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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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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Housing Market Continues Positive Growth Through the first 9 months of 2016, Alabama has seen 15.1% more housing permits issued compared to the first nine months of 2015. Total permits for 2016 are 7,613 versus 6,616 for the previous year. Helping lead the growth are Birmingham with a 30.9% increase, Muscle Shoals with a 29.1% increase, and Tuscaloosa with a 34.1% growth. Examining the top […]

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2016 Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup

On Monday, Oct. 24th, 65 golfers played in the 6th Annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup held annually at Inverness Country Club as a ‘thank you’ to the architects and engineers throughout Alabama. Members, architects and engineers enjoyed lunch before teeing-off at noon for a beautiful day on the course. Following play, an awards ceremony was held where door prizes were given out and the top […]

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2017 Scholarships

              The Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2017 scholarships. The foundation will be awarding two $8,000 scholarships to seniors enrolled in building science, architecture, or engineering at one of the state’s universities. The association will be notifying professors and deans at the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of South Alabama, UAB, and UAH. […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

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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