May 2013 Table of Contents


Table of Contents


Saws for Masons
No matter the task or function in question, the masonry saws industry has researched and developed the perfect saw for the job.

Anchoring Stone Veneers
When using stone as a veneer, engineering and design are critical factors in a successful building project.

Building Information Modeling-Masonry
A look at the BIM-M Roadmap, which will guide the initiative on a multi-year, multi-project venture

Rehabs/Restorations Case Studies
Three examples of masonry project rehabs and restorations highlight challenges and how they were met.
University of Maryland’s Shoemaker Hall


Tobacco Row, Lancaster Pa.

masonry and construction information

From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products

Masonry Veneer Case Study
Restoration and Renovation
Business Building

Full Contact PM
Classified Advertising
New Members
MCAA Upcoming Education

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    May 2013 Case Study: Rehabs and Restorations University of Maryland’s Shoemaker Hall Before In 2009, The University of Maryland maintenance team was faced with campuswide preservation issues. One building in particular, Shoemaker Hall, was in need of a full restoration. Built in 1932, Shoemaker Hall had fallen prey to general…
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  • 54
    May 2013 Case Study: Rehabs and Restorations Tobacco Row Restoration Faced with the possibility of moving its deteriorating 230,000-square-foot tobacco curing and processing complex in 2009, the Lancaster Leaf Tobacco Co. Inc. in Lancaster, Pa., embarked on an $11.5 million expansion and restoration project to modernize its operation and save…
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  • 46
    May 2013 Connectors, Anchors and Fasteners Anchoring Stone Veneers By Paul Curtis Photo provided courtesy of International Masonry Institute Excavations throughout Europe have found stone used for shelter as far back as 12,000 B.C. Cast stone was used in France as far back as 1158 A.D. Today, stone remains one…
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  • 44
    SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY By David T. Biggs, PE, SE 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. You should have been…
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  • 44
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