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Brick Matching 101

When repairing or adding to a masonry structure, we usually want the new area, wall, extension or wing to look just like the pre-existing masonry.…

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Choosing the Right Masonry Pressure Washer

Not unlike a hammer or wrench, a pressure washer is a universal tool applicable across a range of service fields. Pressure washers can tackle the relatively light job of cleaning vinyl siding, up to the tough removal of caked-on mud or grease from heavy equipment. …

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BIM for Masonry Releases New Roadmap

By all accounts, the BIM for Masonry (BIM-M) Initiative is moving at an ever-increasing pace. In April 2015, the first BIM-M Symposium brought together architects, structural engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, software vendors, construction managers, mason contractors and others. …

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Cutting to the Chase

Masonry wanted a hard-nosed look at what makes the saw industry tick, so we went to three experts to get the real scoop on what has changed – and what hasn’t – in the masonry saws industry.…

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Safety Through Masonry

The current cycle of building code hearings began in Memphis, Tenn., in late-April. And, for months, the Masonry Alliance for Code and Standards (MACS) has been working to develop and submit code changes to the building code that increase the level of safety and resilience for the built environment and its residents. …

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Make Flashing Work for Masonry

The flashing and drainage plane has always been a critical component of any cavity wall system, diverting moisture outward as it collects in the cavity space to the exterior of the façade through the weep openings. A failure in this arrangement can ultimately lead to degradation of wall components including mortar……

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MASONRY MAGAZINE VIDEO NEWS

Zachary Zuldema 1st Place (2nd Year) Winner Interview at the World of Concrete

Zachary Zuldema 1st Place (2nd Year) Winner Interview at the World of Concrete

Bill Dentinger 2015 Inductee MCAA Hall of Fame

Bill Dentinger 2015 Inductee MCAA Hall of Fame

John Smith, Jr.

John Smith, Jr. receives the 2015 MCAA C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award

2015 MCAA Fastest Trowel On The Block Winner

2015 MCAA Fastest Trowel On The Block Winner

Daniel Furr 1st Place Winner

Daniel Furr 1st Place Winner (First Year), Masonry Skills Challenge

Synpro Products

Masonry Magazine Video News Interview: Michael Goyne

Hydro Mobile Inc

Interview with Kevin O'Shea of Hydro Mobile, Inc.

Interview with Mark Kemp – Chairman, MCAA

Interview with Masonry Contractors Association of America Chairman, Mark Kemp

Mortar Net Solutions

Interview with Steve Fechino from Mortar Net Solutions

Pullman Ermator

Interview with Lyndon Kelsey of Pullman Ermator

Keene Building Products

Interview with Jim O'Neill of Keene Building Products