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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

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

Join ASA-HC this Thursday, Sept. 19 for its annual safety meeting. 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 and Waterproofing Mike Garrett, Field Superintendent, Milestone Metals, … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: BOWEN, MICLETTE & BRITT

For over 30 years, Bowen, Miclette & Britt has brought its customers a commitment to excellence, innovation and service in the complex world of insurance and risk management. As one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the country, BMB’s client base has gravitated over the years towards several industry niches, specifically Construction, Energy, Marine … READ MORE

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

Join ASA-HC on Thursday, Sept. 19 for its annual safety meeting. 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 and Waterproofing Mike Garrett, Field Superintendent, Milestone Metals, … READ MORE

C3 ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT – OCT. 7

Join the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) for its 9th annual fall golf tournament. ASA-HC will have a sponsor tent at the event. We look forward to seeing you there! Event Details

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: ANDREWS MYERS, P.C.

Proud to call Houston home for more than 20 years, Andrews Myers is a law firm renowned for our proactive and practical approach to business and celebrated for our extensive history in construction law. We operate in a number of industry sectors and legal disciplines, and as our clients have grown so has the breadth … READ MORE

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