Amerimix
BMJ Stone
Echelon Masonry
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
SPEC MIX LLC
Stabila
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
mcaa

Join the MCAA at WOC 2018; Get a $3,000 Membership Package

Become a member of the MCAA during the World of Concrete, January 23-26, 2018 in Las Vegas, for only $599 and you’ll receive a membership packaged valued at over $3,000. Full story


December 2017

technical

The Latest in Building Anchors

The Latest in Building Anchors

Masonry can be done in many different ways using a variety of materials. This month we're highlighting anchors. Full story

education

Masonry Inspections Webinar

Masonry Inspections Webinar

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present “Masonry Inspections” on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT. Full story

careers

FMAEF and the Florida Department of Corrections

FMAEF and the Florida Department of Corrections

Al Herndon at FMAEF is working closely with the Florida Prison system to teach and provide opportunities in the masonry industry. Learn how this program is making a difference. Full story

convention

Masonry’s Biggest Event of the Year

Masonry’s Biggest Event of the Year

Get a glimpse of what's planned for the masonry industry’s biggest event of the year, the World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Full story

masonry

A Conversation Regarding Indiana Limestone

A Conversation Regarding Indiana Limestone

MASONRY takes an in-depth look at Indiana limestone with Todd Schnatzmeyer, Executive Director of the Indiana Limestone Institute of America, Inc. Full story

mcaa

Welcome New Members

Welcome New Members

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is proud to welcome the following new members to the Association. Full story

mcaa

The Reason for the Season

The Reason for the Season

A few months ago I announced that I was going to copy the program they use in North Carolina at a local high school. So I committed to adopting a high school near me. Full story


November 2017

education

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Webinar

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Webinar

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present “Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)” on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT. Full story

masonry

Case Study: EVAPS Law Building

Case Study: EVAPS Law Building

Hirschi Masonry put new brick veneer techniques to use while constructing the Robert T. Eglet Advocacy Center. Read more about this project. Full story

safety

Dress for Success

Dress for Success

MASONRY looks at defensive and sensible workwear to help masons stay warm and dry on the job site, protect their knees and prevent foot or toe injuries. Full story

mcaa

Join the MCAA for 50% Off

Join the MCAA for 50% Off

Join the the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) on Cyber Monday for 50% off new dues. Full story

masonry

Workers Compensation – Service and Experience Matter

Workers Compensation – Service and Experience Matter

Federated Insurance explains the ins and outs of workers compensation. Learn all about it and how experience can help make a difference. Full story

safety

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data. Full story

education

Seismic Requirements of the Building Code Webinar

Seismic Requirements of the Building Code Webinar

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present “Seismic Requirements of the Building Code” on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 10:00 AM CDT. Full story

safety

These Boots are Made for Workin’… On Feet Made for Walkin’

These Boots are Made for Workin’… On Feet Made for Walkin’

MASONRY takes a look at different footwear options available to masons. Full story

education

Expanding Your Business with ICF Course Coming to New York

Expanding Your Business with ICF Course Coming to New York

The Mason Contractors Association of America’s (MCAA) Expanding Your Business with Insulating Concrete Forms course will be held in New York on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Full story

education

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to New York

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to New York

The Mason Contractors Association of America’s (MCAA) Silica Train-the-Trainer Course will be held in New York on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Full story

technical

Mortar: Proportion Spec or Property Spec?

Mortar: Proportion Spec or Property Spec?

The most commonly referenced standard for masonry mortar material in modern construction in the United States is ASTM C270. Full story

mcaa

GEN NXT: John Swindal

GEN NXT: John Swindal

MASONRY interviewed John Swindal of Masonry Arts and The Swindal Group. Learn more about his experience in the industry. Full story

education

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Charlotte

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Charlotte

The Mason Contractors Association of America’s (MCAA) Silica Train-the-Trainer Course will be held in Charlotte on Friday, December 15, 2017. Full story

Risk Management Webinar
Premier Education Offered at 2018 MCAA Convention
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Indianapolis
Stone Carving at Washington National Cathedral
Multi-employer Pension Withdrawal Liability and the Financial Risks to the Company and Your Personal Assets Webinar
A View from the Inside: Washington, D.C.
Codes and Standards for Manufactured Stone Veneer
Expectation Builds for World of Concrete’s Largest Event in 9 Years!
Expanding Your Business with ICF Course Coming to Charlotte
The End of the Regional Season is in Sight
Last chance to compete in the 2018 MCAA Fastest Trowel on the Block
Discrimination Webinar
Welcome New Members
Always, Always, Always Something To Be Thankful For

October 2017

The Lorien Hotel
Glass Block Makes a Comeback
Upstate NYC Chapter and Habitat for Humanity Collaboration
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Tampa
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Arizona?
Technology for the Jobsite: Finding the Right Tech Tools for Your Project Team Webinar
Key Considerations for Masonry Contracts
Preparing the Next Generation Of Masonry Professionals
2017 California Fastest Trowel on the Block Results
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in South Texas?
Silica Rule Full Implementation Begins October 23
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Louisiana?
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor Webinar
Shirley Named MCAA Pennsylvania State Chairman
TLC for Hand Tools
2018 MCAA Convention Highlight Events
2017 NCMCA Metrolina Chapter Recognition Night
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Denver
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in New England?
Workplace Harassment Webinar
California Fastest Trowel on the Block Competition
7 Reasons to Add Drainage and Ventilation Planes to Adhered Masonry Veneer Walls Webinar
Expanding Your Business with Insulating Concrete Forms Course
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Chicago
New Support for Masonry Modeling in Revit Webinar
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in North Texas?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in North Carolina?
The Relationship Edge in Business Webinar
Estate Tax Update
Masonry Heaters and Wood Fired Bake Ovens
Teaching Our Craft, One Student At a Time
Welcome New Members
Another Exciting Midyear Meeting

September 2017

Twelve Down, Twelve to Go!
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Alberta?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in West Tennessee?
Hill Named MCAA South of 40 Committee Co-Chair
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Virginia?
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program Webinar
Storm Shelter Construction Education and Credentialing Program
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to St. Louis
Interview With Congressman Rodney Davis
Finding and Retaining Qualified Workers
North Carolina Fastest Trowel on the Block
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Missouri?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Oklahoma?
Urgent Silica Update
What Makes a Great Contractor Webinar
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Quebec?
Urgent Silica Alert
Silica 101: Compliance Education
2018 MCAA Convention
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Los Angeles
Enter the Grill & Chill Sweepstakes
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in California?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Pennsylvania?
How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package Webinar
Silica Alert - Amendment Opportunity Missed
The Federated Challenge® Garners $2.7 Million for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Silica 101: Tool Innovation and Compliance
Last Chance for Masonry Hall of Fame Nominations
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Washington
Playful Masonry
Five down, 19 to go!
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Washington?
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Chesapeake
Joints in Stone Panel Veneer Systems
U.S. Construction Markets Outlook Webinar
Registration Now Available for the 2018 MCAA Convention
MCAA Announces 2017 Member-Get-a-Member Winner
2017 MCAA Safety Advantage Award Winners
Why BIM-M Matters for You
2017 MCAA MAC PEC Golf Tournament Results
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Dallas
Welcome New Members
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Florida?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Colorado?
Learning From North Carolina

August 2017

Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Illinois?
Dealing with Historic Masonry Webinar
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Ontario?
What Industry Professionals Think About the Upcoming Silica Rule
Introducing the Grill & Chill Sweepstakes!
How the 2015 IBC Will Impact Your Business
We’re in Steamboat Springs!
Leslie Named MCAA Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Follow the MCAA Midyear Meeting on Twitter
New Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Dates and Locations Announced
Alignment of Vision, Strategy and People Webinar
It Is By Giving That We Receive
OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule: What You Need To Know!
All About BIM-M
American Treasures: Whiskey Row
2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor Webinar
Silica, Are You Ready?
Last Call for the 2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in British Columbia?
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Wisconsin?
OSHA Investigations Webinar
Post-Installed Anchors in Masonry
Join MCAA’s Fantasy Football League
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Naples
2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting has Something for Everyone
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Miami
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Utah?
Compete in the 2018 MCAA Fastest Trowel on the Block
Excellence in Selling Webinar
Welcome New Members
Let’s Help Close The Skills Gap

July 2017

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Charleston
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in Ohio?
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Raleigh
Changes You Need to Know Regarding Masonry Codes
Basic Masonry Estimating Webinar
One Month to the 2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Chicago
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Tucson
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Madison
Case Study: Lovness Estate in Stillwater, Minnesota
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Minneapolis
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry Webinar
Air Barriers & Insulation
Cleaning Masonry
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Cleveland
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Phoenix
Who Will Be the Best Bricklayer in East Tennessee?
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Detroit
Masonry Gives Back: The St. Jude Foundation
Flashing Webinar
2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting Hotel Deadline Approaching
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Birmingham
American Treasures: The Washington National Cathedral
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Louisville
Get Ready…The 2017 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Series is Set!
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Nashville
BIM Deliverables Guide for Masonry Contractors, Volume II Webinar
Preparing for the Future
Case Study: Phoenix Coding Academy
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Philadelphia
Now Accepting Masonry Hall of Fame Nominations
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Milford
Welcome New Members
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to New York
A Conversation With Mike And Colleen Sutter, Act I

June 2017

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Boston
Case Study: Levine Residence
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Des Moines
Last Days of MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Urge your Senators to Pass the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Lincoln
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Kansas City
MIA+BSI Offers Two Scholarship Opportunities for the Natural Stone Industry
New Member Benefit: Truck and Vehicle Rentals with Penske
Managing Interruptions: Electronic Messages and Others Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Austin
Onboarding New Employees Is Good for Business
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Houston
2017 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to New Orleans
ASTM Standards for Brick
Cantarella Named MCAA Massachusetts State Chairman
Scaffold Plank Identification and Inspection Processes Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Buffalo
Blast From The Past: Bill Dentinger
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Pittsburgh
Distinctive New Colors for Reflection Stone Masonry Units by County Materials
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Richmond
ESCSI Honors Its 2017 Holm Award Recipient
Masonry Solutions for Meeting Today’s Energy Codes Webinar
Build More Than a Career. Build a Life.
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
A Bundle of Productivity: Grinders + Vacuums + Safety
ESCSI Honors Its 2017 Erskine Award Recipient
Dig In To These Summer Savings
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Welcome New Members
Calculating Your Return on Investment

May 2017

High Payoff Activities and Performance Discussions Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Jacksonville
Mortar In Water and In Color
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Pensacola
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Atlanta
Workers Compensation—Managed Risk or an Unnecessary Profit Leak? Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Seattle
Virtual and Augmented Reality For Mason Contractors
MIA+BSI Launches Natural Stone Testing Lab
Succession Planning and Leadership Development Webinar
Announcing MCAA’s Speed Dating
Advocacy Looking For Online Feedback on Regulation
Motivating and Leading Generations in the Workplace Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Salt Lake City
Masonry Industry Legislative Conference deadline approaching
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Denver
Hirschi Masonry President Named to Governor’s Workforce Development Board
Preventing Efflorescence
Religious Accommodation Webinar
Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd. Receives CID Award
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Welcome New Members
Introduction to Call A Doctor Plus Webinar
Sweet Tea and Grits

April 2017

Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Washington, D.C.
Proven Strategies Top Contractors Use To Make More Money! webinar
MCAA’s Thirteenth Annual Online Auction a Success
Less Than One Hour Remaining in Online Auction
MCAA’s Online Auction Enters Final Hours
Online Auction enters Day 2
MCAA’s Online Auction Taking Place Now
Online Auction Starts Tomorrow
How Mason Contractors Can Become Invincible to Lawsuits and Save Thousands in Taxes Webinar
Last Chance to Enter savings4members Get ‘N’ Gear Sweepstakes
Legislative Conference one month away
Grant Contracting Named 2016 Safety Award Winner
2017 MCAA Online Auction One Week Away
How to Talk to Elected Officials Webinar
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to San Francisco
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to San Diego
OSHA Grants 90-day Stay on Enforcement of Silica Rule
BIM Coordination for Masonry Webinar
savings4members Get ‘N’ Gear Sweepstakes Reminder
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Phoenix
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Welcome New Members
Silica, Auctions and Policy

March 2017

Effective Communication and the Four Styles Webinar
2017 MCAA Online Auction one month away
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Orlando
How To Find & Keep Great Employees Webinar
Pullman Ermator S26 HEPA Dust Extractor Raffle Winner
City Use Tax Webinar
savings4members Get ‘N’ Gear Sweepstakes
Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) Alert
2017 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
NCMA’s ICON-Xchange 2017: Strengthens the Industry
Attracting and Keeping Good People Webinar
Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Charlotte
Effective Team Communication Webinar
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Welcome New Members
Things to Remember

February 2017

Silica Questions and Answers
MCAA Members Among 2017 Most Innovative Concrete & Masonry Products
Masonry Solutions for Meeting Today’s Energy Codes Webinar
Donate to the MCAA’s Annual Online Auction
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Dallas
2017 BIM-M Symposium
Kathy Spanier Receives MIA+BSI Person of the Year Award
Getting Your Team Fully Onboard with Company Goals Webinar
Schroder Named President of Action Equipment & Scaffold Co., Inc.
New Credentialing Portal Provides Construction Career Opportunities for Veterans
Brenda Edwards Receives Women in Stone Pioneer Award
Mortar Net Solutions Introduces DriPlane™ Drainage Plane for Exterior Rainscreen and Adhered Masonry Walls
Access Every MCAA Webinar In 2017 For Free
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Columbus
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to St. Louis
World of Concrete Brings the Industry Together to Kick Off the 2017 Construction Season
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Welcome New Members
Executive Orders Have No Impact on the Pending Silica Rule
Looking Forward

January 2017

MCAA’s Silica Train-the-Trainer Course
Bonifate named MCAA Region A Vice President
Matt Cash wins the 2017 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® World Championship
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Milwaukee
Patlan Named 2017 Fastest Trowel
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Chicago
Apprentices’ Skills On Display During MASONRY MADNESS
Kemp Awarded C. Dewitt Brown Leadman Award
Five Inductees Named to Masonry Hall of Fame
Silica Train-the-Trainer Course Coming to Syracuse, N.Y.
Hydro Mobile joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
MCAA Regional Report, Region D
MCAA Regional Report, Region C
MCAA Regional Report, Region B
Last Chance for $599 Membership
MASONRY MADNESS® is today!
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
Report of the MCAA Technical Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA Legislative Committee
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
Join the MCAA at WOC 2017; get a $3,000 membership package
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
We’re in Vegas!
Federated Mutual Insurance Company joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc. joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
Amerimix joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
2017 MCAA Convention one week away
5 on 5 with Premier Stoneworks, LLC
See the Masonry Innovations & Workforce Development Zone at WOC
‘Thank You’ from the MCAA’s MAC PAC
Welcome New Members
A Fresh Start

