Tag Archives: ASTM

Standard for adhered CMU approved

July 6, 2018

From NCMA's eNews July 5, 2018 A new ASTM specification for adhered concrete masonry units was approved at the ASTM C15 committee meetings last week. This standard sets minimum requirements for dry-cast concrete masonry units produced for use as adhered veneer. This new standard, ASTM C1877, will be published sometime later this summer by ASTM. For…
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Resilience = Durability + Sustainability

May 16, 2018

From TMS Sustainability e-News May 15, 2018 How prepared is global infrastructure for ferocious hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters? Technical committees are examining the issue from a number of angles. Read more.
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New ASTM standard supports community resilience

May 1, 2018

From NCMA's eNews April 26, 2018 A new ASTM International standard will support cost-effective ways for communities to respond, withstand, and recover from a wide range of potential catastrophes, such as natural hazards, utility outages, and human-caused disruptions. The new standard on “developing cost-effective community resilience strategies” (soon to be published as E3130) was developed by…
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Papers are invited for ASTM International Symposium on Masonry Innovations in Collaborative Research, Development and Applications

December 19, 2016

Papers are invited for the symposium Masonry 2018: Innovations in Collaborative Research, Development and Applications, to be held June 26, 2018 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, California. The symposium is being co-sponsored by ASTM International Committees C01 on Cement, C07 on Lime, C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit…
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