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February 2016 Table of Contents

Air Barriers and Insulation
Russell Snow explains protecting buildings from unwanted air and moisture infiltration.

Education and Workforce Development:
Masonry Industry Workforce Development Efforts
Updates on the workforce development efforts from seven associations and organizations

Aiming High in Texas
The Texas Masonry Council and the University of Texas at Arlington are addressing a masonry worker shortage.

Building History
The Mary Institute and Country Day School links science and technology with tradition through masonry.

Pump Maintenance
Maintaining and keeping your pump clean and in running order can protect your investment.…

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January 2016 Table of Contents

Brick and Block
Size Matters: Cost-Efficient Masonry Walls
Brick size is another important factor when considering the total cost of masonry walls.

Remixing Modern Masonry With Watershed Block
Watershed Block is designed be durable, energy efficient, locally produced and possess modern aesthetics, with one-third less cement than traditional concrete masonry.

Digital Design With Brick
MIT architecture professor Sheila Kennedy respects history while advancing state-of-the-art masonry.

Mast Climbers, Cranes and Telehandlers
Mason contractor and longtime Ahern Rentals customer, Calvin Brodie, has repeatedly relied on Xtreme telehandlers. Here’s why.

Software and BIM-M
Contractors Can Implement BIM in Masonry
Building Information Modeling can be implemented into masonry and add value for the mason contractor.

A Comprehensive Update on BIM-M
A newly developed guide can help mason contractors negotiate the world of BIM.…

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December 2015 Table of Contents

Table of Contents December 2015 Volume 54, Number 12 FEATURES Chimneys General Shale offers a masonry chimney checklist for weather resistance. Building Wraps and Insulation A systematic approach to wall assemblies and code requirements Scaffolding Tight-squeeze jobs are no longer a problem, thanks to the latest innovations in scaffolding. COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS From The Editor…

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October 2015 Table of Contents

Hardscaping Case Studies
Two detailed case studies outline how to tackle masonry projects from the experiences of other.

Saws, Saw Blades, Hammers and Grinders
Saw technology continues to improve and evolve, and masons have more choices than ever on the jobsite as we learn in this review section.

Adhered Masonry Veneer
An expert lends a few lessons for navigating adhered masonry veneers, which have become better engineered for performance and more attractive as a final product.…

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September 2015 Table of Contents

Anchors, Connectors and Fasteners
Learn the dos and don’ts of masonry anchors from Paul Curtis, industry veteran.

Mixers, Pumps and Delivery Systems
The “Standard Specification for Grout for Masonry” allows for consistent quality and safety of masonry structures.

Scaffolding and Mast Climber Safety
Proper and appropriate training is simply critical to avoiding falls and other injuries.

Technology
Drone technology can be used to inspect building façades.

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MASONRY MAGAZINE VIDEO NEWS

S26 HEPA Dust Extractor From Pullman Ermator

Ermator HEPA Dust Extractors are equipped with tested and certified HEPA filters that trap the smallest, most dangerous-to-breath dust particles and prevents them from being released in the air. A HEPA Dust Extractor not only exhausts perfectly clean air, it is far more efficient for the fast recovery of bulk dry dust, debris and other building materials found on every Construction, Abatement and Restoration job site.

Drilling and Chiseling Hammer Demonstration | CS Unitec

CS Unitec Drilling and Chiseling Hammer type 2 2414 0010 demonstration. For more information on the tools, drills and other products seen in this video, please visit: http://www.csunitec.com/hammer-drills/

PumpMaster | Masonry Grout Pump for Core Filling | Block Fill | Masonry Wall Grouting

The AIRPLACO PumpMaster PG-30 is shown on a jobsite in Nashville, TN with Masonry Contractor WASCO, Inc. ...