ASA Midwest Council Hosts 'Partners in Construction Event

Words: Dan KamysASA Midwest Council Hosts 'Partners in Construction' Event

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council has partnered with several St. Louis-area general contractors for the association's second in its "Partners in Construction" series, "How to Manage the Construction Process" on Oct. 24. 

Attendees will learn from a panel of the St. Louis area's top general contractors how to manage a project from the award phase through to completion, while promoting harmony between the general contractor and the sub contractors throughout the project.

Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to:

??        Contractual language

??        Who is authorized to make change orders

??        The value of pre-construction meetings

??        Top general contractor pet peeves with subcontractors during the construction process

??        Q & A session with an opportunity for attendees to submit written questions to the panel

Participating general contractors include:

??        Alberici Constructors

??        ARCO Construction

??        McCarthy Building Companies

??        McGrath & Associates

??        Rhodey Construction

??        SITELINES, Inc.

??        Volk Construction.

Advanced registration is required to attend the program scheduled for 8 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Mason Contractors Association, 1429 S. Big Bend in Richmond Heights. The cost is $60 per non-ASA member and $40 per ASA member and includes a continental breakfast. For more information, or to register, contact ASA-Midwest Executive Director Susan Winkelmann at 314-845-0855 or

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