December 2016

Resupporting Old Structural Masonry
New masonry products for December 2016
The EZ Compact Mast Climber
Know Your Target and Set Expectations for Your Team to Hit It
Demand for Creative Construction Strategies Paves Way for Modern Concrete Block Suppliers
Specifying the Right Waterproofing Coverage
Last-Minute Stone Solution for a Modern Design
Get Ready for World of Concrete and the 2017 MCAA Annual Convention
The Fraco Model
Make Project Team Leaders Accountable and Responsible for Results
Subcontract Barrier Installation or Keep In-House?
Come see what BIM-M has to offer at World of Concrete
The Impact of Staining on Masonry
Restoring the Historic Chickasaw Nation Boarding School
Recrowning the Jewel of the French Quarter
Technology for the Jobsite
What’s in A Grade?
Wood Scaffold Plank Performance
A Blend of Natural Stone and Manufactured Stone Veneer Brings Out an Iconic Architectural Masterpiece
Cast Stone: A Quality Masonry Product Simulating Natural Stone
Moisture Management’s Front Line
Weeps: Getting the Water Out
Hurricane Matthew Relief
South of 40 Event at Señor Frog’s
Stiansen Joins JLG as Director of Marketing, Americas
Cary Evert to retire as Hilti CEO in 2017
Olsen elected Chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative for 2017
Register for the 2017 NCMA Annual Convention
Stop Doing Change Orders for Free
MCAA Members: Save with MSC
Apex Tool Group Appoints Ross Porter, Jr. as SVP and President, Global Power Tools Business Unit
Wayne Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah Tour
Q&A: Brick Veneer Anchors
Updating Brick Veneer Ventilation for Modern Construction
Dodge Data & Analytics and STACK Construction Technologies Announce Partnership
The philosophy of domestic safety
Get Ready! 35 Days Until WOC 2017
Join the MCAA at WOC 2017; get a $3,000 membership package
Western Specialty Contractors Hires Crystal Moyer as National Account Manager
ThermaPANEL: Snow-Melting, Solar Pool Heating and Patio Cooling
Boral Sells Its 40 Percent Interest in Boral CSR Bricks Joint Venture
MC&MCA Strong at AIA Convention
Pillsbury A-Mill Artists’ Lofts Get a Lift
2017 MCAA Convention highlight events
Cintec America Provides Anchoring Systems for NYC Subway Station Retrofit Project
Litigating and Negotiating Construction Contracts Webinar
Florida State College at Jacksonville hosts “Florida Apprenticeship Week”
You won’t regret the gift of high-tech
OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards
What Does 2017 Have in Store?
MCAA UPS Savings Program
5 on 5 with Ammex Masonry, Inc.
PORTER CABLE Introduces Cordless Impact Wrench
It’s Been Real
PROSOCO unveils lineup of special sessions at WOC
Announcing the 2016 I Built This! Video Contest Winners
Mason Contractors Association of America Supports Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation Nomination
Masonry Past, Present and Future webinar
Welcome new members
Making Our Industry Stronger

November 2016

23 States and D.C. Add Construction Jobs Between September and October
New masonry products for November 2016
How LIUNA Training Turns Out Safe Laborers
Jobsite Safety Inspections
East Norport Drive Residence
Join the MCAA for 50% Off
KEENE Announces Acquisition of Continental Products Co.
ARA to honor member volunteers at The Rental Show
Cathedral Apprentice Leaves His Mark
Kansas State University: Memories to Last a Lifetime
Benefits of Silane-Siloxane Sealer for Older Brick Buildings
Fundamentals Are the Foundation of Business Success
Drainage and Air Circulation Help Prolong the Life and Look of August Apartment Complex
Harassment and Discrimination Basics webinar
General Shale’s N.C. Locations Win Top State Safety Awards
Mortar Net Solutions Launches New Website
MAC Seminars: Better Masonry Walls and Tornado Shelters
Last chance to compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
New PROSOCO cleaner earns EPA Safer Choice label
Troy Aikman Stars in Television Commercials for Acme Brick Co.
Boral Confirms Merger Clearance Obtained for North American Bricks Joint Venture
The Season of Thanks
Gold Hill Masonry Day
Arch Masonry, Inc. Certified
Insulation Installation
Masonry Quality Institute to be held in North Carolina
Product Transparency Disclosures
LEED™ Essentials for Mason Contractors
House Approves H.R. 985
U.S. House approves Concrete Masonry Products Promotion Act
Differences Between Rainscreen Walls and Cavity Walls
Organizations collaborate for resilient communities
Premier Education Offered at 2017 MCAA Convention
Two new inductees selected for the Rental Hall of Fame
Masonry Lab Masonry Lab at University of Florida School of Construction Management
Students advance their skills at sold-out NCMA Sales School
5 reasons you NEED to attend WOC 2017
Women in Stone Announces Empowerment Scholarship Winner
A Story of Renewal: Flats East Bank Cleveland
Inventors selected in first-ever noise safety challenge
Mechanics Liens and Related Rights Webinar
Air Barrier and Flashing Compatibility Verification
Leaky Walls in Brick Buildings
Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels encouraged by BLS report on occupational injuries and illnesses in 2015
The Sun Is Shining on the MCAA
Toro’s UltraMix Mortar Mixer Line
Material Valve Designs
Construction Spending Edges Down in September
Committees: Strong Commitment to the MCAA
Monart appointed Regional General Manager North America
5 on 5 with Grant Contracting Co., Inc.
Laurent Bonnaure Appointed to the Global Sales & Marketing Division for Manitou group
What Positions Do You Need to Fill?
Milwaukee® Introduces Long Tapes with Industry’s First Blade Cleaning System
EZ Grout Corporation Transitions to EZG Manufacturing
MC&MCA Participates in 5th Annual Fall Construction Industry Open House
Design Tactics for Masonry Professionals Webinar
Welcome new members
MCAA Midyear Meeting Does Not Disappoint

October 2016

OSHA releases recommendations for creating a Safety and Health Plan
New masonry products for October 2016
ARA Names New Executive Vice President and CEO
Construction Employment Rises in 35 States
TMS Recognizes 2016 Award Winners
Fall Product Review
BIM for Masonry Announces Wall Systems Library
MCAA Member-Get-a-Member Contest Winner Gives Thanks to Employer
Chuck Taylor Receives ICPI Lifetime Achievement Award
Seismic Requirements of the Building Code webinar
Historic Downtown Kansas City Landmark Restored, Repurposed
Masonry Staining
Blair Appointed President of Consumers Concrete Corporation
Optimizing Mortar Formulations for Maximum Performance
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Efflorescence Questions and Answers
JLG Announces Strategic Partnership with XPO Logistics
Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman Elects to Retire in 2017
NC State Sigmon Design Competition 2016
Women in Masonry
See the Best Bricklayer in Tennessee Crowned
Holding Yourself and Your Company to the Highest Standards
See the Best Bricklayer in British Columbia Crowned
DOL Regulations webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Virginia Crowned
Taxing Us to Death and Beyond
Construction Spending Holds Steady In August
Common Myths About Active Fall Protection
The HRCC Build Your Future Scholarship
Managing Moisture in Masonry Wall Assemblies
Your chance to win is ending soon
Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center
Only 2 weeks left to enter the I BUILT THIS Video Contest!
Careers in Construction Month is Here!
Construction Firms Add 23,000 Employees in September
See the Best Bricklayer in Alberta Crowned
Designing and Applying Adhered Masonry Veneer Webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in North Carolina Crowned
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Dallas Crowned
Two Companies Certified at MCAA Midyear Meeting
Hartsell Named MCAA South of 40 Committee Co-Chairman
2016 MCAA Safety Advantage Award Winners
New ASTM Standard Will Help Improve Concrete Production
2017 MCAA Convention
Equipment Rental Revenue Set to Top $57B in 2020
Attracting the Younger Generation
N.C. High Schools Gearing Up for Masonry Education Day
Are you maximizing your member benefits?
Upstate NY MCAA Chapter Breakfast Meeting
Fechino Inducted to National Masonry Instructors Association Hall of Fame
See the Best Bricklayer in New Jersey Crowned
Assuring the Successful Continuation of Your Family Business Webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Arizona Crowned
Duffy named MCAA Connecticut State Chairman
Masonry Staining FAQ
What You Need to Know Now About Masonry Staining
Waterford Stone™ Saves Texas Development Time and Money
Controlling Moisture in Masonry Webinar
NC State wins Unit Design Competition
We’re in Scottsdale!
Welcome new members
Have You Made Your Pledge to the Foundation?

September 2016

See the Best Bricklayer in Illinois Crowned
Follow the MCAA Midyear Meeting on Twitter
See the Best Bricklayer in Oklahoma Crowned
Scaffold Plank Identification and Inspection Processes webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Ontario Crowned
New masonry products for September 2016
2017 WMA Excellence in Masonry Competition
The #1 Rule to Getting More Done
New Product Category Rule for Clay Brick Published
The 27 Times Rule
STIHL Inc. Names Tom Scott Director of Information Services
Woodlawn Cemetery Hosts Historic Preservation Programs for Youth
Milwaukee® Introduces First Fully Customizable Light through One-Key™
Atlas Copco celebrates the 25th anniversary of its "Yellow Plant" in Wilrijk
See the Best Bricklayer in Louisiana Crowned
IRS Proposed Rules Target Family Businesses for Higher Estate and Gift Taxes
See the Best Bricklayer in Pennsylvania Crowned
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Quebec Crowned
Perspectives on Renting Equipment
OSHA issues new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases
Last Call for the 2016 MCAA Midyear Meeting
SAIA Announces New Executive Committee, Board Members
Developing Mason Tenders Through the LIUNA Training and Education Fund
Milwaukee® M18 Rocket™ LED Tower Light/Charger
Manitou Americas Introduces XPRT™ Genuine Parts Maintenance Kits
NCCER & Build Your Future’s I BUILT THIS! Video Contest
2016 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional winners to-date
A New Service from Ignite Payments
Develop a Simple Shop Drawing and Submittal System That Works
See the Best Bricklayer in Houston Crowned
Multi-employer Pension Withdrawal Liability and the Financial Risks to the Company and Your Personal Assets webinar
See the Best Bricklayer in Wisconsin Crowned
NCMCA Metrolina Chapter Recognition Night 2016
Cast Stone and BIM — A Match Made in Louisiana
How Contractors Can Implement BIM in Masonry
Restoring the Historic Eads Bridge
Quality and Flair in Phoenix’s Multifamily Sector
NCMA Launches Online Community for Concrete Products
What is Safe?
New ICPI/NCMA Government Officials webinar series
Fall for 4 Sweepstakes
9th Annual HNA Awards Accepting Entries
BIM-M Update
See the Best Bricklayer in Colorado Crowned
How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package webinar
Two-Thirds of Contractors Have a Hard Time Finding Qualified Craft Workers According to AGC Survey
Stop the Federal Government Picking Winners and Losers
Women in Stone Scholarship and Award Deadlines Approaching
OSHA’s Big Pivot: How the New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Impacts Injury Reporting, Prevention and Drug Testing Programs
WASCO on TV
Less Than One Month to the 2016 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Mortar With Added Bacterial Film Resists Water Uptake
Design/Build Partnership Leads to New Urban Agriculture Education Center
NY Engineers and Architects Get Lesson on Restoring Masonry Structures
New Study Debunks Actual Cost of Brick Homes
MCAA to Publish Masonry Magazine
A Crystal Ball – Early Warning Signs of Construction Claims and Disputes webinar
Welcome new members
Who Moved My Cheese?

August 2016

See the Best Bricklayer in Oregon Crowned
New masonry products for August 2016
OSHA kicks off ‘Hear and Now - Noise Safety Challenge’
Incorporating Standard Operating Procedure
David Rubenstein Donates $18.5 Million to the National Park Foundation to Restore the Lincoln Memorial
Off the Wall
Caterpillar Officer Retires
Atlas Copco’s compact iP generators deliver portable power with low fuel consumption
Milwaukee® Introduces Industry’s First Cordless SDS Max Rotary Hammer
Multiquip Expands its MQ Power Production in Southern California
Motivate With Money
2016 MCAA Midyear Meeting Hotel Deadline Approaching
Compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor webinar
WASCO Celebrates 50th Anniversary
The MCAA has gone mobile!
Quebec Manufacturer Involved in a Large Housing Development in Maryland
Implementing a Fall Protection System
Hydrex Stone Sealer
MIA CEU Course Teaches Stone Specification
Makita Expands 18V LXT Brushless Grinder Line-up
Can standard veneer anchors handle the loads of larger cavities?
Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education
Handy Handhelds
BIM-M’s REVIT Masonry Pack
Honoring a Fallen Officer
2016 MAC PEC Golf Tournament
OSHA Investigations webinar
StoneCoat Hydraulic Limestone Veneer
Restoring San Antonio’s Broadway Bank
Hillcrest Stone Thin Veneer
Navigating Adhered Masonry Veneer
New Heavy Hip-Ridge Connectors Offer Design Strength and Flexibility
An Introduction to Embedded Fasteners in Masonry
Access industry’s future is tied to leveraging the right technologies
BIA Honors Inspired Design with 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards
Toro Announces ‘Every Day. Everywhere. Every Drop Counts.’ Grant Program
Construction Employment Increases in 228 out of 358 Metro Areas
See the Best Bricklayer in Utah Crowned
Innovations Take Pressure Off Tight-Squeeze Jobs
UniFirst Celebrates 80 Years
Full Contact Project Management webinar
Hyload Adds New Products to Its Throughwall Flashing System
Water in the Walls
MIA+BSI Releases New Installation Safety Video
Looking Ahead to the New Year
W. R. MEADOWS’ Russ Snow Elected President of Air Barrier Association of America
The Importance of Air Barriers
Excellence in Masonry
Construction Spending Declines in June
LafargeHolcim announces changes to the Executive Committee
See the Best Bricklayer in Ohio Crowned
2016 MCAA Region C Masonry Skills Competition
5 on 5 with Cantarella & Son, Inc.
Cintec Technology Aids in Restoration of Award-Winning 12th-Century Castle
Basic Masonry Estimating webinar
Join MCAA’s Fantasy Football League
Masonry Finds Positive Indicators Pointing to Growth
Announcing MCAA’s Speed Dating
Now accepting Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Governor Abbot proclaims Texas Masonry Construction Week
Welcome new members
Get Ready for MCAA’s Midyear Meeting

