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ACIA Sponsoring Continuing Education Opportunities in February

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association is proud to serve as a sponsor of two valuable educational programs in February. On February 9 – 10, 2017, members are encouraged to attend the 60th Annual Transportation Conference in Montgomery. The two-day event will feature topics on the upcoming CBD Bridge Replacement, designing roads with soil cement, utilizing manufactured sand in concrete, and mass concrete on ALDOT projects. […]

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Brodie Croyle to speak at Annual Business Meeting

Brodie Croyle, former quarterback at the University of Alabama, will be the guest speaker at the Alabama Concrete Industries Association’s Annual Business Meeting in Birmingham on Thursday, January 19th at the Hyatt Regency-Birmingham (formerly Wynfrey Hotel). After a professional football career with the Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals, Brodie retired from the NFL in 2012 and is now the executive director of Big Oak […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Production Continue Growth for September According to the latest data released by the USGS, cement shipments to Alabama for September 2016 rose 8.6% over the same period in 2015. The 97,909 metric tons is an increase of 8,405 tons over September 2015. Year to date, cement shipments to Alabama have increased by 11.2% over the first nine months of 2015. […]

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ACIF Sporting Clays Fundraiser held Nov. 10

On a gorgeous fall day in November, the ACIF held a Sporting Clays Fundraiser at Orvis Shooting Grounds @Pursell Farms in Sylacauga. The event included 18 teams and raised more than $30,000 for the ACIF scholarship fund. Eleven teams participated in the chilly morning shoot, with the National Cement team (Spencer Weitman, Randy Stone, Bob Carleton and Larry Kirkpatrick) winning that round with a score of […]

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ACIA holds concrete seminars for student chapters of ACI and ASCE

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association recently hosted two seminars on designing concrete parking lots for ASCE at UAB and ACI at Auburn. On October 19th, the ACIA held a session at UAB, and 19 students attended. On October 20th, a program in Auburn was held and was attended by 35 students from the ACI chapter. Amanda Hult, P.E., NRMCA was the presenter at both seminars. Following […]

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