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.

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industry news

Sandell Acquires Diedrich Technologies

Sandell Acquires Diedrich Technologies

Sandell Construction Solutions of Schenectady, N.Y., announced the acquisition of Diedrich Technologies. Full story

industry news

Dow Corning Corp. Re-Validates Liquid Sealant

Dow Corning Corp. Re-Validates Liquid Sealant

Dow Corning recently submitted 795 Silicone Building Sealant for re-validation to the SWR Institute Liquid Sealants Validation Program. Full story

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Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Masonry magazine asked industry experts a few basic questions about the scaffolding industry and its future. Full story

news and events

Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute Increases Free Seminars

Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute Increases Free Seminars

Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute (RMMI) now will offer a series of free monthly Lunch-n-Learn seminars for engineers. Full story

news and events

University Professors' Masonry Workshop to be Held in Philadelphia

University Professors' Masonry Workshop to be Held in Philadelphia

The 2008 University Professors' Masonry Workshop (UPMW) will be held March 27 through 29 in Philadelphia. Full story

careers

Commitment, Hard Work Pay Off

Commitment, Hard Work Pay Off

On his resume, Ben Pagenkopf describes himself as a "masonry worker with a strong work ethic and effective time-management skills," and the proof is in the pudding. Full story

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PCA Past-President Gleason Dies

PCA Past-President Gleason Dies

John P. "Jay" Gleason, 66, past-president of the Portland Cement Association (PCA), died Jan. 14, following a long battle with cancer. Full story

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E.L. Harris and Son's Sallie Harris Dies

E.L. Harris and Son's Sallie Harris Dies

Sallie Wilson Harris of E.L. Harris and Son, Inc. Charleston, W.V., passed away in late-2007. Full story

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Natural Stone Council to Assess Industry

Natural Stone Council to Assess Industry

The Natural Stone Council (NSC) will launch an industry-wide survey to assess environmental performance in early-2008. Full story

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Really 'Smart' Phones

Really 'Smart' Phones

Masonry contractors do not need to stay in the office to stay connected. Smart phones offer text, instant messaging and email capabilities. Full story

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Midwest Block & Brick Expands

Midwest Block & Brick Expands

St. Louis-based Midwest Block & Brick is developing and constructing a 10,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility in Gray Summit, Mo., scheduled to open in early-April 2008. Full story

legislative

OSHA Makes Employers Pay for Protective Equipment

OSHA Makes Employers Pay for Protective Equipment

Employers will be required to pay the cost of personal protective equipment for their workers under a final rule issued by OSHA. Full story

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CoreLock by Wire-Bond

CoreLock by Wire-Bond

Wire-Bond, manufacturer of masonry wall reinforcing, anchors and accessories, recently introduced the CoreLock series of rebar positioners. Full story

careers

Circle of Learning

Circle of Learning

Jarred Allnutt has had the great fortune of learning masonry skills from two top-notch instructors, but the relationship to these instructors is somewhat uncanny. Full story

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Nonresidential Construction Job Growth Offsets Slump

Nonresidential Construction Job Growth Offsets Slump

Nonresidential construction employment grew again in October, contradicting beliefs that the housing slump is dragging down all construction. Full story

news and events

MCAA Region A Skills Challenge

MCAA Region A Skills Challenge

The MCAA Region A Skills Challenge was held October 13, 2007 in Gainesville Virginia. All Three winners will be at the National competition in the Las Vegas next January. Full story

news and events

North Carolina 54th State Fair Contest

North Carolina 54th State Fair Contest

Patrick Wilson of Barbee Masonry Contractors, Inc. in Albemarle, NC, is the champion of the 54th Annual North Carolina Department of Labor State Fair Apprentice Masonry Contest. Full story

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Sealing Natural Stone: Taking 5 With Catherine Hampton

Sealing Natural Stone: Taking 5 With Catherine Hampton

Masonry sat down with DuPont StoneTech Professionalís Catherine Hampton to learn about the latest technology for sealing natural stone. Full story

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Natural Thin Stone FAQ

Natural Thin Stone FAQ

Masonry magazine collected a few frequently asked questions about natural thin stone from masons in Sacramento, California. Full story

careers

Mentoring a Mason

Mentoring a Mason

As a masonry instructor at the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades in Media, Pa., Daniel Hiltebeitel has sponsored a student in the SkillsUSA National Masonry Contest for the last eight years. Full story



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