January 2008 Table of Contents

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FEATURES

New Heights Mast climbers use technology to produce production tool for masons that can work for jobs of all sizes. Masonry delves into the latest features and benefits of mast climbers. In addition, we address the latest in worker safety issues and safety affects contractors and their crews.

Thin Is In Masonry examines the past, present and future of the thin stone industry, including the advantages of using this type of product, and options available to mason contractors and their customers.

Design Build Design build is an integrated delivery process through which a single source is accountable for both design and construction. Design builders take full accountability for architecture, engineering and construction, pursuing design quality while controlling costs and schedule. Learn more about how this process relates to and affects the masonry industry.

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Government Affairs Making The Grade New Products Legal Issues Business Building Full Contact Project Management Arizona Masonry Guild Architectural Awards Classified Advertising

Masonry Safety Inspections

The look of confusion and utter loss on people’s faces when I tell them that I’m a safety inspector for a masonry company is often hilarious.

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What AI Can Do For the Masonry Industry

If your pension fund doesn’t hold NVIDIA stock, your fund manager has some questions to answer. This week, NVIDIA became the most valuable company in the world, with a market cap exceeding $3.4 trillion. They have been at the forefront of AI mania that ha

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Brick: A Resilient Product That Will Make You Proud

Originating as the very dirt beneath our feet, brick has proven to be a sustainable, enduring solution that has been trusted for hundreds of years. While modern consumerism tends to focus on providing fast, cheap merchandise that is not intended to last,

Building a Sustainable Future with Brick: Benefits and Impact

In both residential and commercial building design and construction, there is a growing awareness and commitment to minimizing environmental impact while improving health, comfort, and overall well-being.