Education and Certifications
The tough new standards developed by the Natural Stone Council over a five-year period were released in late-June and promise to level the playing field between man’s oldest building material and other building components.
Software: BIM for Masonry
BIM-M will expand the use of masonry within the construction industry by promoting the development of tools that will help architects, engineers, manufacturers, masons, contractors and owners.
Mast Climbers, Cranes and TelehandersThe mast climber industry has been working hard to update committee focus and standards development, always mindful of the increased potential for accidents in the period immediately following a recession.
Anchors and Energy Efficiency Energy codes continue to reach for higher standards. If you’re thinking that the role played by a masonry anchor in the thermal performance of a wall system is insignificant, think again.
Scaffolding Case Study
Engineering and communication overcome challenges on Travelers Tower renovation as Safway Services erects the tallest, continuous Systems Scaffold structure in the United States.