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It's Masonry Madness! It's Masonry Madness!

Billed as the main event for the competition series, when the 60-minute SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 came to an end, the first place title was awarded to Fred Campbell, 41, a mason and owner of Creative Masonry, in Jonesborough, Tenn. Read more

Editor's Choice
Grace Construction Products + Swellseal Editor's Choice Grace Construction Products + Swellseal

The Swellseal line of hydrophilic swelling waterstops provides and engineered solution to seal concrete joints. Read more

Buyers Products + DumperDogg dump Editor's Choice Buyers Products + DumperDogg dump

DumperDogg dump inserts are available in 12-ga steel and 304 stainless steel for both 6- and 8- ft truck beds. Read more

Hilti + TE-CD and TE-YD Safe Set adhesive anchoring system Editor's Choice Hilti + TE-CD and TE-YD Safe Set adhesive anchoring system

The new Safe Set adhesive anchoring system includes the TE-CD and TE-YD hollow drill bits which make hole cleaning for anchors unnecessary. Read more

Cintec + Blast Window Retention Anchor System Editor's Choice Cintec + Blast Window Retention Anchor System

To provide maximum resistance to explosions, this Blast Window Retention Anchor System offers a customized solution for each application and masonry substrate. Read more

Engrave-A-Crete Inc. + Lil' Beaver engraving tool Editor's Choice Engrave-A-Crete Inc. + Lil' Beaver engraving tool

The Lil' Beaver engraving tool offers decorative concrete installers a professional mid-size engraver capable of a wide range of cuts. Read more

Concrete Construction Materials
Ardex + Rover Rolling Barrel Cart Materials Ardex + Rover Rolling Barrel Cart

The Rover Rolling Barrel Cart improves jobsite efficiency during installation of self-leveling underlayments and toppings. Read more

Versatile Building Products + Crack Weld Materials Versatile Building Products + Crack Weld

Crack Weld is a two-component, 100%-solids epoxy designed for bonding cracked concrete. Read more

Reliable Concrete Accessories + UltraCure NCF curing blanket Materials Reliable Concrete Accessories + UltraCure NCF curing blanket

UltraCure NCF absorbs more than 46 gal of curing water for each 1600-sq-ft roll, providing the moisture required for the long-term wet curing of concrete surfaces. Read more

BASF Construction Chemicals + RheoTEC Z-60 admixture Materials BASF Construction Chemicals + RheoTEC Z-60 admixture

RheoTEC Z-60 is designed to improve batch-to-batch consistency. Read more

Helix Steel + Micro Rebar Materials Helix Steel + Micro Rebar

The Micro Rebar is a replacement for rebar or welded wire fabric in concrete construction. Read more

Reef Ind. + Transguard cocnrete curing cover Materials Reef Ind. + Transguard cocnrete curing cover

Transguard cocnrete curing cover provides proper moisture control during the concrete curing process. Read more

Kryton International, Inc. + Krystol Internal Membrane (KIM) Waterproofing Concrete Admixture Materials Kryton International, Inc. + Krystol Internal Membrane (KIM) Waterproofing Concrete Admixture

Krystol Internal Membrane (KIM) Waterproofing Concrete Admixture turns concrete mass into a waterproof barrier. Read more

BinMaster + SmartBob AO level sensor Materials BinMaster + SmartBob AO level sensor

The SmartBob AO level sensor features an integrated 4-20 mA analog output to a PLC for monitoring bin level measurement data. Read more

Icynene Corp. + Classic Max spray foam insulation Materials Icynene Corp. + Classic Max spray foam insulation

An open cell spray foam insulation, Classic Max is a one-step performance material that both insulates and air-seals a building for the lifetime of the structure. Read more

D.S. Brown Co. + Strip-Sealer Materials D.S. Brown Co. + Strip-Sealer

Strip-Sealer is a hand-held pneumatic strip seal installation tool designed to aid users in installing the manufacturer’s strip seal with L2 and A2R lugs. Read more

