Monthly Archives: August 2016

MIM Grouting Workshop Now Available!

August 31, 2016

The Masonry Institute of Michigan has revised and updated the Reinforcing Walls and Grouting for Hollow Unit Masonry Workshop.  This 4-hour workshop is designed for bricklayers and will be presented at your location.  Cost is $100 per person.  For more information or to schedule a workshop contact Michelle.
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BIM-M’s Revit Masonry Pack Released

August 29, 2016

From NCMA's eNews August 18, 2016 The Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative (BIM-M) announced the release of the BIM-M Masonry Pack for the Autodesk REVIT software. The REVIT plugin and masonry library provide quality masonry content and place it at the fingertips of design teams. The masonry content library can be added to existing libraries…
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Senior Living Ads Promote Concrete Masonry Construction

August 29, 2016

From NCMA's eNews July 21, 2016 Following the assessment of construction decision makers and the construction materials they choose, NCMA developed the two ads to encourage the use of concrete masonry wall systems in the low-to-mid-rise construction, specifically in for the senior living/retirement community.  The ads are available below in PDF format.    
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Obama Administration Seeks Better Building Codes

August 29, 2016

From The Masonry Society's Sustainablility E-News May 31, 2016 - Volume 8, Number 10 The Obama administration is at work with agencies and organizations that create resilient building codes that would better address effects of climate change. The National Institute of Building Sciences says that $1 spent on addressing the problem will lead to $4…
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