July 2016

Dexter + Chaney Partners With TopBuilder Solutions
Construction Employment Rises in 39 States Between June 2015 and 2016
Atlas Copco Construction names new president to lead North American growth
New masonry products for July 2016
See the Best Bricklayer in Florida Crowned
What a Difference a Day Makes!
Acme Brick Honored with Spirit of Enterprise Award
The Impact of Rework on Construction and Some Practical Remedies webinar
An Interview With Macy Williams
Texas Professors Selected to Attend National Workshop
Cal/OSHA to Adopt Federal Silica Standard
Novel Digital Design With Brick
October is Careers in Construction Month
How to Make Your Workforce Great Again
STIHL Celebrates 90th Anniversary with Family Fete for Active and Former Staff
MIA+BSI Announces 2016 Study Tour in Vermont
Jan Boyer Honored as a Woman of Influence 2016 by Central Penn Business Journal
2016 Masonry Association of Florida Masonry Excellence Award Winners
Milwaukee M12 LED Metal Flashlight Redefines Versatility, Brightness and Durability
OSHA Silica 2016 – What Does it Mean to Me? webinar
Statesville Brick Hosts NCMCA Chapters
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry webinar
Acme Brick Company Names Morgan Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
The Need for Technology in the Construction Industry
OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses
Join the MCAA in Scottsdale
2016 Pinnacle Awards Deadline Approaches
Making It Easy…Makes You Look Good
2016 SkillsUSA National Masonry Competition Winners Announced
BIM Deliverables Guide for Masonry Contractors webinar
Daytona International Speedway Facelift
savings4members announces partnership with MSC
DEWALT Introduces FLEXVOLT System
US Department of Labor announces new rules to adjust civil penalty amounts
Johnson Plaza at Converse College
A Hometown Hero Comes Home
Milwaukee® Launches Cordless High-Output Area Light
Michigan Mason Contractors’ Association Fall Meeting and Golf Outing
CDC and LafargeHolcim launch ‘14Trees’
2016 NCMCA Convention Review
Play with the Pros at BYF’s Scramble for Skills Golf Tournament
Construction Craft Curricula and Assessments Released
Fuji Heavy Industries LTD. to change company name
Efflorescence Causes and Solutions webinar
My MCAA Legislative Conference Experience
Prime Season for a Great Meeting
W. R. Meadows Announces New Sales Representatives
5 on 5 with Otto Baum Company, Inc.
Simpson Strong-Tie Research and Testing Laboratory at WSU
Women in Stone Introduces Award and Scholarship
Hunter to serve as PROSOCO preservation specialist
Opportunity Ahead
Keene Building Products Announces Quercetti as Technical Consultant
Abrams named TMS Honorary Member
Welcome new members
Making a Difference

June 2016

Milwaukee® Unveils Mobile Storage Units
Resolution of Disputes Using Alternative Dispute Resolution webinar
Labor Department announces availability of $50.5M to help states expand, diversify registered apprenticeship opportunities
New masonry products for June 2016
Are YOU Florida’s Fastest Trowel?
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
2016-2018 NCMCA Officers Elected
Last Days of MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
OSHA to lead media teleconference on protecting workers from dangers of soaring temperatures
Simplify your fueling expenses
Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Eases in June
Jerry Painter Begins Term as President of The Masonry Society
Milwaukee® Introduces a Jobsite Tech Bag
People Are Better Led Than Driven
2016 Douglas Drye Award
The Emerging Significance of Continuous Insulation webinar
QUIKRETE Stars with Heisman Trophy Winner on HOME FREE
Mortar Net Solutions Offers TotalFlash® Complete Masonry Cavity Wall Drainage Solution
The Dryline Project Wins LafargeHolcim Award
Safety by Design
Building Stone From Reclaimed Material
Navigating LEED v4 for Concrete Masonry
Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems donated $10,000 to support water crisis
NCMA to Launch 2018 ICON Expo Equipment Show
JLG Adds New Hagerstown Service Branch
Milwaukee® Introduces M12™ M-SPECTOR FLEX™ SYSTEM
ASTM Volume 04.05 now available
Does Your BIZ Work for You?
Construction Employment Increases in 235 out of 358 Metro Areas
Powerful, Empowering Performance Reviews with No Surprises webinar
NCCER Testifies to California Legislature
ESCSI Honors its 2016 Holm Award Recipient
MIA+BSI Introduces Spanish Safety Poster Set
Summer Heat Safety Campaign Begins
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Staff Help Launch U.S. Resiliency Council and Building Rating System
Building Code Anxiety?
Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Norberg
Allen Named Sales Manager for Blastcrete Equipment Company
Masonry 2018 Symposium Call for Papers
Call for Applications: The Masonry Society’s Haller Award
Schriner, Morrison Join NCMA Engineering Staff
Trowel Tech
Johnson Concrete Company announces addition of CarbonCure Masonry Technology
Flashing webinar
Deadline for ABC Scholarship is July 15
See the Best Bricklayer in Missouri Crowned
OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
Advancements in Manufactured Masonry Thin Veneers Webinar
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2015-2016
STIHL Inc. Names Stephen Ballenger Vice President of Operations
5 on 5 with Artisan Masonry, Inc.
CarbonCure Boosts Sales Team
Safety in Building Codes
Marquez Wins Samuel A. McGee Memorial Contest
2016 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Scheduled Announced
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
Made to Stick – How To Choose The Right Sealants For Your Masonry Project webinar
Welcome new members
Southern Hospitality

May 2016

NIOSH releases study on work-related hearing loss
Fighting the Effects of Fatigue When Working at Height
No banners on scissors, says IPAF
New masonry products for May 2016
MIA+BSI Releases Dimension Stone Design Manual, Version 8.0
2016 MAF Convention
W. R. Meadows Celebrates 90th Anniversary
MIA+BSI Announces 2016 Awards Program
Milwaukee Expands Storage Solutions
Keep the Best Players on Your Team
Lackmond Products, Inc. Appoints Clemente as Vice President of Sales
Effective Delegation in Action webinar
USGBC Joins National Leaders During Building Safety Month
Building History
Are you loading machines safely on site?
Mast Climber Accident Analysis
Metrolina Chapter of the North Carolina Masonry Contractors’ Association
2016 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference Recap
PROSOCO Hires Morris as Rocky Mountain Rep
Mariner Appointed President of Boral USA
MIA+BSI launches website to promote the use of natural stone
MIA+BSI, The Natural Stone Institute Begins its Joint Venture
Ash Grove Cement plant wins safety award
Rosie the Riveter: Why She Loved Codes and Standards!
US Labor Department announces availability of $4.6M in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
Introduction to Call A Doctor Plus webinar
Masonry students build sign at Midland Fire Department
Workforce - A change in perception and practice
OSHA and NIOSH provide guidance for protecting workers from exposure to Zika virus
False fire-related claims can undermine public confidence in building codes and masonry designs
Follow the Masonry Industry Legislative Conference on Twitter
Thornton wins N.C. SkillsUSA competition in masonry
Ninth annual HNA Awards now accepting entries
MSA debuts state-of-the-art safety training center
Construction spending posts monthly and year-over-year increases
This Spring - be a hero on the go
OSHA’s final rule to ‘nudge’ employers to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses
Are Employees Stealing From You?
Masonry student wins Gold
Transitioning Effectively to a Leadership Role webinar
Weekly maintenance of grout pumps
Pump maintenance
OSHA NACOSH schedules meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
Risky business
An old way to a better tomorrow
Masonry Industry Legislative Conference deadline approaching
Pacific Coast Building Products elects retired VSP CEO to Board of Directors
May is Building Safety Month
Acme Brick Company breaks ground for new office and warehouse
Introducing a new member benefit with Panera
Women in Stone announces new mentorship program
Risky Business – How Contractors use Computers to Make and Lose Money webinar
NCCER awards two new Construction Education Champions
5 on 5 with Cummer Masonry, Inc.
Dothan Technology Center masonry students prepare for competition
Detailing air barriers
Mortar Net Solutions introduces series of installation videos
OSHA’s New Final Rule on Crystalline Silica: What you Need to Know webinar
CoAD students erect structures for Masonry Design/Build
2016 National Safety Stand-Down
Welcome new members
The 2016 MCAA Legislative Conference

April 2016

Forecast projects stable future growth for equipment rental industry
New masonry products for April 2016
OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Partners renew alliance
MCAA’s Twelfth Annual Online Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
Online Auction enters final hours
The Relationship Edge in Business webinar
Online Auction enters Day 2
ICC announces theme for 2016 Building Safety Month
MCAA’s Online Auction taking place now
Dependable LLC announces new hire
Online Auction starts tomorrow
Western Specialty Contractors promotes Geilmann
Keene Building Products announces new hires
AlliedEDGE™: New tools supply competitive ‘edge’
LATICRETE celebrates 60 years
Hilti Tool Services redefines warranty
It’s quiet time!
Toro announces 2016 Contractor Supply Program
How to Talk to Elected Officials webinar
Skyworks acquires 100,000th JLG Telehandler
UOS builds crane fabrication facility in Kansas City
Silica rule released
Pettibone Extendo 944B Telehandler
Xtreme telehandlers lend a helping hand
Tom Schlough receives 2015 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement
Legislative Conference one month away
Witt joins PROSOCO as Regional Sales Manager
Western Specialty Contractors promotes Genovese
STIHL Inc. names Scavillo Vice President of Finance and Information Services
Saws, saw blades, hammers and grinders
Eric Tryon named 2015 Fabricator of the Year
How to hire right!
Hyload introduces A.C.E. Advantage™
How To Find & Keep Great Employees! webinar
Milwaukee redefines SDS Plus rotary hammers with New D-Handle Solution
Revitalizing Carolina’s Carowinds
IPAF calculates fatal injury rate
Raising the bar on scaffolding and mast climber safety
2016 Masonry Systems Guide, Northwest Edition released
Senior masonry student preparing for state competition and his future
A new face for senior housing
Brokk names McCabe as New England Regional Sales Manager
Wehrman to retire from ARA
Construction employment increases in 243 out of 358 metro areas
Hand-held mixing drill with two-speed gearbox
Material mix design for masonry grouting
2016 Masonry Institute of Iowa Spring Seminar
MCAA partners with Priceline Partner Network
Draft A Winning Business Plan! webinar
Hyster Receives GOOD DESIGN™ Award for Efficiency and Productivity enhancing Tier 4 Final ReachStacker
Calling all mason contractors
Over 10K severe worker injuries reported in first year of OSHA requirement
Meridian students learning brick by brick
5 on 5 with Veazey Enterprises
Acme Brick to distribute Bautex Block in Texas markets
Construction industry groups file suit over OSHA silica rule
Masonry: Timeless traditions, modern opportunities
Anniversary celebration, industry optimism drive The Rental Show 2016
Green building and sustainability
Up, up and away!
Rehab and restore your business
Welcome new members
MCAA: Looking out for your interests
BHS students win state masonry competition

March 2016

‘Build Your Future’ expands to Indiana
Your Business and the Cloud – A Primer webinar
BIM-M World of Masonry, IMI, MCAA and Insurance issues all in one spot!
New masonry products for March 2016
OSHA is extending the public comment period on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule
National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls
Get someone to help you dig the hole
What is the Cloud?
ICC vote disapproves increased heights for wood structures
NCMA installs new Board of Directors
InsulTech ICMS from Oldcastle APG is an Architizer A+Awards finalist
2016 MCAA Online Auction one month away
Salaries remain high in the construction industry
Texas aims high with new masonry schools
Construction industry voices concerns with silica rule
Success story: Stephen Benson
US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers’ protection from the dangers of ‘respirable’ silica dust
Final silica rule released
Effectively Developing the Next Generation webinar
Success story: Michael Kern
Success story: Chris Sutherland
Success story: Zack Zuidema
Success story: Matthew Demery
Success story: Miguel Gonzalez
Masonry industry workforce development efforts
Construction firms add 19,000 workers in February
2016 ICON-Xchange and NCMA Annual Convention recap
NCCER announces 2016 Board of Trustees
New BIM-M Guide for Revit users released
EnergyShield Wall Insulation
Wall assemblies and code requirements
New perspective from the Pacific Northwest
Succession Planning: The Critical People Development Aspect webinar
The ‘wow’ factor
ZAarchitects develop ‘Smart Masonry’
OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
Scaffold accountability and responsibility
Free blueprint reading app for students
2016 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
Suzanne Marzullo receives 2015 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award
When worlds collide, get up and get going
BIA opens entries for 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards
The 2016 MCAA Convention Annual Convention wrap-up
Project management, field crew meetings that work
2016 University Professors Masonry Workshop
Participate in MCAA’s Bracket Challenge
Technology for the Jobsite: Finding the Right Tech Tools for Your Project Team webinar
New operating name, logo for Hyster-Yale Materials Handling
MCAA offers savings4members™ Program
Yet another big step for the MCAA
OSHA seeks public comment on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
Silica call to action
Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards
Dissipative Anchor from Cintec
The dos and don’ts of masonry anchors
Regis Studeny named 2015 Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year
A time of change
NCCER’s Crane Certification Program expands to include tower crane
5 on 5 with Howard Jacobs Masonry
ARA Foundation donates to the American Red Cross for disaster relief
Masonry students give back
Fifth International LafargeHolcim Forum
Structural Masonry Walls: Responsibilities of the Mason Contractor Part II webinar
Mortar Net Solutions introduces LathNet™ Drainage Plane System
Donate to the MCAA’s Annual Online Auction
Welcome new members
Let’s share our passion!

February 2016

Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2016
New masonry products for February 2016
Belden Brick’s Tann joins ASTM International Board of Directors
World of Concrete hits 7-year high
ACME Block and Brick acquires Pennington Block
Construction firms add 18,000 workers in January
Oldcastle APG West will break ground on new production facility in Frederickson
The value of sharing
CEU program names Realstone Systems 2015 Educator of the Year
Structural Masonry Walls: Responsibilities of the Mason Contractor Part I webinar
Construction spending ends year on mixed note
Presidential elections right around the corner
OSHA certifies New Jersey occupational safety and health plan for state and local government workers
OSHA seeks nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
The Masonry Advisory Council hires a New Engineering Services and Architectural Education Outreach Representative
Expanding our world
W. R. MEADOWS promotes Todd Duewel to Regional Sales Manager
New Editor named at Masonry Magazine
STIHL opens new Midwest location
The NCMCA 2016 Convention at Hot Springs, Virginia
Masonry program sets up career path to engineering
Why a Masonry Foundation?
2015 MIA Accreditation Class Honored at TISE 2016
Weickhardt named MCAA Wisconsin State Chairman
Erickson named MCAA Iowa State Chairman
Vasquez named MCAA Region D Vice President
OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
OSHA extends public comment period for updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
Extended by popular demand: Join the MCAA for only $599
MCAA announces 2016-18 board members
OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules third meeting of the Emergency Response and Prepare
New directions
OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health in February
Tuttle wins “WORLD’S BEST BRICKLAYER” title
NCMA increases its presence at World of Concrete
Apprentices highlighted during MASONRY MADNESS
Dave Warren named Branch Manager at STIHL Northwest
Martinez named 2016 Fastest Trowel
MCAA Regional Report, Region I
Newsome awarded C. Dewitt Brown Leadman Award
OSHA schedules public hearing on proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium
Six inductees named to Masonry Hall of Fame
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
MCAA Regional Report, Region D
MCAA Regional Report, Region C
MCAA Regional Report, Region B
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
5 on 5 with Superior Masonry Builders, Inc.
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
MASONRY MADNESS is today!
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Join the MCAA at WOC 2016; get a $3,000 membership package
Welcome new members
Thanks for letting me give back

