Welcome to the Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association

Founded in 1959, The Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association is a non-profit industry trade association representing sand, gravel, quarry rock, cement, ready mix concrete, related businesses and suppliers in Washington State. For nearly 55 years, the Association is dedicated to strengthening our collective industry and to keep it abreast of the changing way we do business.


2017 Annual EIC Awards

If you missed our 2016 entry deadline, please submit an entry for the 2017 EIC Awards using the links below. Projects who did not win their category, are eligible for re-entry.

Use the following links to get started!
2017 EIC Paper Entry Form
2017 EIC Online Entry Form

 WACA YouTube Channel

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

WA ACI Chapter Meeting
Will be announced soon! Meetings will take place the second Tuesday of the month from October-May. Annual Golf Tournament to be held June 15th.

WACA Events
Book your 2017 Summer Meeting room today!  July 13-16, 2017 at Campbell's Resort.

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ACI Certifications & Training

Our ACI Certification Exams will resume in September.  2016-17 exam dates have been posted to our Events Calendar and can also be downloaded here!  

Phone calls/emails inquiries regarding the next available testing dates will be referred back to our website.

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2016 NRMCA Essay Contest


The 2016 NRMCA Scholarship is back up for grabs!  Our National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA) conducts an annual National High School Essay contest for High School students and awards scholarships for post high school education. We are asking the assistance of High School Guidance Counselors to help communicate this scholarship opportunity to your eligible WA High Schools Students.  At the State Level, 1 winner is given a $500 scholarship and will advance to the National Level for judging. The scholarship amount at the National Level varies depending on the students enrollment into a concrete related education ($5,000) or non-concrete related enrollment ($2,000).

For more contest rules and application for this scholarship, please CLICK HERE.



ACI Certification Season in Full Swing!

The 2016-2017 ACI Certification has seen it's first round of Seattle exams.  Next up on the schedule are our Spokane exams. Please start checking your ACI Certification expiration dates.  We have the entire calendar posted already (here).  This should give you a unique opportunity to schedule your staff out well in advance.  As a reminder, our cancellation policy for ACI Certifications is as follows:

1. Cancellation & Reschedule (within 1 week of class): Registration fee will be applied to the next available certification.
2. Cancellation & Refund:  Refunds are given less $100 for study materials and a $20 processing fee. No exceptions.
3. No-Shows:  Will not be refunded and funds will not be carried over to the next class.  Many people get turned away from these classes.  If you cannot attend, PLEASE be courteous and let us know as soon as possible.

If you are interested in becoming a supplemental examiner, please contact our office at 206.878.1622.  Supplemental Examiners get paid $75 for assisting with the Performance Evaluations.  You must have a current ACI Certification for the exam you will be assisting with.  


2016 Excellence In Concrete Awards

Another Year In The Books | Start Thinking of 2017!

Our 2016 EIC Awards Banquet was a success!  Congratulations to our winners and to all of our finalists!  A complete list of the finalists can be found HERE, in our 2016 Finalist Brochure.  If you are interested in submitting an entry for the 2017 EIC Awards Banquet, please click here.  We look forward to getting your entry!

WA ACI Chapter is now LinkedIn 

If you haven't had a chance you join our WA ACI Chapter LinkedIn page, please do so!  In additional me emails announcements going out to our members, we've also established another avenue to receive our meeting announcements and other important industry related information! 

To access our group page, please click here:  WA ACI Chapter LinkedIn Group

Congratulations ACI Chapter for receiving a 3rd consecutive Outstanding Chapter Award!  Each year, chapters submit an Annual Report Form, which is scored to determine the official Excellent or Outstanding Chapter designations. A large number of points are awarded in the categories of Membership and Meeting Participation.  Without your participation, this Outstanding Chapter designation wouldn't be possible.  So, THANK YOU for your continued support and dedication!