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Parking Lot Design Seminar held in July

On Wednesday, July 20th, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association hosted its annual Parking Lot Design seminar at Sain Associates in Birmingham. The workshop had more than 30 attendees and provided 2 CEU/PDH credit hours. Amanda Hult, P.E., NRMCA was the guest speaker. She joined NRMCA in July 2011 and recently moved back to the South after spending the last 5 years in Denver. Amanda provides technical expertise […]

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ACIA awards 2016 Top Block to Nequette Architecture & Design

The ACIA would like to congratulate Nequette Architecture & Design for being awarded the 2016 Top Block Award. The firm was recognized for the use of concrete in its winning design of Hoover Fire Station No. 10. The Top Block Award was presented during the AIA’s Annual Convention in Perdido Key. More than 100 architects were in attendance for event.      

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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 full […]

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Summer Convention held in June

More than 290 people attended this year’s tri-state summer convention held at the Sandestin Beach Hilton. Joining us this year were the Tennessee and Mississippi Concrete Associations. Attendees enjoyed a cocktail welcome reception and dinner on Thursday evening with Dale Henry as a special guest speaker. The ‘dog fight’ for golfers at the Raven golf course and beach party (complete with a huge waterside) for […]

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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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