2022 Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

Over the last year, the CCMPA executive has consulted closely with The Athena Group working toward our renewed, industry- wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The new version includes both GU and GUL cement, as well as data supporting carbon sequestration in dry-cast block.

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Codes Quarterly: Q2 2022

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Codes Quarterly – your one-stop shop for Block-related summary updates on all things Codes, Standards, and Research.

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Annual General Meeting 2022

Registration for our 2022 Annual General Meeting is now open! Register online for this year’s Annual General Meeting & Grimo Cup Golf Tournament. Early Bird Registration by September 1, 2022 saves $50 on the full meeting package!

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Codes Quarterly: Q1 2022

In 2021, feedback gathered from our membership requested more in-depth communication from the CCMPA on all things Codes & Standards. We heard you, we’re listening & we’re acting! 

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Your Q1 CCMPA Activity Report

We hope that this email finds you healthy and well, surviving despite the continued chaos surrounding us. The silver lining of this pandemic seems to be that it has been an outstanding couple of years for block production and sales – with a continued strong forecast for 2022.

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Canadian Concrete Expo

Canada’s only national trade show serving the concrete, aggregates and construction industries is back, better and stronger, May 18-19, 2022 at The International Centre, Toronto

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Industry Climate Ambition Statement

The Canadian cement & concrete industry is pleased to announce that a collaborative Industry Climate Ambition Statement with 2030 and 2050 targets, and a supporting net-zero road map, is currently under development for release in early 2022.

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CCMPA 2021 AGM Success

After over a year and a half in hiding – we’re back! Last week, on September 23rd CCMPA hosted our 2021 AGM at Hockley Valley Resort and thanks to our members it was a huge success! We oversold the event with a full roster for the AGM, Golf and Dinner. Our CCMPA Board and Executive sends a huge thank you to the industry for their ongoing support! We are by the members, for the members.

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Building the Case For Block

Resilience has long been a buzz word in construction design and is used in a variety of ways; often without clear definition.  For the purposes of this article, the definition will be derived from a paper by Norris, F.P., et al. titled “Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities and Strategy for Disaster Readiness”. Norris notes that “resilience is a process not just a result or outcome and resilience is adaptive (dynamic not static)”.

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