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TAP INTO ASA: BRADY, CHAPMAN, HOLLAND & ASSOCIATES

Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates, Inc. (BCH) is an independent insurance agency specializing in helping businesses control their Total Cost of Risk (TCOR). Through their proprietary Risk Reduction Approach, BCH collaborates with businesses in identifying risks and offers long-term, strategic solutions.  For over 30 years, BCH has been providing risk reduction strategies to the construction … READ MORE

EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) VOTING BEGINS WEDNESDAY!

The 2019 Excellence In Construction (EIC) ballot will be available to members this Wednesday. New this year will be the ability to cast your ballot electronically. Watch your email on Wednesday for the link to cast your ballot, or if you are old school, the PDF voting document. nOTE: Each member company will be limited … READ MORE

Updated ASA Manuals Now Available in the Info Hub!

Your ASA Info Hub is one of the MOST IMPORTANT benefits of your ASA Membership!  Within the Resources Section is a robust library of manuals, contract documents, newsletter archives, and much, much more.   Recently new updated files have been added!  Such files include: Lien and Bond Claims in the 50 States: 2020 Anti-Indemnity Statutes in … READ MORE

THE NOVEMBER GENERAL LUNCH MEETING IS NEXT WEEK

Join ASA-HC next Thursday, Nov. 21 for our general lunch meeting: Savage Additional Insured Endorsements and other Deadly Insurance Traps! John Prince and Andy Adams, Adams Insurance Service, Inc. will guide participants through the insurance requirements portion of your average seemingly simple subcontractor agreement has become. Find out about CG2010 endorsements, indemnities, and what sort … READ MORE

CONTRACT LANGUAGE SEMINAR – DEC. 5

For the 10th year, ASA-HC presents a jam-packed three-hour seminar on contract language/clauses that all subcontractors need to be aware of and understand. Jason Walker and Chris Love of Andrews Myers, P.C., will guide participants through the legalese that can trip you up, leave you unprotected, or responsible for someone else’s mistakes.   Seats are … READ MORE

SHE BUILDS IT HOLIDAY GATHERING – DEC. 4

Join the She Builds It Women’s Peer Group for its 2nd annual holiday gathering with women in the construction industry. Unlike the events throughout the rest of the year, this She Builds It event is open to all WOMEN who work for, or own, a company that is a part of the construction industry. There … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: SUNSTATE EQUIPMENT

Sunstate Equipment provides construction and industrial companies with quality construction rental equipment and tools.  Our reliable service and dedication to our customers continues to help them get their job done efficiently and safely. Renting a full line of quality, well-maintained construction equipment and machinery, from hand tools to heavy equipment, we have successfully competed against the … READ MORE

NEW FROM ASA-HC’S SAFETY COMMITTEE: FAMILY-FOCUSED ASK SHEETS

Over the years ASA-HC’s Safety committee has developed more than 50 Accessing Safety Knowledge (ASK) sheets that focus on jobsite safety. The committee has now added 13 new ASK sheets that are all focused on safety in the home and for your family. From Dealing with a Bully and Ladder Safety to Water Recreation-Bakyard Fun … READ MORE

DUE THIS TUESDAY! – 2019 EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) NOMINATIONS

On February 7, 2020 Houston area general contractors and architects/engineers will be recognized at ASA-HC’s 23rd annual Excellence in Construction awards event. Winners will be selected by the members of ASA-Houston Chapter through nomination and voting. NEW THIS YEAR – ONLINE SUBMISSIONS! Nominations can now be submitted online! Follow the link below to go directly … READ MORE