January 2016

See the Masonry Innovations & Workforce Development Zone at WOC
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
Report of the MCAA Legislative Committee
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
We’re in Vegas!
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
MCAA Member-Get-A-Member Program
NCCER Credentials lead Job Corps graduates to construction careers
New masonry products for January 2016
PCA announces inaugural 2016 Resilience Leadership Award winners
Sorry Charlie: If you wouldn’t have told me your price was high, you’d have the job
OSHA to introduce more durable and secure outreach trainer and student cards
Masonry responds
General Shale introduces new At Home, At Work magazine
2016 MCAA Convention one week away
From dust to done at World of Concrete 2016
Greenbuild 2015 takes place in Washington, D.C.
Milwaukee® introduces M12™ 7.8KP Thermal Imager with DUAL SENSE™ Pixels
8 great reasons to attend the largest World of Concrete in 7 years!
SAIA announces new Executive Director
Joint reinforcement: Less is more
Revised training and assessment products now available for the construction industry
Technology advances of robotics in masonry
The 2016 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Digital Magazine is out!
Fastest Trowel Competitors USA 2016
Momentum Rental and Sales adds two locations in Texas
Top five OSHA changes to watch for in 2016
PCA turns 100
World of Concrete product preview
Power Climber announces Colby Hubler as Sales Manager
2016 Economic Outlook forecasts 4.4% growth in equipment and software investment
Trinity Lightweight launches website
Tomberlin wins at the Fair
Construction Career Pathways Conference promotes industry-education collaboration
Call a Doctor Plus for MCAA members
Terex Aerial Work Platforms opens new facility
Good as gold
Announcement of 2016-2017 MCA Board
10 construction industry trends to watch in 2016
Masonry Fireplace & Chimney Handbook
Historic chimney saved in Baku
Spider offers access for chimney stack maintenance
Masonry chimney checklist for weather resistance
LATICRETE hires Jesler Savi Freitas as Regional Manager
Yes, I write about bricks
Belden Brick products now available from Acme Brick
NC State/NCMCA 2015 Masonry Design Competition
Buckeye Career Center students participate in masonry competition
Announcing new research product - BIM-Masonry Project 3
Frank Borden passes
Access CMD Insight for only $650.00
‘Thank You’ from the MCAA’s MAC PAC
What a year it has been
Report of the MCAA Nominating Committee
5 on 5 with Curtis Hoover
Equipment rental industry five-year forecast calls for even growth
Join the MCAA at WOC 2016; get a $3,000 membership package
TEC® Exterior Tile Installation webinar recording available online
Aerial Access Equipment becomes Manitou dealer
LATICRETE names Eerik Maandi Vice President of Research and Development
NCMCA Metrolina Chapter recognizes masonry contest winners
Welcome new members
A week of masonry you can’t miss

December 2015

California here we come! EMI is heading out west
Getting back to the basics of teaching
LafargeHolcim and CDC Group join forces to scale-up an affordable low-carbon construction solution
New masonry products for December 2015
The Departments of Justice and Labor announce expansion of worker endangerment initiative
If you show them you care, they will follow you
Registration open for the 2016 NCMA Convention
The 2016 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® World Championship Roster is set!
Terex Minerals Processing Systems hosts conference and open day in Oklahoma City
Jim O’Connor honored by Lake County Contractors Association
This Old House names QUIKRETE® Q-MAX Pro concrete to list of the 100 best new home products of 2015
Come see what BIM-M has to offer at World of Masonry
From military to construction
Is the construction industry facing a skilled labor cliff?
Catch George Hedley at World of Concrete
Don’t wear four hats
IPAF eLearning raises standard for AWP operator training
The innateness of safety
Construction spending logs robust monthly and year-over-year growth
South of 40 Event at Señor Frog’s
CEMEX announces organizational changes
Memberships approve MIA+BSI 2-year joint venture
2015 CMA STAR Awards winners announced
Sentara Leigh Hospital
Contractor bond increases January 1, 2016 in California
Construction calculators help students develop applied math skills
Introducing Call a Doctor Plus
Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Mast Climbers Liability webinar
Two rental leaders to be inducted into Rental Hall of Fame
To rent or buy: A manufacturer’s take
When rental makes cents
When and why to rent
Construction firms add 46,000 workers in November
2016 MCAA Convention Ladies Program
PCA announces organizational changes in D.C. Office
Masonry Institute of Iowa meets with MC&MCA
The College of Lost Arts
NCCER testifies to Congress about career and technical education
Join the industry at the largest WOC in 7 years
Gift of the Christmas Dog
Give your company the gift of CMD
Seismic Requirements of the Building Code webinar
OSHA Silica Rulemaking
Will you accept the call to serve?
OSHA seeks public comment as it updates Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
Focusing on more than metrics
Masonry class installs pavers at Sudlersville Middle
2016 MCAA Convention highlight events
Multiquip introduces state of the art walk-behind trowel
A time for family
Pavestone Mobile App
5 on 5 with Ambach Masonry Construction, Inc.
MIA unveils new CEU course: “The Art of Specifying Natural Stone”
Make people accountable and responsible
STIHL Inc. announces new distribution warehouse
QA/QC Requirements for Masonry Construction webinar
Brick by brick, robot lays foundation for a new future in masonry
Technology transforming the job site
Welcome new members
Giving back

November 2015

You must see the opportunity when others can’t
MCAA’s 2015 Cyber Monday specials
10 companies participate in the Caterpillar Startup Challenge
Jonas Construction Software integrates with Contigo Systems
CONSTRUCT draws a crowd to St. Louis
Skanska managers complete MEWPs for Managers course
New masonry products for November 2015
Black Friday specials from the MCAA
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor webinar
IPAF East Coast Regional Conference features industry experts
Multi-employer Pension Withdrawal Liability and the Financial Risks to the Company and Your Personal Assets webinar
OSHA requests comments on guidance document that addresses whistleblower retaliation
Yes…OSHA penalties are going up!
Industry and education partners open training center
Last chance to compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
Dexter + Chaney names Newton Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
AEMA and MIA join forces to create Spanish edition of MIA’s Dimension Stone Design Manual
NAWIC installs 2015 - 2016 national president and new board members
2015 Concrete Masonry Design Awards of Excellence winners
MIM’s 2015 Annual Meeting
NCCER credentials prepare high school graduates for careers
10 trends defining the construction industry
The best Thanksgiving ever?
Masonry students build brick planter for church
Drone technology used to inspect façade
OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Mast Climbers Liability webinar
STIHL dealers raise more than $67,000 to support Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury
Multiquip is now shipping new 185 CFM Air Compressor
Premier education offered at 2016 MCAA Convention
Milwaukee® introduces new lighting solutions to the TRUEVIEW™ family
Superior Block adds carbon reduction to the mix
Manitou Americas names Burkhammer VP of Sales and Marketing
Turning leaves, busy times
STIHL supports maintenance staff of the National September 11 Memorial
Pre-Insulated Concrete Masonry webinar
Atlas Copco offers comprehensive dealer training program for high customer satisfaction
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program webinar
Laticrete contributes to Pease Place Woodbridge Community Playground
OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health to meet Dec. 1-2
A New Method of Cavity Wall Air Barrier Design webinar
Flash Trac Flashing System
Make flashing work for masonry
H.B. Fuller Construction Products announces new Director of Marketing
Construction spending continues strong year-over-year gains in September
Introducing Kensley™ Stone Thin Veneer
Dry-cast manufacturing
Howard Cole wins again!
Prioritizing people
Presidential politics
5 on 5 with Arch Masonry, Inc.
Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions webinar
Apprentices compete and win at California Regionals Skills Challenge
New MCAA member benefit: Save with LifeLock
OSHA will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
The 2015 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Winners to-date are in through October
Mortar Net Solutions introduces 0.4-Inch WallDefender™
Construction employment declines in 144 out of 358 metro areas
Welcome new members
A successful Midyear Meeting in the Florida Keys

October 2015

Virginia’s STIHL, Inc. wins prestigious national award
Regional qualifying Arizona competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
LATICRETE promotes Ken Madison
Regional qualifying Alberta competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
The one who holds the gold rules
Traditional Marketing Excellence webinar
New masonry products for October 2015
Three must haves in a fleet management solution
Dr. Michaels testifies before Congress
Consolidated Control Layer Design webinar
CIM will auction off vintage Ford Ready Mix Truck at 2016 World of Concrete
2016 MCAA Convention
Survey finds 86 percent of contractors have difficulty filling key craft and salaried jobs
The Rental Show to celebrate 60 years of ARA
Keene Building Products gets website makeover
2015 Brick in Architecture Awards honor stellar design
Ron Wirahadiraksa to join LafargeHolcim as new Chief Financial Officer
Entitlement leadership
Construction material prices plunge in September
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry webinar
Tulsa Tech masonry students learn 9/11 history, construct tribute wall
Health product declarations
SAIA announces new ANSI Accreditation
Origin, evolution, and design of masonry at New Jersey justice building
Five year outlook for US construction industry looks brighter
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Milwaukee® RED HELIX™ Drill Bits stay sharper longer
New craft training and assessment resources for military members and veterans
Mid-Atlantic STIHL names McClain as Marketing Manager
MIA Accreditation program reaches 100 accredited locations
Regional qualifying North Carolina competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Manufactured Stone Veneer - Dry Cast vs. Wet Cast webinar
Regional qualifying Texas competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Brick Veneer and Code Requirements webinar
Regional qualifying British Columbia competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
The bricks and mortar industry enters the digital age
OSHA extends comment period for proposed rule clarifying employers’ continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate record
OSHA moves to a new enforcement weighting system
FMI revises 2015 construction growth upward to 6 percent
Scheels All Sports gets protection year ‘round
Laticrete promotes new Director for Strategic Accounts Group
Happy fall, y’all
Hurricane Katrina results in stronger products
NCMCA at 2015 MCAA Midyear Meeting
General Shale redesigns website
People follow the leader
Regional qualifying New England competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Special Inspections - What Does it Mean and When is it Required webinar
D.C.’s first brick-laying robot in action
Cutting red tape, building for the future
2015 MCAA Safety Advantage Award winners
2015 MCAA Midyear Meeting in review
Milwaukee® M18 & M12 Rapid Charger charges packs 40% faster
5 on 5 with Witmer Group, LLC
Brampton Brick proves concrete commitment to sustainability with bold corporate decision
New study finds green construction is major U.S. economic driver
General Shale receives top Virginia award for reclamation efforts
Regional qualifying California competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Nashville competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Harassment and Discrimination Basics webinar
Welcome new members
Seeing the future before our eyes

September 2015

Regional qualifying Ontario competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
New masonry products for September 2015
Statement from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on fatal occupational injuries in 2014
Don’t go that way!
Average size of U.S. commercial buildings continues to grow
October is Careers in Construction Month
Milwaukee® Season 6 Heated Gear delivers all day heat
We’re in Key West!
Instructors elect NCMIA Officers
Acme Brick Company donates to Elmore County school
Follow the MCAA Midyear Meeting on Twitter
Regional qualifying Oklahoma competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying South Carolina competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Facing sidejobs head-on
Unprecedented growth leads to second Pacific STIHL expansion in five years
Donald doesn’t care; maybe you shouldn’t either
U.S. Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants
Drinking and driving and concrete
PPE in Turkey is a fast-growing market
Standards compliance in the storm shelter and safe room industry
Iroquois Job Center masonry students fixing up Shelby Cemetery
Masonry construction, restoration firms break ground in Middletown
Southeast Concrete Masonry Association holds first summer meeting
“I Built This!” Video Contest
Regional qualifying Washington competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Wisconsin competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Pennsylvania competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Digital Marketing Excellence webinar
Robot brickie
Have you noticed me lately?
OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower complaints
Check out OSHA’s new high penalty map
Furr competes at WorldSkills
Some masonry buildings finding new life in NEPA
Crane Operator Championship at ICUEE
2015 Concrete Masonry Design Awards deadline approaching
Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants (CTaSC) launches new website
Regional qualifying Colorado competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Illinois competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Insultech webinar
Regional qualifying Alabama competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Legal and Illegal Payroll Deductions webinar
MIA & BSI seek joint venture / consolidation to strengthen the natural stone industry
The importance of advocacy
Initial meeting set for Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee of NACOSH
OSHA updates National Emphasis Program on amputations
FMI’s Q3 Nonresidential Construction Index released
Construction employment is up in 37 states
Oldcastle commemorates school reconstructions
Majestic masonry
2015 MITA Golf Tournament
5 on 5 with Got Brick? LLC
Golf tournament raises awareness for recruitment efforts in the construction industry
Walter at the wall
Upstate New York MCAA Chapter formed
Sam McGee passes
Compliance on Prevailing Wage and Davis-Bacon webinar
National champion bricklayer ready to defend his title
Should you clean your own masonry or hire it out?
Welcome new members
Join us for the Midyear Meeting

August 2015

New savings opportunities from the MCAA
New masonry products for August 2015
2015 Metrolina Chapter Golf Tournament
Jack Davis Jr. passes away
Terracon Foundation awards $110,000 in grants
IPAF Summit and IAPAs on 4 April 2017
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care Center
One month until 2015 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Hyster donates Walkie Pallet Truck to American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts
Why Buildings Leak webinar
Caterpillar announces new strategy for vocational truck product family
As long as you invest in the right stuff, borrowing money will help you build wealth quicker
Updated comprehensive guide to OSHA training requirements now available
Compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade salutes STIHL Inc. for manufacturing excellence
Why SIMPLE Plans don’t work for prevailing wage contractors
Jerry Carrier honored with Award of Merit for contributions to ASTM Masonry Standards
2015 MMCA Annual Meeting
Anderson promoted to lead LATICRETE sales team in Oregon Region
JLG releases e-Commerce website for pre-owned equipment
What’s MITA’s Past President doing in Haiti?
Winning the war for talent
What is the ONE-KEY™ to unlocking the digital jobsite?
Miller Act Claims webinar
Husqvarna adds representatives to sales team
What makes the saw industry tick
Concrete Gel Injection for eliminating moisture damage
Specialty store gets a special mortar
STIHL Inc. President Fred Whyte to Retire
Are You Prepared for Mediation webinar
Hyload names Afanador as Business Development Manager
Construction spending in June grows at fastest rate since 2006
Terracon hires three in Atlanta
Ash Grove Cement is home to Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
1100 Millecento by Pininfarina
Regional qualifying Utah competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
MIA honors AKDO as Educator of the Year for CEU Program
Hiring Basics webinar
Do you use propane?
Leading from your position of strength
OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries
Leading Edge Fall Protection webinar
Oldcastle® Architectural acquires Anchor Block Company and Anchor Wall Systems
Campus connections
General Shale launches new commercial brochure to marketplace
Milwaukee Tool invests $35 million in U.S. manufacturing
Hilti celebrates grand opening of Texas locations
Regional qualifying East Tennessee competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
7th Annual Brick x Brick Competition
It’s time for a culture change in the construction industry
Join MCAA’s Fantasy Football League
Basic Masonry Estimating webinar
House Energy and Commerce Committee moves CMU Check-off Bill forward
5 on 5 with Kalish Masonry
OSHA provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for enforcing the revised Hazard Communication standard
Now accepting Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
MC&MCA tackles workforce development head on
Why masonry?
Regional qualifying Ohio competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Little town, big progress
Welcome new members
The MCAA Midyear Meeting is approaching

