What’s 150 years?

What’s 150 years?

By some standards, 150 years is a long time. But for Canada’s masonry producers, 150 years isn’t that long at all. Take a building like Montreal’s Saint-Sulpice Seminary. Built almost entirely of brick, block and stone, it has withstood more than 300 years of Canadian weather – and may well be around for 300 more. […]

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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 Brick already have the invoicing procedure of $0.05/block sold underway. The other concrete block manufacturing companies Mirabel Blocks, MBM Group and TNT Group will follow in their […]

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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 design, economic, and environmental decisions when it comes to building design and construction. We want you to have easy access to The Facts […]

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Finding Fault After Fire

Finding Fault After Fire

While Fort McMurray has put the fear of fire front and centre in the minds of Canadians, the fact is that fire, both natural and man-made, wreaks havoc all the time across the country. A couple of months ago, a house fire in Calgary killed five people. A White Rock, B.C. blaze flattened an apartment […]

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New Member

CCMPA is delighted to inform you that we have a new member. Rinox Inc. concrete product manufacturer is located in QC, Canada and becomes our first member in that Province. Bobby Correa is the General Manager of Rinox and his details are: 3155 Boulevard des Entreprises Terrebonne, QC J6X 4J9 bcorreia@rinox.ca 514-838-0947 www.rinox.ca RINOX Since […]

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Rethink wood. We agree!

Rethink wood. We agree!

For disaster-resilient construction, think concrete block. From fire and the forces of man and mother nature • Durable & maintains structural integrity • Competitively priced • Lower insurance premiums • Higher resale value View the November 2015 Fire Ad here.

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Masonry advocates ask, what’s in your walls?

Masonry advocates ask, what’s in your walls?

Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers (CCMPA) and MasonryWorx have teamed up to educate the homebuyers, contractors and the public on the advantages of brick, stone and masonry for home construction. Click here to read the full story.

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