Insulation Solutions Inc. + Nu-Age Vapor Control Films Materials Insulation Solutions Inc. + Nu-Age Vapor Control Films

Nu-Age Vapor Control Films is a line of high-performance construction films. Read more

Certainteed + ThermaEZE Materials Certainteed + ThermaEZE

ThermaEZE is a technology that provides cost-effective means for building thermally efficient above-and below-grade poured concrete walls. Read more

CTS Rapid Set + LevelFlor underlayment Materials CTS Rapid Set + LevelFlor underlayment

LevelFlor is an advanced hydraulic cement-based self-leveling underlayment that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Read more

Sakrete + Top 'n Bond cement repair mortar Materials Sakrete + Top 'n Bond cement repair mortar

Top 'n Bod is a polyer-modified, snad and cement repair mortar for the resurfacing and patching of worn or chipped concrete surfaces. Read more

Laticrete International Inc. + Laticrete NXT Materials Laticrete International Inc. + Laticrete NXT

A new line of underlayment and patching materials, Laticrete NXT is formulated the tile channel and to address and solve floor preparation issues relative to the installation of other categories of flooring. Read more

Grace Construction Products + Injecto Injectable Waterstop System Materials Grace Construction Products + Injecto Injectable Waterstop System

The Injecto Injectable Waterstop System helps overcome many of the problems that occur in cold joints during normal concrete placement. Read more

Somero Matson Group + SD7 Joint Saver Materials Somero Matson Group + SD7 Joint Saver

The SD7 Joint Saver features an internal mechanism that expands and contracts with the concrete, maintaining extreme positive pressure on both slab sections that it contacts. Read more

Simpson Strong-Tie Anchors + Strong-Bolt 2 wedge anchor Materials Simpson Strong-Tie Anchors + Strong-Bolt 2 wedge anchor

The Strong-Bolt 2 wedge anchor is the next-generation solution for cracked and uncracked concrete. Read more

Capital Safety + Protecta concrete D-ring anchor bolt Materials Capital Safety + Protecta concrete D-ring anchor bolt

Designed for temporary or permanent applications, the Protecta concrete D-ring anchor bolt can be used for vertical wall, floor mount, or overhead ceiling installation. Read more

ITW Red Head + Trubolt+ Wedge anchors Materials ITW Red Head + Trubolt+ Wedge anchors

Overhead Trubolt+ Wedge anchors consist of a high-strength threaded stud body, expansion clip, coupling nut, and washer. Read more

Hilti + HIT-HY200 adhesive anchoring solution Materials Hilti + HIT-HY200 adhesive anchoring solution

The HIT-HY200 is an adhesive anchoring solution that addresses the needs of contractors. Read more

Powers Fasteners + Power-Stud+ SD1 anchor Materials Powers Fasteners + Power-Stud+ SD1 anchor

The Power-Stud+ SD1 anchor is a fully threaded, torque-controlled, wedge expansion anchor which is designed for consistent performance in cracked and uncracked concrete. Read more

Duro-Last Roofing Inc. + Non-penetrating anchors Materials Duro-Last Roofing Inc. + Non-penetrating anchors

Non-penetrating anchors are lightweight equipment attachment systems consisting of a galvalume-coated steel plate with an integrated stainless steel bolt, heat-fused to a membrane skirt. Read more

General Construction Equipment
Allen Engineering + AT-16 Power Buggy General Construction Equipment Allen Engineering + AT-16 Power Buggy

The 16-cu-ft AT-16 Power Buggy with track frive provides great traction on grades,inclines, and soft soils. Read more

Konecranes + Overhead Lifting Equipment Motors General Construction Equipment Konecranes + Overhead Lifting Equipment Motors

This company's overhead lifting equipment motors are available with two control options. Read more

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. + 40/275 Articulating Crane General Construction Equipment Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. + 40/275 Articulating Crane

The 40/275 Articulating Crane has a max lifting capacity of 19,025 lbs and max horizontal boom reach of 70 ft. Read more

