News & Blog

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:

Preserving, Preparing, and Presenting Construction Claims (Free Webinar)

Almost every contractor hopes a project will proceed without the need to file a claim; the reality often proves otherwise. Claims come in all kinds of forms – delay, extra work, acceleration, inefficiency – but essentially involve recovering any type of entitled cost or time impact. When circumstances demand filing a claim, the process may … READ MORE

DOT REASONABLE SUSPICION TRAINING – SEPT. 17

This three-hour class is for supervisors, human resources, and management personnel who are responsible for the supervision of CDL drivers. It complies with DOT regulation that requires supervisory personnel who supervise CDL drivers have this training. It also provides training in recognizing those who may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The class … READ MORE

Industry Overview: New Laws Affecting Texas Construction

At the American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter, we believe Texas construction benefits from being better informed. This is especially true regarding legislation which affects the construction industry. We’ve pulled together information on a range of new Texas laws which could impact the way you do business. Right to Repair on Public Projects: HB 1999 by Representative … READ MORE

BLDG NETWORKING EVENT THIS THURSDAY

JOIN BLDG AT KARBACH BREWING AUG. 29! To connect individuals under the age of 35 who are employed in the construction industry (GCs, subcontractors, architects, and those who provide a product or service to construction companies), ASA-HC has developed the Building Leaders Development Group (BLDG). BLDG is for you if you:     Are in the … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: COULTER, P.C.

“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

FALL FISHING TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Join ASA-HC for our annual fall fishing tournament on Friday, Oct. 4. Teams can register for a Guided Boat (ASA-HC provides a professionally licensed guide and all the equipment) or Non-guided Boat (must provide own boat/equipment and no licensed guide may be on the boat). We will again have a All-Women category. More than $13,000 … READ MORE

ASA, the Surety & Fidelity Association of America, and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers Send a P3 Letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

In a letter to the leadership of the Environment and Public Works Committee, ASA, along with the Surety & Fidelity Association of America and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, thank them for unanimously advancing, S.2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation, which makes significant and much-needed investments in our nation’s … READ MORE

Free Webinar Sept. 10- Preserving, Preparing, and Presenting Construction Claims

Almost every contractor hopes a project will proceed without the need to file a claim; the reality often proves otherwise. Claims come in all kinds of forms – delay, extra work, acceleration, inefficiency – but essentially involve recovering any type of entitled cost or time impact. When circumstances demand filing a claim, the process may … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: TRADE MANAGEMENT

“At Trade Management we empower our clients by giving them the ability to pay only for productive labor, ensuring maximized profitability for their business. By constructing a solid, seasonal workforce, we reduce unprofitable man hours and hiring expenses, and assist in accumulating higher profits for our clients. As the skilled trades division of the Peoplelink … READ MORE

BLDG NETWORKING EVENT – AUG. 29

To connect individuals under the age of 35 who are employed in the construction industry (GCs, subcontractors, architects, and those who provide a product or service to construction companies), ASA-HC has developed the Building Leaders Development Group (BLDG). BLDG is for you if you:     Are in the construction industry;     Are under the age … READ MORE