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Tornado-Safe Rooms featured in Business Alabama

The latest issue of Business Alabama magazine put a spotlight on the concrete industry, featuring the new school regulations requiring tornado-safe rooms. The Alabama Concrete Association was a leader in helping pass this legislation, and association members were present when Gov. Robert Bentley signed House Bill 427 into law thereby requiring all two and four-year institutions of higher learning to include a safe room in […]

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2013 Summer Convention a Success

The Alabama Concrete Association celebrated its 50th anniversary this year at the 2013 Annual Convention at the Hilton Sandestin in Destin, Florida. A crowd of 75 attendees enjoyed four days of fun and fellowship. The long weekend began on Thursday, June 6, guests enjoyed a welcome reception followed by dinner. For the first time ever, a silent auction and raffle was held to raise money […]

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ACIA partners with McPherson Companies, Inc.

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association (ACIA) is proud to announce that it has partnered with McPherson Oil and their Fuelz gasoline distribution program. Fuelz is McPherson Oil’s answer to Fleet Fuel Management. Fuelz offers the owner and fleet manager total Security, Accountability, and Control over all the fueling and maintenance purchases related to a fleet. Fuelz Offers: • Pre-Purchase Controls – Authorized drivers can only […]

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ACIA awards 2013 Top Block to Goodwyn Mills and Cawood Architecture

The ACIA would like to congratulate Carla Young and Goodwyn Mills and Cawood Architecture for the designing the winning project of the 2013 Top Block Award. The firm was recognized for its winning design of the new Selma High School. The project included over 335,000 concrete block and two safe rooms. The Top Block Award was presented during the AIA’s Annual Design Award program in […]

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Pepper Elected Chairman

Mike Pepper of Bayou Concrete was elected by the Board of Directors prior to the Annual Business Meeting to serve as the ACIA Chairman for 2013. Mike has served on the board for the past three years and served as Vice Chairman in 2012. In addition to serving on the ACIA Board, Mike has been a board member of the NRMCA and MCIA. Mike also […]

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