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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. […]

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ACIF Sporting Clays Fundraiser held Nov. 10

On a gorgeous fall day in November, the ACIF held a Sporting Clays Fundraiser at Orvis Shooting Grounds @Pursell Farms in Sylacauga. The event included 18 teams and raised more than $30,000 for the ACIF scholarship fund. Eleven teams participated in the chilly morning shoot, with the National Cement team (Spencer Weitman, Randy Stone, Bob Carleton and Larry Kirkpatrick) winning that round with a score of […]

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ACIA holds concrete seminars for student chapters of ACI and ASCE

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association recently hosted two seminars on designing concrete parking lots for ASCE at UAB and ACI at Auburn. On October 19th, the ACIA held a session at UAB, and 19 students attended. On October 20th, a program in Auburn was held and was attended by 35 students from the ACI chapter. Amanda Hult, P.E., NRMCA was the presenter at both seminars. Following […]

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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Housing Market Continues Positive Growth Through the first 9 months of 2016, Alabama has seen 15.1% more housing permits issued compared to the first nine months of 2015. Total permits for 2016 are 7,613 versus 6,616 for the previous year. Helping lead the growth are Birmingham with a 30.9% increase, Muscle Shoals with a 29.1% increase, and Tuscaloosa with a 34.1% growth. Examining the top […]

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2016 Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup

On Monday, Oct. 24th, 65 golfers played in the 6th Annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup held annually at Inverness Country Club as a ‘thank you’ to the architects and engineers throughout Alabama. Members, architects and engineers enjoyed lunch before teeing-off at noon for a beautiful day on the course. Following play, an awards ceremony was held where door prizes were given out and the top […]

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