How the year 1933 can help you size up a Type III structure
A 1933 earthquake in Los Angeles damaged many unreinforced masonry structures. Firefighters looking at masonry buildings built after that find a different story.
Making Sure Brick Veneer Performs Properly
Whether you're using full-sized bricks or brick veneer, here's how to make sure it...
Group Releases New Stone Installation Video
Modules are self-contained and arranged so that they can be watched individually...
A “Flaky” Approach to Coiling Cords
In last April’s issue, for the Q&A column, I answered a question about the “...
Segmental Retaining Walls Best Practice Guide from the NCMA
The NCMA's Segmental Retaining Walls Best Practices Guide uses several decades...
Casting a Bigger, Better Block
Developer hopes to cast a new approach to masonry construction.
Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile Revised
C67 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile has been revised to C67-14 developed by Committee C15.02, ASTM BOS Volume 04.05.
Concrete Masonry Product Rules Released
ASTM International, with the National Concrete Masonry Association and...
Coming Soon: Accelerated Payments to Subcontractors
Through a new program, Textura, Greensill Capital and Morgan Stanley will enable general contractors to provide accelerated payments to subcontractors.