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2009-2010 Masonry Cost Guide

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Masonry Cost Guide

Our cost guide contains estimates based on the Chicagoland Union masonry market - includes material and labor costs for over 60 wall systems

Lightweight CMU - Density Related Properties of Concrete Masonry

The density of the concrete mix design used to create a concrete masonry unit (CMU or commonly called block) can vary greatly. This Viewpoint addresses the effects that density has on the physical, aesthetic, engineering and economic characteristics of concrete masonry walls.

Lightweight CMU Advantages

Article showing the advantages of using lightweight Concrete Masonry Units

Estimating Production

Experienced contractors rarely have trouble estimating material quantities needed for a job, but estimating labor hours can be a lot trickier. A multitude of factors affect productivity, from unit size, shape, and weight to weather conditions

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Residential Cost Guide

Dare to compare!  See how brick's life cycle cost gives it an advantage over all other residential exterior finish materials

Five Leadership Skills for Implementing Productivity Improvement

Article by James J Adrian, Ph.D., PE, CPA.  In this article we will focus on "leadership skills" and give examples of how they apply to the implementation of a successful construction productivity improvement program.

Lightweight CMU - Density Related Properties of Concrete Masonry

The density of the concrete mix design used to create a concrete masonry unit (CMU or commonly called block) can vary greatly. This Viewpoint addresses the effects that density has on the physical, aesthetic, engineering and economic characteristics of concrete masonry walls.

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