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Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-December 2018

Cement Tonnage for September Contracts 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…

December 12, 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-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

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

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

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

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

Trendlines Statewide Construction Data January 2018

Cement shipments to Alabama increased for the fourth consecutive month in October. The four month increase comes on the heels of the state seeing three months of contraction.

January 13, 2018

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

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

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

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