Monthly Archives: February 2017

BIM-M Symposium to present digital tools, detailing masonry projects

February 28, 2017

From NCMA's eNews February 23, 2017 The 2017 BIM-M Symposium will be held in Addison, Ill. on May 4–5, 2017. Intended for architects, engineers, masonry suppliers, contractors, BIM users and owners, the symposium will include presentations on the use of digital tools for designing and detailing masonry projects in the BIM environment. Experts in BIM modeling…
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Concrete masonry commodity check-off referred to committee

February 22, 2017

From NCMA's eNews February 16, 2017 H.R 1046,  the Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education and Promotion Act, sponsored by Rep. Brent Guthrie (R-KY) was assigned to committee in the House on February 14, 2017. The Senate version S374 was also introduced to committee on Wednesday, February 15. The legislation provides authorization for the concrete masonry industry to…
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Silica Train-the-Trainer Course

February 6, 2017

From MCAA February 6, 2017 On June 23, 2017, OSHA’s silica rule will be implemented. All jobsites will be required to have: A written exposure control plan. A competent person who has been trained on the exposure control plan and silica on a jobsite. The MCAA's Silica Train-the-Trainer Course is a six-hour program that will…
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