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PHOTOS FROM LAST WEEK’S SAFETY STAND-DOWNS

There’s Still Time to Report Your Numbers and Photos! In conjunction with OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week May 7-11, 2018, ASA-HC asked all members to plan, or participate in, a safety stand-down during the week. Last year more than 12,000 ASA-HC member company employees took part in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week. This year, the … READ MORE

ARE YOU MISSING OUT ON FLASH BACK FRIDAY?

If you are on Facebook but you have not yet “liked” our page, you are missing out on Flash Back Fridays! Next time you’re on Facebook, search #asahcfbf to catch up on the fun. While you’re there, don’t forget to “like” us!

TAP INTO ASA: BLUE BOOK BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION NETWORK

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

TWO EVENTS THIS WEEK

May 16 – Associate Member Peer Group Happy Hour Associates Members: Expand your network within the associate (non-subcontractor) member group of ASA-Houston Chapter. Event Details May 17 – Meet the GCs & Annual Election of Officers and Directors Join ASA-HC for the annual election of officers and directors and a panel presentation and networking time … READ MORE

IT’S HERE! THIS IS OSHA NATIONAL SAFETY STAND-DOWN WEEK.

In conjunction with OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week May 7-11, 2018, ASA-HC is asking all members to plan, or participate in, a safety stand-down this week. Last year more than 12,000 ASA-HC member company employees took part in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week. This year, the ASA-HC Safety committee’s goal is 15,000 individuals! OSHA Stand-Down … READ MORE

MAY 16 – ASSOCIATE MEMBER PEER GROUP HAPPY HOUR

Calling all ASA-HC Associate (non-subcontractor) members! Expand your network by attending the May 16 happy hour that’s just for YOU! The event is being held to foster relationships between the Associate members of ASA-Houston Chapter, Come out to meet your peers! There is no registration fee (cash bar) however, registration for this event is required. … READ MORE

MAY 17 – ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICERS & DIRECTORS / MEET THE GC

Join ASA-HC for the annual election of officers and directors and a panel presentation and networking time with four Houston area general contracting firms. The presentation will focus on upcoming work, thoughts on the construction industry in Houston over the next six months and how best Houston area GCs and subcontractors can work together for … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: BRADY, CHAPMAN, HOLLAND & ASSOCIATES

Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates, Inc. (BCH) is an independent insurance agency specializing in helping businesses control their Total Cost of Risk (TCOR). Through their proprietary Risk Reduction Approach, BCH collaborates with businesses in identifying risks and offers long-term, strategic solutions.  For over 30 years, BCH has been providing risk reduction strategies to the construction … READ MORE

Contract Changes and Claims: Directed Changes

Directed changes are acknowledged by the owner or the prime contractor issuing them to cause a change in the subcontractor’s time or cost of performance. Generally, they arise out of some form of notice of change, change directive or other formal written communication directing a change in the scope of subcontract work. Once such a … READ MORE