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Good Times at Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup

Recently the association held the second annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup for architects and engineers in the state. The event is an appreciation tournament for designers who are proponents of designing with concrete products. The 2012 tournament field included 40 specifiers from across Alabama. The event included chamber of commerce weather at 75 degrees and the course at Inverness Country Club was in great shape. […]

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Membership Directory App Launched

The ACIA is proud to announce the creation of a 2012 Membership Directory App. With today’s technology advances and the proliferation of smart phone use, moving the directory to an electronic form that can easily be accessed in the palm of your hand at no cost was a logical step. The APP will be available for use on iPhone, Google Android, and Blackberry phones. The […]

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2013 Scholarships

The Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2013 scholarships. The foundation will be awarding two $8,000 scholarships to seniors enrolled in building science, architecture, or engineering at one of the state’s universities. The association will be notifying professors and deans at the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of South Alabama, UAB, and UAH. Students who would like to apply can […]

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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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