June 2008 Table of Contents

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Masonry MagazineJune 2008 Volume 47, Number 6


New and Improved: Adjustable Scaffolding A look at anything and everything new in the world of adjustable scaffolding, as well as any improvements and enhancements made to existing products, methods and safety standards.

A Revolution: Advances in Masonry Saw Blades Masonry saw blades are among the most essential and frequently used tools for mason contractors. Manufacturers continue to improve and enhance saw blades. Masonry talks with some of the industry's manufacturers about their newest products and technologies.

Using Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Correctly Masonry examines the many facets of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC), including cost, durability, benefits as a green product, design flexibility, and resistance to pests, fire and mold. AAC's insulating abilities will be probed, along with the product's workability.

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Making The Grade New Products BIA Brick Show Wrap-up CEMEX U.S. Building Awards Business Building Full Contact Project Management Classified Advertising

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.

GEN NXT: Sam Berryman

In today's evolving landscape of skilled trades, where tradition meets innovation, Sam Berryman's journey into the masonry industry is not just a career choice but a testament to heritage, passion, and the profound rewards of hard work. Influenced by his

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The Corporate Transparency Act: What You Need to Know

Like many government regulations, the intent may be clear and worthwhile, but the implementation causes more harm to law-abiding citizens and business owners than it does to actually block or punish the bad actors the regulation was meant to address.

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The Walkaround Rule is Misguided

As we work together to help rebuild a strong economy, workplace safety is an important consideration in rulemaking; however, the Walkaround Rule, which went into effect at the end of May, won’t bolster workplace safety but rather burden small businesses.