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Élever l’industrie de la maçonnerie grâce à l’expertise technique

Soutenu par nos membres, le CMDC intervient dans de nombreux domaines clés pour aider les concepteurs à se doter des outils et des ressources dont ils ont besoin pour travailler de façon efficace.

Services offerts par le CMDC

Support technique

Whether it be for engineers, architects, masonry contractor members, or researchers, CMDC offers complimentary, informed, expert advice on everything masonry.

CMDC is funded by our member contractors, however, our engineering staff are here to provide objective and technically accurate advice to all eligible parties. CMDC does not, however, provide engineering consulting services, but rather, will work with designers and contractor members to resolve technical challenges, interpret standards clauses, handle unique detailing challenges, mitigate possible jobsite conflicts, or otherwise share our wealth of expertise in masonry materials, design, and construction.

CMDC engineering staff are located in offices around the country and are available through phone, video call, email correspondence, or site visits when necessary.

Conférences et cours

CMDC provides educational content for:

  • Universities and Colleges,
  • Practicing Architects and Architectural Technicians,
  • Practicing Structural Engineers and Structural Technicians,
  • CMDC Contractor members

Our most popular and in-demand course is the Engineered Masonry Design Course (EMDC) which is a rough equivalent to a 4th year structural engineering undergraduate course. We supplement this larger course with a variety of other presentations, seminars, short courses, and lunch and learns.

At CMDC we have a commitment to ensuring graduates of post-secondary education have exposure to masonry. CMDC provides textbook donations, educational MASS Licenses, guest lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and site visits.

Services de conseil

Le CMDC fourni un service de conseil axé sur la recherche, généralement avec des associations industrielles partenaires, des groupes gouvernementaux, des universités ou d’autres groupes connexes.

Nous n’offrons pas de services d’ingénierie au grand public.