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Midwesy Masonry at ISBA

Midwest Masonry was at the Indiana School Board Association’s annual event on Monday, September 15. With a strong turnout it was a great event to network and showcase what masonry can do for our schools and communities. Our mission with the state association and seeing others from the architectural and engineering community made for a great day. We were proud to serve next to the International Masonry Institute, too!

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NCMA Launches New Website

www.ncma.org

NCMA’s newly designed website features content focused on the association’s role to advance, protect and promote its members’ products. The fresh look of the site highlights the association’s many programs and services, including education, promotion, research, and advocacy to ensure that manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape products are building materials of choice in the construction industry. Visit the new NCMA website.

Milestone: 200 Texas Cities Adopt Masonry Planning as Strategy for Ensuring

Safe, Attractive, Sustainable Communities, Says Texas Masonry Council

The adoption of masonry planning as a strategy for sustainable growth continues to gain favor among Texas cities, with 200 cities statewide now embracing the concept by adopting minimum requirements for masonry in new construction, according to the Texas Masonry Council. Waco, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 — The adoption of masonry planning as a strategy for sustainable growth continues to gain favor among Texas cities, with 200 cities statewide now embracing the concept by adopting minimum requirements for masonry in new construction, according to the Texas Masonry Council. Continue Reading →

Oldcastle announces the national launch of Trenwyth® High Polish CMU.

Previously available regionally as Adams Polished Face, Trenwyth High Polish units are made differently than conventional ground face, utilizing a 10-head wet grind process that starts with an 80-grit diamond and works its way to a 3500-grit polishing wheel, giving the final finish a high luster and revealing the beauty of the aggregate with a terrazzo or marble-like appearance.

Product Benefits:

  • No need for acrylic sealer
  • Tight texture adds water/stain resistance
  • Many colors and sizes, including oversized and custom units
  • Can include recycled content to help achieve LEED® credits
  • Can be incorporated into other masonry systems

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Midwest Masonry Council's Mission

To increase the use of masonry products and applications through innovation and education.

The Goal of the Midwest Masonry Council

Communicate the attributes of masonry in safety, sustainability, life cycle savings, environmental soundness, regional product manufacturing, skilled installation, technical resources, and the variety of modern or traditional aesthetic opportunities coupled with century proven durability.

Midwest Masonry Council's Objective

To increase masonry's market share of construction.

Join the Midwest Masonry Council

The Midwest Masonry Council exists to increase the understanding and use of Masonry Products throughout Indiana.

Your membership contribution demonstrates not only a committment to the industry, but also enables the council to create events that will increase understanding the masonry mission throughout the community.

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Essroc, one of the leading manufacturers of masonry cement products in North American announces the launch of their NEW YouTube site. They are proud to provide 5 new videos that offer industry updates.

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Why Masonry?

Cinder BlocksMasonry provides some of the most durable and diverse options available today. From classic finishes to amazingly unique and creative alternatives, masonry provides a wide range of options that will last for generations.

 

See What We Do

BricksThe Midwest is home to some of the most impressive masonry projects in the world. Take a look at what is possible in our constantly growing photo gallery.

New projects are always in the works all across the midwest. The Midwest Masonry Council seeks to showcase masonry projects.