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

Check out the Spring issue of ConcreteWorks Magazine

ConcreteWorks is a quarterly publication filled with project features, an architect spotlight, event calendar and much more. Read the latest issue here!

April 20, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data April 2018

Cement shipment data recently released by the United States Geological Service for January 2018, shows tonnage to the state grew for the seventh consecutive month. The 84,753 tons shipped to the state represents over a 11% increase compared to January 2017 and the largest volume in five years for the…

April 18, 2018

2018 Truck Driving Championship held April 7th

Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures, 41 drivers from across the Southeast gathered at Thompson Tractor Company on Saturday, April 7th, to compete in the 2018 Truck Driver Championship. The event is held each year to thank these men and women for all the hard work they do for our industry….

April 12, 2018

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data

Cement shipments to Alabama in December rose by 19% over the same period in 2016, according to recently released USGS cement data. For the month, 86,587 tons were shipped in the state versus 70,168 in December 2016. The increase marks the sixth consecutive month shipments have outpaced the previous year’s…

March 27, 2018

Goat Hill Report Week Ending March 23rd

The Alabama Legislature has met for 23 of its possible 30 meeting days, and will likely adjourn after meeting only two days this week. This is very atypical of an organization that often goes to the last minute to pass the budgets. A long time employee of the legislature recently…

March 26, 2018

ICF Panel Presentation given at Birmingham AIA Meeting

On Tuesday, March 20th, the Alabama Concrete Industries Association sponsored the monthly meeting of the Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Michael Cleary, CEO of ICF Panels based in New York, spoke to more than 70 architects at the Cahaba Brewery. Available under several different brand names,…

March 20, 2018

Goat Hill Report Week Ending March 2nd

The 2018 legislative session is at minimum half way over. The legislature has now met 16 of the possible 30 days this session, however as mentioned in previous reports there are high hopes the session will end early for members to return home to campaign. Both the ETF and General…

March 14, 2018

Trendlines Statewide Construction Data February 2018

Cement Shipments Increase Again in November 2017 Cement shipments to Alabama increased for the fifth consecutive month in November. While it is impossible to predict the exact cause, the pent up demand from a very wet summer and the warm dry winter appears to have increased cement and concrete usage…

March 14, 2018