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Stay up-to-date on the latest construction news and ASA-HC happenings. Useful information and tools are available to our members whenever they need it. To stay informed, click the links below:

Tap Into ASA: Coulter, PC

“Texas Super Lawyer”, “Best Lawyers in America” since 2006; Board-Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1991; Top (“AV”) rating by peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Keith Coulter has represented construction companies since 1985.  Having over 30 jury verdicts, he handles trials, arbitrations, contracts, claims, lien and bond collections, insurance coverage, … READ MORE

ConsensusDocs Coalition Releases New Document

ASA and our Contract Documents Taskforce worked with ConsensusDocs to draft a new contract integrating Lean Practices for Design-Build projects. This document was released this week from the Coalition. The 431 Lean Design-Build Addendum is the industry’s first standard contract document that tailors’ Lean practices to work with the design-build project delivery method. Lean practices … READ MORE

C-Suite Leader Peer Group / 7-15-20

The next meeting of ASA-HC’s C-Suite Leaders Peer Group will take place on Wednesday, Jul. 15, at 1:00 p.m. Online registration for the event is necessary. Please note that if you have not yet renewed your membership dues, your membership expired on Jul. 1 and you will not be able to register for the event. … READ MORE

GOLF TOURNAMENT PICTURES AND WINNERS ARE UP FOR VIEWING

Not even a pandemic could stop our annual spring golf tournament! Held on Friday, Jun. 19, players enjoyed getting out to play golf while keeping within the precautions taken to keep everyone safe. Pictures from our Jun. 19 golf tournament have been posted to our website along with the team and individual winners. View Pictures

New Documents Added to the InfoHub!

ASA’s national InfoHub is an incredibly robust library of documents and resources available to ASA Members ONLY!  New resources are being added regularly, and we highly encourage all members to take advantage of one of the best parts of your ASA membership.  Never used the InfoHub?  Now is the time to start! One of the … READ MORE

JUNE FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS – WEEK #5

This week’s spotlight on fall prevention is shined on Fall Safety at Home. ASA-HC’s Safety & Health committee has developed and gathered information to keep your family safe from falls at home. Visit #4 under our Fall Prevention Safety Resources for our two Family-Focused ASK Sheets (Who is Safety Director at Your House? and Ladder … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: THE BLUE BOOK BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network is the largest and most active network in the commercial construction industry. They bring the industry together to forge connections and build relationships. With over 100 years of service to the industry, they have continued to expand their product offerings for all project stages- from pre-design through post-construction. Their … READ MORE

JUNE FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH – WEEK 4

This week’s spotlight on fall prevention is shined on Jobsite Danger Signage (English and Spanish). ASA-HC’s Safety & Health committee developed four fall prevention related safety signs that can be printed out and used on jobsites. Barricaded Area Fall Protection 100% Tie Off Fall Protection Required Beyond This Point Working Overhead The four downloadable signs, … READ MORE

2020 SANDCASTLE COMPEITION & FIESTA ON THE BEACH CANCELLED

Last week, AIA Houston announced this year’s Sandcastle Competition scheduled for August has been cancelled. “After much consideration and thoughtful deliberation with the City of Galveston and the 2020 Sandcastle Committee, we are in agreement  that it would be irresponsible to hold a public event of this size this year,” said AIA in its email … READ MORE