Students at Tulsa Tech work together to build a monument for the lives lost in the September 11th terror attacks. Led by instructor Chauncey Kila, this work of art was constructed using SPEC MIX Portland Lime and Sand Type S Mortar.
While many churches across the United States are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequently were closed for Easter services, one Catholic parish in Union, Missouri used its closure to make much-needed repairs to its historic church.
Mortar Net Solutions awarded scholarships to four students at the National Masonry Instructors Association’s Annual Conference.
December 5, 2019
Mortar Net Solutions, a supplier of moisture management solutions for masonry walls, presented scholarships to benefit four masonry students at the National Masonry Instructors Association’s (NMIA) Annual Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
I’ve been using natural cements and natural hydraulic limes in the traditional plastering craft for many years. However, I never had the opportunity to visit a quarry where the unique limestones used to produce them are mined.
Fiber reinforced cement basecoat consists of an 80 pound (lb.) bag of concentrated cement mixed with 200-240 lbs. of washed sand certified to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard C897 or C144, and potable water.
Mortar Net Solutions, the leading supplier of innovative moisture management solutions for masonry walls, is proud to announce that Steven Fechino, engineering and construction manager at Mortar Net Solutions, was inducted into the National Masonry Instructors Association (NMIA) Hall of Fame as the Industry Member. Robert Campbell was inducted as the Instructor Member.
Unique mortar joint finish requires ingenuity and close attention to detail.
September 28, 2016
Established in 1854 near the banks of the Red River in a small town called Lebanon, Okla., sat an abandoned, two-story brick structure that once served as a boarding school for Chickasaw Nation girls, an orphanage, then as a manual labor school where Chickasaw children learned agriculture, horticulture, homemaking, sewing, knitting, cooking and housekeeping. Steeped in Chickasaw history, the structure, named the Burney Institute, had fallen into disrepair when it was abandoned sometime after 1910.
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