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NCMA Solutions Center: What can I do to prevent termite infiltration in a building?

January 3, 2020

From NCMA eNewsJanuary 2, 2020 Termites can cause extensive damage to a building structure and concrete masonry is one of the best products available for termite resistance. Along with incorporating concrete masonry in building construction, other strategies include minimizing cracks in walls and slabs, providing access to inspect for termite tunnels, and removing all wood…
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Upcoming Webinar: Strength Design of Clay and Concrete Masonry

December 30, 2019

TMS Sustainability E-NewsVolume 11, NumberDecember 30, 2019 The use of strength design is common with other materials, and is becoming increasingly common for structural masonry as it offers a number of advantages. TMS is currently developing a new guide on the Strength Design of Clay and Concrete Masonry that focuses on this specific design method,…
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NCMA has a Facebook page

August 26, 2019

From NCMA eNewsAugust 22, 2019 For tech tips, information on membership, events, history, values and so much more , click here.
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Grizzlies, wilderness and a fire-resistant concrete block home

August 5, 2019

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsJuly 31, 2019 Molly Shepherd can easily recount the devastating 2003 fire. It was one she said that quickly became a watershed moment for many people with properties in the remote, wild and achingly beautiful territory along the North Fork of the Flathead River in Montana. The blaze very nearly engulfed her…
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NCMA offers free education courses for designers

May 2, 2019

From NCMA eNewsApril 25, 2019 There are two, and they're both FREE. The first is called "Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficient Solution", and it's available here. The second and latest is "The Next Generation of Concrete Masonry", and it's available here.
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