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Table of Contents

Masonry Magazine - August 2002


Mortar Mixers:
More than a Tub on Wheels

Picking the right equipment is often a matter of price. Here are some other things to watch for when buying a mixer.

Pentagon — Phoenix:
Rising from the Pentagon's Ashes

On September 11, 2002 the rededication of the Pentagon, damaged a year earlier, will be attended by many MCAA members who were instrumental in restoring the building. Here is their story.

Pentagon — Human Side: The Phoenix Team
Bricks and mortar make buildings strong; workers make them stronger. Listen to some of the tales from September 11, 2001.

Pentagon — The Stone: Material Command Center
The limestone used to replace those units damaged in the attack on the Pentagon was harvested from the same area as the original.

Pentagon — History: Rising from a Swamp
It took 16 months to build, one moment to damage and one year to rebuild. The history of the Pentagon is filled with events and numbers like these.

Pentagon — PenRen: Making the Biggest Better
A decade long restoration project at the Pentagon was partially completed when the attack of September 11 tested its engineering theory.

Scaffolding Safety: Getting it Right
At least 30 percent of all scaffold-related accidents involve the misuse of mobile scaffolds. In the majority of accidents, a complete mobile scaffold is not utilized.

Risk and Reality: Viewing Risk as Another Business Tool
There are steps you can take to greatly improve your chances in business. While taking a risk will never be a sure thing, it can be a surer thing than doing nothing.


From the Editor
President's Message
Making the Grade
Legal Advice
Marketing 101
Masonry News



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