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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.

195 articles by Masonry:

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

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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

news and events

2008 Brick in Architecture Award Winners

2008 Brick in Architecture Award Winners

The BIA announced the recipients of its 2008 Brick in Architecture Awards, which honor innovative use of clay brick in six categories. Full story

masonry

Anti-efflorescence Additive for Cement-based Mortar Systems

Anti-efflorescence Additive for Cement-based Mortar Systems

Elotex has introduced ELOTEX ERA100, a re-dispersible powder additive designed to eliminate primary efflorescence in cement-based mortar systems. Full story

careers

Honor and Skill

Honor and Skill

Jason Salvas was always a multi-tasker, staying busy with basketball, the National Honor Society, and working daily with his father and grandfather on the family's dairy farm. Full story

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Masonry: It's a Good Thing

Masonry: It's a Good Thing

Some people are lucky. They happen to love what they do for a living, and not everyone can say that. Matthew Redden is one of the lucky. Full story

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Where Are They Now?: Garrett Hood

Where Are They Now?: Garrett Hood

For the last nine years, Garrett Hood has been a recognizable name in masonry circles. Full story

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Family Matters

Family Matters

It's amazing to think that lending a hand during a family project could direct a young person's future, but that's exactly what happened to young mason Cory Keskitalo. Full story

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The Style and Durability of Glass Block

The Style and Durability of Glass Block

Glass unit masonry, more commonly called "glass block," is being used extensively in homes for windows, showers, partition walls and recreation bars. Full story

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Lovin' Life

Lovin' Life

Colton Sherman of Cardington, Ohio learned a number of life lessons and practical skills from his extracurricular activities that enhance the quality of his masonry work. Full story

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Overwhelming Instructor Support

Overwhelming Instructor Support

Adam Coffey, a senior at Pendleton County High School,began his technical schooling in the auto body program, but quickly transferred into masonry. Full story

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The Value of Instructor Recruiting Skills

The Value of Instructor Recruiting Skills

James Baca from Prairie High School earned first-place honors in two consecutive years in the SkillsUSA Iowa State Competition. Full story

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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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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

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

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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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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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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

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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

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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



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Working together to train our future workforce.”

Curtis Hoover
Center of Applied Technology - North
MCAA member since 1999

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