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Building Code Anxiety?

Navigating the array of design and construction requirements of any contemporary building code is more than a little daunting. It’s frustrating, often counterintuitive, confusing, and just when you think you have things figured out, things change.…

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Jobsite Tools: Safety by Design

Jobsite tools are designed with the operator in mind and to meet the latest standards. Masonry Magazine spoke with six manufacturers about what sets their products apart when it comes to safety, ergonomics, and meeting industry regulations.…

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MIA+BSI, The Natural Stone Institute Begins Its Joint Venture

On Jan. 1, 2016, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and the Building Stone Institute (BSI) began a two-year joint venture to consolidate operations. Together, MIA and BSI (known as MIA+BSI, the Natural Stone Institute) serve more than 1,900 members in 55 countries who represent every aspect of the natural stone industry, offering them a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development, regulatory advocacy, and networking events.…

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Leaky Walls in Brick Buildings

While bricks do absorb water, it is virtually impossible for wind-driven rain to be forced completely through a brick body. During the brick manufacturing process, high kiln temperatures fuse raw materials into a solid, water-resistant mass. Because of this, individual bricks do not leak.…

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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. ...