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Masonry 101 - Southfield

Enhance your knowledge of masonry materials, fire resistance ratings, sound transmission class, energy requirements and masonry details!  If you are a design professional, engineer and/or architect, mason contractor, bricklayer, building official, building inspector, plan reviewer, masonry supplier representative, etc., this ONE day seminar is for you!

For more information contact Michelle.


IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Movement Joints, Control Joints, SAM Demo, and MULE Demo

Presented by: Dan Zechmeister and Liedal and Hart

Movement Joints:
Learn about the requirements for movement joints in both clay and concrete masonry walls.
Learn about the diverse types of movement joints used in masonry. Learn how to control movement when using dissimilar materials in a banding pattern. Examples will be reviewed to show where movement joints are needed and how to locate them on masonry projects. Experience installing movement and control joints.

SAM (Semi-Automated Mason)
The MULE – Construction Robotics
Learn how robotics like SAM and the MULE are impacting the industry, including advantages and disadvantages.

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Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


ASCE Webinar - Understanding Firewall Basics

This webinar will provide the user with a general understanding of the different types of firewalls. Four types of firewalls are discussed and include a firewall, a standard firewall, fire barriers and fire partitions. Openings and penetrations in firewalls are also discussed. Closing mechanisms associated with firewall openings and penetrations are also described.

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Instructor: 

D. Matthew Stuart
P.E., S.E., P.Eng., F.ASCE, F.SEI, SECB

Cost for Individual:
$99 Members
$129 Non-Members

Cost for Group/Site:
$199 Members
$299 Non-Members


MMCA's News & Brews

Michigan Mason Contractors’ Association upcoming informal get together with Industry

 

Short Industry Presentation:
Important Information Session –
Concrete Masonry Check-Off Program

 

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**Please note Lansing area location**

Questions or further info – contact Martha @ (231) 463-4572


44th Annual Masonry Honor Awards Reception

The reception is held to honor works of distinction entered in the Annual Masonry Honor Awards Program by members of AIA Michigan and to bring to public attention outstanding buildings and projects designed by AIA Michigan architects.


Generic Wall Design Committee Meeting

For more information or to receive meeting notices, contact Michelle at (248) 663-0415.


2019 Detroit Air Barrier Symposium

Please join the BEC-GD and ABAA at this year’s

Detroit Air Barrier Symposium

*Lunch included with all ticket purchases*
Up to 6.5 hours of HSW (Health, Safety, Welfare) CEU Credits available

Schedule & Registration Coming Soon


IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Grouting and Hot/Cold Weather Masonry

Presented by: Skip-Mariano DiGiovanni and Maria Alvaro

Grouting:
This presentation will cover the basic grouting and reinforcement requirements for structural masonry. Topics include: Grout material requirements including aggregates, preparation of grout specimens, reinforcement materials and splicing requirements. Considerations for correct grout and reinforcement placement, tolerances, grout cover, consolidation and reconsolidation of grout and placement of anchor bolts are discussed. Hands-On opportunity to install reinforcement, place grout in CMU cells and consolidate.

Hot & Cold Weather Masonry:
This presentation will discuss Cold Weather Masonry goals and industry guidelines. Innovative ideas and technologies will be discussed. Grouted masonry and the effects of hot and cold weather and precautions which need to be taken. The additional costs of building Masonry wall systems in cold weather and how it affects the bottom line. During the hands-on portion participants will lay both wet and dry block and use various methods to protect work from cold weather. 

REGISTER HERE

Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


Webinar: Troubleshooting REScheck and COMcheck projects

Hosted by Bob Schultz of PNNL, this webinar will present case studies reviewing challenges that can be addressed via REScheck and COMcheck software, the popular compliance software tool supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. Both residential and commercial projects will be covered, as will distinctions between various energy editions of model codes. To register now, click here.


MMCA Spring Meeting & Golf Outing

Make your reservation today for this important meeting!!

General Agenda

8:00– 8:15 am Arrival/ Registration/ Continental Breakfast
8:15– 8:30 am Call to order by Chairman Scott Schepers
8:30 – 9:30 am Presentation – Guest panel discussion on Recruiting & Training Employees
9:30 – 10:15 am Abbreviated General Meeting
10:15 – 10:30 am Golf Registration & Practice
10:30 am Shot-gun Golf

** Times may vary slightly**

Click the items below for registration forms

Spring Meeting Announcement
Reservation Form
Golf Tee Sponsor Form
Meeting Agenda

For questions or further information contact:

Martha  (231) 463-4572


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