News - 24 Nov 2008
Millenia Wall Solutions, developer of the Millenia® Retaining Wall System, announced that its SC100™ - SC50™ Retaining Wall Units won Best Exterior Product - Design in the first annual...
News - 22 Oct 2008
Achieving sustainability in any real estate development project requires the application of green products and integrated design to leverage their synergies. Sustainable development plans often...
News - 2 Jun 2008
Millenia Wall Solutions, developer of a revolutionary new retaining wall system, and Structural Plastics Group (SPG), a full-service molder of structural foam and injection molded plastic products,...
News - 23 Apr 2008
Millenia Wall Solutions is setting the new standard for the construction of segmental retaining walls by advancing the most noteworthy innovation in the industry since the 1980s. The faces and caps...
News - 10 Apr 2008
In the 1980s, Paul Forsberg, a landscape contractor who built commercial and residential retaining walls across the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. region, invented and patented mortar-less concrete...
Article - 23 Sep 2003
This symposium paper (1.5 Mb PDF) briefly considers the history of masonry in civil engineering looking at traditional retaining solutions, and present day construction methods with regard to...
News - 11 Jan 2007
Scientists have recently announced that melting ice could raise levels up to 3 feet by 2100. While that may seem like a lifetime away for many, consider that leading climatologists also state that the...
Article - 28 Apr 2003
Two masonry diaphragm retaining walls were designed for construction on the University of Calgary campus. Abstract.
Article - 28 Mar 2003
A brick's resistance to attack by soluble salts will dictate where it can be used. The different grades of brick are explained along with suitable applications and locations. Information is specific...
Article - 17 May 2004
Characteristics and performance requirements are specified for aggregate concrete masonry units made from dense and lightweight aggregates or a combination of both for which the main intended uses are...