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2019 EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN

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

SHE BUILDS IT GOLF SHIRT AND SOCK ORDER DUE THIS FRIDAY!

ASA-HC She Builds It Women’s Peer Group logo’d items are available for order! This time we have golf shirts and custom-made socks. SBI Golf Shirts The She Builds It logo is embroidered on the front left-side (see picture attached). The shirts will come in black (men’s and women’s cut) and fuchsia (women’s cut only). Sizes … READ MORE

Are You Working To Engage Young People in the Trades? Tell ASA About It!

We want to hear from you!  Tell us how you are working to engage young people and new employees in the trades.  Are you working with programs like Helmets to Hardhats?  Does your company have a partnership with a local community college, university or apprenticeship program??  How do you connect with your local community? The … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: MEMCO

MEMCO is a customer-oriented staffing and payroll firm dedicated to providing high quality services to employers. MEMCO’s services range from providing temporary workers to meet specific job needs, to long term employee management strategies such as temp-to-perm and payrolling.  Our clients utilize MEMCO to perform all employee/payroll related duties thus allowing our clients to focus … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: SAFETY BY DESIGN

Safety by Design, Inc. is a full-service safety consulting firm specializing in commercial construction.    Owner, Lee Hart, a 17-year veteran of the safety industry and adjunct professor at the University of Houston, heads a workforce that is knowledgeable and well respected. Services offered include but are not limited to: full-time safety coordinators, training and education; … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for many of the awards offered by ASA.   The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

ASA’s National Board of Directors Takes to Capitol Hill

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, members of the American Subcontractors Association’s (ASA) Board of Directors, including the Executive Committee, walked the halls of Congress to meet with key congressional staff to promote the association’s legislative priorities in the 116th Congress. Our members also had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Veasey (D-TX), a prime sponsor … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: CARR, RIGGS & INGRAM, LLC

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC has been serving construction companies from North Carolina to Texas over the last 60 plus years.  Our clients include general contractors, prime subcontractors, industrial contractors and construction industry suppliers.  With such a diverse practice we are well versed in the unique accounting and tax complexities faced by companies in the … READ MORE

GENERAL LUNCH MEETING: COMPANY WIDE PERSPECTIVE ON HOW A SAFETY INCIDENT IS HANDLED

Join ASA-HC on Thursday Oct. 17 for a lunch meeting regarding how safety incidents are, and should be, handled. Panelists will discuss their role in each of three safety scenarios (first aide, recordable, fatality) and then will discuss best practices to help avoid those scenarios on a jobsite. Panelists: Alex Benzor, General Superintendent, Chamberlin Roofing … READ MORE

2019 FISHING TOURNAMENT IS IN THE BOOKS!

ASA-HC’s annual fishing tournament was held this past Friday, Oct. 4. 34 teams competed in the tournament where more than $15,000 in cash and prizes was given away. First Place Overall: Big City Access (Barbara Roberts’ All-Women team) Boat Captain:David Salinas Second Place Overall:Crady Jewett McCulley & Houren, LLP (Danny Long’s team) Boat Captain: Mark … READ MORE