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Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch (12/30/2021)

"Time was saved by avoiding the necessity of site coordination and dealing with concrete, steel and CMU," said Brad Maurer, Vice President at Leidal & Hart Mason Contractors. "We were able to control the pace of the project and place CMU directly behind the footings which eliminated the lag time between foundation and total enclosure."

The Resilient and Cost Effective Solution (12/01/2021)

JK Masonry out of Comstock Park, Michigan successfully converted the new K-5 Tri-County Elementary School from precast concrete to loadbearing CMU construction. Learn more about the project and MIM members involved.

Saving Time and Money with Masonry (11/24/2021)

Xtreme Mason Contractors out of Laingsburg, Michigan partnered with the MIM to recently convert the Lansing Food Bank from precast concrete to loadbearing CMU. Learn more about the project and MIM members involved.

Early Involvement Saves Headaches and Dollars (11/12/2021)

Several members of the MIM collaborated on the MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena project to utilize multiple masonry materials throughout the entire facade, highlighting the flexibility that architects have when selecting materials for a project.

CMU Checkoff: It's Game Time! (11/01/2021 Newsletter)

The referendum voting period for the CMU Checkoff program is open through November 15 and now is the time to unite as an industry and support the program with a yes vote.