated from over 100,000 residential cleaners, landscapers, HVAC technicians, window washers, plumbers, and more, who use the Jobber platform.

“The Home Service category has demonstrated resilience throughout the pandemic and continues to experience positive growth,” said Sam Pillar, CEO & co-founder at Jobber. “While factors such as growing inflation and supply chain disruptions are presenting challenges for companies everywhere, key indicators point to consistent growth for Home

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UK’s Travis Perkins lifts outlook on strong rebound in construction market

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A signage is pictured at Travis Perkins, a timber and building merchants yard in St Albans, Britain October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

  • Raises FY21 profit outlook by 3% to 310 mln stg
  • Declares special dividend of 35p per share
  • Guidance lift leaves conservative H2 – Jefferies

Aug 3 (Reuters) – British building materials supplier Travis Perkins (TPK.L) raised its profit expectations, as pent-up demand after pandemic disruptions last year leads a strong rebound in the market, but it still took a cautious stance due to virus uncertainties.

Its finance chief Alan Williams told Reuters that the company, the country’s largest

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Construction begins on Tampa condo tower near Bayshore Boulevard

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Bayshore Boulevard could soon see another high-rise building on its growing waterfront skyline in South Tampa.

Construction has kicked off on Altura Bayshore, a 23-story luxury condo tower on 2907 S Ysabella Ave., the developers behind the project announced Wednesday.

After delays because of permit challenges and relocating power lines, work has begun on tearing down the parking lot to replace it with a parking garage for residents and workers of a neighboring office building.

It will be the first structure to go up on the site and is estimated to be completed by March.

Construction crews begin tearing down
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