Durability is Critical in Masonry Design
One of the key attributes of masonry is its inherent durability, with numerous examples of masonry construction which have survived for centuries.
Many Mascot Towers owners can’t pay levy
Apartment owners in Sydney's cracked Mascot Towers have asked for the NSW government to help fund remediation works because a third of them can't afford to...
Design, construction flaws at Opal Tower
Critical support beams in Sydney's Opal Tower were left susceptible to "bursting" because they were under-designed and some made from lower strength concrete, an independent report...
Concrete Industry Demands Action on Fire Safety
Australia’s concrete and masonry industry has called for more action to ensure that non-combustible materials are not installed on multi-storey buildings.
Overhaul of Standard Will Unleash Masonry Design Opportunities
Artistic, versatile, durable and resistant to fire, and sound, masonry construction has been used in architectural achievements such as the Egyptian Pyramids, the Colosseum in Rome,...
Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products
In recent years, multiple factors have converged to create increasing demand for green and sustainable buildings. Stricter building codes, along with LEED and other building performance...
SA Funds Workers Screening for Silicosis
South Australian stone industry workers will be able to access immediate health screening after a rise in detections interstate of the incurable respiratory disease 'silicosis'.