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Industry ASTM standard revised

July 19, 2019

From NCMA eNewsJuly 18, 2019 A standard utilized by the concrete products industry, C887 - Standard Specification for Packaged, Dry, Combined Materials for Surface Bonding Mortar, has been revised to C887-19 developed by Committee C12.06, To see the revision, click here.
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NCMA Solution Center: How does thermal mass of concrete masonry help in design?

July 12, 2019

From NCMA eNewsJuly 11, 2019 Thermal mass of concrete masonry absorbs heat, which is then slowly released to keep interior temperatures at a comfortable level. Using the thermal mass of concrete masonry as a heating system is an application of Passive Solar Design. Thermal mass reduces the reliance on mechanical heating and cooling and thus…
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Victims of massive UK fire say Grenfell was ignored

July 12, 2019

From NCMA eNewsJuly 11, 2019 Safety fears about a block of flats in east London ravaged by a huge fire last month were first raised in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it has been claimed. Concerns about wooden cladding were voiced almost two years before the blaze which destroyed 20 flats and damaged…
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