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Hardscape North America management adds pavilion, opens registration

Organizers of the largest trade show serving segmental retaining wall unit and concrete or clay paver producers and their customers, Hardscape North America (HNA), have opened registration for the Kentucky Exposition Center gathering, October 16-18 in Louisville, and announced new indoor and outdoor exhibit/demonstration hours, keynote speakers and VIP education pass offerings.

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Mason Contractors stack recruitment points 10 high

The Mason Contractors Association of America Marketing and Workforce Development Committees are targeting high school students in a two-minute video loaded with candid perspectives from member employees on rewarding-career prospects. As mason employment levels and wages rise, while college students confront high tuition and uncertainty surrounding market demand for degrees leaving them loaded with debt, MCAA spells out the “Top Ten Reasons to Join the Masonry Team.”www.masoncontractors.org

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Eldorado corrals color options for Vintage Ranch barn wood series

Precast concrete veneer leader Eldorado Stone LLC in San Marcos, Calif., continues to capture the character and warmth of classic American barn wood with the debut of two color palettes for its Vintage Ranch profile. Dawnwood, which presents a whitewashed beige barn wood, and Stratuswood, a warm-toned and earthy gray, expand on the stone series’ color offerings, allowing designers and homeowners to craft a contemporary design while incorporating the signature of some of North America’s most iconic rural structures.

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Keystone looks at SRW units from three sides now

Keystone Retaining Wall Systems has strengthened its hardscape offerings with the uniquely designed Murino, finished on three sides. The segmental retaining wall unit offers myriad design capabilities, including structures up to 3 feet high, plus parapet wall, pilaster, column and stair configurations.

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Oldcastle APG integrates drainage function in stone veneer panels

Atlanta-based Oldcastle APG has unveiled the Beonstone collection of attached veneers as a system of versatile, durable and easy-to-install panels available in four popular natural stone aesthetics and six colors. Delivering the same thickness and rich look of natural stone, the producer notes, the collection is an easy, cost-effective way to achieve a high-end stone finish.

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