International Masonry Institute News

Building the Future: Young Designers Get Hands-On Masonry Experience


Since 1989, IMI has hosted the University of Notre Dame Masonry Day Design-Build Competition. Over the years, this annual event has evolved and today is a dynamic competition that allows students...


IMI Delivers Health and Safety Training on Many Levels

Many states have now mandated that construction workers receive baseline safety training in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program, after several accident...


Structural Masonry Promotion and Craftworker Training in Central PA

Structural Masonry

The goal of the International Masonry Institute (IMI) is to create man hours for BAC members and signatory contractors. With that in mind, IMI in Central Pennsylvania recently...


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...


Green Craftworker Training - The glass is now full!

Question: What do you get when you take the most recognized sustainable masonry certification program for contractors and add the only industry recognized green masonry craftworker training program?



"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.


Ahead of the AAC Curve

Jumping in on a new product takes a good bit of courage, no matter what the economic climate. Still, some masonry contractors find that their best hope for survival is to keep open to new...


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...


Bricklayer, or "Building Envelope Specialist"?

Today's building envelope systems are more complex than ever. Sustainability and energy issues are requiring more sophisticated building envelopes that can manage air flow, moisture migration, vapor...


Union Training? No Contest

More than one hundred BAC apprentices are anxiously counting the days until September 28, when they get to show off their skills at the International Apprentice Contest.

Along with their...


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