Magnalight + WAL-ML-2XM-3G mini light tower General Construction Equipment Magnalight + WAL-ML-2XM-3G mini light tower

The WAL-ML-2XM-3G Mini Light Tower with 3000VA generator is an ideal solution for operators who need a fully portable and easy to operate light system capable of illuminating large areas. Read more

Sany America + SCC8500 crawler crane General Construction Equipment Sany America + SCC8500 crawler crane

The SCC8500 550-ton crawler crane transports like a 400-ton machine and can be quickly assembled and mobilized on the jobsite. Read more

Komatsu America Corp. + D37-23 crawler dozer General Construction Equipment Komatsu America Corp. + D37-23 crawler dozer

The D37-23 crawler dozer is designed for a wide variety of applications, including land clearing, grading, forestry, and sitework. Read more

Light Engineering + XLE18-M EcoSmart Light Tower General Construction Equipment Light Engineering + XLE18-M EcoSmart Light Tower

The XLE18-M EcoSmart Light Tower is engineered for efficient lighting. Read more

Topcon Poisitioning Systems Inc. + RL-200 rotating laser General Construction Equipment Topcon Poisitioning Systems Inc. + RL-200 rotating laser

The RL-200 rotating laser is a high-powered laser built to provide extreme accuracy and increased operating range. Read more

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America + DX140LC-3 excavator General Construction Equipment Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America + DX140LC-3 excavator

The DX140LC-3 excavator interim Tier 4 compliant machine allows operators to customize the excavator to a variety of working conditions, making it ideal for rental, site development, commercial construction, and highway/street development. Read more

Metabo + Ultra-X drill bit General Construction Equipment Metabo + Ultra-X drill bit

The Ultra-X drill bit features a unique solid carbide head that reduces vibration and drills precise holes. Read more

Case Construction Equipment + 521F wheel loader General Construction Equipment Case Construction Equipment + 521F wheel loader

The new 521F wheel loader has a `2% increase in fuel efficiency over the previous E series model. Read more

Briggs &  Stratton Corp. + Vanguard Air-Cooled V-Twin Big Block engines General Construction Equipment Briggs & Stratton Corp. + Vanguard Air-Cooled V-Twin Big Block engines

The Vanguard Air-Cooled V-Twin Big Block engines can meet heavy-duty needs. Read more

E-Z Drill Inc. + 210B-2 SRA two-gang drill General Construction Equipment E-Z Drill Inc. + 210B-2 SRA two-gang drill

The 210B-2 SRA is a two-gang drill designed to provide accurate concrete drilling from an easily maneuverable machine. Read more

Diamatic + 2-48DC dust collector General Construction Equipment Diamatic + 2-48DC dust collector

The 2-48DC dust collectors are designed to connect to the 2-48DS Global walk-behind shot blaster. Read more

Klein Tools + Katapult wire strippers General Construction Equipment Klein Tools + Katapult wire strippers

The Katapult wire stripper has been improved with the addition of a built-in wire cutter. Read more

Simex s.r.l. + CB800 crusher buckets General Construction Equipment Simex s.r.l. + CB800 crusher buckets

CB800 Crusher buckets can be used to turn construction waste into material ready to be used immediately. Read more

CS Unitec Inc. + Model CS 1435 H HEPA vacuum General Construction Equipment CS Unitec Inc. + Model CS 1435 H HEPA vacuum

Model CS 1435 H HEPA vacuum for dust extraction automatically cleans its filters without interrupting suction when it detects decreased airflow, saving time on the jobsite. Read more

Wilton + B.A.S.H Sledge Hammer General Construction Equipment Wilton + B.A.S.H Sledge Hammer

The B.A.S.H. Sledge Hammer is designed with unbreakable handle technology and has been tested to 25,000 overstrikes. Read more

Toro + Hydraulic Breaker Attachment General Construction Equipment Toro + Hydraulic Breaker Attachment

This hydraulic breaker attachment uses 175 ft-lbs of force and delivers 1200 bpm to break materials to a depth of 11 in. Read more

