NEWS

ACIA Foundation now accepting Applications for 2019 Scholarships

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association is now accepting applications for our three scholarships. The online process will close on February 15th. Our Foundation offers two $8,000 scholarships to students in building science, architecture or engineering at one of the state’s universities. The only requirements are the student must be a…

January 10, 2019

2019 ACIA Awards to be presented at Annual Business Meeting in April

As we usher in the new year, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association is excited to announce that we will be presenting five prestigious awards at this year’s Annual Business Meeting in April; The Environmental Excellence Award and the Distinguished Plant Award; The Driver Lifetime Achievement Award; The Corporate Safety Award…

January 9, 2019

Former UA Running Back Siran Stacy to headline Annual Business Meeting

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association will hold its Annual Business Meeting at Wylnlakes Golf & Country Club in Montgomery. The meeting will include a compelling testimony by Siran Stacy, former Alabama football running back. We will also be presenting our foundation scholarships, the Chairman’s Award,…

January 4, 2019

AIA January Chapter Meeting- Resiliency in Construction

Tuesday, January 15th 3 HSW’s // 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Social Venture 5529 1st Ave S Joint SEA AL & AIA Meeting Schedule 11:30am-12:45pm-“Performance Under Pressure”-An investigation of building performance by the Structural Extreme Events Reconnaisance (StEER) Network during the recent US hurricanes; Speaker-Dr. David Rouche, Auburn University 1-2pm-“Build…

January 4, 2019

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-December 2018

Cement Tonnage for September Contracts According to recently released USGS data, cement shipments to the state of Alabama for the month of September 2018 contracted by 1.6% compared to the same period in 2017. When compared to August 2018, cement shipments had a much larger contraction of 13.6%. Over the…

December 12, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-November 2018

Cement shipment data released today by the USGS show increased demand for the month of August 2018 versus August 2017. The 115,528 tons shipped to the state during August 2018, represents an increase of 13.8% over the same month in 2017. Alabama has seen growth for 14 consecutive months when…

November 12, 2018

Continental Pheasant Shoot raises $26.5K for ACIF

A perfect fall day headlined the 2018 Continental Pheasant Shoot, with 75 industry members participating in the biennial event. Held at Harrell & Sons Farms in Hayneville on Wednesday, Oct. 17th, the fundraiser brought in around $26,500 for the Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation, and will be used for scholarships given…

October 18, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-September 2018

Cement shipment data released this morning by the USGS show a mix results for the state. The 109,228 tons shipped to the state during July 2018, represents an increase of 14.6% over the same month in 2017. Alabama is experiencing a seven month growth streak when comparing the cement shipments…

October 10, 2018

“A Day of Concrete Knowledge” held in Mobile, Birmingham & Huntsville

More than 230 architects and engineers throughout the state participated in the Alabama Concrete Association’s “A Day of Concrete Knowledge,” which was recently held in Mobile, Birmingham and Huntsville. The all-day seminar, held Sept. 25-27, provided valuable education on concrete and masonry concrete topics. All participants received eight hours of…

October 5, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-August 2018

Recent data released by the United States Geological Service show cement shipments for the month of June 2018 grew by 19% over the same period in 2017. When comparing June shipments to May shipments, the tonnage increased by 4.3%. While Alabama is experiencing strong summer totals, nearly daily rainfall last…

August 22, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-July 2018

Cement shipments recently released in the United States Geological Service survey show growth month over month for the 10th consecutive time. Shipments for April 2018 grew by 6.72% in comparison to April 2017 which is 17% higher than the 5 year average for the month of April. While the news…

July 27, 2018

A Day of Concrete Knowledge Seminars coming up in September

A Day of Concrete Knowledge is designed to provide valuable education programs on concrete topics. This full-day seminar provides 8 hours of AIA approved HSW, as well as PDH credits for engineers. Certificates will be issued to both. There is a fee of $30 to attend. Payments can me made…

July 19, 2018

2018 Continental Pheasant Shoot coming up this Fall

The 2018 ACIF Continental Pheasant Shoot will be Wednesday, Oct. 17th at Harrell & Sons Farms in Lowndes County and will be hosted by Big Rig Lodge. There will be a morning (9am) and afternoon (1pm) shoot, and all proceeds will be used for two $8,000 scholarships given out each…

July 16, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-June 2018

Cement shipment data recently released by the United States Geological Service for March 2018 shows tonnage to the state grew at a rapid rate over the same period last year. The growth marks the ninth consecutive month of an increase. The 115,209 tons shipped to the state represents a 12.8%…

June 22, 2018

Check out the 2018 Truck Driver Championship Video!

A big thank you to Pitts Media for this awesome video from the 2018 Truck Driver Championship, held at Thompson Tractor this past April! Check it out HERE

June 22, 2018