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14 Jan 2022
CONCRETE COMBINED! We're delighted to announce that British Precast has merged with the UK's Mineral Products Association to represent the concrete industry and accelerate its journey to beyond net zero carbon emissions.
30 Mar 2020
As a result of the guidance provided by the Government and Public Health England, all APA members will cease Aircrete product production as soon and as safely as possible while continuing to review the situation to act accordingly.
18 Feb 2020
UPDATED 16/03/2020: due to ongoing COVID-19 situation NHBC have cancelled the remaining Build For Tomorrow Roadshows. Go to www.nhbc.co.uk for more information.
Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.
19 Mar 2019
British Precast, the trade association for the UK precast concrete industry, has appointed Christopher Stanley as its new Housing Manager.
01 Mar 2019
Modern Masonry will be delivering a free seminar on 'Higher Level Housing' in the Materials Hub Theatre at Futurebuild on Wednesday 6 March 2019 at 12 noon.
20 Feb 2019
Modern Masonry and the Concrete Block Association will be exhibiting at this year's NHBC Roadshow 'Building for Tomorrow 2019'.
22 Jan 2019
The 31st December 2018 saw us say goodbye to Andrew Minson who has left British Precast and The Concrete Centre after 15 years of service to take up a role at the Global Cement and Concrete Association.
23 Nov 2018
Chris Stanley, housing manager at Modern Masonry, says overheating and emissions are as important to consider as fire protection in homes post-Grenfell.
21 Nov 2018
Housing Association magazine editor Victoria Galligan asked Chris Stanley, Housing Manager at Modern Masonry, about the Better Built in Blockwork campaign and why specifiers should be choosing concrete blocks…
02 Nov 2018
The budget announced a further investment, creating a 5.5billion Housing Infrastructure Fund to support the building of 650,000 new homes. The Concrete Centre is calling for joined up thinking that responds to proven research from Government bodies and beyond to ensure that performance and quality are criteria for securing funding.
Notes to Editors
The Modern Masonry Alliance is a body that seeks to ensure developers and designers, customers and occupants understand the benefits of masonry solutions. It provides guidance on design of masonry and furnishes government and influencing organisations with the evidence of how masonry can contribute to a sustainable built environment. Founding association funders of MMA are Aircrete Product Association, Brick Development Association, Concrete Block Association and Mortar Industry Alliance.
The Modern Masonry Alliance is affiliated to British Precast, the trade association for precast concrete manufacturers and members of the supply chain.
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