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2017 ACIA Truck Driver Championship

Thank you to Thompson Tractor Company for sponsoring our 2017 ACIA Truck Driver Championship held Saturday, April 8th. It was a great event! Check out all the photos!

November 3, 2017

Register now for the Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup

The Alabama Concrete Industries Association will host its 7th Annual Butch Wyatt Concrete Cup on Monday, October 30th at Inverness Country Club.

September 11, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data August 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for May 2017 Contract Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show a sharp decline in May 2017 in comparison to May 2016. Tonnage contacted by 10.15% versus the same period in 2016. Shipments to the state have now declined for 2…

August 24, 2017

A Day of Concrete Knowledge 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 and PDH credits. Certificates will be issued to both architects and engineers. There is a fee of $30 to attend. All proceeds will go to…

August 1, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data July 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for April Contract Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show April tonnage fell by over 3% in comparison to April 2016. In comparison to March 2017 shipments, April dipped by nearly 1%. We have anticipated a contraction based on the nearly…

July 25, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data June 2017

Cement and Ready Mix Data Positive for March Recent data released by the United Geological Service shows 100,482 metric tons of cement shipped to Alabama for the month of March 2017. This represents a 4.2% growth over March 2016 and a 20% growth over February 2017. Utilizing the NRMCA conversion…

July 6, 2017

It’s All about Concrete-SEAoAL Seminar coming up in August

“It’s All about Concrete” Thursday, August 3rd 6.5 PDH (AL and FL) 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SEMINAR LOCATION Pelham Civic Center 500 Amphitheater Road Pelham, AL 35124 205-620-6448 www.pelhamciviccomplex.org SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. — 8:15 a.m. Registration and Expo 8:15 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. The Practicing Engineer’s Guide to Designing…

June 26, 2017

Members needed for ACIA Committees

Your Voice is Important! ACIA’s board of directors is asking you to serve on one of various committees our association has created. This new opportunity for members is a great way to get involved, and help grow future leaders. The first meeting of the committees will be held in July…

June 26, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-May 2017

Cement and Ready Mix Consumption Continues Upward Trend Cement shipments to Alabama in February rose 2.4% over February 2016 data and 7.4% over January 2017 data. Alabama has been on a positive trajectory recently, with cement shipments in the state having risen for 12 of the last 14 months when…

May 26, 2017

2017 Summer Convention

About the Convention The Henderson in Destin, Florida, will be our host for our Joint TCA/Alabama Convention June 8-11. We have great speakers lined up for the meeting, and, as always, we made sure to leave plenty of time to network with clients, friends, and family! Please complete your REGISTRATION…

May 12, 2017

2017 Truck Driver Championship held April 8th

On Saturday, April 8th, 43 drivers from across the Southeast gathered at Thompson Tractor Company to compete in the 2017 Truck Driver Championship, held each year to thank these men and women for all the hard work they do for our industry. Thank you to Thompson for hosting once again!…

April 12, 2017

ACIA sponsors Structural Engineer Association Seminar

The ACIA was proud to sponsor the Structural Engineers Association seminar “Design of Masonry Structures” on March 23rd in Birmingham. Sixty five structural engineers attend the program. The full day seminar focused on the new requirements and revised provisions of 2015 IBC Chapter 21 and the referenced masonry material standard TMS…

April 11, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-April 2017

January Residential Permits Show Strong Start The mild winter in Alabama has translated to a strong start for residential building permits across the state. There were 812 permits issued for January 2017 compared to only 659 for the same period in 2016. This translates to a 23.2% increase. Looking at…

April 5, 2017

ACIA sponsors February AIA meeting

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, a crowd of 120 designers attended the joint meeting of the Structural Engineers Association of Alabama and the Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, sponsored by the Alabama Concrete Industries Associaton.

February 27, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data- February

Cement Shipments see Growth in November Cement shipments to Alabama for November 2016 as reported by the United States Geological Service continued to show strength when compared to shipments for November 2015. The state experienced a 17.8% growth compared to the same thirty days in 2015. For the first eleven…

February 23, 2017