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Masonry December 2016

December 2016

Volume 55, Number 12


Scaffold Planks and Decking
Wood Scaffold Plank Performance
Learn how the key elements of wood plank relate
to performance

What’s in a Grade?
An expert reveals the differences between DI 65
and MSR plank

Quiz: Scaffold Planks and Platforms
Test your knowledge on scaffold plank identification
and inspection

World of Concrete 2017 Preview
Get Ready for World of Concrete and the
2017 MCAA Annual Convention



From the Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
Trowel Tech
Business Building
New Products
Classified Advertising

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