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Federal Updates (April 16, 2020)

April 17, 2020

Update for April 16, 2020 FEDERAL Key Policy Initiatives: Wage Subsidy: The Federal Government will fund 75% of employee’s wages for up to three months to business which have...

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Options for Masonry Businesses Affected by COVID-19 in Ontario

April 9, 2020

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The environmental and cost benefits of Masonry versus Glass Architectures (HVAC Study)

October 31, 2016

Increased competition among builders and developers for market share continues to shape the construction industry in ways unimaginable. Factors such as cheaper investment and labour costs have fuelled the...

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SpecMix Bricklayer 500 Regional left no stones unturned in the Canadian leg of the competition.

October 18, 2016

The Eastern Canadian SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional Competition left no stones unturned after contestants vying for the opportunity to represent Canada at the Las Vegas finals trowelled down...

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5 Beautiful Converted Brick Warehouses

September 12, 2016

In the early days of the Industrial Revolution, factories were almost exclusively constructed using brick and mortar. While today the practice has largely faded out, the classic old warehouses...

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Board Meeting Archive

June 29, 2016

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Air Quality and Quality of Life: Masonry Promotes Health

April 21, 2016

Indoor air quality affects our health and motivation to live, work and play.  According to Health Canada, we spend 90% of our time indoors, and that makes the buildings...

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The Sustainability of Masonry in Construction Today

April 13, 2016

Masonry is one of the oldest building materials used by man and has been around for thousands of years and is still the most widely used building material. The...

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Building peace-and-quiet into your home

August 21, 2012

Boomers want outside volume turned down Sound will play a key role in the coming decade as aging baby boomers look to home building materials that block unnecessary outdoor...

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