07 Feb 2018
Texas Mason David Chavez wins the 2018 Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship
In front of the largest crowd in the 16-year history of the Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship, David Chavez of Ranch Masonry in Houston, Texas, claimed the crown “World’s Best Bricklayer.” After 60-minutes of laying bricks against 27 other world-class masons, 34-year old Chavez put up a wall with
05 Feb 2017
ACI’s New Masonry Documents Include Certification Programs
The American Concrete Institute’s two masonry testing certification programs are now cited in TMS 402/602-16: Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures. Published in December 2016, the newly updated masonry documents include language referencing certification in accordance with the Masonry Field Testing Technician and Masonry Laboratory Testing Technician programs.