NEWS

Record Attendance at 2019 Annual Business Meeting

Typically held in January, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association took a chance and moved the Annual Business Meeting to April, proving to be a smart decision. A record crowd of 107 people attended the meeting, held at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery. The meeting began at 10am with…

April 5, 2019

Goat Hill Report- Week Ending March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019 The Alabama Legislature returned to the regular session last week following the five day special session to address the Rebuild Alabama Act. The legislature met for three days this week instead of the typical two days and one committee day. In the Senate, 91 new bills were…

March 25, 2019

Goat Hill Report- March 13, 2019

The Alabama Legislature wrapped up the special session today after only five meeting days. This is the minimum number of days allowed by law to pass a bill. The session has been a whirlwind week from the call by Governor Ivey on Tuesday night. Going into the special session, the…

March 13, 2019

Goat Hill Report-March 12, 2019

The Alabama Legislature will convene today for the 5th and possible last day of the special session. Both the House and Senate transportation committees met yesterday, and approved the Rebuild Alabama bills on their agenda. There was very little discussion, and no push back on the bills by either committee….

March 12, 2019

Goat Hill Report-Special Session Update

The Alabama Legislature met for the second day of the special session yesterday. In the House, the Transportation Committee approved House Bill 1 – the Accountability Act, House Bill 2 – the proposed gas tax, and House Bill 3 – bonding capability for the port of Mobile dredging. Together the…

March 8, 2019

Goat Hill Report-Special Session & Gas Tax Update

Goat Hill Report for March 6, 2019       The 2019 legislative session began yesterday at noon and quickly adjourned awaiting Governor Ivey’s State of the State address Tuesday evening. As expected, Governor Ivey emphasized the importance of finally addressing Alabama’s crumbling infrastructure during the speech. She also added…

March 6, 2019

2019 Tri-State Summer Convention Info

The beautiful Sandestin Beach Hilton in Destin, Florida, will once again be the host for our Tri-State Convention June 27th-30th. We hope you can join us for a long weekend on the white sandy beaches of Florida. CONVENTION PRICING Tri-State Convention Registration : $995 includes spouse or guest and a…

February 28, 2019

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-February

According to recently released USGS data, cement shipments to the state of Alabama for the month of October 2018 grew by 11%, compared to the same period in 2017. When compared to September 2018, cement shipments had a much larger growth of 21%. The 125,231 tons shipped to the state…

February 4, 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

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-December 2018

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 last six months, we have…

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

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