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Best of the Best: 2015 BAC/IMI International Apprentice Contest Preview

Sep 9, 2015

Robert Arnold is the National Director of Apprenticeship and Training at the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation, which is funded by the International Masonry Institute. He has worked as a bricklayer and later as an instructor and training director since 1978. He agreed to share his insight on the 2015 BAC/IMI International Apprentice Contest that will be held September 11-12. Here's the conversation.

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Building Information Modeling

Masonry is schedule friendly, in fact, as Fred Innamorato, President, Foti Contracting, says, “masonry can start tomorrow morning, compared with other materials which need long shop drawing processes and approvals, as well as fabrication time. Also, MEP inspections are schedule forced as the masonry walls progress”. This BIM video demonstrates how masonry starts early and finishes early, saving time and money while allowing for other trades to do their work.

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