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Contractors Win Big in Texas Prompt Payment Case

ASA’s Subcontractor Legal Defense Fund (SLDF) Hard at Work! On May 19th, the Texas Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Pepper-Lawson Horizon International Group and against Texas Southern University. The American Subcontractors Association supported a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of Pepper-Lawson last year, seeking an appeal on a decision that held that an entity … READ MORE

Nearly 4,600 Construction Workers Stand Down for Safety!

ASA Members collectively reported that 4,567 people participated in the National Safety Stand Down to prevent falls in construction. This annual OSHA initiative was held May 1-5, 2023. Visit our photo gallery here. 

ASA-HC Members Save 20% on Prescription Safety Glasses

Through a partnership between ASA-HC and Phillips Safety Products, Inc., ASA members (and their employees) now have access to a significant discount on prescription safety glasses ordered through the RX Safety Prescription Safety Eyewear website. RX Safety offers an extensive line of safety eyewear. Their prescription safety glasses come in a wide variety of frames, … READ MORE

2023 Golf Tournament Winners

ASA members and industry partners enjoyed a great day of golf on March 31, 2023 at Sterling Country Club at Houston National. Congratulations to all the winners! TOURNAMENT WINNERS: 1st Place Team Gray Mechanical – 53 Cannon, Frommel, Bukowski, O’Neal 2nd Place Team MAREK – 54 Driver, Rodriguez, Ishomoto 3rd Place Team Brady Chapman Holland … READ MORE

2022 EIC Award Winners

Oh, what a night! Nearly 300 members and guests of ASA-HC gathered for an evening of awards and celebration at the 2022 ASA Excellence In Construction Awards on January 27th. Attendees helped recognize winners in each Excellence In Construction awards category including: Bill M. Brown with Tellepsen (Project Manager of the Year) Hailee Browning with … READ MORE

2023 Economic Update

Want to get an industry insider’s perspective on what 2023 will look like for the construct ion industry? Then, join us for the ASA January Luncheon on Wednesday, January 18th at the Houston Junior League! ASA Members and guests will gain an insightful look into 2023 with everyone’s favorite industry insider, Pat Kiley. Pat will bring … READ MORE

ASA Joins TCA for a Walk on the Capitol

Are any of these issues of interest to you? Securing reserved funds and retainage. Requiring the disclosure of documents incorporated by reference into your contract. Addressing unfair contract clauses such as force work and cross-default. Mandating bonds on private projects on publicly-owned lands. Prohibiting local employment ordinances such as mandatory paid time off. If so, … READ MORE

“Top 5” EIC Finalists Announced!

ASA is excited to recognize Houston-area general contractors at our annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration on January 27, 2023. ASA-HC members will have selected the 2022 winners through our extensive nomination and voting processes. CONGRATS TO THE TOP 5 GC COMPANIES/INDIVIDUALS IN EACH CATEGORY: [Top 5 finalists are listed below. Winners in each category … READ MORE

ASA Walks for Heart in November!

On November 19, 2022, 28 participants from several ASA member companies came together to walk in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk. At the Heart Walk, we celebrated survivors, learned about how to improve our own heart health, and raised funds that ultimately save lives. And, despite the miserable weather, we had so much fun … READ MORE

ASA EIC Ballots Due December 8th

Nominations are in for the following categories: Outstanding General Contractor Outstanding Project Manager Outstanding Project Superintendent General Contractor Safety Award Project Over $50M Project $30-50M Project $15-30M Project Under $15M THE TOP 5 GC COMPANIES/INDIVIDUALS IN EACH CATEGORY WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DECEMBER. ASA Members must submit ballots no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8th. … READ MORE