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Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-March 2021

Historically, November, December and January are the slowest three months for the concrete industry in the state. However, December 2020 threw a curve ball to conventional thinking according to data recently released by the United States Geological Service. The USGS estimated 109,035 tons of cement were shipped to the state…

March 29, 2021

Trendlines Newsletter- February 2021

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service shows 114,280 tons of cement were shipped to the state during the month of November 2020. Cement shipments to the state grew by 14.5% over the same period in 2019. The month marks the largest increase over the same period in…

February 26, 2021

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-January 2021

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service shows 121,502 tons of cement were shipped to the state during October 2020. Cement shipments to the state grew by 10.8% over the same period in 2019. After contracting for two consecutive months, the state experienced much needed growth in October….

January 27, 2021

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-November 2020

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service shows 106,486 tons of cement were shipped to the state during August 2020. Cement shipments to the state contracted by 6% over the same period in 2019. After expanding for two consecutive months, the state experienced a slowdown for the month…

December 1, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data- October 2020

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service shows 112,816 tons of cement were shipped to the state during July 2020. Cement shipments to the state grew by 1.9% over the same period in 2019. The state has now seen an increase for two consecutive months. The cement shipments…

October 27, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data- August 2020

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service shows 118,844 tons of cement were shipped to the state during May 2020. The data represents a 8.9% decrease over the same period in 2019. May was the fifth consecutive month the state has lagged behind the 2019 totals.   Looking…

August 31, 2020

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data- July

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service show 107,518 tons of cement were shipped to the state during March 2020. The March total is an 11.6% decrease over the same period in 2019. Comparing March 2020 and February 2020, the state did experience a 23% grow month over…

July 8, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-May

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service show 83,034 tons of cement were shipped to the state during February 2020. The February total is an 11.8% decrease over the same period in 2019. Comparing February 2020 and January 2020, tonnage slipped by approximately 9%. The data is not…

May 22, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data- February

Data recently released by the United States Geological Service show 99,834 tons of cement were shipped to the state during November 2019. The November total, is a 14% increase over the same period in 2018. Comparing October 2019 and November 2019, the state experienced a contraction of approximately 9%. Also…

February 28, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-January

According to data recently released by the USGS for September 2019, 111,512 tons of Portland cement was shipped to Alabama during the month. The tonnage represents a growth of 10.46% in comparison to September 2018. Over the last four months, the state has been in a yo-yo pattern of in…

January 30, 2020

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data- December 2019

According to data recently released by the USGS for August 2019, 113,290 tons of Portland cement was shipped to Alabama during the period. The tonnage represents a contraction of 1.98% in comparison to August 2018. August’s slide brings the state in the red for 2 of the last 3 months….

January 28, 2020

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-October Newsletter

According to data recently released by the USGS for July 2019, 121,605 tons of Portland cement was shipped to Alabama during the period. The tonnage represents a growth of 10.2% in comparison to July 2018. Comparing July 2019 tonnage to June 2019, the state experienced a growth of 8.5% month…

October 30, 2019

Trendlines Statewide Monthly Construction Data-August 2019

According to data recently released by the United States Geological Service, cement shipments to the state grew for the third consecutive month in April. The 124,846 tons mark the second highest cement shipment in the last five years. The total narrowly missed the record 125,231 tons shipped in October 2018….

August 12, 2019

Trendlines Monthly Statewide Construction Data-May 2019

Following two months of decline month over month, cement tonnages shipped to the state of Alabama rebounded in January . The 102,850 tons for January moved the state back over the 100K ton mark for the first time since October 2018. Over the past five years, tonnage for January has…

May 20, 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