Amerimix
CrewTracks
EZ Scaffold Corp.
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
keson
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Norton Clipper
Owens Corning
PROSOCO, Inc.
SPEC MIX LLC
The Belden Brick Company
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
Xtreme Manufacturing

Events

Machine Gun Vegas (Optional Event)

Monday, January 17 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

MCAA Members Only: $250


Machine Gun Vegas

Attendance is extremely limited and available on a first come first served basis only (75 only)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT DIRECTLY WITH MCAA. ALL ATTENDEES MUST NOT HAVE CONSUMED ALCOHOL OR DRUGS BEFORE COMING TO THE RANGE. ANYONE WHO HAS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN THE RANGE AREA, ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO REFUNDS.


Machine Gun Vegas Action Shot

This is a very unique event. Attendees will need to catch a cab or Uber to and from the famous Machine Gun Vegas to have dinner and shoot in the range.
Attendees will have two range options:

Option 1:
M4 - 20 rounds
Colt Commando - 20 rounds
M24 SAW - 20 rounds

Option 2:
Colt Commando - 25 rounds
Glock - 10 rounds
AK47 - 25 rounds

Machine Gun Vegas Range

All attendees will be served a taco buffet of six different meat options by Twisted Catering of Las Vegas. There will be an open bar for soft drinks and beer and wine. All attendees will receive a wrist band when they enter the range and will have the wrist band cut off before they are served any alcohol. Once the band is cut, attendees will not be permitted into the range area to shoot or observe. The range reserves the right to refuse a wrist band to any attendee they feel has had alcohol before arriving at the event. During the evening one of the range specialists will present the firearms the range has available.

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The ABC's of Fall Protection Relevant to the Masonry Industry (NEW)

Tuesday, January 18 10:00 AM - NOON

MCAA Members: $50 Non-Members: $100


Learn or revisit the vital basics of working at heights and using fall protection. In addition, you’ll learn the elements that complete a PFAS, how to inspect, fit, and wear all of the equipment correctly. Finally, we will visit the hierarchy of responsibilities on the job site when working around a potential fall hazard.

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Wall Bracing (NEW Part II)

Thursday, January 20 10:00 AM - NOON

MCAA Members: $300 Non-Members: $600


Part I: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Masonry Wall Bracing Seminar has been developed to provide contractors with the know-how to confidently design and construct bracing for a variety of common masonry structures. This is an opportunity to save your company money by designing your own wall bracing rather than paying a structural engineer.

Part II: 10:00 AM - NOON (NEW)

Todd Dailey, P.E., President, Dailey Engineering Inc. will present "The Practical Design of Temporary Masonry Wall Bracing". He will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the three types of temporary bracing systems for masonry walls under construction:

1) Externally Braced
2) Internally Braced - Unreinforced
3) Internally Braced - Reinforced.

Instruction and design aids will be provided so mason’s can quickly perform bracing designs for each system.

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Silica: Train the Trainer Course

Monday, January 17 9:00 AM - NOON

MCAA Members: $350 Non-Members: $700


OSHA rolled out the new silica rule in 2016 and the citations, since the rule was implemented, have focused on mason contractors. One of the components of the rule is to have a competent person on each job-site. This course will train someone on your staff to train other competent people on your staff. The class will focus on the required written program of the new rule and show attendees the essentials to pass along to the foreman who will be competent people on your job sites. Attendees will be provided training slides for both competent people and general employees.

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Silica: Train the Trainer Course (Renewal Course)

Monday, January 17 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

MCAA Members: $250 Non-Members: $500


This course is similar to the original course. However, it focuses on any changes or clarifications that OSHA may have made to the rule in the past two years. It is suggested by compliance attorneys that trainers be re-trained every other year.

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Foreman Development Course (NEW)

Sunday, January 16 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 17 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

MCAA Members: $450 Non-Members: $900


As the construction industry continues to change, so should the ways that standout employees make their way upward in organizations. The MCAA has responded by working with masonry industry leaders from across the country to redevelop the popular Foreman Development Course.

The course is designed to help both newer and experienced foremen evolve and find success in their respective roles.

Why should I send my Foreman? In this Foreman Development Course, the following will be covered:

  • Defining Foreman of the Past vs. Foreman of the Future
  • New Concepts and Systems
  • Technology’s Importance
  • Foreman Role In Contracts and Estimating
  • Financial Management and Proper Communication
  • Budgeting and Tracking
  • Communication and New Communication Tools
  • Time Management
  • Quality Assurance and Cost Impacts of Bad QA
  • Project and Employee Tracking

Attendees should leave with the tips and tricks of the trade taught by the best and feel empowered in their role. The course was re-developed and taught by three very experienced masons.

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Contractor Lunch

Monday, January 17 NOON - 1:30 PM

MCAA Members: $150 Non-Members: $300


Attendees will have a full lunch and program on a hot topic regarding the mason contracting industry. Enjoy a relaxed lunch with fellow contractors and continue building long lasting relationships that last well beyond your time in Vegas.

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“The mason contractors involved in the MCAA all work towards the same goals.”

David Veazey
Veazey Enterprises, Inc.
MCAA member since 1965

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