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Masonry Training in Prisons Reaps Successes
Vocational prison programs offer the potential for a win-win situation for both inmates and mason contractors. Studies show that these programs reduce the participants' chances of becoming repeat offenders, while also increasing their chances of finding legitimate employment upon being released. Meanwhile, mason contractors are looking for ready and willing masons and laborers. We'll discuss some of the programs currently being offered in various states, highlight a few success stories, and explain how mason contractors can get involved.
New Rules for Cleaning Contemporary Masonry Buildings
Long gone are the days when masonry simply meant red clay brick and gray mortar only. Likewise, long gone are the days of "one size fits all" post-construction cleaning of new masonry construction. Given the increased use of various masonry materials, cleaning that way now can mean disaster. The good news is that by following a few simple guidelines, you can produce great results every time on even the most complicated combinations of concrete, clay and stone masonry.
Telehandlers: Choices, Choices, Choices
As one of the most important pieces of heavy equipment on the masonry job site, new telehandler technologies and options allow for increased efficiency, speed and safety for the masonry industry. We'll discuss some of the new telehandler models, attachments, remote control systems and GPS products available on the market today.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making The Grade
Full Contact Project Management