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Monthly Archives: September 2019

NCMA Solutions Center: Can I use steel reinforcement in screen walls?

September 20, 2019

From NCMA eNewsSeptember 19, 2019 Yes, steel reinforcement is permitted where it can be embedded in mortar joints, bond beam courses, or grouted into continuous vertical cells. Screen walls are very versatile and is used in both exterior and interior applications. Curtain walls, fences, sun screens and room dividers are few of the numerous applications…
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Get $25 OFF ANY NCMA EDU class!

September 20, 2019

NCMA EDU online offers an extensive catalog of courses on concrete masonry and hardscape systems as well as manufactured stone veneer. Professionals in the concrete products industry can expand their knowledge and bolster their acumen from the convenience of their desk. From basic information to complex technical topics there are offerings available for all levels.…
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Architizer highlights five eye-popping CMU residences

September 16, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsSeptember 15, 2019 Architizer recently highlighted five designs that rethink CMU construction and detailing. As versatile units, the blocks can double as structural frames and base systems for veneer applications. Showcasing how concrete masonry can be used throughout low-rise buildings, the projects celebrate contemporary CMU design. To view them, click here.  
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Richard Bennett honored with NCMA’s Industry Champion Award

September 13, 2019

*For the full press release as well as video of the induction ceremony, click here. SEATTLE, WA – Richard M. Bennett, P.E., PhD, professor and director at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, was presented with NCMA’s Industry Champion Award August 8 at the association’s annual Midyear Meeting in Seattle, Washington. The NCMA Industry Champion…
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