December 2013 Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Fireplaces & Chimneys
Remodeling an indoor fireplace without replacing masonry really can be done, and the result can be natural, complex and permanent.
Building Envelopes & Wraps
Knowing the Unknown: John H. Koester offers insights on the ‘Ostrich Syndrome.’
Scaffolding industry veteran Justin Breithaupt discusses the project “tough spot” of the elevator shaft.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From The Editor
Full Contact PM
Will you accept the call to serve? You may feel like a little fish in a big pond, but you too can be a voice for the masonry industry.
U.S. construction spending inched up in December from a month earlier and increased solidly over the year, but the major components showed divergent trends, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.
As Congress returns from its August recess, I wanted to take this time to bring a new bill to your attention and ask that you share our concerns with your local members of Congress. On April 28, 2016, Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced S. 2892, the Timber Innovation Act (TIA).…
The thing about blades is that they can always be a little sharper. Thatâ€™s a maxim the masonry blade industry has taken to heart as it continues to innovate, making blades more versatile, more durable and less expensive to produce.
Masonry magazine has appointed Karen D. Hickey as Editor, effective January 29, 2016, taking the place of Jennifer Morrell, who served as Editor of the publication for more than eight years.