Masonry

Masonry, the official publication of the Mason Contractors Association of America, covers every aspect of the mason contractor profession - equipment and techniques, building codes and standards, business planning, promoting your business, legal issues and more. Read or subscribe to Masonry magazine at www.masonrymagazine.com.

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Insulation Blanket to increase thermal resistance in space-limited applications

Insulation Blanket to increase thermal resistance in space-limited applications

Dow Corning Corp., a silicones and silicon-based technology company, has released the HPI-1000 Building Insulation Blanket. Full story

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Construction lag screws offer reinforcement

Construction lag screws offer reinforcement

Bronze Star Exterior Construction Star Drive Lag Screws from Screw Products Inc. offer the extra strength for a variety of applications. Full story

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Concrete masonry product rules released

Concrete masonry product rules released

ASTM International, with stakeholder input from the NCMA and other manufactured concrete product companies, has developed new Product Category Rules for concrete masonry. Full story

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Reinforcing anchor for seismic repair, retrofitting

Reinforcing anchor for seismic repair, retrofitting

Cintec North America has released Seistec, a CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System used for seismic repair or for retrofitting seismic upgrading of structures made of masonry materials. Full story

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New masonry products for December 2014

New masonry products for December 2014

New masonry products for November 2014 including generators, radios, and more. Full story

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Q&A with Jim Lucas

Q&A with Jim Lucas

Cleaning natural stone can be a touchy subject for masons. You want a clean, beautiful surface without sacrificing the stone material’s natural state and condition. Full story

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Makita 4-stroke engine power cutter

Makita 4-stroke engine power cutter

For cutting brick, block, or concrete, the Makita 4-stroke engine power cutter offers easy starts, fuel economy, and the ability to fill the tank with straight unleaded gas. Full story

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Husqvarna K 970 power cutter

Husqvarna K 970 power cutter

The Husqvarna K 970 power cutter has a high power output of 6.4 horsepower and a well-balanced body that make it efficient and easy to use in all handheld cutting applications. Full story

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PAVESTONE keeps Texas community out of dangerous waters

PAVESTONE keeps Texas community out of dangerous waters

A Texas community looks to prevent erosion conditions by utilizing a PAVESTONE segmental retaining wall with concrete backfill. Full story

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Videos demonstrate proper installation for clay brick pavers

Videos demonstrate proper installation for clay brick pavers

Two new YouTube videos for landscape professionals and homeowners demonstrate proper installation for clay brick pavers. Full story

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Mason contractor Robert Heath passes away

Mason contractor Robert Heath passes away

North Carolina mason contractor Robert Heath, 95, passed away Nov. 7, 2014. Full story

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Arriscraft thin-cut limestone

Arriscraft thin-cut limestone

Arriscraft, a General Shale Company, introduces Adair Marble Overlay – thin, easy-to-install limestone units. Full story

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Veneer revolution

Veneer revolution

New advances in thin brick panels add to the advantages of thin brick, making it more versatile, cost-effective and environmentally friendly. Full story

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New masonry products for November 2014

New masonry products for November 2014

New masonry products for November 2014 including Heated jackets, sustainable bricks, and more. Full story

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ProSeries from Techniseal

ProSeries from Techniseal

ProSeries from Techniseal is a three-step paver care system of cleaning stains, preparing the surface and applying theprotective sealant. Full story

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Amde Amde and John Myers awarded TMS Fellow Membership

Amde Amde and John Myers awarded TMS Fellow Membership

TMS recently awarded Dr. Amde Amde of the University of Maryland and Dr. John Myers of Missouri University of Science and Technology with Fellow Membership in the Society. Full story

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Roehrig joins the BSI Board of Directors

Roehrig joins the BSI Board of Directors

Peter Roehrig will serve on the board of the Building Stone Institute (BSI). Full story

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New Toro mortar mixers

New Toro mortar mixers

Toro has nine models of mortar mixers with a batch capacity range from six to 12 cubic feet. Full story

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New masonry products for October 2014

New masonry products for October 2014

New masonry products for October 2014 including stone, anchors, boots and more. Full story

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Redi-Rock announces the winners of its annual ‘Rocky Awards’

Redi-Rock announces the winners of its annual ‘Rocky Awards’

Redi-Rock International announced the winners of its annual Rocky Awards for projects completed within the last year. Full story



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