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15 Oct 2019 09:00
This one-day conference from Modern Masonry, The Concrete Centre and the Brick Development Association will provide the latest guidance, technical expertise and explain practical developments that will influence the design and delivery of long-lasting and high performance homes.
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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.
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.
07 Oct 2018
Better Built in Blockwork is a campaign by Modern Masonry to provide practical guidance on the characteristics, performance and benefits of masonry construction. Modern Masonry are committed to Better Built Housing and this campaign is part of our contribution to achieving high performance, resilient homes for the UK.
28 Sep 2018
Modern Masonry are partnering with The Concrete Centre and UK Construction Week to provide the Better Built Housing Hub, part of the Build Show. This new feature developed by The Concrete Centre and Modern Masonry includes a seminar theatre and exhibits. Come and visit Modern Masonry on stand B252.
10 Sep 2018
We have all experienced one of the hottest summers that the UK has had since 1977 and in its recently published report ‘Heatwaves: adapting to climate change’, the Environmental Audit Committee has called for tougher rules to ensure homes can deal with extreme heat.
14 Jun 2018
Concrete and masonry products are UK-manufactured, locally available and one of the most cost-effective solutions for building a new home.
12 Jun 2018
A recent theoretical study by cost consultant Rider Levett Bucknall UK and written up in The Construction Index suggests that affordable homes made from timber are marginally cheaper than masonry...
25 May 2018
Come and see us on: Stand G53. The Concrete Centre and Modern Masonry are exhibiting and supporting CIH's Housing Conference 2018, taking place at the Manchester Central on 26th – 28th June 2018. Housing 2018 is the leading event for housing industry professionals to meet industry contacts, gain industry insight and conduct business deals.
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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