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Resilient Housing Conference

30 Oct 2017 09:00

This one-day conference from The Concrete Centre and the MMA will provide technical expertise on concrete & masonry solutions.


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New Ibstock factory to go into production

27 Jul 2017

Ibstock has invested £54 million into a new factory. This will increase production from 780 - 880 million bricks a year from the 3rd quarter of 2017. This increase is enough to build 15,000 detached homes and garages.

Grenfell Tower Fire

15 Jun 2017

At this time, the priority is caring for those directly affected by this tragic incident and the staff and members of the MMA send their condolences to residents, their families and gratitude to the emergency services.

Housing Whitepaper Response

28 Mar 2017

Modern Masonry Alliance responds to the housing white paper published by Gavin Barwell Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London). Read more of MMA’s response in this Construction News article here.

Ecobuild success

10 Mar 2017

The High Performance Housing stand in the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion was a great success, with lots of visitors throughout the exhibition.

Further investment in UK production...

18 Oct 2016

The future looks bright for masonry construction and this is borne out by Tarmac’s Building Products division announcement to increase its Durox aerated block manufacturing capacity.

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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