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  • National Apprenticeship Week and Why it Matters
    by Henrieta Muradzikwa on November 24, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Last week, we celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by spotlighting the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ talented apprentices from across the country. This showcase highlighted the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship in rebuilding our economy, advancing […]

  • From Helmets to Hard Hats: Hardworking Coast Guard Vet Finds a Career in the Trowel Trades
    by Henrieta Muradzikwa on November 10, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    On Veterans Day, IMI is proud to honor the brave men and women who have served our country, and especially those who have gone on to find thriving careers with the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC).Jonathan Matthew Cruzado, bricklayer apprentice with BAC Local 1 New […]

  • Durability of Tile Assemblies
    by sconwell@imiweb.org (Scott Conwell) on November 3, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    Ceramic tile is a durable material able to withstand heavy loads, high impact, and the wear that comes with decades of continual use. In recent years, competing materials like LVT have emerged, making bold claims of durability and longevity. This raises questions like what does it mean to be […]

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The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ those members. Through education, technical support, research and training the IMI works to provide a more efficient construction delivery system.