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BAC Local 2 Michigan, IMI/IMTEF Help Reimagine Detroit’s Transportation Hub

A version of this article originally appeared in BAC Journal, Issue 4 2020, and is reprinted here with permission.

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IMI Releases Update of Century-Old Terra Cotta Details to Guide Restoration Efforts

The International Masonry Institute’s (IMI’s) new architectural terra cotta details are a transformative resource for the restoration of historic terra cotta structures dating to the early 20th...

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Routine Cleaning of Interior Masonry Surfaces

The products used to clean and disinfect the interior of public and commercial buildings can have a big impact on the life cycle of interior masonry surfaces like tile and stone. However, equipped...

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APT Terra Cotta Restoration Workshop Positions IMI & BAC as Leaders in the Field

IMI and BAC Local 3 New York partnered with the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) to host the Terra Cotta Restoration Workshop at APT’s 2018 Annual Conference and 50th...

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CRAFTED TRADITION: RESTORING THE PLASTER AT UNITY TEMPLE

In my role as director of technical service with International Masonry Institute (IMI), I am often asked by Chicago architects “Do today’s plasterers have the same skills as those from 100 years...

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IMI Targets Restoration, Retrofit and Repair Market

Restoration, retrofit and repair continue to be one of the strongest construction markets for BAC members and contractors and IMI has the education and training courses to maximize those market...

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Knowledge Beyond the Craft

The International Masonry Institute’s (IMI) programs go beyond the technology of the craft keeping members engaged in their continued education.? Programs devoted to new products, systems and...

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"I like to learn from IMI." Chicago designers and builders learn plenty at Masonry Expo

Design and building professionals cannot stop raving about the 2010 Chicagoland Masonry Expo held last week at the District Council Training Center in Addison.

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Who Needs Training?

It doesn't matter if you're just learning how to handle a trowel, or you've been running work for years. The people who come to The Flynn Center know that it helps to learn all you can, from the...

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Restoration Takes Communication

[gallery] Restoration work has been active in the Washington DC area in recent years, particularly with the economy's chilling effect on new construction. So it's a good time to ask, how well do all...

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