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Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
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Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
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Masonry

Masonry, the official publication of the Mason Contractors Association of America, covers every aspect of the mason contractor profession - equipment and techniques, building codes and standards, business planning, promoting your business, legal issues and more. Read or subscribe to Masonry magazine at www.masonrymagazine.com.

939 articles by Masonry:

careers

My Masonry Life Story: Tom Mahany

My Masonry Life Story: Tom Mahany

It is difficult to tell the story of how Tom Mahany became a stonemason without first telling the story of his heritage. Full story

careers

Starting Them Young

Starting Them Young

Kevin Morris qualified for and participated in the high school division of the National Masonry Contest when he was only a sophomore. Full story

safety

IPAF Presents Mast Climber Safety to OSHA

IPAF Presents Mast Climber Safety to OSHA

The IPAF presented mast climber safety before OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health in early-December 2008. Full story

masonry

Fraco Provides Stability

Fraco Provides Stability

The Guggenheim Building in Rochester, Minn., part of the Mayo Clinic's portfolio, it was recently found to be in need of a facelift. Full story

masonry

Hydro Mobile’s Contribution to Historic Boston

Hydro Mobile’s Contribution to Historic Boston

Hydro Mobile mast-climbing work platforms are being used to construct the Avenir, a redevelopment project within Boston’s historic Bulfinch Triangle. Full story

masonry

Boosting the Bottom Line

Boosting the Bottom Line

By increasing efficiency on jobs, mast climbers improve mason contractors' bottom lines and make them more competitive when bidding on jobs. Full story

industry news

Kevin Callahan Passes

Kevin Callahan Passes

Kevin Callahan passed away Feb. 12 at the age of 81. Full story

industry news

New Ruling May Force Higher Blade Prices

New Ruling May Force Higher Blade Prices

A recent court ruling will impose duties on all imported diamond saw blades, possibly beginning in February of 2009. Full story

careers

From Forestry to Masonry

From Forestry to Masonry

Have you ever changed career paths? It's not always an easy thing to do. But that's just what former forestry major Lanc Schmitt did. Full story

industry news

Sakrete Sack Program Raises $82,500

Sakrete Sack Program Raises $82,500

Credited with 20 sacks during the 2008 professional football regular season, DeMarcus Ware has been named the winner of the 2008 Sakrete Sack Program. Full story

masonry

NSC Links Green Building Certification With Genuine Stone

NSC Links Green Building Certification With Genuine Stone

The Natural Stone Council has released the first case study in a series of research-based documents highlighting the environmental advantages of natural stone. Full story

masonry

Companion Guide to Fly Ash Study Released

Companion Guide to Fly Ash Study Released

The RMC Research and Education Foundation has released a companion guide to the report released in September, "New Technology-Based Approach to Advance Higher Volume Fly Ash Concrete with Acceptable Performance." Full story

news and events

Cole Wins Regional Fastest Trowel

Cole Wins Regional Fastest Trowel

Howard Cole, 24, took top honors in the regional Fastest Trowel masonry competition held at the EZ Mix Plant in Rialto, Calif. Full story

industry news

NCMA Scores Victory for Sustainable Design

NCMA Scores Victory for Sustainable Design

President Bush has signed into law the Department of Defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2009, legislation which funds the nation's military programs. Full story

industry news

Hydro Mobile Changes Distribution Network

Hydro Mobile Changes Distribution Network

Hydro Mobile has announced that TNT Equipment will no longer distribute Hydro Mobile equipment. Full story

careers

A Young Mason

A Young Mason

When Raul Torrez enrolled in an "Introduction to Masonry" class as a sophomore at Harlingen High School, no one knew to expect such a high level of achievement. Full story

masonry

Case Study: Into the Sky

Case Study: Into the Sky

In 2007, Stephen Bushway was contacted to design two stone fireplaces for a timber frame addition in Williamstown, Mass. Full story

careers

Young Mason's Goal: To Be an Instructor

Young Mason's Goal: To Be an Instructor

Bradley Wright returned to the SkillsUSA National Masonry Contest this past summer with one goal in mind: to win. Full story

Convention

2009 MCAA Convention: A Mix of Learning and Fun

2009 MCAA Convention: A Mix of Learning and Fun

The MCAA Convention is making learning fun and interesting through innovative, informative sessions, new action stations, and The Jersey Boys. Full story

safety

Extensive Quality Control Brings Safety

Extensive Quality Control Brings Safety

Sunshine Enterprise Inc. in Memphis, Tenn., has a quality assurance system in place that starts at its factory. Full story



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Center of Applied Technology - North
MCAA member since 1999

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