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Trendlines Statewide Construction Data November 2017

Cement Shipments Rise in August Cement shipments in the state are estimated to be 99,579 tons for August 2017 based on data recently released by the United States Geological Service. The tonnage equates to a 1.08% increase over the 98,391 tons for August 2016. Alabama has seen growth over the…

December 19, 2017

ACIA sponsors AIA North Alabama Chapter’s Design Awards

On Thursday, Nov. 9th, more than 70 architects and guests gathered at Rocket City Tavern to celebrate the 2017 AIA North Alabama Design Awards sponsored by ACIA.

December 19, 2017

2018 Scholarships Being Accepted Through December 1

The Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 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 deans at the University of Alabama, Auburn…

December 19, 2017

Trendlines Statewide Construction Data October 2017

Ready Mix Consumption Jumps in July According to data recently released by the USGS, cement shipments to AL increased 3.9% for July 2017 over the same period in 2016. The USGS estimated 93,295 tons of cement were shipped for 2017 compared to 89,547 tons the previous year. Utilizing the NRMCA…

December 19, 2017

ACIA Recognized by the Montgomery AIA

Montgomery AIA Chapter Recognizes ACIA The AIA Montgomery Chapter recently presented the ACIA the 2017 Mike Barrett Service Award at their fall party. The award was established in the honor of former AIA member Mike Barrett to recognize members who dedicate their time to improving the chapter and the architectural…

December 19, 2017

ACIA Discusses Concrete with AU Engineering Students

ACIA Discusses Tilt Up Construction with AU-ACI Student Chapter On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the ACIA presented at the AU-ACI Student Chapter luncheon. The event was attended by 30 students as well as an advisor, Dr. Robert Barnes. Rick Galloway, of Martin Construction was the speaker for the one hour…

December 19, 2017

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data September 2017

Cement Shipments and Ready Mix Yardage for June 2017 Pull Back Data recently released by the USGS for cement shipments show a sharp decline in June 2017 in comparison to June 2016. Tonnage contracted by 14% versus the same period in 2016. Shipments to the state have now declined for…

December 19, 2017

A Day of Concrete Knowledge

Date: November 29th, 2017 Location: Birmingham, AL AGC Office 5000 Grantswood Drive Time: 10 – 2 pm includes lunch CEU Credit: Architects will receive 4 hours of HSW Learning Units. The ACIA is a registered AIA provider. Engineers will receive 4 hours of PDHs. Cost: No cost to attend. Schedule…

November 16, 2017

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