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Dan Kamys

Dan Kamys is the Editorial Director of MASONRY Publications.

30 articles by Dan Kamys:

news and events

New Foreman Development Course To Debut At MCAA Annual Meeting

New Foreman Development Course To Debut At MCAA Annual Meeting

The MCAA has responded to the needs of the industry by working with masonry industry leaders to re-develop the popular Foreman Development Course. The course is designed to help newer foreman understand and be successful in their role. Full story

news and events

2021 MCAA Annual Meeting Won't Be One To Miss

2021 MCAA Annual Meeting Won't Be One To Miss

In response to the World of Concrete 2021's shift to June, the MCAA is pleased to announce the 2021 MCAA Annual Meeting. Set at the South Seas Island Resort in Captiva, Florida, the picturesque backdrop will serve as host to the masonry industry. Full story

news and events

UPDATE: CISC COVID-19 Plan

UPDATE: CISC COVID-19 Plan

The CDC has updated its definition of "close contact" regarding COVID-19. The Construction Industry Safety Coalition's (CISC) legal team feels the change was enough to warrant an update to the COVID-19 Plan. Full story

safety

UPDATED WITH SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION: COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan For Construction

UPDATED WITH SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION: COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan For Construction

This template was originally developed by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition, which the MCAA is a member of, on March 25, 2020. It was updated on April 22, 2020, and most recently on August 17, 2020. Full story

news and events

MCAA Interactive Speed Dating At The 2020 Midyear Meeting

MCAA Interactive Speed Dating At The 2020 Midyear Meeting

New for this year's Annual MCAA Midyear Meeting is a twist on our traditional Speed Dating, which allows contractors and suppliers the opportunity to interact regarding new products and technologies. Full story

news and events

MCAA Midyear Registration Now Open

MCAA Midyear Registration Now Open

The MCAA is happy to announce that registration is open for the 2020 Midyear Meeting scheduled for September 13-17 in French Lick, Indiana. The MCAA is thrilled to resume regular face-to-face meetings after several cancellations. Full story

news and events

MCAA To Host First Virtual Masonry Instructors Conference

MCAA To Host First Virtual Masonry Instructors Conference

The MCAA will be hosting its first Virtual Masonry Instructor Conference, designed to gather and educate teachers around the country. This year, the conference will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Full story

news and events

MCAA To Launch New Virtual Safety Roundtables

MCAA To Launch New Virtual Safety Roundtables

On July 15th at 12:00 PM Eastern, the MCAA will be hosting the first in a series of new Zoom roundtable calls. The new opportunity for members to connect is modeled after the highly-successful Contractor Round Tables held in-person at several MCAA events. Full story

industry news

How To Register For The 2020 MCAA Online Auction

How To Register For The 2020 MCAA Online Auction

With the current situation causing many of us to take on revised working hours, the annual MCAA Online Auction is the perfect opportunity to snag a deal on some items for yourself and your business. Full story

industry news

Updates On The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security Act

Updates On The Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security Act

Updates regarding several elements of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Full story

mcaa

The 2020 Annual MCAA Online Auction Is Coming Soon

The 2020 Annual MCAA Online Auction Is Coming Soon

The 2020 MCAA Annual Online Auction is the perfect opportunity to snag a deal on some items for yourself and/or your business. With the recent social distancing requirements, this is a great opportunity to stay safe in the comfort of your own home. Full story

industry news

House Passes Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

House Passes Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

Below is a summary of two sections of the Act which impacts businesses. Please take time to review these, as there is a lot of great information regarding the content of the bill and how it impacts small business owners. Full story

education

WEBINAR: How The $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Impacts Mason Contractors

WEBINAR: How The $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Impacts Mason Contractors

Join Stephen Borg of The Keelen Group and Jeff Buczkiewicz of the Mason Contractors Association of America as they discuss the recently passed $2 trillion stimulus package. Full story

safety

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Comprehensive Resource List

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Comprehensive Resource List

Here is a list of COVID-19 resources for both your personal and professional life. As news becomes available, we will continue to update this page. Full story

industry news

COVID-19 Update: Stimulus Bill Summaries

COVID-19 Update: Stimulus Bill Summaries

Here are summaries of the stimulus bill the Senate is expected to pass today in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. Full story

industry news

U.S. Small Business Administration Resources During COVID-19 Crisis

U.S. Small Business Administration Resources During COVID-19 Crisis

The U.S. Small Business Administration has created a dedicated Coronavirus resource page. It can be found at sba.gov/coronavirus. Full story

Increased Virtual MCAA Education Opportunities

Increased Virtual MCAA Education Opportunities

In light of the increasing restrictions in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the MCAA is responding by creating additional live and on-demand webinars within the coming weeks. This is designed to allow masonry professionals to stay productive. Full story

industry news

OSHA Announces Revised Silica Emphasis Program

OSHA Announces Revised Silica Emphasis Program

Through a combination of enforcement and outreach, OSHA hopes to make employers more aware of the issue in order to protect their workers from the serious health effects associated with work-related exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Full story

industry news

The Industry's Next Generation Showcased At 2020 MCAA Masonry Skills Challenge

The Industry's Next Generation Showcased At 2020 MCAA Masonry Skills Challenge

The 21st MCAA Masonry Skills Challenge was held on February 5, 2020 during MASONRY MADNESS® at the World of Concrete. The competition is designed to showcase the best apprentices the industry has to offer. Full story

industry news

Gerardo Patlan Named Fastest Trowel 2020

Gerardo Patlan Named Fastest Trowel 2020

The annual MCAA Fastest Trowel on the Block competition, held February 5, 2020 during MASONRY MADNESS® and the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas, drew a record crowd to see the fastest twenty minutes in masonry. Full story



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