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BMJ Stone
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
SPEC MIX LLC
Stabila
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.

Brett Martin

Brett Martin is a freelance writer located in Shakopee, Minn. with several years of construction and writing experience.

17 articles by Brett Martin:

masonry

Fremont Tactical Training Facility

Fremont Tactical Training Facility

The Fremont Tactical Training Facility needed to be constructed with materials able to live up to high demands. Concrete block masonry is such a material. Full story

masonry

The Adjustable Scaffolding Advantage

The Adjustable Scaffolding Advantage

Mason contractors looking to reign in costs during this recession should take a new look at adjustable scaffolding. Full story

masonry

Masonry Saws and Cutting Machines

Masonry Saws and Cutting Machines

Cutting-edge technology and better designs are changing the landscape for masonry saws. Full story

masonry

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

An inside look at the eclectic range of bricklayer’s tools hitting the market. Full story

masonry

New Masonry Block Systems

New Masonry Block Systems

New masonry products and techniques provide the same classic look in less time and new opportunities for masonry contractors. Full story

masonry

Mix It, Pump It, Deliver It

Mix It, Pump It, Deliver It

Masonry contractors looking to improve the way they mix, pump or deliver mortar or grout will find a range of new and upgraded machines. Full story

masonry

The Mast Climber Advantage

The Mast Climber Advantage

Mast climbers are becoming indispensible to the commercial masonry industry. 40 percent of masonry contractors working on commercial jobs use mast climbers. Full story

masonry

Tuckpointing and Repointing Tools

Tuckpointing and Repointing Tools

To cut, clean and refill a mortar joint with fresh mortar, known as tuckpointing, is part of a standard maintenance package for brick and block buildings. Full story

masonry

Eliminating Moisture in Walls

Eliminating Moisture in Walls

Air barriers come in a wide range of materials. Sometimes known as "building wraps," they can eliminate moisture in walls. We take a look at effective installation, purpose and function of air barriers. Full story

masonry

Mixers, Pumps and Delivery Systems

Mixers, Pumps and Delivery Systems

An increasing number of mixers, pumps and delivery systems have been designed to simplify the process of getting mortar and grout from powder to placement on masonry job sites. Full story

masonry

New and Improved: Adjustable Scaffolding

New and Improved: Adjustable Scaffolding

A look at what's new in the world of adjustable scaffolding, as well as improvements and enhancements made to existing products, methods and safety standards. Full story

masonry

Concrete Block Trends

Concrete Block Trends

New looks, recycled materials and fast installation systems define today's block. Full story

masonry

Tools for the Hardscaping Season

Tools for the Hardscaping Season

Masonry contractors who specialize in hardscaping can anticipate a broad range of new tools this year. Full story

masonry

New Heights

New Heights

Mast climbing work platforms have long been popular with large masonry companies, allowing them to do big jobs more quickly, easily and safely. Full story

masonry

Simplifying Grout and Mortar Delivery

Simplifying Grout and Mortar Delivery

From residential homes to massive commercial projects, silos, mixers, pumps and delivery systems offer time, money and labor savings - and provide a glimpse into masonry’s future. Full story

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Masonry Training in Prisons Reaps Successes

Masonry Training in Prisons Reaps Successes

Vocational prison programs offer the potential for a win-win situation for both inmates and mason contractors. We discuss some programs currently being offered. Full story

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