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ConcreteWorks Seminars A Huge Success

This week the association wrapped up its final installment of the day long education programs “A Day of Concrete Knowledge.” The four programs held in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery were well attended and received high marks from the architects and engineers who attended the programs. Specifiers were able to receive 9 hours of continuing education at the events. The final number of registrants were […]

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Update on Weighmaster Requirements

During the past year, we have received a number of questions regarding weighmaster requirements at ready mix plants. Since 2005, the Alabama Department of Agriculture has required all companies who use scales to have a designated weighmaster registered with the state and have a $1000 performance bond for the individual. During the 2012 Legislative Session, we were successful in removing the bonding requirement for weighmasters. […]

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ACIA Sponsors Architect Convention and Retirees Recognized

Concrete was front and center at the 2012 American Institute of Architects State Convention at Perdido Beach, AL. The ACIA continued its role of sponsoring the past presidents reception. The association helped present 2 hours of continuing education on concrete masonry during Friday’s seminar. Finally, John Sorrell who serves on the executive committee of the AIA presented lifetime service awards to Bob Smith and Lee […]

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Signs Safe Room Legislation

On Wednesday, June 6th, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed House Bill 427 into law thereby requiring all 2 and 4 year institutions of higher learning to include a safe room in new buildings. Members of the ACIA joined Representative John Merrill of Tuscaloosa and Senator Billy Beasley from Clayton for the signing ceremony at the Capital. Pictured are from left to right are: Tony Cornelius, […]

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Summer Convention Photo Recap

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