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A New Defense for Claims of Defective Products – SB 161

On April 1, 2015, SB 161 was passed by the Nevada Senate and sent to the Assembly Judiciary Committee for consideration. This bill is intended to modify the current law in Nevada  regarding “products liability” claims, which are claims for damages to persons and property that result from defective products. Current law in Nevada, as it is in the majority …

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Safety Week 2015

Sunday, May 3: May 3-9 Many construction companies host a Safety Week once a year as a way to refocus and re-energize our commitment to reducing injuries on job sites. Be A Leader In Safety. Join Us In Celebrating Safety Week 2015! Monday, May 4: May 4-May 15, 2015, is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-down. The two week event is meant to …

John Cassinelli

John Cassinelli is President of Cassinelli Landscaping & Construction, a Landscape & General Engineering Contractor formed in Carson City in 1976.  John has over 30 years experience in the Landscape Industry, starting out as a laborer in the maintenance division of the family business in 1984, and worked up to a foreman position. He obtained his State Contractor’s License in …

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BAWN at the Ballpark

Friday, April 24th Nevada Builders Alliance and 160 of our closest friends braved the cold and took over the Coors Light Party Zone at the Reno Aces Ballpark to cheer on our home team Reno Aces against the Las Vegas 51s. While the Aces might not have won, everyone showed amazing team spirit and we are already looking forward to …

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BAWN Blueprint- April Newsletter

Reno Aces vs. Las Vegas 51’s registration, MARCH MADNESS golf outing recap, thank you to our sponsors, and more in our April edition of the Nevada Builders Alliance Blueprint! 

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Education Opportunity with Simpson Strong-Tie

Simpson Strong Tie will be holding a workshop event on Wednesday, May 13th. There will be two classes offered where the participant can earn free CEU¡’s or PDH¡’s. These classes will be held at the Peppermill Resort 2707 South Virginia St. Reno, NV 89502. In the morning of the 13th, registration and breakfast will be 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM, …

Mark Baraga

Mark Baraga is  Construction MD ​From Hibbing, Minnesota. Mark began his construction career in the civil engineering squadron of the U.S. Air Force. He continued into the insurance and restoration fields, and is now a licensed contractor with 29 years of industry experience under his belt.

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2015 March Madness Golf Outing in LAS VEGAS

We had relaxing day on the course at the Siena Golf Club in Las Vegas last week. Players came out to give it the ‘ol college try and prove they weren’t the underdog in this March Madness themed golf outing. A great time was had by all, big thank you to the Siena Golf Club for hosting and Embroidery Doctor for the …

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Duane Dougherty, Treasurer

Treasurer Duane Dougherty – Heritage Bank – VP, Branch Manager – Carson City Duane has more than 30 years’ experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining Heritage Bank, he held various bank management positions.  A graduate of UC Berkeley, Duane’s extended professional development included attending UNR, the American Institute of Banking, and Napa Leadership Foundation.  Duane is very involved in the community, …

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Thank you to our GOLD and SILVER Corporate Sponsors!

Thank you to the continued support of our GOLD Sponsors, Miles Construction and RCM Realty; and to the continued support of our SILVER Sponsor, Heritage Bank. Being a Nevada Builders Alliance Corporate Sponsor provides a unique opportunity to engage our state-wide member companies, now over 700, and communities through events, communications, and social media. As sponsors, a few of the …