Industry News

TMS Presenting Fall Webinar Series on Special Inspection of Masonry Construction

April 12, 2019

TMS E-NewsletterApril 11, 2019 The Masonry Society (TMS) is planning a series of 9 webinars on Special Inspection of Structural Masonry, helpful for anyone who is or plans to become a Structural Masonry Special Inspector (SMSI), or who is otherwise involved with special inspection and testing of masonry. Webinars on the following topics will be…
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Mortar & Grout Sampling and Testing Workshop on May 14

April 9, 2019

In a recent survey by the Portland Cement Association, Mortar and Grout for Masonry Construction is sampled and tested improperly 89% and 56% of the time, respectively. The Mortar & Grout – Sampling and Testing Workshop will provide guidance regarding; Proper use of Specification ASTM C270 and Test Method ASTM C780 for evaluating masonry mortar…
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Looking to network? NCMA’s events make it easy.

April 9, 2019

NCMA manages events throughout the year that are geared specifically toward the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry. They provide members and nonmembers the opportunity to grow their businesses through networking, and the access to foster connections with top industry and business leaders. See Events
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Striking new concrete block design rises from the Arizona desert

April 5, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 4, 2019 Architecture practice Kendle Design Collaborative has completed a bold yet minimal residence situated in the desert landscape of Troon North in Scottsdale, Arizona. The building, constructed from concrete blocks, appears to rise from the ground while also providing a stark contrast against the organic softness of the natural environment. To…
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