Construction Innovations LLC + Bolt Star template tool General Construction Equipment Construction Innovations LLC + Bolt Star template tool

Bolt Star is an innovative bolt template that sits on the tube for for efficient pole base construction. Read more

Yanmar America Corp. + S-190R skid-steer General Construction Equipment Yanmar America Corp. + S-190R skid-steer

The S-190R skid-steer can be hooked up to a variety of attachments. Read more

Caterpillar + 272D skid-steer General Construction Equipment Caterpillar + 272D skid-steer

The 272D skid-steer has a net engine power of 95 hp. Read more

Terex + TSR50 radial lift path skid-steer loader General Construction Equipment Terex + TSR50 radial lift path skid-steer loader

The TSR50 radial lift path skid-steer loader features a 50-hp turbocharged Perkins engine with load sensing, variable flow hydraulics, and a rated operating capacity of 1500 lbs with 115 in. of lift height and 22 in. of reach. Read more

Gehl + 1640E skid loader General Construction Equipment Gehl + 1640E skid loader

The 1640E skid loader has a width as narrow as 3 ft, making maneuvering through alleys, gates, and narrow corridors easy. Read more

Bobcat + S630 Skid-Steer General Construction Equipment Bobcat + S630 Skid-Steer

The S630 skid-steer provides great forward reach at mid-range heights for dumping over a wall, backfilling, or unloading flatbed trucks. Read more

Case Construction Equipment + Tier 4 Skid-Steer General Construction Equipment Case Construction Equipment + Tier 4 Skid-Steer

Industry-leading breakout force and a radial-lift path make this powerful machine great for digging, prying, and pushing. Read more

Rogers Brothes Corp. + Ultima Series Lowboy Trailer General Construction Equipment Rogers Brothes Corp. + Ultima Series Lowboy Trailer

The Ultima Series lowboy trailer now includes a 55-ton capacity model. Read more

Trimble + TrimFleet General Construction Equipment Trimble + TrimFleet

This company’s TrimFleet solution allows TrimFleet users the ability to communicate with the right individuals or teams of workers in real time with a PTT device. Read more

Kaeser Compressors Inc. + Mobilair M350 compressor General Construction Equipment Kaeser Compressors Inc. + Mobilair M350 compressor

The new versatile, fuel-efficient Mobilair M350 takes its place as the most powerful model in the manufacturer’s portable compressor line. Read more

NexTraq + NexTraq Connect mobile app General Construction Equipment NexTraq + NexTraq Connect mobile app

NexTraq Connect is a new fully integrated mobile app that allows users to record clock in/out and break times, communicate job status, view job locations and directions, assign drivers to vehicles, and track vehicle maintenance needs. Read more

Shuttlelift + DB70 mobile gantry crane General Construction Equipment Shuttlelift + DB70 mobile gantry crane

The DB70 double-beam mobile gantry crane offers high-quality performance, efficiency, and an adaptable design. Read more

Decorative & Surfaces
Ardex + Feather Finish Decorative & Surfaces Ardex + Feather Finish

Feather Finish provides a smooth permanent finish to a variety of substrates before installing floor coverings. Read more

Dow Corning Corp. + 888 Silicone Joint Sealant Decorative & Surfaces Dow Corning Corp. + 888 Silicone Joint Sealant

Use 888 Silicone Joint Selant to seal traverse contraction and expansion joints and shoulder joints. Read more

CS Unitec + MHS 11 concrete floor scrabbler Decorative & Surfaces CS Unitec + MHS 11 concrete floor scrabbler

The MHS concrete floor scrabbler is ideal for concrete keying and laitance removal. Read more

Bosch Tool Corp. + GSL 2 Surface Laser Decorative & Surfaces Bosch Tool Corp. + GSL 2 Surface Laser

The GSL 2 Surface Laser continuously checks floor levels and flatness. Read more

Arizona Polymer Flooring + Polyurea 5001 Decorative & Surfaces Arizona Polymer Flooring + Polyurea 5001

