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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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Concrete Day on the Hill brings a Huge Crowd

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association (ACIA) held its Second Annual ‘Concrete Day on the Hill’ on Thursday, March 6. More than 35 legislators and 40 association members were in attendance, a 40% increase from last year. The event was held at the RSA tower plaza, and began with a presentation by John Sorrell, president of ACIA, on current issues in the legislature affecting the industry. […]

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Membership Survey now available online

Your opinion is important to us, and we ask that you please take a few minutes to fill out our 2014 membership survey. All submissions are anonymous, so please be thorough and honest in your responses. We look forward to your feedback! To complete the survey, click here.

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