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ACIA to Hold Annual Business Meeting 1.13.12

Please make plans to join us for the 2012 Annual Business Meeting on Friday, January 13th, 2012. The meeting will take place at the Renaissance Ross Bridge in Birmingham. The schedule includes the recognition of current board members and officers, ACIF Scholarship Winners, and election of new officers. The program will begin at 11 am and includes lunch and a speaker.

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ACIA Sponsors Auburn University Concrete Furniture Contest

The association has once again supported the Auburn University School of Architecture and Building Science’s concrete furniture contest. The contest is the culmination of the student’s work during the fall semester. Students are paired into 4 person teams and challenged to design concrete benches that weigh less than 200 pounds but must be able to support 600 pounds. As a result, students are forced to […]

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Inaugural Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup a Huge Success

The ACIA held the first ever Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup golf tournament on September 26th at Inverness Country Club in Birmingham. The golf tournament was previously known as the architect appreciation tournament, but was renamed after Butch as a tribute to his efforts of increasing the concrete industry’s presence with architects and engineers in the state. Fifty two architects and engineers attended the inaugural event […]

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ACIA to support USGBC Gala on August 12

The ACIA is sponsoring the First Annual Green Building Council Gala in Alabama at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel August 12, 2011. With the concrete industry’s desire to promote sustainability and lifecycle attributes the USGBC is an excellent organization to join and support. We are encouraging our members to support this event and their organization. For more information about the event please visit the Gala website.

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ACIA Unveils mysaferoom.org

The ACIA has created a website to assist Alabama residents find information about building a concrete safe room in their home. The site features concrete plans, cost estimates, information to determine their risk, and stories and videos of concrete safe rooms that withstood the horrific tornados of April 27th, 2011. The association also has literature available to the membership that can be provided to homebuilders […]

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