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Association Members join Gov. Bentley for signing of HB88

On Tuesday, June 14th, several members of the Alabama Concrete Industries Association joined Gov. Robert Bentley for the signing of House Bill 88, which allows a four-axle ready mix truck to weigh 82,500 regardless of individual axle weight. This bill was ACIA’s top priority for the 2016 Legislative Session. We would like to thank Representative Barry Moore who carried the bill in the House and Senator […]

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Trendlines Monthly Data Report

The ACIA’s monthly economic data report called Trendlines provides members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state, as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report also provides historical production trends, and data included in the report will be based upon USGS cement shipments and utilizes a conversion factor to estimate ready mix production. The […]

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Trendlines- Monthly Data Report

The ACIA has developed a monthly economic data report called Trendlines, which will provide members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report will also provide historical production trends, and data included in the report will be based upon USGS cement shipments and utilizes a conversion factor to […]

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Obama Administration Releases New Overtime Rules

Yesterday, the Obama administration released its final rule on overtime payments, more than doubling the minimum salary threshold for the federal overtime requirement exemption (commonly referred to as the “white collar” exemption). In order for salaried management, administrative, and professional employees to be exempt from receiving overtime pay when they put in more than 40 hours a week, they must make more than $47,476 in […]

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Goat Hill Report Week Ending April 29, 2016

Legislature Down to Two Days The Alabama legislature is expected to meet Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. This will be the last two days for the legislative session of 2016. While the clock has nearly run out, two hot button issues are still awaiting final passage before the end of the session. The first, Senate Bill 287 by Trip Pittman would allow the state […]

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