March 30, 2022

Why Natural Stone Retaining Wall Appearances Matter

The New Face of Retaining Walls Did you know a properly installed retaining wall should last decades? With that in mind, it’s easy to see why finding great looking retaining walls that stand the test of time are in such high demand these days. Industry experts worldwide have heard this time and time again – […]

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Natural Looking MagnumStone Retaining Wall

January 26, 2022

Cornerstone Wall Solutions Inc. Announces Alain Michaud as President

CALGARY, AB – CornerStone Wall Solutions Inc., a global hardscape industry leader specializing in segmented and big block retaining walls, announced today that Alain Michaud has been named the company’s new President, effective January 1, 2022. Michaud has nearly 20 years of extensive experience within the concrete industry throughout his career, comprised of progressive management […]

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Alain Michaud, President of CornerStone Wall Solutions Inc

January 10, 2022

Modern Big Block Retaining Wall Alternatives to Gabion Baskets

Installing Big Blocks Saves Time & Costs The evolution of retaining walls has changed drastically since their creation thousands of years ago. Their purpose remains the same, however the design materials have progressed by leaps and bounds. From piles of stones and gabion baskets to innovative precast concrete systems like MagnumStone. With prominent aesthetics and […]

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MagnumStone river slip repairs New Zealand

November 1, 2021

What are Gravity Retaining Wall Extenders?

Have you seen MagnumStone’s big block gravity retaining wall design before? It it’s your first time, don’t worry; it’s natural to be inquisitive about the system’s distinctly unique features. We’ll touch on MagnumStone’s hollow core blocks and strikingly natural rocky facings in another blog. Here we’ll focus on the one-of-a-kind gravity retaining wall extenders and […]

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MagnumStone Gravity retaining wall with extender units

July 9, 2021

Top 6 Benefits of Big Block Retaining Walls

Retaining walls come in all shapes and sizes, so which will fit your project best? While some projects are better suited for segmental retaining wall systems (SRW), big blocks are taking the world by storm. MagnumStone’s advanced easy-to-use system has a few key benefits that can help you make your project easier for everyone involved. […]

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October 8, 2019

Geogrid Retaining Wall Installation

Below is a step by step Geogrid Retaining Wall installation process. These instructions are to be used as a guide and instruction manual of the proper procedures needed to install a MagnumStone project correctly and efficiently. All information provided is to be used at the discretion of the user. MagnumStone is available in 0 / […]

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Topsoil for geogrid retaining wall using magnumstone

January 22, 2019

Gravity Retaining Wall Installation

Gravity Retaining Wall Installation Below is a step by step Gravity Retaining Wall Installation process. This is to be used as a guide and instruction manual of the proper procedures needed to install a MagnumStone project correctly and efficiently. All information provided is to be used at the discretion of the user. MagnumStone is available […]

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magnumstone-gravity-retaining-wall-completed

November 27, 2018

CornerStone Wall Solutions Goes Big with Lee Building Products

VANCOUVER, B.C. – CornerStone Wall Solutions inc, the leading inventors of retaining wall block and hardscape products for residential and commercial use, proudly announce a manufacturing partnership with Lee Building Products, formerly know as Lee Brick and Block of Kentucky and Tennessee. Lee Building Products will begin producing MagnumStone, Cornerstone’s big block solution for small […]

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November 22, 2018

Kentucky Large Block Retaining Wall by Lee Building Products

The Kentucky Large Block Retaining Wall by Lee Building Products is none other than MagnumStone.  The MagnumStone advantages are tremendous. Using one large 8 sq. ft. block system to be able to offer any solution was the key to the system. The product is perhaps the most design friendly solution available on the market today. […]

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May 29, 2015

MagnumStone Retaining Wall Water Applications

MagnumStone Retaining Wall Units are large wet-cast concrete units with a horizontal and vertical hollow core. The open core make the units easier to ship and handle in the field and allows for vertical internal drainage, minimizing the effects of hydrostatic pressures behind the walls and facilitates design options for ‘rapid draw-down’ in the case […]

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