More stories about Masonry

  • Mason Greenstar - Greenstar BLOX

    Greenstar BLOX is an energy efficient and environmentally friendly building material comprised of recycled cellulose, cement, and a patented blend of organic additives. The Greenstar BLOX mixture is used to manufacture blocks and bricks of various shapes and sizes, which are far more superior in...

  • iQ Power Tools PC912 Dust Control Power Cutter

    The PC912 is a concrete and masonry cut-off saw with a fully-integrated Dust Collection System (DCS). This revolutionary new tool for construction professionals is capable of dry-cutting concrete and masonry materials while eliminating dust and wet-cutting problems.

  • Bosch Mortar Knife

    Mortar removal between sensitive brick, block and stone can be a difficult and time-consuming task. But masons and concrete contractors got some tuckpointing relief with the introduction of the Bosch Mortar Knife, a mortar-removal tool for SDS-plus® rotary hammers that’s both more precise and...

  • Pankow Foundation Partners with BIM for Masonry Initiative

    The Building Information Modeling Initiative for masonry (BIM-M) is pleased to announce that the Charles Pankow Foundation (CPF) is now a strategic partner of the initiative to develop standards for masonry in building information modeling (BIM). CPF will represent the initiative as its contracting...

  • New ASTM Subcommitte on Alternative Masonry Materials

    The interest in developing sustainable building material products has resulted in the increased use of non-traditional materials as ingredients in making building units. Some of these new ingredients include wood chips, plastics, and even shredded rug. These ingredients are often mixed with...