Government and Regulatory
Legislative Monitoring and involvement
The ACIA monitors and blocks legislation which would negatively affect the concrete industry. The association also works to pass positive legislation, such increasing hours of service, allowed truck weights, and requiring safe rooms in schools.
The ACIA provides weekly updates on legislative happenings while the Legislature is in session.
Regulatory Monitoring and Involvement
The ACIA actively works with ADEM related to the general permit process and environmental issues of the concrete industry.
The ACIA assists the membership when problems associated with weight tickets and hours of service arise.
The ACIA provides a forum for members to meet with ALDOT staff and leadership related to specifications which affect members. We also intercede on behalf of members when the company encounters problems on ALDOT projects.
Marketing of Products and Education for Specifiers
Marketing of Member’s Products
The ACIA has developed strong relationships with architects and engineers and develops programs to help ensure concrete is in front of decision makers. Current programs include ConcreteWorks, box lunch seminars, memberships in specifier organizations, and ongoing educational seminars.
Staff Technical Director
The ACIA employs technical services director Gene Hightower to assist in concrete problems of members or develop mix designs for the membership. This service is provided at no cost compared to the high cost of outside engineering firms.
Technical Resource Library
The association regularly provides members and specifiers with copies of technical standards applicable to concrete at no charge.
Education to Membership
Educational Seminars for Membership
The association provides ongoing programs to membership in person and through webinars on timely issues.