More stories about Masonry

  • New Besser Logo and Website

    The introduction of the new logo and website coincides with the 110th company anniversary, 60 years of providing industry training and 10 years as an employee owned company (ESOP).

  • 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...