blockwork


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blockwork

1. Masonry of concrete block and mortar.
2. In timber and log construction, a technique for notching the corners of a house.
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Rendered blockwork with feature bricks is proposed for the walls with concrete interlocking tiles to match the existing tiles.
In the context of UK health and safety regulations, Durkin (construction and work-based learning, Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale) covers all aspects and step-by-step procedures of brickwork and blockwork projects: communication and site documentation, skills, tools and equipment, pointing and joining, bonding, materials, working drawings, and cavity wall construction.
Now it has emerged that new blockwork surfacing laid down on Waterloo Road - which carries traffic past the market square - has failed, resulting in parts of it being ripped up and replaced with asphalt.
As well as gaining skills in using a wide range of materials and techniques to construct walls, brickwork and blockwork, David will also learn how to set walls and buildings and follow instructions from foremen and architects.
The pointing between the stone blockwork on the tower is in such a bad state of repair that you can actually see the light coming through the wall.
Northern Brickwork is carrying out all brick and blockwork at the site, working directly for main sub-contractor Harry Fairclough who is set to complete the development in June 2008.
30pm and 9pm and took the pair from a litter of 10 black and tan puppies - all Kennel Club registered - just before he was due to install a specially-made security door on their blockwork pen in the rear garden.
Much everyday architecture (at least on the European continent) is created out of stucco on insulated blockwork walls.
The records are stored in a series of rooms separated by blockwork walls with four-hour fire resistance.
Most internal walls including those on the first floor are of solid blockwork for proper insulation and special touches include country style doors made to the developer's own design.
Steriglaze is suitable for application by brush, roller or airless spray and, in addition to ceramic tiles, can equally well be applied to glass, plaster, rendering, metals, lining boards and blockwork.
We have the foundation in but the Government must ensure that the blockwork and roof follows.