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ACIA Discusses Concrete with AU Engineering Students

ACIA Discusses Tilt Up Construction with AU-ACI Student Chapter On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the ACIA presented at the AU-ACI Student Chapter luncheon. The event was attended by 30 students as well as an advisor, Dr. Robert Barnes. Rick Galloway, of Martin Construction was the speaker for the one hour presentation on Tilt Up 101. Martin Construction is a premier concrete contractor in the Southeast […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data September 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for June 2017 Pull Back Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show a sharp decline in June 2017 in comparison to June 2016. Tonnage contracted by 14% versus the same period in 2016. Shipments to the state have now declined for 3 consecutive months. The drop for June exceeded the sharp decline in May of 10%. […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data August 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for May 2017 Contract Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show a sharp decline in May 2017 in comparison to May 2016. Tonnage contacted by 10.15% versus the same period in 2016. Shipments to the state have now declined for 2 consecutive months. We have anticipated the decline for several months as a result of the […]

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A Day of Concrete Knowledge coming up in September

A Day of Concrete Knowledge is designed to provide valuable education programs on concrete topics. This full-day seminar provides 8 hours of AIA approved HSW and PDH credits. Certificates will be issued to both architects and engineers. There is a fee of $30 to attend. All proceeds will go to your choice of the AIA Foundation or the Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation (ACIF). The ACIF […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data July 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for April Contract Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show April tonnage fell by over 3% in comparison to April 2016. In comparison to March 2017 shipments, April dipped by nearly 1%. We have anticipated a contraction based on the nearly daily rainfall events across the state, but April is the first month a decrease has […]

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