Amerimix
BMJ Stone
Echelon Masonry
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
SPEC MIX LLC
Stabila
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
May 19, 2010 8:08 AM CDT

MCAA Summer Webinar Schedule Announced

Earn Certification credit while improving profitability and productivity

By

The MCAA Live Webinar Series will feature the Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar, Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards, and more.
The MCAA Live Webinar Series will feature the Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar, Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards, and more.

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) has announced the Summer MCAA Live Webinar schedule. Courses include:

Restoration Masonry
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

The Restoration Masonry course will teach attendees how to identify when masonry structures need to be fixed, learn how to fix them and how to avoid these issues from reoccurring.

View more information or register for Restoration Masonry.

Masonry Inspection & Testing
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CT

This course will cover the basic items that mason contractors need to know when working with qualified and under qualified masonry inspectors and testing laboratories including the importance of testing criteria in the field and the lab; evaluate and check key quality assurance items on the jobsite; and identify what to look for in a quality masonry testing laboratory.

View more information or register for Masonry Inspection & Testing.

ASTM Standards Then & Now
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CT

The ASTM Standards Then & Now course will identify which masonry ASTM standards are specified for which products; analyze specifications for brick, block, stone, mortar, and grout; and discuss ASTM masonry standards current and future changes.

View more information or register for ASTM Standards Then & Now.

Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT

The Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar is intended to teach project managers, safety managers, foremen and any other responsible person to understand and implement the OSHA regulation on wall bracing, the Standard Practice for Bracing Masonry Walls, and the Masonry Wallbracing Design Handbook. Completion of this course will allow your people to safely and efficiently design adequate masonry wall bracing.

View more information or register for Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar.

Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT

This seminar will guide you step-by-step through the recently updated masonry specification provisions included in the consensus masonry standards. By the end of this seminar, you will have a real feel for the Code, so that you can put the new Masonry Code into practice.

View more information or register for Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards.

Water Resistant Masonry
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

The Water Resistant Masonry course will cover the different conditions that can lead to leaks and what we can do to keep water out of our walls. Attendees will learn about different water tests that are used to track down the cause of leaks, and how to use the results of tests to plan repairs. Especially important will be discussion of design details that can cause or prevent water problems in walls.

View more information or register for Water Resistant Masonry.

Masonry Mortars & Grouts
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CT

Masonry mortars and grouts are the "glue" of the masonry wall system. Too often, masons underestimate the importance of mortars and grouts in the masonry system. This seminar will show just how important these components are as it pertains to quality masonry design, detail and construction.

View more information or register for Masonry Mortars & Grouts.

Visit www.masoncontractors.org/live for more information about each webinar and to purchase your tickets today.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

Related Articles

More Masonry Headlines

“The MCAA is passionate about masonry and keeps me up-to-date on industry news.”

Michael Sutter
Sutter Masonry, Inc.
MCAA member since 1995

Learn More