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Amendment slip to IMS Special Publication: Eurocode for Masonry- Guidance and Worked Examples.

The Amendment slip was produced after the publication of the 2012 UK National Annex to reflect the changes to the text of the Handbook which have come about through revision of the NA. The slip makes no attempt to reflect changes in or to the content of the Worked Examples.

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CIB W023 Guidance on Cracking in Masonry Walls

CIB, the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, W023 - Wall Structures has now published "Defects in Masonry Walls. Guidance on Cracking: Identification, Prevention and Repair."A copy can be downloaded from here

25 November 2015 ~ IMS Council (date modified)

Please note the date of the next Council meeting has been changed and is now scheduled to be held in London on Wednesday 25th November 2015.

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