Masonry Association of Florida Events Calendar
University of Florida's Rinker School of Construction Management
On Friday, November 4, 2016, Bryan Light of Brick Southeast held a hands-on masonry lab for Dr. James Sullivan at University of Florida.
The MEF/MAF holds an annual hands-on masonry lab for the students of Dr. Sullivan's Undergraduate Program at the Rinker School of Construction Management. The M. E. Rinker, Sr., School of Construction Management at the University of Florida prepares graduates for careers in the construction industry. The core curriculum includes a mix of technical, managerial, and business courses. Graduates receive a comprehensive education including theory and practical applications, and they are fully prepared for their responsibilities in the construction.
Wood you? Demand concrete block.
It was built to code. It had working sprinklers. But as local firefighters pointed out, once the lightweight wood assembly caught fire, sprinklers were simply no match for the 5-alarm blaze that tore through this luxury apartment complex recently in Edgewater, New Jersey. It prompted local officials to declare a state of emergency, and displaced more than 1,000 residents. Full Story
MAF & Industry News
Engineering Help Desk
Submit your masonry construction engineering questions to the MAF Staff Engineer, Don Beers, PE.
Concrete Masonry Education Council
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Mason Contractors Association
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