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Besser S140 Big Board Splitter maximizes versatility

Besser Co. introduced the S140 Big Board Splitter in 2008; the first was installed by Brampton Brick in July. Nearly four years later, Brampton Vice President of Manufacturing George Housh reports that the S140 was a solid addition to the production line, noting especially the 52-in. splitter’s performance. “The S140 has increased the production rate around 50 percent,” he affirms.

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Hanson Hardscapes helps Palmetto Bay project pace LEED Platinum

Hanson Hardscapes provided more than 40,000 sq. ft. of AquaPave permeable pavers for the three major spaces—civic green, Bismarkia palm court and entrance plaza—that create the public realm around the new Village of Palmetto Bay City Hall project, housing the police station, building department, municipal offices and council chambers. The AquaPave on-site stormwater management system supports the Florida town’s commitment to sustainability through its capacity to harvest stormwater for re-use.

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Texas town ordinance puts masonry front and center

Following the lead of peers in cities across the Lone Star State, officials in the Houston-bordering town of Bellaire have determined that clay, natural stone or glass block masonry will be a predominant exterior building material.

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Belgard steps up edger distribution

Atlanta-based Belgard Hardscapes has announced the national release of the Anglia Edger, which was introduced in the Northeast, Mid-West, and West Coast regions last year to provide consumers with a cost-effective and decorative option for edging paver surfaces.

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Besser adds Omni Block, PaveDrain mold production

Besser Co. has been named the exclusive manufacturer of molds for the Omni Block insulated cementitious masonry unit wall and PaveDrain Permeable Articulating Concrete Block/Mat (P-ACB/M) systems.

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