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

MK Diamond Products releases eCatalog

MK Diamond Products releases eCatalog

MK Diamond Products’ new eCatalog is available at and features a full line of products. Full story

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Reduce airborne dust while mixing

Reduce airborne dust while mixing

CS Unitec’s MEGA HIPPO PMH 80F-RL features an integrated dust extraction port to reduce airborne dust, while mixing when connected to an industrial vacuum. Full story

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In Memoriam: Richard Bickerstaff

In Memoriam: Richard Bickerstaff

Richard Howard Bickerstaff, age 96, passed away Feb. 20 in his home, which he had shared with his wife, Margaret Flournoy Bickerstaff, until her death in 1998. Full story

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Newform Wireholder Rebar Chair

Newform Wireholder Rebar Chair

The Newform Wireholder Rebar Chair is a recycled paperboard product that can be used to lift mesh, cable or wire off the ground. Full story

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Q&D Construction celebrates 50 years

Q&D Construction celebrates 50 years

Q&D Construction has navigated the boom and bust cycle of the northern Nevada economy for 49 years with founder Norm Dianda at the helm. Full story

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New masonry products for March 2014

New masonry products for March 2014

New masonry products for March 2014 including drills, meters, trowels and more. Full story

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Glazed brick and thin brick

Glazed brick and thin brick

Seneca Tiles Inc. has a new division specifically designed to serve the masonry industry: GlazedBrick. Full story

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Robert “Ducky” Baum

Robert “Ducky” Baum

Born Jan. 18, 1942, Robert “Ducky” Baum grew up on a small farm near Morton, Ill. Ducky’s father began a small masonry business, today known as Otto Baum Co. Inc. Full story

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Improving building insulation

Improving building insulation

Barriers and insulation are fast becoming more prevalent in the mind of the mason contractor as he creates project schedules. Full story

safety

Spotlight on safety

Spotlight on safety

An interview with Corporate Safety Director and MCAA Safety Committee Chairman Zach Everett sheds light on why safety matters. Full story

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Revitalizing NYC’s South Street Seaport

Revitalizing NYC’s South Street Seaport

SG Blocks Inc. in conjunction with Hunter Roberts Construction Group and Bayer MaterialScience, has completed an installation at the South Street Seaport. Full story

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New masonry products for February 2014

New masonry products for February 2014

New masonry products for February 2014 including rotary hammers, grinders, telescopic trailers and more. Full story

technical

Grace Preprufe meets waterproofing challenge in Qatar

Grace Preprufe meets waterproofing challenge in Qatar

At the Downtown Doha development in Qatar, Grace Construction Products’ Preprufe waterproofing membrane has been specified to provide a waterproofing solution. Full story

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Cloud-based equipment management software

Cloud-based equipment management software

Construction software provider Dexter + Chaney has released an equipment management solution for contractors. Full story

industry news

2013 Citation of Merit awarded to Lafayette College Arts Plaza

2013 Citation of Merit awarded to Lafayette College Arts Plaza

The AIA Pennsylvania Chapter awarded a 2013 Citation of Merit to the recently completed Lafayette College Arts Plaza in Easton, Pa. Full story

safety

SafeTower mobile scaffold for all heights

SafeTower mobile scaffold for all heights

The SafeTower mobile scaffold with the QuiXSafe meets the growing need for safe working at all heights. Full story

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New initiatives in the mast climber industry

New initiatives in the mast climber industry

Mast climber manufacturer Hydro-Mobile used the World of Concrete trade show as a springboard for new initiatives designed to raise performance levels. Full story

masonry

The LiquiDAM

The LiquiDAM

TEC’s The LiquiDAM Penetrating Moisture Vapor Barrier delivers less than .1 permeability of water vapor through the membrane. Full story

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Vapor retarder/barrier building products

Vapor retarder/barrier building products

Strong Man Building Products Corp., a manufacturer of nettings and tarps for debris and weather enclosures, is expanding its product line with the addition of VaporBlock. Full story

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New masonry products for January 2014

New masonry products for January 2014

New masonry products for January 2014 including grinders, gloves, grapples and more. Full story



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