July 2011 Table of Contents

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Moisture Management The importance of moisture management in below-grade construction

Mortars, Mixtures and Staining A case study in Vail, Colo., focuses on the use of Type S mortar and core-fill grout. Nonresidential Energy Code Compliance with Concrete Masonry Walls Thermal mass is the energy saver in masonry buildings Power Tools A look at some of the latest and greatest power tools that can make the job of the mason contractor easier and more efficient
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COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Government Affairs New Products Full Contact Project Management Business Building Legal Affairs Classified Advertising News

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.