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Fourth Annual Butch Wyatt held in September

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association recently hosted its 4th Annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup, which was held in  appreciation for architects and engineers who are proponents of designing with concrete products. The event took place at Inverness Country Club in Birmingham on Monday, September 29, with more than 80 architects, engineers and industry representatives participating in the ACIA sponsored event. First Place Team: Gene Kelley (McKee & Associates), Darren Hamrick […]

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ConcreteWorks presents ‘A Day of Concrete Knowledge’

 The Alabama Concrete Industries Association recently hosted “A Day of Concrete Knowledge,” which is an annual program designed to provide valuable education programs on concrete and masonry concrete topics. All architects, engineers, inspectors, contractors and concrete industry personnel who attended received 8 hours of HSW approved education credits. More than 115 attended the courses held in Birmingham and Huntsville, and certificates were issued at the conclusion […]

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Concrete Representatives meet with Governor Bentley

On June 16, representatives from the Alabama Concrete Association, Alabama cement companies, ready mix producers and the Southeast Cement Association met with Governor Robert Bentley. The meeting was held at Brasfield and Gorrie in Birmingham, with its main purpose being the discussion of the increased use of concrete products in Alabama through concrete paving options and the importance of green building to the state, as […]

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ACIA Works with ALDOT to Increase Yardages for Bridgemasters

In June, the Alabama Concrete Association was successful in working with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to increase the yardage a concrete truck featuring a bridgemaster could deliver to an ALDOT project. Under the new regulations, bridgemaster trucks are now able to deliver 8.5 yards instead of the previous 7.5 yards. Based on testing by member companies and ALDOT, 8.5 yards maximized the average truck’s weight […]

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2014 Truck Driver Championship held in April

On a beautiful Saturday in April, some of the state and industry’s best concrete truck drivers gathered at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham to compete in the Alabama Concrete Association’s 2014 Truck Driver Championship, commonly known as the “Truckin’ Rodeo.” The annual event is held each spring, and the drivers are encouraged to bring their family members and friends to cheer them on. The rodeo gives […]

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