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Table of Contents

FEATURES

Case Study: Lightweight Block,
Heavyweight Benefits

At the Maryland Science Center, lightweight concrete masonry units paid for themselves by saving masons half the labor.

Fire Safety Through Brick
It just makes sense to protect your most valuable assets with the fire resistance and durability of brick.

Case Study: University of Oklahoma’s
Headington Hall

The culmination of five years of planning, design and construction of a residential hall for the University of Oklahoma

Spotlight on Safety
An interview with Corporate Safety Director Zach Everett sheds light on why safety matters.

BIM-M: A Work in Progress
David Biggs, P.E., S.E., provides an update on Building Information Modeling – Masonry (BIM-M), two years into the process.

masonry and construction information

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products

Full Contact PM
Classified Advertising
News

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  • 42
    February 2014 Case Study >>> Brick and Block University of Oklahoma’s Headington Hall By Patrick Schoenfeldt >>> Project Details Construction Start: May 2011 Construction Completed: June 2013 Construction Manager: Flintco, LLC. Oklahoma City, Okla. Construction Cost: $54 million Masonry Cost: $4.6 million Masonry Contractor: Sun Valley Masonry, Phoenix, Ariz. Brick Manufacturer: Acme Brick Cast Stone…
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  • 35
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  • 35
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  • 34
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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