Cory Sekine-Pettite

Cory Sekine-Pettite is an editor for Lionheart Publishing and was the founding editor of Masonry Design magazine.

8 articles by Cory Sekine-Pettite:

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Green Building is Big Business

Green Building is Big Business

According to the U.S. Green Building Council, the green building industry is worth upwards of $12 billion. A significant portion of this growing trend can be masonry construction. Full story

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Grout Consolidation: Getting the Air Out

Grout Consolidation: Getting the Air Out

With the seemingly constant changes to lift heights and required consolidation in the codes, there seems to be some confusion out there as to the what, when, where, how and why concerning the consolidation of grouted masonry cells. Full story

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How Do You Know Your Plank is Safe?

How Do You Know Your Plank is Safe?

Speaking with leading manufacturers, we explore the issues of planking materials technology, proper care and maintenance, and how to recognize non-standard or out-of-code planking. Full story

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Finding the Right Mixer

Finding the Right Mixer

We describe some of the key components of the modern mortar mixer, provide a little buying advice and acquaint you with a few of the mortar mixer manufacturers in the United States. Full story

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Choices, Choices, Choices

Choices, Choices, Choices

As one of the most important pieces of heavy equipment on the masonry job site, new telehandler technologies and options allow for increased efficiency, speed and safety. Full story

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2007 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference

2007 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference

The 2007 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference featured an enthusiastic crowd whom gathered in Washington, D.C. to bring a collective voice for the masonry industry to the decision-makers' doorsteps. Full story

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Making the Most of Your Scaffolding

Making the Most of Your Scaffolding

We take a look at the new accessories available to help make masonry construction more efficient, productive and safe. From enclosures to bridges, we cover it all! Full story

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More Than Just Architectural Dressing

More Than Just Architectural Dressing

As most mason contractors are undoubtedly aware, the use of cast stone and manufactured stone has increased steadily during the past decade. Full story