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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data July 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for April Contract Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show April tonnage fell by over 3% in comparison to April 2016. In comparison to March 2017 shipments, April dipped by nearly 1%. We have anticipated a contraction based on the nearly daily rainfall events across the state, but April is the first month a decrease has […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data June 2017

Cement and Ready Mix Data Positive for March Recent data released by the United Geological Service shows 100,482 metric tons of cement shipped to Alabama for the month of March 2017. This represents a 4.2% growth over March 2016 and a 20% growth over February 2017. Utilizing the NRMCA conversion factor, the cement represents a potential 372,083 cubic yards of concrete placed in the state […]

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It’s All about Concrete-SEAoAL Seminar coming up in August

“It’s All about Concrete” Thursday, August 3rd 6.5 PDH (AL and FL) 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SEMINAR LOCATION Pelham Civic Center 500 Amphitheater Road Pelham, AL 35124 205-620-6448 www.pelhamciviccomplex.org SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. — 8:15 a.m. Registration and Expo 8:15 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. The Practicing Engineer’s Guide to Designing by Strut and Tie Method (ACI 318-14) – Larry Novak 9:15 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. […]

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Members needed for ACIA Committees

Your Voice is Important! ACIA’s board of directors is asking you to serve on one of various committees our association has created. This new opportunity for members is a great way to get involved, and help grow future leaders. The first meeting of the committees will be held in July and will meet on a quarterly basis. LEARN ABOUT OUR COMMITTEES Promotion Committee – will […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-May 2017

Cement and Ready Mix Consumption Continues Upward Trend Cement shipments to Alabama in February rose 2.4% over February 2016 data and 7.4% over January 2017 data. Alabama has been on a positive trajectory recently, with cement shipments in the state having risen for 12 of the last 14 months when compared to the same month for the previous year. Translating the cement shipments to ready […]

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