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FASA Publishes New Edition of Prompt Payment in the 50 States

Many state legislatures have recognized the importance of prompt payment as public policy and interjected their notions of fairness into the traditional private contractual relationship through the enactment of state prompt pay laws. These statutes have attempted to level the playing field in the construction industry by imposing significant monetary disincentives, such as interest and … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: TOOL & FASTENER SUPPLY

TFS has been a big part of the construction industry for many years and the reason they have weathered difficult times is because of their commitment to selling quality products @ a reasonable price and treating all customer with a sense of fairness and friendship. The reason we purchase from TFS is because of Ernie … READ MORE

ASA-HC MEMBER COMPANIES IN OSHA NATIONAL SAFETY STAND-DOWNS

7,529 individuals from 36 ASA-HC member companies were reported as having participated in Safety Stand-Downs for OSHA National Safety Stand-Down week May 7-11. Pictures from ASA-HC member 2018 stand-downs.   ASA-HC members participating in stand-downs. American Fire Protection Group, Inc. American Fire Systems, Inc. Baker Concrete Construction Berger Iron Works Big City Access Briggs Equipment … READ MORE

New Technologies to Track Assets That Impact Cash Flow (Webinar)

While many subcontractors and suppliers utilize accounting software, few realize the magnitude of change on the horizon. From building information modeling to potential payment via Bitcoin on the blockchain, the future is coming fast! In the June 12 ASA webinar, “Digital Cash Flow in Construction,” presenter James L. Salmon, Esq., Benjamin, Yocum & Heather, LLC, … READ MORE

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