News

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

November Housing Permits up Twelve Percent Residential building permits issued in Alabama for the first eleven months of the year continued to exceed the totals for 2015. Data provided by the state wide home building association chapters show 2016 outpacing last year by 12%. Examining individual markets, 14 areas are above 2015 totals with 9 markets lagging. In the metropolitan markets, Birmingham and Tuscaloosa are […]

Continue reading →

2017 Annual Business Meeting held in Birmingham

On Thursday, Jan. 19th, more than 85 professionals of the concrete industry attended the Alabama Concrete Industries Association’s Annual Business Meeting at the Hyatt Regency-formerly Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham. The meeting is held each year to recognize the association’s scholarship recipients, award the coveted Chairman’s Award and introduce the new Board of Directors. For the past 24 years, the Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation has awarded […]

Continue reading →

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. […]

Continue reading →

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 […]

Continue reading →

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. […]

Continue reading →