Industry News

“1918-1943: The First 25 Years” debuts celebrating NCMA’s 100 years!

March 8, 2017

From NCMA's eNews March 1, 2017 In celebration of NCMA's 100-year anniversary in 2018, the association is developing a series of videos to commemorate the industry's history. During the recent NCMA Annual Convention, "The First 25 Years" video was premiered. See the industry's humble beginnings and how historical events affected the industry from 1918-1943. Plan to…
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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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