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October 2011 Volume 50, Number 10
Pavers in ActionA new face for East Pier in Lorain, Ohio
Hardscaping Case StudiesLearn from others’ experiences with the functional art form known as hardscaping.
Hardscaping Tools and EquipmentTo do hardscaping right, you’ll need the most helpful, efficient and effective hardscaping tools and equipment out there. Masonry reports.
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September 2011 Volume 50, Number 9
Connectors, Anchors and FastenersMasonry presents a case study on Miami’s Olympia Theater restoration.Mixers, Pumps and Delivery SystemsProduct Profile: An in-depth look at the uses and benefits of BMI’s Silo SystemCodes and StandardsMasonry examines the importance of code compliance verification.AttachmentsAn incorrect attachment purchase can waste your money, but you can generate money through your choice of attachments.
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August 2011 Volume 50, Number 8
A Closer Look at Mast Climbing Work PlatformsMast climbing work platforms have a history built from a combination of not only knowledge, but also creativity, passion, mastery and proficiency.Masons, Start Your EnginesCan manufactured stone compare to NASCAR? You bet. Like a new season of NASCAR, the leader board has shifted.The Case for Renting EquipmentIn today’s economy, the reasons for contractors and construction companies to rent equipment versus purchasing are magnified.
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July 2011 Volume 50, Number 7
Moisture ManagementThe importance of moisture management in below-grade constructionMortars, Mixtures and StainingA case study in Vail, Colo., focuses on the use ofType S mortar and core-fill grout.Nonresidential Energy Code Compliance withConcrete Masonry WallsThermal mass is the energy saver in masonry buildingsPower ToolsA look at some of the latest and greatest power tools that can make the job of the mason contractor easier and more efficient
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May 2011 Volume 50, Number 5
How Safe is Your Power Cutter?When a contractor has a project that includes cutting indoors, planning is a crucial step.Connectors, Anchors and FastenersMasonry speaks with three industry leaders in the connectors, anchors and fasteners industry.Construction Accounting SoftwareLearn more about the mortar that can hold your financials together.
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