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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Housing Market Continues Positive Growth Through the first 9 months of 2016, Alabama has seen 15.1% more housing permits issued compared to the first nine months of 2015. Total permits for 2016 are 7,613 versus 6,616 for the previous year. Helping lead the growth are Birmingham with a 30.9% increase,…

November 7, 2016

2016 Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup

First place team – ABC Polymer Team – l to r Greg Tucker-Tucker Jones Structural Engineers, Andrew Marlin-MBA Structural Engineers, Denzil Schmitz-ABC Polymer, Rick Passey-Kirkpatrick Concrete On Monday, Oct. 24th, 65 golfers played in the 6th Annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup held annually at Inverness Country Club as a ‘thank…

November 1, 2016

2017 Scholarships

              The Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2017 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…

October 31, 2016

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

The ACIA’s monthly economic data report called Trendlines provides members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state, as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report also provides historical production trends, and data included in the report will be based…

September 28, 2016

ConcreteWorks presents ‘A Day of Concrete Knowledge’

The Alabama Concrete Association’s “A Day of Concrete Knowledge” in Huntsville and Birmingham was a huge success. More than 120 architects and engineers attended the events on Sept. 7th and 8th, and the program provided valuable education on concrete and masonry concrete topics. All participants received eight hours of HSW approved…

September 13, 2016

ALDOT allows Site Gauges for Water Addition beginning September 1

Effective September  1, 2016 ALDOT is changing their procedure for the addition of water into the back of the ready mix truck. Ready mix producers will now be able to add water through the use of the sight gauge or by the previously approved inline water meter. Producers will no…

August 18, 2016

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Ready mix production in Alabama for May 2016 grew by 8.65% compared to May 2015. For the first five months of the year, Alabama has seen production increase by 17.9% over the same five months of 2015. National ready mix production grew 5.1% for the month of May 2016 over…

August 18, 2016

Update to Alabama Department of Agriculture Scale Certification

State law requires any scale used in the production and selling of materials or goods to the public be certified by the Department of Agriculture on an annual basis. Scales used to weigh aggregate, cement, and water at ready mix plants fall under this requirement. Recently, the concrete industry requested…

July 29, 2016

Parking Lot Design Seminar held in July

On Wednesday, July 20th, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association hosted its annual Parking Lot Design seminar at Sain Associates in Birmingham. The workshop had more than 30 attendees and provided 2 CEU/PDH credit hours. Amanda Hult, P.E., NRMCA was the guest speaker. She joined NRMCA in July 2011 and recently moved back…

July 24, 2016

ACIA awards 2016 Top Block to Nequette Architecture & Design

The ACIA would like to congratulate Nequette Architecture & Design for being awarded the 2016 Top Block Award. The firm was recognized for the use of concrete in its winning design of Hoover Fire Station No. 10. The Top Block Award was presented during the AIA’s Annual Convention in Perdido Key. More…

July 22, 2016

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

The ACIA’s monthly economic data report called Trendlines provides members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state, as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report also provides historical production trends, and data included in the report will be based upon…

July 21, 2016

Summer Convention held in June

More than 290 people attended this year’s tri-state summer convention held at the Sandestin Beach Hilton. Joining us this year were the Tennessee and Mississippi Concrete Associations. Attendees enjoyed a cocktail welcome reception and dinner on Thursday evening with Dale Henry as a special guest speaker. The ‘dog fight’ for…

June 20, 2016

Association Members join Gov. Bentley for signing of HB88

L to R: Mike Weeks, John Sorrell, Dan Carlisle (Lafarge Holcim Cement), Kurt Milliman (Sherman Industries), Chris McGough (Ready Mix USA), Gov. Bentley, Denzil Schmitz (ABC Polymer), Rep. Barry Moore, Brent Bruser (Truckworx), Evans Duncan (Ready Mix USA) On Tuesday, June 14th, several members of the Alabama Concrete Industries Association…

June 20, 2016

Trendlines Monthly Data Report

The ACIA’s monthly economic data report called Trendlines provides members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state, as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report also provides historical production trends, and data included in the report will be based…

June 4, 2016

Trendlines- Monthly Data Report

The ACIA has developed a monthly economic data report called Trendlines, which will provide members with the latest cement and ready mix consumption for the state as well as housing permits issued for the 25 largest homebuilder association chapters. The report will also provide historical production trends, and data included in…

May 20, 2016