The Modern Masonry Alliance is a body that seeks to ensure developers and designers, customers and occupants understand the benefits of masonry solutions.
Choosing a non-combustible material is the most effective way of mitigating against risks of fire and safety to occupants...
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18 Oct 2016
The future looks bright for masonry construction and this is borne out by Tarmac’s Building Products division announcement to increase its Durox aerated block manufacturing capacity.
14 Sep 2016
Production has started at a new concrete block factory to deliver more efficient output, at a better cost. The project initiated by Thomas Armstrong will replace the company’s facilities at the site in Garforth.
03 Aug 2016
This autumn sees the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. After the 1666 fire the London Building Act of 1667 banned the use of timber framed houses in the City of London and stated that masonry be used as the structural material. There has been no great fire in London since the 1666 fire, due in significant part to the restrictions laid down in the London Building Act of 1667 and subsequent Acts. Read more
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The merits of building in non-combustible materials such as masonry are self evident to most...