Research guides

Seismic Design Guide

A comprehensive state-of-the-art guide on seismic design and construction of low-to mid-rise masonry structures.

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Masonry Analysis Structural Systems

MASS™ is a powerful software package that analyzes and designs in accordance with the CSA Masonry Standards.

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Metric Technical Manual

The Fifth Edition of the manual is intended as a working tool to be used in conjunction with Codes and Standards.

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We’re breaking new ground

For five decades, we’ve worked on behalf of Ontario’s concrete masonry producers to build an industry as strong and as enduring as the products it manufactures. Now, as a Canada-wide body with national membership, we’re making our industry stronger. Introducing the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association — CCMPA.

Today, technology and innovation are presenting our industry with great opportunities — and considerable challenges. As CCMPA, we will provide the inclusive representation and strong voice necessary to ensure that we meet those challenges, and that our products remain the building material of choice.

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Canadian Masonry Research Council

The council is a strategic directive by the CMDC and CCMPA to consolidate their individual research activities into a collaborative partnership will create a single point of contact for masonry research. The CMRC will simplify the proposal process for Canadian researchers and linking their work with the industry’s aspirations, increasing the likelihood of successful commercialization of their new innovations and discoveries.

Latest News

May 2017
May 2017

Download the May 2017 edition of CCMPA Updates.

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Official Launching of the “Bloc Levy” Program in Quebec

Effective: January 1, 2018. The association of masonry contractors is proud to announce the official launching of the Bloc Levy program in Quebec. The Permacon Group and Brampton [...]

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Sharing “The Facts” through Social Media

We know you are busy. We know there is an infinite amount of information out there on construction and building materials. We know that you are challenged every day to make better [...]

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