Polyurea 5001 is a two-component, ultra-high solids polyurea-polyaspartic hybrid. Read more

MAPEI + Planitop 18 ES cementitious repair mortar Decorative & Surfaces MAPEI + Planitop 18 ES cementitious repair mortar

Planitop 18 ES cementitious repair mortar has extended set and working time. Read more

Nox-Crete + Deco-Strip sealer remover Decorative & Surfaces Nox-Crete + Deco-Strip sealer remover

Deco-Strip sealer remover restores concrete back to its original condition. Read more

SMK Sprayers + P100WO bucket sprayer Decorative & Surfaces SMK Sprayers + P100WO bucket sprayer

The P100WO compact bucket sprayer is durable and dependable bucket sprayer. Read more

Sakrete + Top 'n Bond repair mortar Decorative & Surfaces Sakrete + Top 'n Bond repair mortar

Use Top 'n Bond repair mortar to resurface and patch worn or chipped concrete surfaces. Read more

United Gilsonite Labs + Drylok Concrete Protector Decorative & Surfaces United Gilsonite Labs + Drylok Concrete Protector

Drylok Concrete Protector is the perfect coating for the house with an old-world feel. Read more

Expressions-LTD + rock edge form liner Decorative & Surfaces Expressions-LTD + rock edge form liner

This reusable, bendable rock edge form liner is designed to be used right in place toe make pool surround edging and more. Read more

Butterfield Color + Clear Guard Pro350 Decorative & Surfaces Butterfield Color + Clear Guard Pro350

Use Clear Guard Pro 350 for new and existing concrete surfaces. Read more

Equipment Development Co. + Concrete Floor Grinder Decorative & Surfaces Equipment Development Co. + Concrete Floor Grinder

The manufacturer’s new Concrete Floor Grinder replaces the traditional Wooden Wedge System of installer grinder accessories with a faster, customer-friendly Slide-On System. Read more

Flowcrete + Deckshield Decorative & Surfaces Flowcrete + Deckshield

The Deckshield system delivers protection and aesthetics in modern parking environments. Read more

Diversey + Crystal Shield Decorative & Surfaces Diversey + Crystal Shield

Crystal Shield is a solution for a durable, long-lasting gloss appearance on concrete floors. Read more

W.R. Meadows + Decra-Seal W/B liquid sealer Decorative & Surfaces W.R. Meadows + Decra-Seal W/B liquid sealer

Use Decra-Seal W/B, a non-yellowing, acrylic, polymer-based high solids liquid sealer for decorative concrete. Read more

ChemCo Systems + CCS Epoxy Healer/Sealer Decorative & Surfaces ChemCo Systems + CCS Epoxy Healer/Sealer

CCS Epoxy Healer/Sealer is ideal for cracked or spider-webbed concrete. Read more

New Image Coating LLC + Seal-Once Muli-Surface ZERO Waterproofer Decorative & Surfaces New Image Coating LLC + Seal-Once Muli-Surface ZERO Waterproofer

Seal-Once Multi-Surface Zero VOC Waterproofer is a concentrated, water-based formula for waterproofing concrete. Read more

Prosoco + Consolideck PolishGuard protective floor coating Decorative & Surfaces Prosoco + Consolideck PolishGuard protective floor coating

Consolideck PolishGuard water-based, VOC-compliant protective coating for concrete floors resists etching from spills of acidic liquids such as vinegar, milk, fruit juices, and softdrinks. Read more

L.M. Scofield + Selectaseal-W acrylic polyurethane sealer Decorative & Surfaces L.M. Scofield + Selectaseal-W acrylic polyurethane sealer

Uses Selectaseal-W clear acrylic polyurethane sealer on new or existing concrete or cementitious toppings. Read more

L&M Construction Chemicals + LUMISEAL FX curing and sealing compound Decorative & Surfaces L&M Construction Chemicals + LUMISEAL FX curing and sealing compound