July 2015

Milwaukee® M18 FUEL™ delivers first cordless braking grinder solution
New masonry products for July 2015
Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry confidence remains steady in July
Cutting Edge Marketing webinar
Cind-R-Lite brings a sustainable masonry alternative to Las Vegas
Efflorescence and masonry
NMHG participates in National Forklift Safety Day
Safety training impacts the bottom line
House Subcommittee moves CMU Check-off Bill forward
NCCER’s revised Core Curriculum now available
Official 2015 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® regional schedule released
Multiquip launches new order tracking mobile app
Congratulations 2015 Masonry Excellence Awards Winners
University of Minnesota Bachelor of Design in Architecture Masonry Workshop
AIA holds Annual Convention in Atlanta
2015 MCA of Greater Chicago Annual Golf Outing
Fix yourself, and you fix the world
FMI Construction Executive Institute
Immigration Compliance for Employers webinar
Careers in Construction Month returns this October
Dutton, Ossowski win at SkillsUSA
OSHA heat app surpasses 200K downloads
Choosing the right masonry pressure washer
Fast-set large tile mortar
Brick matching 101
LATICRETE promotes Saleem to Vice President
Atlas Copco ranked best industrial company on environment by Newsweek
CUSTOM introduces Natural Stone and Large Tile Mortar
Are you ready for October 1, 2015?
Growing the workforce and enriching the community
Seeking the best and the brightest for construction
2015 MN Concrete Forum Series
How to Create a World Class Organization webinar
General Shale partnering with University of Tennessee to build education center at CAC Beardsley Community Farm
LafargeHolcim officially launched around the globe
Chimney flashings
OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance
Incident Investigation: Closing the Loop Safety Forum
Acme Brick Company announces Plant Manager of the Year
Join the MCAA in Key West
Adrian Steel releases new interior ladder storage solution
EP Henry announces wholesale Hardscaping Center at Richmond
ShapeCrete wins Dwell on Design 2015 - Best Design Material
MC&MCA 2016 Excellence Awards
Bernard Fontana steps down as CEO of Holcim Ltd
Construction spending in May reaches highest level since 2008
Announcing MCAA’s Speed Dating
MCAC makes case for work comp rate flexibility on veneer work
OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction
Recognizing Protected and Concerted Activity webinar
Why I attend
Presidential politics already heating up
Masonry Institute of Iowa Annual Scholarship Golf Outing Fundraiser
New SDS Program
Nonresidential construction sector continues on growth path
BIM for Masonry releases new Roadmap
Registration open for July SRW Train–the-Trainer courses
USGBC joins Home Energy Information Accelerator and commits to expand energy efficiency in the US
Join Belgard’s partnership with USO to honor soldiers
A Federal facelift
New Milwaukee® 46" Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet
Does your timecard work for you?
Camp NAWIC uses community service to get high school girls interested in construction
Marketing 101 for Mason Contractors webinar
Welcome new members
Spread the Word: Masonry Doesn’t Burn

June 2015

Senate Appropriations Committee passes amendment delaying silica rule
New masonry products for June 2015
Ash Grove Cement recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council
Pricing Contractor Delay Costs webinar
Holcim releases 2014 Corporate Sustainable Development Report
Preparing for Brazil
Winner at Raleigh
2015 Masonry Institute of British Columbia Masonry Design Awards
Chicago Pneumatic completes expansion of concrete range with launch of new levelling equipment
How do you get off the hamster wheel?
M18™ Jobsite Fan delivers most powerful airflow and unmatched runtime
Building Envelope Commissioning From the Mason Contractor’s Perspective webinar
St. Louis-based Western Waterproofing Company celebrates 100th anniversary
Choosing the right anchor for the job
A time to renew our safety focus
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
Porter and Adzima awarded Sigmon Memorial Scholarships
Last chance: Join the MCAA, get CMD Insight
Diane Phelan joins LATICRETE as Product Manager
Brick matching
Hyster celebrates opening of state-of-the-art Experience Center
Northwest Ohio Masonry & Stone, LLC, the exclusive provider of StoneCoat®
New Milwaukee® Jobsite Organizer
Never underestimate integrity
Bridging the local skills gap
Flashing webinar
JLG celebrates production of 100,000th telehandler
‘Non-Stop’ progress
OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
Konecranes personnel earn safety certifications
Safety through masonry
LATICRETE named Ceramic Tile Distributor’s Association Supplier of the Year
Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor webinar
SAIA announces new strategic plan
NCMA accepting hotel reservations for 2015 Midyear Meeting
Northwest Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
2015 NCMCA Annual Convention
NCCER to sponsor the 2015 SkillsUSA Carpentry and Masonry Competitions
Developing your existing workforce to overcome the labor shortage
New M18™ FUEL Magnetic Drills drive safety and productivity
Practical Steps to Creating a Productive Company Culture webinar
ICON-Xchange 2016: Call for Virtual Plant Tour locations
‘Flying In’ new members
IPAF Smooth Operator Skills Challenge at Vertikal Days
OSHA partners with Health Canada to coordinate labelling and classification requirements for hazardous workplace chemicals
Flashing: Roof/Wall Intersections
Everything falls into place for Acme Brick’s 124th birthday
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2014-2015
In memoriam: Leonard Hawk
Inaugural SCMCA Conference
Holcim launches reorganization of Group functions in preparation of merger with Lafarge
Pick your savings category
The QUIKRETE Companies celebrates 75th anniversary
Pre-plan your projects
2015 ICPI/NCMA Government Officials webinar series
How to Assess, Develop and Train Your Next Generation of Leaders webinar
iQ Power Tools on the DIY Network
Diablo HardieBlade Circular Saw Blade
Masonry blade companies hone products and pitch
New scholarship available for craft training students
OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication requirements in effect
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
Masonry student heads for national competition
Welcome new members
Busy on ‘The Hill’ for you

May 2015

STIHL awarded Governor’s Award for Excellence
Angelus Block publishes first externally verified Environmental Product Declaration for concrete masonry products
Spider provides material lifting solution for LINQ Hotel
Hands on masonry at OSU
Secretary of Labor appoints members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
New masonry products for May 2015
National Building Granite Quarries Association elects first woman president
Brick 101: Job Site Issues (and How to Avoid Them) webinar
Global Rental Alliance countries represent $75.4 billion in revenue
There’s a time to stay, and a time to walk away
Cal/OSHA to host webinar on new Heat Illness Regulations
MasonRE Latex 20
Restoring the historic Cut River Bridge
Acme Brick honors Michie with 2014 President’s Award
Construction Market Data Introduction webinar
NSC names 2015 officers and committee chairs
5th International Congress on Construction History
Prado and Gilmore selected to "Women In Stone" Steering Committee
Tremron Hardscapes expands operations to Atlanta
Hilti, Inc. recognized as one of the Best Workplaces
April showers bring May flowers, but January 2016 brings more ACA compliance
Laticrete launches Laticrete University
What Leaders Should be Doing Now – Growing Their People and Business webinar
Kaspar E.A. Wenger is designated Chairman of the Board of Holcim (Schweiz) AG
2015 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference recap
OSHA unveils new "It’s The Law" poster
New weaponry for fighting crime
Sustainability Standard tops NSC 2014 accomplishments
Model behavior
Cement companies walking the walk in sustainability
New QUIKRETE® mobile app is the tool for every project
Mesa Industries continues growth with three new hires
EnduraMax achieves multiple construction goals for mixed use development
Construction employment increased in 41 states during the past year
EP Henry announces product line inclusion in 3D landscape software
Navigating the Haze: Marijuana in the Modern Workplace webinar
My life before and after I made the switch to ADP
Background Check Pitfalls webinar
Reflection Stone™ Concrete Masonry Veneer
OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew alliance
Our voices are being heard
Confined spaces rule could protect construction workers from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards
Access masonry project leads and market data
Stand-Down event held in front of the U.S. Capitol
Defining moments seen in your leadership
Esch Construction Supply opens in Wisconsin
Circling back
Holcim shareholders approve all motions at Extraordinary General Meeting
How to set and track project goals
Masonry Quality Institute scheduled for June
Scaffold Plank Identification and Inspection Processes webinar
Henry J. Knott Masonry, Inc. launches website
Mixing it up
Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down
A worldwide reach for safety
2015 South of 40 Conference deadline approaching
Legislative Conference deadline approaching
Multiquip introduces industry-leading equipment
Future Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim nominated
IAPA winners revealed in Washington
New IBHS report rates building codes in 18 coastal states
Welcome new members
Progress in the making

April 2015

MCAA’s Eleventh Annual Online Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
Auction enters final hours
Immigration Reform and I-9 Compliance for the Construction Employer webinar
Online Auction enters Day 2
OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
Online Auction taking place now
If You Want World-Class Operations, Focus on the Foreman webinar
Online Auction starts tomorrow
Barger honored for contributions to ASTM International Cement Standards
Cal/OSHA amended heat safety regulations in effect May 1
Milwaukee® introduces new Staple & Nail Gun
LATICRETE appoints Ryan Blair to position of Product Manager
Ford wants to help you!
New masonry products for April 2015
Acme Brick awarded Business of the Year for 2014
How to Prepare for the Affordable Care Act Plus Other Fun Stuff to Worry About webinar
ICPI bestows two industry pioneers with esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award
Finding (thinking) a way to let the good times roll
Professional Development Seminars draw 720 IPAF instructors
2015 National Safety Stand-Down in construction launches soon
AC•Tech’s Go-Early technology wins World of Concrete “Experts Choice” Award
How to Talk to Elected Officials webinar
Will Construction Pick Up the Pace or the Pieces?
MCAA members: Ship and save up to 50% with UPS
LATICRETE announces three technical service promotions
Construction employment increases in 278 out of 358 metro areas between February 2014 and 2015
Acme Brick Company recognized by Austin area Chamber of Commerce
It ain’t over ‘til the Big Kid scores
Beck awarded the 2014 Marble Institute of America Natural Stone Scholarship Award
Attracting and Keeping Good People webinar
Mortar Net Solutions teams with SBS Construction Products
The Twelfth North American Masonry Conference
OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
Low-level lifts can fit the bill
2015 South of 40 Conference one month away
Legislative Conference one month away
Follega named 2014 Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year
FMI Emerging Managers Institute
MCWP industry response to recent accidents
Hanley Wood announces 2015 Most Innovative Concrete & Masonry Products
In memoriam: Eugene George
Eric Olsen appointed as future CEO of LafargeHolcim
QUIKRETE helps Southlake to serve and protect
Southwest Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
OSHA Investigations webinar
United Rentals announces partnership with 3VR CrimeDEX
Representative Brady re-introduces Death Tax Repeal Bill
OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
Permeable Design Pro Software Version 2.0
Lay it again, SAM
JLG debuts new telehandler line
Leave your mark in Washington
Milwaukee® powers up the jobsite with new M12™ Four Bay Sequential Charger
Laticrete launches Permacolor® Select
Acme Brick Company announces updates to mobile app Acme Brick Vision
What should your overhead mark-up include?
Essroc launches its first mobile app, i.check
Controlling Workers Comp Costs for Masonry Contractors webinar
Welcome new members
A voice in Washington

March 2015

OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards
New masonry products for March 2015
Take advantage of NCMA’s Online “Solutions Center” hosted on SPECMIX.com
Indiana Limestone Issues and Answers webinar
Atlas Copco completes acquisition of German calibration specialist
BIM-M Symposium offers unique construction mobile apps presentation
BIM-M Symposium announces opening speaker
MCAA’s Online Auction one month away
In Memoriam: John J. Smith, Sr.
When the right opportunity appears, grab it while you have the chance
New study finds that OSHA officials underestimated cost of silica rule for construction industry by $4.5 billion a year
Basics of Prevailing Wage and the Davis-Bacon Act webinar
American Rental Association Rental Penetration Index up to 53.9%
Hall of Fame leadership
OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Neat, clean and ANSI/NSC 373 Certified
Q&A: ANSI/NSC-373
Set in stone
The next generation of Milwaukee® Pliers
Laticrete launches Plasma™
Chicago Pneumatic boosts offering with Titan product range
Conwell elected to AIA College of Fellows
Cummer Masonry, Inc. certified
One week to Masonrypalooza Baltimore
MIA and Stone World announce 2015 Stone Industry Education Series
Getting Your Team Fully Onboard with Company Goals webinar
Amerimix releases water repellent mortar with RainBloc GP
Construction spending in January rises from year earlier
Stopping falls, saving lives
Challenges in fall protection
Masonry industry raises $15K to support Fallen Patriots Foundation
Humanoids, Bio Bricks and BIM
Milwaukee® introduces Hammer Tacker with 3x longer life
Mortar Net Solutions releases new website
EDCO launches “EDCO E-Help”
Exclusive savings on propane for MCAA members
FMI reports rising Nonresidential Construction Index comes with struggles
MCAA Annual Convention recap
Construction firms add 29,000 jobs in February
Get Your Masonry Business To Grow and Profit webinar
New 25-Channel SPEC MIX® Colored Mortar Display Kit is now available
2015 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
OSHA announces final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
2015 South of 40 Conference
Participate in MCAA’s Bracket Challenge
Taking Your Business to the Next Level webinar
A new name for CCMA
A world of skills
Ding joins Dow Corning
All your member benefits. All in one place.
CAD Technology Center, Inc. selected as BIM-M consultant
Masonrypalooza Baltimore
D K & Sons, LLC certified
How to Keep the Money You Earn by Implementing Internal Controls webinar
Registration now open for Chicago Masonry Expo
‘Unbroken’ leadership
BIM-M Initiative announces the release of The Masonry Society BIM Committee report
Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards
Ebelhar named 2015 Chairman of the ASTM International Board of Directors
Donate to the MCAA’s Annual Online Auction
Welcome new members
Another successful Convention in Vegas

February 2015

Sam Vinci: A great career, a great life
2015 Concrete Masonry Design Awards of Excellence
MIA receives Macael Award in Spain
New masonry products for February 2015
New Bon Pro Plus Poly Mortar Tub designed for forklift use
How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package webinar
Construction spending ends 2014 at highest level since 2008
If your plan doesn’t work, cut your losses and get out as soon as possible
PAL Card holders across five continents win prizes
MCAA’s Eleventh Annual Online Auction
BIM-M Initiative awards contract to Dr. Franca Trubiano of the University of Pennsylvania
BIM for Masonry: The progress continues
Meyer joins Ash Grove Cement Company
BIA opens entries for 2015 Annual Brick in Architecture Awards
Wacker Neuson crowns 2015 TROWEL CHALLENGE competition winner
The NCMCA 2015 Convention at Myrtle Beach
Multiquip announces new Service and Support Center website
Double-digit growth at World of Concrete 2015
Construction firms add 39,000 jobs in January
Access every MCAA webinar in 2015 for free
Milwaukee® introduces Compact Vacuum
Here we go again – attacks on capital gains
AEM releases new Crane Safety Video, updated Crane Safety Manual
Mast climber regulation and training
USGBC releases the Top 10 States for LEED
Long-term energy savings through cavity wall systems
WOC announces 2015 Artistry Demo winners
Modern thinking
Keene Building Products’ names Soeder as Senior VP
Campbell wins second “WORLD’S BEST BRICKLAYER” title
Top industry trends to watch in 2015
Apprentices show their skills during MASONRY MADNESS
Big River conducts lightweight block survey
Armenta named 2015 Fastest Trowel
BIM-M 2015 Symposium announced
Smith awarded C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
Dentinger inducted to Masonry Hall of Fame
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
MCAA Regional Report, Region D
MCAA Regional Report, Region C
MCAA Regional Report, Region B
Report of the MCAA Legislative Committee
Report of the MCAA MasonrySystems.org Committee
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
MASONRY MADNESS is today!
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
Join the MCAA at WOC 2015; get a $4,000 membership package
Welcome new members
An exciting year ahead

