Welcome to our Newest Member: The members of the Saskatchewan Masonry Institute would like to take the opportunity to welcome it’s newest member. 3718 Kinnear Place Saskatoon SK S7P 0A6 Phone: 306-229-2249 Fax: 306-384-0344
The thermal performance of buildings plays an important and increasingly significant role in the energy efficiency requirements contained in Canadian building codes. However, understanding and meeting these requirements has also become increasingly complex for building designers. At the same time, it has become clear that important decisions regarding basic enclosure assembly design and window area […]
The 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Awards hosted by Heritage Saskatchewan will take place on June 14, 2017. at Government House and will be presented by the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield. This annual event recognizes those who have contributed to the preservation of Saskatchewan’s architectural heritage: the dedicated building owners, the skilled […]
The Saskatchewan Masonry Institute has relocated to: 300-701 Broadway Ave Saskatoon SK S7N 3B1 Come check out our new Office space. While the rest of the floor is still under renovation, our space is completed – entrance to building is located on the North side. Just come up the elevator to the 3rd floor […]
The Masonry Line – May 2016 is now available for download! Please click the link below to download the PDF. The Masonry Line – Volume 16, Issue 1 – May 2016. For previous volumes, please visit our archive.
New Study Finds Insurance Costs are More Than Six Times Greater for Wood Frame Buildings Compared to Concrete Buildings by Brad Crumb, Canada Masonry Design Centre Ottawa, ON – March 21, 2016 – A new study of the property insurance costs for wood-frame and concrete mid-rise residential buildings conducted by GLOBE Advisors and released […]
The Canada Masonry Design Centre has launched their new website. The new website includes information on: Technical Assistance Information on ongoing Masonry Research across Canada Available Courses and Seminars for Professionals Design Software – latest developments in the MASS Software CSA Standards, Building Codes and Technical Aids Masonry Textbooks – Masonry Structures, Behaviour and Design by […]
SMART| dynamics of masonry Magazine Vol 2 No 5 2016 The newest issue of the SMART|dynamics of masonry magazine features two articles on the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon SK. Tribute to Indigenous Cultures Article Symbolic Systemic Statement in Stone Article Please visit the SMART|dynamics of masonry website.
Award Magazine February 2016 Featuring Queen’s Bench Court House Expansion Saskatoon SK The February 2016 issue of the Awards magazine features an article on another Saskatchewan Masonry Project. The Queen’s Bench Court House Expansion in Saskatoon SK. SMI Member Contractor, City Masonry Contractor Ltd. was responsible for the masonry component on this project. To read the article, please click […]
The Construction Canada Magazine March 2016 issue features the following article: By Gary Sturgeon, B.Eng., MSc., P.Eng. The effects of noise have been well-documented in studies by the World Health Organization (WHO). It can increase blood pressure or be a risk factor for coronary heart disease. It is know to cause stress and hostility, interfere with sleep, […]