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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

Applications are now being accepted for 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 construction practices, and its general business practices. Each applicant also is required to … READ MORE

THERE’S STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR THIS THURSDAY’S GENERAL LUNCH MEETING!

ASA-HC is thrilled to have three Houston legislators as guests on our panel discussion this Thursday regarding what happened in this past Texas legislative session and what it will mean for you personally and your business. Our panelists are: Senator Carol Alvarado, Texas State Senate Representative Sarah Davis, Texas House of Representatives Representative Dan Huberty, … READ MORE

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

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

DOT REASONABLE SUSPICION TRAINING

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, ASA-HC members are invited to attend this Adams Insurance Service three hour class 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 … READ MORE

Customer Focus – Contractor’s Compass July 2019

CLICK HERE for the July 2019 Issue Inside this Edition: How to Spot an Ideal Customer: How Smart Subcontractors Choose the Right Team and the Right Opportunities.  How Subcontractors Can Avoid Payment Issues Between A Little Rock and A Hard Place When A Duck Isn’t a Duck BD Outreach: Expanding Your Sphere of Influence Pre-Qualification … READ MORE