January 2015

Milwaukee® introduces new tape measures ideal for layout
We’re in Vegas!
Online Auction for Children of Fallen Patriots starts now
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
Mortar Net releases CompleteFlash corner boots and end dams, and MPE-1 Sealant
New masonry products for January 2015
ACI releases Spanish edition of ACI Building Code ACI 318-14
Don’t just think it, do it
JLG’s Frank Nerenhausen to deliver keynote speech at IPAF Summit
The scary things contractors do (or don’t do) to save money
Employers must post 300A injury/illness summary form
2015 MCAA Convention one week away
US Markets expands used equipment services
New JLG hybrid lift performs like a diesel
Milwaukee® provides fastest charging solution in the industry
2015 Mid-Atlantic Hardscaping Trade Show
Construction firms add 48,000 jobs in December
Planning for success
Idaho Governor visits Multiquip Boise facility
Mortar Net Solutions adds EPDM Membrane to TotalFlash
Insulation Blanket to increase thermal resistance in space-limited applications
The building envelope
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment hires new Development Manager of National Rental Accounts
South of 40 Lunch and Learn
Competitiors showed their skills at the Top Trowel competition
It’s the biggest masonry party ever!
Construction lag screws offer reinforcement
Concrete masonry product rules released
Henry Company Board names Frank Ready as CEO
CIM is auctioning off this BIG prize
New Manitou MT 625 Construction/Multi-Purpose Telescopic Handler
Replace yourself with written systems
Reinforcing anchor for seismic repair, retrofitting
Anchors and energy efficiency
EDCO releases new website
USGBC announces 2014 Best of Green Schools honorees
Multiquip introduces natural gas fueled generators
Adding drainage to stone veneers and adhered masonry
Holcim and Lafarge select the future Executive Committee to head the combined company after closing
MCAA “Ask the Expert” Bar
ITW Commercial Construction, North America announces new VP
JLG reorganizes marketing team
Textura to enable general contractors to provide accelerated payments to subcontractors
2015 Crews that Rock winners
Construction spending drops in November
Join the MCAA at WOC 2015; get a $4,000 membership package
2014 NC State Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Masonry Design Award
Goals can make the difference!
One million PAL Cards issued
Mullis wins at the Fair
New reporting requirements now in effect
A look back on Washington, D.C.
MIA membership elects Joshua Levinson and Bernard Van Etten III to the 2015 Board
2015 MCAA Convention highlight events
CEMEX announces “Crecimientos”
MITA Invitational Golf Tournament
Southeast Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
Hello, Mr. Roboto
Construction employment increased in 38 states over past year
‘Thank You’ from the MCAA’s MAC PAC
Welcome new members
MCAA Convention is approaching

December 2014

Milwaukee® introduces hole cutter with tool-free adjustability
New masonry products for December 2014
All PAL Cards to be smart
Vision, core values, motto
MITA alumni compete at Fastest Trowel
Saved by StormPave permeable pavers
Mustang introduces the all-new 250Z Compact Excavator
ASC A92 Main Committee announces new members
Changes in the senior management of Holcim Ltd.
Stull elected chairman of Portland Cement Association
FMI predicts U.S. construction put in place will reach $1,040 billion in 2015
Hands down the best handhelds
Toscas named President/CEO of Portland Cement Association
ORCO Block & Hardscape awarded Most Sustainable Manufacturer
Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on 2013 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
Q&A with Jim Lucas
New Milwaukee® speaker provides big sound
Landmark church gets new life with QUIKRETE
Dexter + Chaney releases equipment field entry mobile app
Makita 4-stroke engine power cutter
TS 500i STIHL Cutquik cut-off machine
MK-2000 masonry saws on the roll
Husqvarna K 970 power cutter
Need to know: Gas-powered saws
U.S. demand for bricks, blocks, pavers to approach $9 billion in 2018
PAVESTONE keeps Texas community out of dangerous waters
Di Cenzo joins LATICRETE Strategic Accounts Group
Know the score to win the game
Videos demonstrate proper installation for clay brick pavers
Brick paver installation methods
Chicago Pneumatic’s new range of cordless tools
South of 40 Event at Señor Frog’s
Mason contractor Robert Heath passes away
Henry Brick Co.’s Ted Henry passes away
Hanley Wood agrees to sell exhibitions business to Informa
Registration open for the 2015 ICON-Xchange and NCMA Convention
Milwaukee® Introduces M12™ and M18™ LED Lantern/Flood Lights with TRUEVIEW™
#Layup4Lauren
Construction employment increases in 228 out of 339 metro areas
Masonry Repair and Restoration Techniques webinar
Governor Rick Scott appoints eleven to Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council
Grant Contracting has been named the 2014 Specialty Contractor of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis
New reporting requirements start January 1
Looking ahead to the 114th Congress
Arriscraft thin-cut limestone
Cleaning the Nebraska State Capitol
Canadian JLG dealer raises breast cancer awareness with pink boom lift
I’m a believer
Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Ohio Masonry Association news
Construction spending in October increases
Veneer revolution
TCC Materials Iowa/Central Illinois area holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Efflorescence Causes and Solutions webinar
BSD supports green initiatives
LEED: A focus on product transparency
SpiderRail provides fall protection in college demolition
New guidance on major inspections of access platforms
Welcome new members
MCAA’s 2014 Cyber Monday specials
Defining success

November 2014

New JLG die-cast models available
New masonry products for November 2014
Jacksonville, Fla. area holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Regional qualifying Arizona competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Milwaukee® introduces M18™ LED Stick Light with TRUEVIEW™
You make the call
Black Friday specials from the MCAA
Methods of Improving Stone Masonry Cavity Wall Construction webinar
Alley Cassetty hosts the 2014 West Tennessee SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Why Thanksgiving is in our heritage
Safety resources from OSHA
Staying safe on the jobsite
10th annual SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Colorado Regional Competition is a success
Premier education offered at 2015 MCAA Convention
Holcim Awards 2014 for North America winners announced
Last chance to compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Wisconsin Regional results
Free shipping + no fees = no brainer
Atlas Copco ramps up support for rental centers
Shoot par in your business
ExakTime makes Inc. 5000 List for the fifth time
Free 3D Masonry Modeling Using SketchUp for the Mason Contractor webinar
ProSeries from Techniseal
Brick cladding: Helping to keep the moisture out
Secretary of Labor renews charter of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites
Johnson Level awarded Mid-Size Business of the Year
Easy ways to make your jobsite a great place to be
Amde Amde and John Myers awarded TMS Fellow Membership
Lafarge cement products used on Wickford Junction Rail Station
Calstar Products appoints Barry as CFO
Masonry Construction announces Project of the Year
Construction spending in September slips for second month in a row
The true cost of change
Roehrig joins the BSI Board of Directors
Same-Sex Harassment webinar
Acme Tools opens new distribution center in North Dakota
The all-new MCAA Masonry Career Center
Secretary of Labor announces new members of Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
How to Handle an OSHA Inspection
New Toro mortar mixers
The right mixer for the job
Milwaukee® expands storage solutions with Zipper Pouches
MCA of St. Louis 5th Annual Food Pantry Drive
Pettibone announces new group president
MCAA members ship and save with UPS
Masonry industry sponsored Veterans High School football game
One week to Masonrypalooza Phoenix
PROSOCO adds Consolideck support staff
Masonry Inspection and Testing webinar
The BIM-M Initiative announces the Productivity with Mobile Devices seminar
Restoring the Capitol Building
OSHA seeks proposals for online OSHA Outreach Training Program
The high cost of an anti-energy president
Eighty-three percent of construction firms report having trouble finding qualified workers
A masonry workforce for tomorrow
West Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
LEEDing the way
Welcome new members
Coming together for our industry

October 2014

Regional qualifying Alberta competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
New masonry products for October 2014
Regional qualifying Alabama competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Ordering and Installing Smarter with BIM webinar
Get your free savings analysis
If you want the job, give your customer a quote to do their work!
Take advantage of early bird reservation rates at ARIA
Used mast climber safety
Is a used mast climber right for you?
Construction employers added 16,000 jobs in September
3 Ways to Achieve a Continuous Rigid Insulation Air Barrier System to Increase Profits webinar
Milwaukee® receives The Home Depot Vendor of the Year Award
Reed Construction Data echoes roots with name change to CMD
Milwaukee® M18™ Right Angle Impact Drivers provide ultimate access
OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
ASTM International workshop on Cementitious Mixtures scheduled for December
When leadership ‘stands tall’
Regional qualifying South Texas competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Weather Resistive Barriers and Underlayments webinar
Vancouver, BC hosts SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional competition
Fluid applied air and water barriers
Multiquip introduces new beacon of efficient lighting and job site power
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
World Green Building Council releases new report on healthy green buildings
7 Reasons to Install a Continuous Air Barrier and Insulation System webinar
Salt Lake City holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Utah Regional competition
General Shale hosts the 2014 Eastern Tennessee SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional competition
OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
Redi-Rock announces the winners of its annual ‘Rocky Awards’
Atlas Copco acquires compressor business in New Zealand
Why the masonry business is like golf
Regional qualifying North Texas competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Masonry Wall Bracing webinar
The 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional tour goes to Seattle
Masonrypalooza - Phoenix
OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance
Methods for Leading and Managing a Multilingual Workforce Safety Forum
iQ Power Tools is proud to sponsor the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500®
2015 MCAA Convention
Greenbuild 2014 coming to the Big Easy
IPAF releases half-year results for accident reporting project
Northeast Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
News from the Texas Masonry Council
Construction employment increased in 36 states during past year
The race is on for the Senate
Regional qualifying New Jersey competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Fair Labor Standards Act II webinar
ASTM issues new standard for fly ash brick
Regional qualifying North Carolina competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
$10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations
OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries
Construction Market Data Introduction webinar
Waterproofing at Citywide Printing
Draining the rain
NAWIC installs 2014-2015 national president and new board members
Three acts of kindness
Milwaukee® expands Inkzall™ permanent markers line
Regional qualifying California competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Illinois competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Pennsylvania competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
New member benefit - Intelligent Leads by CMD Insight
Regional qualifying Ontario competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Harassment and Discrimination Basics webinar
Welcome new members
Striving to reach perfection and continually improving

September 2014

OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate
New masonry products for September 2014
FMI issues 2014 Q3 Construction Outlook Report
How to Automate FP&A Processes by Leveraging Technology webinar
Milwaukee® introduces new Jobsite Backpack
The 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional winners to date are in
Midwest Regional Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition
Governor Scott proclaims September 27, 2014 Concrete Masonry Day in Florida
You deserve the V.I.P. treatment
MCAA Masonry Hall of Fame member Glenn W. Sipe passes
Never let them see you sweat
Regional qualifying Oklahoma competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards webinar
Studies reveal growing demand for LEED-Credentialed Professionals across building sector
Construction industry employment hits five-year high
Arriscraft building stone
Your business can’t look like training camp
CalStar chiseled cast stone unit
Cleaning manufactured stone
Lightweight Concrete - A Tool for Accelerated Bridge Construction workshop
Atlas Copco celebrates 30th anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus
Quebec holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Regional qualifying Florida competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Trek Moilanen of Acme Brick Co. awarded for lifesaving effort
Regional qualifying Iowa competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Mdm Scaffolding Services completes installation and removal of frame scaffolding
QA/QC Requirements for Masonry Construction webinar
The Rhythms of Stone Workshop - Chicago
SPEC MIX Colored Building Stone Mortar plays a huge role in an Arizona masterpiece
SAIA and SSFI develop COSP for Adjustable Suspended Scaffold
2014 MCAA Safety Advantage Award winners
2014 Vision Award winners announced
TEAMs awarded in Milwaukee
Husqvarna welcomes a new Applications Manager
BIM-M announces open call for proposals for REVIT modeling of masonry
Cincinnati area holds the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition
Regional qualifying Colorado competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Construction spending in July reaches highest level since 2008
Regional qualifying West Tennessee competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Regional qualifying Wisconsin competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Inbound Marketing webinar
Acme Brick Company earns coveted 2014 “Partners of Choice Award”
Why Tony was always a winner
OSHA, NIOSH announce recommended practices to protect temporary workers’ safety and health
We’re in Milwaukee!
Milwaukee® adds gripped locking tools to new Torque Lock™ line
The sales process is simple
All-new Mustang mid-frame R Series Radial-Lift Skid Steer Loaders
Save 20%-25% off waste and recycling services
Bobcat employees roll up their sleeves for Doosan Day of Caring
Feng shui on the jobsite
Construction employment increases in 223 metro areas
Taking training to new heights
Central Concrete completes concrete work for the new San Francisco 49ers Levi’s Stadium
Introduction to Green Building and the International Green Construction Code webinar
Arriscraft introduces new, light colors in coordinating products
Will OSHA listen?
MCA of St. Louis and OSHA continue partnership
Creating a Culture of Safety through Effective Leadership Safety Forum
Welcome new members
Hitting the road and making a difference

August 2014

U.S. Concrete acquires two West Texas ready-mixed concrete operations
New masonry products for August 2014
John “Jack” Wesley Glass, Jr. Passes
Trusting your gut
Review of EN280 starts soon
Regional qualifying British Columbia competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths
An Introduction to LEED and Masonry Construction webinar
Houzz survey predicts rise in outdoor living renovation
Last chance: 2014 MCAA Midyear Meeting
OSHA helps workers, employers beat the heat
Compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
XL-Perm Air, Vapor and Water Barrier System
The bricks and mortar for maximizing building envelope performance
Taking tailgating to the next level
NCMCA’s Twenty-Second Annual State Golf Tournament
Adrian Steel launches new line of Ford Transit products
July construction employment increases in 39 states
Besser celebrates 110 years in concrete industry
Building Information Modeling for Masonry (BIM-M): Implementing the Masonry Unit Database
MAF co-location partners at SEBC
OFCCP Compliance webinar
New report shows increasing demand for LEED projects in Brazil
Lauderhill Canal Reinforcement
Makita 4-Stroke Engine Power Cutter
To rent or buy: Contractors chime in
Global Crane launches lease-to-own program
The continued rise of equipment rental
OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses
5 simple steps to savings
JLG quadruples size of customer training center
Crews that Rock nominations are open
New Milwaukee® locking tools feature Torque Lock™ design
Regional qualifying Utah competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
JLG 1500SJ boom lift is contractors’ top choice for second consecutive year
Free Lightweight Block webinar
MAF sponsors AIA FL Masonry Award
Majority of U.S. House of Representatives supports permanent repeal of the Estate Tax
OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
Sun safety
U.S. Green Building Council selects Grand Rapids Public Schools for fellowship program
2014 MCAA Midyear Meeting hotel reservation deadline
Capital Safety acquires Fall Protection Group, Inc.
YouthBuild grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor
LATICRETE acquires HP Spartacote
Regional qualifying East Tennessee competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Construction industry adds 22,000 jobs in July
Introducing MCAA Speed Dating
Join MCAA’s Fantasy Football League
Special Inspections webinar
Cintec protects people, property against earthquakes
Designing for Disaster
PCA expands codes department
Speak Up!/Listen Up! for Construction Safety Forum
TekTerior Systems to represent Mortar Net Solutions
Now accepting Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Buildings-focused STEM education program reaches milestone
Footsteps to the future
Masonry Advisory Council Continuing Education Breakfast
Regional qualifying Washington competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
Welcome new members
Staying busy for you

