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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

2019 ACI Class Schedule

Click here to check out our ACI Class Schedule for 2019.

June 6, 2018

Huge Crowd attends 2018 Tri-State Summer Convention

Thankfully, Tropical Storm Alberto from earlier in the week moved out just in time for the Tri-State Summer Convention. With nearly 330 members, their families and guests attending this year’s meeting, held at the Sandestin Beach Hilton, was one of the largest ever. We were thrilled that the Tennessee and…

June 6, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-May 2018

Cement shipment data recently released by the United States Geological Service for February 2018 shows tonnage to the state grew for the eighth straight month. The 93,323 tons shipped to the state represents a 13.6 % increase compared to February 2017 and a 9% increase over January 2018. The February…

May 18, 2018

Phil Webb appointed to Alabama Power Board of Directors

Phil Webb, president of Webb Concrete & Building Materials, was recently appointed to Alabama Power’s board of directors. Founded in 1945, the company operates ready mix concrete plants in Oxford, Pell City, Heflin and Roanoke, and building materials locations in Heflin, Oxford, Pell City, Centre and Birmingham. The company also…

May 1, 2018