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NCMA’s The Next Generation of Concrete Masonry

March 29, 2019

The National Concrete Masonry Association has developed a new FREE continuing education course on AECDaily.com, an educational website for architects, specifiers, engineers and construction professionals. The course fulfills AIA CES credits and is called "The Next Generation of Concrete Masonry." It delves into the perceptions and cost-effective benefits of the building solution as influenced by…
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After tornado, Texas homeowners building safe houses out of block

March 18, 2019

From NCMA eNewsMarch 14, 2019 In the wake of devastating tornadoes in Lubbock, Texas, local home builders are reporting about half of their customers are including storm shelters, or safe houses, in the design plans for their new homes. The rooms are built completely out of concrete block, rebar, and concrete. Lubbock Fire and Rescue…
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