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Personal Protection on the Job
Crew safety is one of the top priorities for mason contractors. We'll discuss some of the new trends and products available for the industry.
From Pompeii to Self-consolidating Grout
Although the actual units get all the glory, they wouldn't be standing long without the grout. We'll review the progression of grout from its historical beginnings to the current technologies and see how this behind-the-scenes material makes the masonry wall a winner.
The Bright Red String
The new kid in town has a red eye and likes to lay down on the job... or stand up flat against a wall. Laser optic packages built-in and attached to levels and even T-squares are making inroads where traditional metal, wood and fiberglass levels have reigned.
Masonry Plays a Symbolic Role in New Freedom Center
When the grand opening of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center takes place this month, visitors will not only be educated on tolerance and what it means to be free, but they will also learn the symbolism behind the use of masonry for the structure itself.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making the Grade
Washington's "Village" Awards
Utah's "Village" Awards