Industry News

100-Year Anniversary Gala Celebration

August 3, 2018

From NCMA eNews August 2, 2018 More than 350 NCMA members and industry partners gathered in Chicago on Wednesday evening to celebrate the association’s rich 100-year history. The evening gala event included honoring all the companies and individuals who helped shape the concrete masonry and hardscape industry into what it is today. The Second City…
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NCMA Midyear Meeting highlights industry

August 3, 2018

From NCMA eNews August 2, 2018 While the 100-Year Gala was a time of industry celebration, more than 400 members are together at the Midyear Meeting in Chicago, IL, to look to the future. With committee meetings, networking opportunities and social events, members strategized the industry’s future in product development, promotion and education. Highlights of the…
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What is the correct way to sample and test CMU?

August 3, 2018

From NCMA eNews August 2, 2018 Sampling and testing of CMU is commonly done in accordance with ASTM C140, Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Unit. Some tests that are usually done for CMU include, compressive strength test, absorption test, and minimum normalized web area test. For more information…
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AUCH Construction Celebrates 110 Years and its New Headquarters Building located in Downtown Pontiac

July 31, 2018

AUCH Construction Pontiac, Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2018 PONTIAC, Mich. — AUCH (George W. Auch Company), a general contractor/construction management firm, held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new headquarters building today in downtown Pontiac while also celebrating its 110th year of business in southeast Michigan. Speakers at the event included Lt. Gov.…
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