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Outcome of Masonry Industry Issues at Code Hearings
While not published yet, the masonry design requirements for the 2006 IBC have been finalized, with one of the significant changes related to the required length of lap for splices in masonry construction.
Investigators Examine Masonry Affected by Hurricane Katrina in Gulf States
A team of investigators from The Masonry Society arrived in the Gulf States area on Sept. 2 to investigate the effects of Hurricane Katrina on masonry structures. Find out what they discovered about masonry, building codes and structural performance in the wake of this catastrophic event.
Make an Educated Choice
What's the best choice for small business owners when it comes to heavy equipment? An industry expert will discuss buy, lease and rent options.
The Fight Against Time
Sometimes having the foresight to gather preliminary information, project planning and diagnosing a historic structure can make you a shoe-in for a restoration job. Read one account of how planning ahead made all the difference.
Water, Water Everywhere
Water intrusion has become one of the focal points in the masonry industry, and manufacturers are heeding the call. Discover some of the moisture management products on the market that provide answers to this nagging problem.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making The Grade
Masonry Around the Nation
Full Contact Project Management