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Bill Moore receives 2016 Chairman’s Award

At the Alabama Concrete Industries Association’s Annual Business Meeting held in January, Bill Moore received the 2016 Chairman’s Award for his outstanding career and leadership in the concrete industry. Bill Moore Bill Moore was born in July 1950. He was one of four sons born to his mother Lina, a civil service employee, and Herman, a life time member of the Air Force. Like most […]

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2016 ACIF Scholarships Awarded

For more than 23 years, the Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation has awarded scholarships to students enrolled in building science, engineering or architecture at our state’s universities. Since 1993, we have awarded 46 scholarships totaling over $256,000, and since 2006 the foundation has given away two $8,000 scholarships annually. Currently, these awards are the largest construction related scholarships in the state. Rebecca Nylen Rebecca is a […]

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Concrete Day on the Hill to be held March 17, 2016

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association (ACIA) will hold its Fourth Annual ‘Concrete Day on the Hill’ on Thursday, March 17. The event will be held at the RSA tower plaza, beginning at 11:45am with a presentation by John Sorrell, president of ACIA, on current issues in the legislature affecting the industry. The program will be followed by a luncheon, where members will be able to discuss these issues […]

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Electronic Log Book Requirements Released by FMSCA

Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its long-awaited final rule for mandating Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) for Hours of Service (HOS) compliance. Unfortunately, as was anticipated, the final rule does hold a requirement for the industry to install and use ELDs. While there are a lot of items contained in the rule that will need to be fleshed out, the main provisions […]

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New Federal Highway Bill Includes Provisions Benefitting Ready Mix Industry / Electronic Logging

On Friday, December 4th, President Obama signed the first long-term highway bill in over a decade into law. The FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation), or HR 22, guarantees funding for five years at $305 billion for highway and transit programs. On December 3, the House voted in favor of the bill (359-65) followed by the Senate later in the evening (83-16). The President signed […]

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