July 2014

SAIA announces The Leadership Academy
What do we do now?
Full Contact Project Management webinar
User’s Guide to ASTM Specification C94/C94M on Ready-Mixed Concrete
New masonry products for July 2014
PCL Construction selects Bluebeam Revu
Huddle up, before it’s too late
On Center Software partners with Simpson Strong-Tie
Streamlining the masonry industry
Consolideck® LS® receives Declare label for materials transparency
U.S. Green Building Council launches real-time international market briefs
Milwaukee® delivers all day heat for the work you do
Regional qualifying Ohio competition for the “World Series of Bricklaying”
LATICRETE joins forces with SmartBIM ecoScorecard.com
NCMCA President Ashlee Moore
QUIKRETE® products used at LEGOLAND® Florida
Free Building Information Modeling webinar
ASTM International Cement Committee honors Norris
Sally Ride and other heroes
OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup
2014 Brick in Architecture Awards honor outstanding design
New Milwaukee® 13” Work Box delivers jobsite versatility
Reed Construction Data Introduction webinar
The BIM for Masonry Project Update July 2014
MCAC 154th State Conference registration now open
United Rentals launches United Academy™ Online Training Center
Holcim and Lafarge announce a list of proposed asset disposals
NOW AND NEXT 2014 Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction
You can turn the slow down around
Extech acquires stone supplier, fabricator
Understanding Labor Cost, Productivity and Efficiency webinar
Five industry leaders align to create complete masonry cavity wall system
Official 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® regional schedule released
Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards
2014 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Basalite of Dixon, CA donates Sakrete Concrete Mix
Construction employment increases in 40 states
Sims Crane helps raise $11,000 for Construction Angels
Hanley Wood completes largest World of Concrete space draw in six years
Concrete admixtures
Milwaukee® Jobsite Scissors redefine performance, durability
DuPont and LATICRETE reach agreement on sale of DuPont Surface Care business
National masonry contest celebrates 50 years
Premocoat Bonder and Sealer
Compliance on Prevailing Wage and Davis-Bacon webinar
Design FX design-inspired grout
Surface mottling of mortar joints
OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency’s Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
Government must switch to zero-based budgeting
Holcim releases Corporate Sustainability Report
Free Today’s Masonry Wall: A Synergy Between Systems webinar
ProBlock commits to The Masonry Foundation
MCA St. Louis announces hiring of association manager
BASF launches Tersus Color Coat for Wall Systems
Friends in high places
CONSTRUCT/CSI 2014 to take place in September
MCAA hits ‘The Hill’
Synpro Masonry Cleaner and Efflorescence Remover
Social Media for Mason Contractors webinar
Tackling cleaning challenges
The elements of cleaning
Welcome new members
MCAA Midyear Meeting approaching

June 2014

AGC joins Hiring Our Heroes program
Last chance: Join the MCAA for only $449
Newly updated Hilti PS 1000 X-Scan and PS 250 Ferroscan Detection Systems
New Besser logo and website
Atlas Copco among top 10 in Newsweek’s global sustainability ranking
New masonry products for June 2014
Milwaukee Tool acquires Empire Level
Don’t forget to do the things that matter most
Construction industry adds 6,000 jobs
Fair Labor Standards Act I webinar
SFAA members take construction bill to Congress
Silica public hearings concluded
Capital Safety acquires Altiseg
OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards
Alton named USGBC Colorado Executive Director
Make people accountable and responsible
Jeff Jones to retire from Cummins Inc.
UniCarriers Americas announces first Master Technician
Empire Level takes legal action against counterfeiters
EDCO receives Workplace Wellness Certification
Bluebeam Revu receives 2014 Commercial Top Product Award
“Under the Bus” company leadership
Chem Link appoints board of directors
5D BIM webinar
2014 MCA of Greater Chicago Annual Golf Outing
Omni Nashville Hotel case study
IPAF reports reveal US AWP rental market rebounding
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
The MCAA partners with Sageworks to offer new member benefits
Free How To Choose The Right Sealants For Your Masonry Project webinar
Vacation destinations inspire patio makeovers at home
Another Gold Hill contest
JLG launches new global website
Campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched
US Department of Labor re-establishes Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
Structure that works for change
2014 Butch Hardy Memorial Contest
Developing the Next Generation of Leaders webinar
Enverge Cavity Wall Products for building envelope design, performance
Flashing: Taking the time to make a difference
BLS announces final 2012 fatal occupational injury counts
Anchoring system to be used for structural stabilization of historic church
New Milwaukee® 26” Work Box survives 1000 drops with 50lb load
Free What Contractors Need To Know About Silica webinar
Spider goes mobile with iPhone app
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment partners with Stewart & Stevenson
2014 NCMCA Safety Awards
No glass ceiling in masonry
General Shale brings home three ADDYS
Winning coaches call winning plays
2014 SAIA Annual Convention and Exposition
Legal and Illegal Payroll Deductions webinar
Fine aggregate determination
The history and relevance of codes
Cal/OSHA targets construction sites for safety rules compliance
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
SAIA is re-accredited by ANSI
Join the MCAA for only $449
Welcome new members
MCAA staying busy and making progress

May 2014

ACI unveils new logo and tagline
New masonry products for May 2014
Change in the senior management of Holcim Ltd
Working for nothing most of the time
CSI and CSC release MasterFormat 2014 update
Tips for a Well-Maintained Building: Walls webinar
Hanley Wood releases REMODELING Magazine’s 2014 Annual Cost vs. Value Report
Custom swingstages for landmark building in downtown Seattle
Access award winners announced in Windsor
Reviving Detroit’s Cobo Convention Center
Chicago Pneumatic partners with Christy Rental Associates
Game Day Leadership: The difference between play day and game day
New Multiquip app identifies the ideal mixer
Hilti Canada recognized as Best Workplace in Canada
Exchange-A-Blade power tool accessories changes name to EAB
Sakrete named Building Products Vendor of the Year
Update complete on Technical Note 28C
2013 changes in the Masonry Code
General Shale appoints Smith to top executive post
The Magic of Marketing webinar
Milwaukee® Cordless M18 FUEL™ Deep Cut Band Saw outperforms corded
Citizen lobbyists
Spider hires Parker as District Sales Representative
Company Profile: LATUX Diamond Blades Distributors
CSDA testifies on proposed silica rule
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2013-2014
HPS Schönox, Spartan Surfaces sign distribution agreement
Milwaukee® Shockwave™ Thin Wall Hole Saws
LATICRETE founder Dr. Henry M. Rothberg passes away
Archer & Buchanan college building receives prestigious Palladio Award
Olde New England supplies granite for Longfellow Bridge Project
Networking Roundtables now online
Maverick and Kenyon Masonry, Inc. certified
Effective Communication and the Four Styles webinar
Benefits of the low-level scissor lift
Scaffolding production enhancers
EDCO celebrates four years accident free
Reflection Stone™ Concrete Masonry Veneer
2014 South of 40 Conference deadline approaching
Legislative Conference deadline approaching
Moore named president of NC brick masonry group
Steeped in history
The Rental Show 2013 was one of Top 100 of U.S. trade shows
QUIKRETE opens company store
MCA and MISL Honor Gregg Borchelt
Build the perfect stone wall
OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup
Reducing Labor Costs, Bid Costs and Employee Benefit Costs on Government Work webinar
The Twelfth North American Masonry Conference
ConcreteCalc™ Pro reduces waste, cuts estimating time
MCAA launches Safety Marketplace
Recent Trends in OSHA Safety Forum
Welcome new members
Be a voice in your industry
American Shotcrete Association names Bittner to Board
ASA honors Brian Johnson with President’s Award
Construction employment increases in 197 out of 339 metro areas
Construction spending edges higher in March
Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions webinar
MCAA’s Tenth Annual Online Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
Auction enters final hours

April 2014

TEAM Awards entries due today
Online Auction enters second day
2014 Vision Award nominations due tomorrow
Online Auction taking place now
TEAM Awards entries due Wednesday
Online Auction starts tomorrow
Silica rulemaking hearings conclude
New masonry products for April 2014
MK Diamond Products releases eCatalog
It pays you more if you enjoy the trip
Capital Safety launches new website
Register now for the 2014 MCAA South of 40 Conference
Free How to Talk to Elected Officials webinar
Basic Masonry Estimating webinar
MCAA testifies at OSHA Silica Hearings
TEAM Awards entries due in one week
OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
One week until MCAA’s Online Auction
Reduce airborne dust while mixing
Can a mortar mixing pump be low maintenance?
2014 South of 40 Conference one month away
Legislative Conference one month away
Parex releases new mobile phone application
Third Annual Appalachian State University NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Design Competition
GE Capital expands financing program for construction equipment dealers to support growth in rentals
Loser’s limp and failure face
Scrap tires used to boost masonry blocks
Turning Your Project Managers into Business Managers webinar
2014 Vision Award nominations due in two weeks
TEAM Awards entries due in two weeks
OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction
Free Silica Update Safety Forum
BASF’s Neopor meets key industry requirements for rigid thermal insulation
Priming self-adhered air barrier membranes
In Memoriam: Richard Bickerstaff
The greatest show on earth
Arriscraft goes mobile
Bluebeam Software invests in the advancement of design and construction education
JLG launches world’s largest self-propelled boom lift
Small businesses bear brunt of health care law
Trimble releases SketchUp 2014
Overcoming the Tyranny of Electronic Communication webinar
U.S. Concrete acquires Young Ready-Mix
Stop giving money away
A merger of equals to create LafargeHolcim
OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers
Newform Wireholder Rebar Chair
Linking permeability, durability and sustainability
Tekla accelerates construction information with Tekla Structures 20 software for BIM
2014 MAF State Apprentice Contest to be held in September in Jacksonville
Montabert extends brand Into North America
We have an app for that
Keene Building Products announces facility expansion
Making the cut
Q&D Construction celebrates 50 years
Effective Marketing Strategies webinar
2014 Vision Award nominations due in one month
TEAM Awards entries due in one month
Welcome new members
The MCAA is on the move

March 2014

Multiquip launches new products At ConExpo 2014
New masonry products for March 2014
CalStar launches new website
Failing to plan is planning to fail
Cool-Crete removes heat from concrete curing process
MCAA’s Online Auction one month away
2014 South of 40 Conference
2014 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
Glazed brick and thin brick
Why Buildings Leak webinar
Robert “Ducky” Baum
University of Oklahoma’s Headington Hall
SAIA announces 2014 – 2016 Executive Committee
How to hold a safety meeting
ASTM Committee on Manufactured Masonry Units elects Ian Chin as Chairman
Accessorizing with stone
Center for Green Schools at USGBC announces best of Green Schools 2013 list
Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Regional Meeting
Caterpillar’s Corinth facility to expand Reman operations with C175 offering
USGBC releases the top 10 states for LEED Green Building
Continental Cast Stone hires National Sales Manager
Black belt leadership
OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal
The New Rules of Relationship Marketing webinar
CalStar offers five new masonry shapes
Symposium on Masonry 2014
Participate in MCAA’s Bracket Challenge
Fire safety through brick
ASTM International Lime Committee elects Dr. Robin Graves as Chairman
Improving building insulation
Certified Construction Manager Application now online
SG Blocks, Inc. welcomes two new Directors to its Board
KatzAbosch Director named Woman of the Year
Construction industry adds 15,000 jobs in February
DuPont Protection Technologies announces winners of the 2013 “Dirty Work” Contest
Leading in crisis
Masonry: Learn to Do It Right course
Free Understanding Masonry webinar
Construction spending posts biggest increase since 2006
Inspections Safety Forum
Half a million valid PAL Cards worldwide
Spotlight on safety
Revitalizing NYC’s South Street Seaport
Lightweight block, heavyweight benefits
Acme Tools launches redesigned website
Construction industry pledges to hire more than 100,000 veterans
EDCO hosts visit from Australia's Kennards Hire
WDP's Connecticut office relocates to New York City
Jürg Oleas nominated for election to the Holcim Board of Directors
Planning for maintenance
Clay mayor begins masonry program
Basics of Prevailing Wage and the Davis-Bacon Act webinar
New Milwaukee® laser distance meters
Silica comments in
OSHA reminds employers to post injury and illness summaries
Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards
Donate to the MCAA’s Annual Online Auction
Book smart masons
BIA launches 2014 with new leadership
Investing in our future
Welcome new members
It’s all about helping each other

February 2014

LATICRETE expands with acquisition of L&M Construction Chemicals
New masonry products for February 2014
All contractors must have a treasure chest
Free Building Information Modeling webinar
LEED v4 credential exams coming June 2014
Are you ready for an audit?
Milwaukee® M18™ Blower delivers the fastest jobsite cleanup
Grace Preprufe meets waterproofing challenge in Qatar
Cloud-based equipment management software
ELFA announces top 10 equipment acquisition trends for 2014
2013 Citation of Merit awarded to Lafayette College Arts Plaza
MagnaShear motor brakes for cranes
SafeTower mobile scaffold for all heights
ELFA releases resources to help business take advantage of the benefits of equipment finance
New initiatives in the mast climber industry
Construction spending inches up
How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package webinar
Oldcastle Architectural donates $10,000 to Skills USA’s National Masonry Program
Back by popular demand: Join the MCAA for only $599
Spider provides expert suspended scaffolding solution for Colorado State Bank Building
In Memorium: Kris Belinte Chee
Tough spot #47: Elevator shafts
The LiquiDAM
Bid goodbye to the ‘Ostrich Syndrome’
Multiquip supports Philippines Typhoon Haiyan and midwest tornado victims
BIA opens entries for Brick in Architecture Awards
Tekla Global BIM Awards winners announced
2014 NCMCA Annual Convention
Construction employment increased in 192 areas
Star leadership: A model for contractors
BIM-M: A work in progress
FMI releases Q4-2013 Construction Outlook report
Saws and saw blades review
Construction Industry Safety Coalition urges U.S. Department of Labor to withdraw “significantly flawed” silica proposal
What’s ahead for 2014
IPAF training centres set record
OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
“Rig Racin’” app hits 100,000 downloads
World of Concrete 2014 show results
Milwaukee® introduces Inkzall™ Permanent Markers
State-of-the-art excavator brings high efficiency to the jobsite
Wacker Neuson crowns TROWEL CHALLENGE competition winner
Construction firms expect growing demand in 2014
Make people a priority
Vapor retarder/barrier building products
CIM program holds record breaking auction
A crash course in air barriers
MC&MCA 2014 Annual Meeting and Excellence Awards Banquet
Milestone: 200 Texas cities adopt masonry planning
OSHA appoints Dorothy Dougherty as the new deputy assistant secretary
South Carolina mason wins “World Series of Bricklaying”
Four companies certified at MCAA Convention
A new learning curve
In Memorium: Oscar Lloyd Jollay
What a 'World'
Welcome new members
Ready for action

