find a member   |   contact

Tag Archives: NCMA

Did you know…

February 21, 2020

From NCMA eNewsFebruary 20, 2020 The latest version of NCMA’s Direct Design Software includes an import/export feature of building models to and from Autodesk Revit. Find out more about this software here.
Read more

OSHA announces revisions to emphasis program for silica rule

February 21, 2020

From NCMA eNewsFebruary 20, 2020 OSHA has established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in general industry, maritime, and construction. The NEP targets specific industries expected to have the highest numbers of workers exposed to silica, and focuses on enforcement of the…
Read more

NCMA Solutions Center: How can you evaluate water repellency of a concrete masonry unit?

February 17, 2020

From NCMA eNewsFebruary 13, 2020 The water repellency characteristics of a concrete masonry unit can be evaluated using simplistic field methods (Water Droplet Test) or more involved laboratory test methods (Spray Bar Test and Water Uptake test). For more information on test methods, see TEK 19-07, “Characteristics of Concrete Masonry Units with Integral Water Repellent.”
Read more

The humble concrete block

February 17, 2020

From NCMA eNewsFebruary 13, 2020 A recent post by the Prairie Public recounts the lessons learned from the 1893 fire that burned 95% of the Fargo, ND and a similar fire in Iowa. During that Iowa fire, the Davis Building was unscathed, even after a three-story building collapsed onto it. The reason - the Davis…
Read more