LUMISEAL FX is a water-based, non-yellowing, blush-resistant curing and sealing compound to provide attractive high-gloss sealing. Read more

Masonry
Construction Tie Products Inc. + MADD-2000 anchor Masonry Construction Tie Products Inc. + MADD-2000 anchor

The MADD-2000 is manufactured with stainless steel or galvanized sheet metal sleeves and connecting rods, depending on application. Its wire rods provide the shear resistance to maintain joint alignment. Read more

Inited Gilsonite Labs + Drylok Concrete Floor Paint Masonry Inited Gilsonite Labs + Drylok Concrete Floor Paint

Drylok Concrete Floor Paint is specially formulated to protect and decorate masonry floors in homes and industry, both indoors and outdoors. Read more

 The Toro Co. + MMX Mixer Masonry The Toro Co. + MMX Mixer

This manufacturer has nine models of mortar mixers with a batch capacity range of 6-12 cu ft, to fit every mixing need. Read more

Holcim US Inc. + Rainbow Masonry Designer App Masonry Holcim US Inc. + Rainbow Masonry Designer App

The Rainbow Masonry Designer App is an iPad application that allows architects to collaborate in real time with building owners and construction companies to visually select brick facades that reflect a project’s vision. Read more

Spider + SpiderRail guardrail system Masonry Spider + SpiderRail guardrail system

SpiderRail is a temporary, non-penetrating guardrail system used to protect workers from fall hazards in the restoration, new construction, and process industries. Read more

Sherwin-Williams + Loxon Conditioner Masonry Sherwin-Williams + Loxon Conditioner

Loxon Conditioner masonry sealer and conditioner has a high pH resistance that will bond light chalk and dusting concrete. Read more

Honeywell Safety Products + Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits Masonry Honeywell Safety Products + Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits

Miller QuickPick Rescue Kits deliver peace-of-mind during unexpected, stressful peer-rescue situations involving those working at height. Read more

 Capital Safety + Rollgliss R520 Escape System Masonry Capital Safety + Rollgliss R520 Escape System

Fully automatic and hands-free, the Rollgliss R520 Escape System provides a quick, efficient means of evacuating from elevated work surfaces such as bucket trucks, aerial lifts, towers, and cranes. Read more

ProSpec/Amerimix + PermaFlex 275 Mortar Masonry ProSpec/Amerimix + PermaFlex 275 Mortar

PermaFlex 275 is a non-modified, medium bed mortar designed for setting large format tile, where the embedded thickness is between 3/16 in. and 3/4 in. It is ideal for use over uncoupling membranes, especially where a non-modified mortar is specified. Read more

Terex Corp. + Genie GTH-1544 telehandler Masonry Terex Corp. + Genie GTH-1544 telehandler

The Genie GTH-1544 telehandler is designed to meet rigorous job requirements. Read more

Omega Lift + ARM XL lift trucks Masonry Omega Lift + ARM XL lift trucks

The ARM XL combines the heavy lifting capacity of vertical mast machines, with the versatility and flexibility that come with a telescopic design. Read more

Caterpillar + TL1255C Telehandler Masonry Caterpillar + TL1255C Telehandler

The TL1255C Telehandler has a max lift capacity of 12,000 lbs and a max lift height of 54.3 ft. Read more

Sheyenne Tooling & Mfg. + Tele-fork Masonry Sheyenne Tooling & Mfg. + Tele-fork

The Tele-fork mounts on the front of most skid-steer loaders and compact tractors that are equipped with a quick-tach front-end loader system. Read more

JLG Industries Inc. + G5-18A Super Compact Telehandler Masonry JLG Industries Inc. + G5-18A Super Compact Telehandler

The G5-18A Super Compact Telehandler features a 126-in. turning radius and stowed height of less than 76 in., making it ideal for working in confined spaces or any application with overhead height restrictions. Read more

JCB + Loadall Telescopic Handlers Masonry JCB + Loadall Telescopic Handlers

Loadall Telescopic Handlers now feature high torque, low emission Ecomax diesel engines. Read more

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