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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education

The Masonry Society Introduces Inspection Seminar

The Masonry Society Introduces Inspection Seminar

The Masonry Society has created a comprehensive seminar aimed at helping inspectors, engineers and building officials identify and check key quality assurance items on the jobsite. Full story

industry news

Commercial Real Estate Is Sound

Commercial Real Estate Is Sound

Most commercial real estate markets are enjoying relatively low vacancy rates and healthy rent growth from a fundamentally sound economy, according to the latest Commercial Real Estate Outlook of the National Association of Realtors. Full story

careers

A Natural Talent

A Natural Talent

A high school hobby pays off for North Carolina masonry contest winner, Marcus Hefner, as he joins McGee Brothers. Full story

masonry

Green Products for the Masonry Industry

Green Products for the Masonry Industry

Today, there seems to be a green or more sustainable alternative for virtually every product that is used in conjunction with brick and block construction. Full story

masonry

LEED Credits

LEED Credits

The goals of the USGBC LEED certification are to improve the environmental performance and economic returns of buildings, while also improving and protecting the health of occupants. Full story

industry news

Hopkins House Near Completion

Hopkins House Near Completion

The new Hopkins House Fairfax County Child and Family Learning Center has been funded through donations of time, services and funds. Full story

industry news

AGC Supports Fee Increase to Address Infrastructure Crisis

AGC Supports Fee Increase to Address Infrastructure Crisis

The AGC has submitted a statement of support for the National Highway System Bridge Reconstruction Initiative that includes a potential increase to the federal excise on gasoline. Full story

industry news

Nonresidential Construction Strong

Nonresidential Construction Strong

Nonresidential construction shrugged off the turmoil in homebuilding and credit markets in July to post another solid gain. Full story

industry news

Mason Earns Recognized Certification

Mason Earns Recognized Certification

Darrin Haymond, a project manager and estimator with USA Masonry in Golden, Colo., has completed the two-year masonry certification program at the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute. Full story

careers

A Student’s Standout Work Ethic

A Student’s Standout Work Ethic

Having grown up in a family of masons, Dustin Daniels’ skills might be in his blood. What wasn’t automatic, however, were his work ethic and positive attitude. Full story

mcaa

Q&A with Jeff Buczkiewicz

Q&A with Jeff Buczkiewicz

On July 2, 2007, Jeff Buczkiewicz became the new executive director of the MCAA. Masonry recently spoke with Buczkiewicz about his thoughts, goals and aspirations for the Association. Full story

legislative

Johnson-Bennett Visits Raleigh Chapter of NCMCA

Johnson-Bennett Visits Raleigh Chapter of NCMCA

MCAA Washington lobbyist Jessica Johnson-Bennett visited the Raleigh Chapter of the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association for the chapters monthly meeting in September. Full story

industry news

LaBrant Earns LEED Accredited Professional Certification

LaBrant Earns LEED Accredited Professional Certification

Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute is proud to announce that RMMI Executive Director Larisa LaBrant has earned LEED Accredited Professional certification. Full story

careers

Young Man with a Plan

Young Man with a Plan

Josh Stewart has a plan. And being an award-winning mason at a young age is only part of that plan. Full story

news and events

The MAF Did it Again...

The MAF Did it Again...

The Masonry Association of Florida, Inc., had their Annual Convention on August 9th thru August 12th, 2007 at the Lido Beach Resort in Sarasota, Fl. Full story

safety

New Platform Safety Campaign

New Platform Safety Campaign

A new safety campaign to encourage all users of boom-type platforms to wear a full-body harness with a short lanyard attached to a suitable anchor point has been launched by AWPT. Full story

news and events

RMMI News and Events

RMMI News and Events

RMMI and Front Range Community College are interviewing potential instructors for the associate degree in masonry that the community college will begin offering this fall. Full story

masonry

Composite Planking System

Composite Planking System

A new product introduced earlier this year might convince some contractors that plastic planking is better for their working conditions. Full story

careers

National Contest Supports Masonry Skills Training and Development

National Contest Supports Masonry Skills Training and Development

The masonry industry joined together to support the 43rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference and the National Masonry Contest. Full story

news and events

IMI Masonry Camp

IMI Masonry Camp

The International Masonry Institute Masonry Camp will be held August 11-17 and 18-24, 2007. Full story



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