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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:

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

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PEER GROUP – JUL. 23

If you are responsible for the business development of your company, this Peer Group is for you! The group has been formed to give members a place to discuss problems and successes, and bounce ideas off one another in the business development area. Event Details

ASA-HC TO PARTICIPATE IN 2019 HOUSTON WAGE SURVEY

Every three years a Commercial Construction Industry Wage Survey s conducted in Houston. ASA-HC will again participate in this survey by encouraging our subcontractor members to fill out the survey. The survey will be conducted by Lane Gorman Trubitt, LLC and will be sent to members this Wednesday, Jul. 10.

TAP INTO ASA: MEMCO

MEMCO is a customer-oriented staffing and payroll firm dedicated to providing high quality services to employers. MEMCO’s services range from providing temporary workers to meet specific job needs, to long term employee management strategies such as temp-to-perm and payrolling.  Our clients utilize MEMCO to perform all employee/payroll related duties thus allowing our clients to focus … READ MORE

INDUSTRY PATRON SPONSORSHIPS ARE GOING FAST!

ASA-Houston Chapter is again offering a full year of program and event sponsorship opportunities bundled into four money-saving packages. The number of packages at each level of sponsorship are limited so don’t wait! Leader level – ONE LEFT Partner level – four left Special Events level – five left General Lunch Meeting level – ONE … READ MORE

IF YOU HAVEN’T RENEWED YOUR DUES, YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS EXPIRED!

The new membership year starts, today, July 1 and if you aren’t LISTED HERE, you renewal has not yet been paid. If you need another copy of your dues renewal invoice, please contact the chapter office. Note: If you plan attend the Aug. 24 Fiesta on the Beach, you’ll need to renew your membership before … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: SAFETY BY DESIGN

Safety by Design, Inc. is a full-service safety consulting firm specializing in commercial construction.    Owner, Lee Hart, a 17-year veteran of the safety industry and adjunct professor at the University of Houston, heads a workforce that is knowledgeable and well respected. Services offered include but are not limited to: full-time safety coordinators, training and education; … READ MORE

Emerging Technologies—Smart Tools, UAVs and Others (Jul. 9 Webinar)

Savvy construction industry professionals confess that acceptance of technology is the future. A good number resist committing their time and resources while hoping to see results by using tech for sake of tech. Tech innovations are sweeping the industry to the point that even the standard issue hard hat is changing, in addition to new … READ MORE

Heat: Your Employees’ Summer Enemy

Summer has arrived once again, and blazing temperatures can spell trouble for crews that work outdoors. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies five heat-related illnesses that employers and employees should recognize and understand in order to stay safe on the job. Read on for great information you can pass along to your crew. … READ MORE

ASAdvantage Spotlight: SESCO Management Consultants

Get the most out of your ASA Membership with our ASAdvantage partner, SESCO Management Consultants! ASA members receive complimentary human resources services provided by SESCO Management Consultants, including:  • Free Telephone/Email Consultation—The SESCO staff is available to answer your questions at no charge, Whether you have a federal or state employment compliance question such as wage … READ MORE