Topic Archives: News

Oct 16, 2019, 11:35 AM
The NCMA Board of Directors has approved Darryl Winegar to be NCMA Chairman of the Board 2019. As President of Midwest Block and Brick, producer and distributor throughout the Midwest, Winegar has been an active member of NCMA and the industry for many years. He has served on many NCMA committees, including chair of the Sustainability Subcommittee and member of the Convention Committee, Membership Recruitment Committee, SRW Committee and many others. Winegar was first chair of NCMA’s Young Professionals Group, establishing that group as the place for new and younger members of the industry to become involved and grow their professional careers. He looks forward to a productive year as Chair, continuing to move NCMA’s strategic initiatives forward. 573.635.7119 |
Oct 16, 2019, 11:23 AM
In addition to prescriptive details and tables, this updated TEK is based on calculated fire resistance procedure. It has a spreadsheet calculator for fire resistance ratings so users can determine fire ratings of specific assemblies, including concrete masonry walls, columns, lintels, beams and concrete masonry protection for steel columns. Also included are assemblies composed of concrete masonry and other components, including plaster and gypsum wallboard finishes and multi-wythe masonry components including clay or shale masonry units. TEK is available in the Solutions Center at
Oct 16, 2019, 11:09 AM
The board of directors of Belden Holding & Acquisition, Inc, parent company of The Belden Brick Company, announced three new management promotions of Bradley H Belden, Robert T Belden, and Brian S Belden at Belden Holding & Acquisition, Inc and Belden Aquisition and Holding, Belden Brick Company, LLC, Redland Brick, Inc, and Belcap, Inc, respectively. These changes, effective as of January 1, 2019, were recommended by the company’s Succession Planning Committee as part of the orderly transition to fifth generation leadership.
Oct 16, 2019, 10:49 AM
Future BIM-M projects will be considered for funding by the new Executive Committee on a project by project basis. Contact Executive Committee members directly with ideas.
Oct 16, 2019, 10:43 AM
The concrete masonry industry continues its efforts to establish a national checkoff program to generate long-term funds for product research, designer education and promotion of block’s unique benefits. The current outreach campaign is asking producers to imagine a world that recognizes the universal benefits of concrete masonry.
Mar 8, 2018, 6:54 AM
Apr 24, 2017, 2:02 PM
May 4-5, 2017 | Addison, Illinois State-of-the-Art BIM Technology to simplify masonry design and detailing creates efficiencies and improves project collaboration. Presentations include digital tools for designing and detailing masonry. Experts in BIM modeling will highlight several Autodesk Revit plug-ins, SketchUp and TEKLA modeling for design and construction, case studies of masonry using BIM-M.
Aug 9, 2016, 12:17 PM
Online Registration is now open for TMS's 2016 Annual Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 7 - 11, 2016.
Jul 11, 2016, 9:04 AM
Attendees may now register for the Midyear Meeting taking place September 11-14 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Jun 1, 2016, 4:50 AM
The PCA Education Foundation Professor' Workshop is scheduled for July 25-29, 2016, at the Portland Cement Association in Skokie, Illinois.