January 2014

New masonry products for January 2014
MCAA announces 2014-16 board members
Lesson from the Great Recession: Working for narrow profit margins can cause a business to fail
Apprentices showcased during Masonry Madness
MCAA’s Tenth Annual Online Auction
Willoughby named 2014 Fastest Trowel
OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to February 11
Borchelt awarded C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award
New 2014 Transit Connect equipment available from Adrian Steel
Three inductees named to Masonry Hall of Fame
MCAA Regional Report, Region H
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
MCAA Regional Report, Region D
MCAA Regional Report, Region B
Report of the MCAA MasonrySystems.org Committee
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
Masonry Madness is today!
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
Get a $2,000 member package when you join the MCAA at WOC 2014
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Countdown to World of Concrete 2014
We’re in Las Vegas!
USGBC certifies 20,000th LEED commercial project
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
Construction employment declined by 16,000 jobs in December
Mandela-style leadership
Construction spending increased by 5.9 percent
SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional winners heading to Vegas
“Go-To-Work” kit discounts
OSHA will hold live Web chat on its proposed silica rule
Crews That Rock 2014 winners announced
Watch the industry’s finest young masons compete in Vegas
Special Inspection of Structural Masonry Construction class offered
Introducing LEED v4
New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building
On the forefront
Milwaukee® Diamond Grit Hole Saws deliver up to 10X longer life
Report highlights the importance of building codes
The RHYTHMS OF STONE WORKSHOP 2014 – The Aran Islands, Ireland
Avoiding common renovation mistakes
OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
Biennial budgeting
Spider conducts training for nearly 100 in Atlanta
GHS and OSHA Hazardous Communication training course
Breakfast with the Experts
2014 MCAA Convention highlights
Angelus Block publishes first environmental product declaration for U.S.-made concrete masonry products
Holcim plants receive Energy Star
MC&MCA election of new board members
LATICRETE raises money for TCAA Scholarships, CTEF Education
2014 Vision Award nominations now open
Now accepting 2014 TEAM Awards submissions
Advantages of safe, clean and efficient wood heat
Remodeling an indoor fireplace without replacing masonry
Welcome new members
Thanks

December 2013

First annual NCMCA Safety Awards
New masonry products for December 2013
Milwaukee® introduces first charging radio with Bluetooth® for the jobsite
When the tide goes down, you find out who is swimming without clothes on!
OSHA renews alliance with Scaffold and Access Industry Association
Help EnduraMax "Build for Charity"
Spider promotes Leon to District Sales Representative
Wacker Neuson to its hold annual trowel challenge competition
Toro mortar mixers
Mortar and grout delivery
2014 outlook forecasts 3.1% growth in equipment investment
Construction employers add 17,000 jobs in November
Help OSHA evaluate its heat illness prevention campaign
Noble leadership: The holiday gift we really need
FMI Releases 2013 U.S. Construction Industry Talent Development Report
The fastest twenty minutes in masonry returns to Vegas
Welcome the newest faces of Husqvarna
Power Climber receives top SAIA Award
Jennifer Koepke Joins Talbert’s Sales Team
NCMCA State Golf Tournament results
ABC and Synergis team up to deliver BIM training
Newly added events at 2014 MCAA Convention
Holcim further focuses its senior management
Every webinar in 2014; one low price
Announcing the UPS® Savings Program for MCAA Members
Join the MCAA at WOC 2014
OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance
Whistleblowers can now file complaints online with OSHA
Thirteenth annual NC State Sigmon Memorial Design Competition
Your To-Do List for WOC 2014
MAC IASB recap
Masonry Industry Training Association update
WDP wins 2013 ICRI Award of Excellence in Parking Structures
Goodman wins Carolina qualifier
Construction spending at four-year peak in October
Update on the OSHA Silica Exposure Rule
North Carolina 60th Annual Fair Contest
Restoration of Old Brick Buildings webinar
Announcement of 2014-2015 MCA Board
The shift in American education
Public meeting on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
Participate in public hearings on OSHA's silica rulemaking
Construction employment increases in 39 states
It’s the biggest masonry party ever!
Jim Painter is Florida's Builder of the Year
Grant AGC-STL Keystone Award Winner
Gary R. Johnson named 2014 IEEE Fellow
The stories they could tell
Stuart Dean brings new life to the Equitable Building
Lead like Lincoln
DEWALT brings cordless tool production back to the USA
25 Ways to Increase Profit webinar
‘Green’ hard hat
Product benchmarking for greener buildings
Hanley Wood partners with S.E. Intermat to develop World of Concrete Europe
DOL announces rules to update regulations and decrease burden on businesses
Free Condensation in the Building Envelope webinar
MCAA’s 2013 Cyber Monday Specials
Welcome new members
Happy holidays

November 2013

Regional qualifying Arizona competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
JLG Compact Crawler Boom wins two awards
New masonry products for November 2013
Milwaukee launches new and improved M18™ compact drilling and fastening tools
Black Friday specials from the MCAA
WOC rates increase this Monday
If you can see it and believe it, you can achieve it
Hi-vis jacket, sweatshirt and t-shirt discounts
Hazard Communication Standard revisions
PAVER LINK joint sand for stone and paver applications
The functionality of pavers
Milwaukee floods the jobsite for maximum productivity
Acme Brick Company associates are big losers in Acme Weigh contest
JLG wins eLearning award
Roster for National Championship already looks strong
Limestone powder enhances performance of 'green' concrete
‘Wiley’ leadership with thanks and purpose
OSHA proposes new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
Why Cloud, Why Now webinar
Mega-Tandem Wall Block
A retaining wall for Garden Gulch
IPAF opens US membership office in Chicago area
OSHA releases hazardous chemicals resources
MSA Anchorage Connectors
The role of pintles in wall anchoring
Grace announces January price increase
AEM Hall of Fame announces 2013 inductees
ARA Foundation, ARA of Colorado donate to Colorado flood relief efforts
Guire wins West Tennessee Regional Qualifier
FMI predicts U.S. construction put in place will reach $977 billion in 2014
Two heads are better than one
Construction employers add 11,000 jobs in October
Preventing Color Problems and Issues webinar
MCAA visits Raleigh Chapter
South of 40 event at Bahama Breeze
AEM elects 2014 officers, new directors
Secondary guarding, not anti-entrapment
Faux fire walls cause real tragedies
Panelized Clip System
Manufactured stone
USG Corporation introduces new brand identity
Archer & Buchanan’s Land Preserve Center wins design award
McCausey Lumber is now McCausey Specialty Products
A ‘magical’ time
Heckmann Building Products celebrates 90 years
FMI forecast for 2014 in the Q3-2013 Construction Outlook Report
Metabo introduces the first 5.2 Ah battery system
Background Check Pitfalls webinar
QUIKRETE® finds artistic flair in new museum exhibit
Midyear Meeting rundown
OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2013
Free How To Choose The Right Sealants For Your Masonry Project webinar
McGee wins Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest
Premier education offered at MCAA Convention
Atlas Copco buys U.S. oil and gas service business
ASTM releases new Test Method for Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Paving Systems
MIO/CTIO Annual Golf Tournament
Masonry heaters to be built at WOC 2014
Welcome new members
MCAA Midyear update

October 2013

JLG LiftPod named 2013 Money-Saving Product
Forensic Engineering Case Studies webinar
Meet the next generation of Mustang Vertical-Lift Skid Steer Loaders
New masonry products for October 2013
MSHA courses now available in MCAA Virtual University
Are you making money or losing cash?
ProSeries continues to do the job
An industry on the move
Oct. 3 proclaimed Statewide Masonry Day in Florida
Pankow Foundation partners with BIM for Masonry Initiative
Regional qualifying Alberta competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Thanks, dad...
OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule
Comment on proposed silica rule
Klein Tools partners with American Cancer Society
The Benefits of Renting vs. Buying webinar
Building Information Modeling (BIM) update
Case Study: Automating Technology
MCAA requests comment period extension
Hi-vis jacket, sweatshirt and t-shirt discounts
Cat TH514C Telehandler has new engine
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Milwaukee lights up the jobsite with M12 LED Stick Light
Atlas Copco acquires assembly solutions expert
World of Concrete registration is now open
World of Concrete gears up for 40th anniversary at January 2014 Show
New ASTM subcommitte on Alternative Masonry Materials
OSHA releases new silica exposure rule
Empire Level launches new Contractor Connect program
Test Methods for the Evaluation of Water Penetration webinar
LATICRETE SUPERCAP appoints David Whiteman as Technical Sales Representative
The call of masonry
Simpson Strong-Tie launches updated web and mobile apps
Restoring with compatible materials
Rental on the rise
Realizing the benefits of equipment rental
Hill International receives $8 Million contract from Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
Chicago Pneumatic launches quarterly newsletter
LATICRETE SUPERCAP appoints John Forewell as Territory Sales Manager
Regional qualifying California competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Regional qualifying Iowa competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Motivating People webinar
New treatment enhances color of architectural pavers
TEC Grout meets requirements at The Fashion Mall at Keystone
RMMI announces Masterworks in Masonry competition 2013
2014 MCAA Convention
2013 MCAA Safety Advantage Award winners
Regional qualifying Ontario competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Silica Update Safety Forum
Construction employment increased in 26 states
2013 MCAA Midyear Meeting wrap-up
Milwaukee HollowCore Nut Drivers feature new-to-world thread-thru design
Enter CREWS THAT ROCK 2014
Talbert Manufacturing adds Geisler to Great Lakes sales team
Hyster Company brings A&E’s Duck Dynasty cast members to college football dynasty
Cloud Asset Management webinar
Caterpillar introduces Speak Up!/Listen Up!
Regional qualifying Oklahoma competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Regional qualifying North Carolina competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Training sessions to be held around IPAF US Convention
The battle that shaped a country
Welcome new members
Ushering in a busy fall season

September 2013

BIA posts videos on brick masonry techniques
We’re at Walt Disney World® Resort!
CarbonCure, Atlas Block release concrete masonry EPD
New masonry products for September 2013
Wright Tool partners with Florida International Marketing
How fast should you grow?
Milwaukee M18 FUEL delivers world’s first cordless grinder
Follow the MCAA Midyear Meeting on Twitter
Regional qualifying Florida competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Recognizing Protected and Concerted Activity webinar
Atlas Copco acquires U.S. construction tools company
Bidding on prevailing wage jobs
Keeping the Coast Guard high and dry
The three-part rule for moisture management
The new Hilti Online - Open for business
Last chance: 2013 MCAA Midyear Meeting
In memorium: Richard L. Phelps
Maxwell Systems and ABC announce webinar series
Johnson Level launches Jobsite app
Outdoor living trends heat up
SPEC MIX® provides “Live Learning” presentations
Regional qualifying West Tennessee competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Nonresidential Construction Index remains constant
Innovation in Construction Information Technology webinar
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope sponsors In Pursuit of Architecture
BIM for Masonry Initiative moving forward
Fatal occupational injuries decline in 2012
IPAF reports 28 fatalities involving AWPs in first half of 2013
BIM-M website launched
A homerun in Arlington
SAIA announces 2013 ASC A92 Annual Meeting
Demo trailers to offer on-site and CE training
Construction firms having trouble finding qualified workers
Regional qualifying Colorado competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Regional qualifying Wisconsin competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Use your bid as bait
OSHA's proposed silica rule to be posted to Federal Register September 12
Masonry Studio at UWM debuts
Recent Developments in Mortar and Grout webinar
Sept. 11: Leadership lessons learned
Cleveland wins SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Chicago Regional Qualifier
Bringing business sense to Washington
Kirkwood masonry program builds careers
Rebuilding our future
Congratulations to our Ultimate Contractor winner
The human factor
Simpson Strong-Tie receives coveted Partners of Choice Award
Regional qualifying East Tennessee competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
Construction Industry Institute endorses CM Certification
Assessing a masonry building before renovation
iQ Power Tools joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
Make Your Project Successful with Structural Masonry webinar
Masonry coloring kit
Mortars and compatibility
Milwaukee® keeps hands warm with new heated gear
One month until MCAA Midyear Meeting
2013 NCMCA State Golf Tournament
USGBC joins forces with Green Sports Alliance
Welcome new members
Workforce a familiar friend

August 2013

Construction unemployment hits 9.1 percent
New masonry products for August 2013
MCAA Special Report: OSHA Proposed Rule on Crystalline Silica
Some things aren’t as they appear
OSHA’s proposed silica rule a serious concern
Untangling FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation webinar
Acme Brick Company receives Partners of Choice Award
Make customers your top priority
Spider provides suspended scaffolding, fall protection
Anchoring stone veneer
Construction spending slips in June
Compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
Paladin Attachments names Garmenn as Parts Manager
CalStar Products appoints Mike Lemberg Chief Financial Officer
Heiser appointed engineering and purchasing manager for Atlas Copco
Employee management is as easy as 1, 2, 3...
Proposed OSHA rule decreases PEL
OSHA announces proposed silica rule
2013 BIA Award winners honored for Best in Brick design
Jakubisin wins SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Ohio Regional Qualifier
Project Management webinar
Concrete Masonry Design Awards of Excellence accepting entries
Building codes, industry standards and evaluation reports
Paver Armor Pro
Safety Savings for August 2013
Belt-drive cold pressure washers
Building a first-class masonry cleaning operation
Maxwell Systems announces strategic partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors
Blast Window Retention Anchor Systems offer safety
Milwaukee upgrades M12 Drilling and Fastening products
Lopez wins David R. Simon Award
Regional qualifying Utah competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
MCAA Midyear Meeting hotel reservation deadline
How important is the National Guard?
Calcium Carbonate Efflorescence in Stone Masonry Veneer webinar
iQ makes the cut at HNA 2013
University of Maryland’s Shoemaker Hall
MEWP delivery drivers need more safety training
Effective safety training
Exclusive summer savings for MCAA members
Durable, dependable and decidedly cost-efficient: The Ultra Air Barrier Wall System
CalStar to open new manufacturing facility in Mississippi
NCMCA hosts Masonry Quality Institute seminar
Announcing the 2014 MC&MCA awards contest
Leadership under fire
Regional qualifying Illinois competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
National contest supports masonry skills training, development
Join MCAA’s Fantasy Football League
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor webinar
ASA Midwest Council announces 2013-14 officers and board
Great time to get involved
Spider provides suspended access solutions to World Trade Center Towers
The Cost of Safety webinar
QUIKRETE builds home for largest saltwater crocodile
Now accepting Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Cat 336E H Hybrid helps Daytona Rise
Regional qualifying Washington competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
States split evenly between job gains and losses
Facing the future
Milwaukee’s new SHOCKWAVE Expand
Immigration Compliance for Employers webinar
Welcome new members
The MCAA in D.C.

July 2013

Regional qualifying Ohio competition for the "World Series of Bricklaying"
New masonry products for July 2013
IPAF to examine if special precautions are needed for large MEWPs
Hard times build character and develop survival skills
Masonry Wall Bracing webinar
Masonry veneer installation
Cansto Coatings names Soeder as President
2013 Estimating Outlook Survey
Benjamin Obdyke forms Innovation Council
The Rhythms Of Stone Workshop - Boston
FMI releases Q2-2013 Construction Outlook Report
Tobacco Row restoration
Spider hires four sales representations
Affordable Care Act webinar
Construction subcontractors celebrate new laws in Texas
Cutting to the chase
AWPT operator course available in Spanish
You can’t get rich with your head in a ditch
Quick-Fit End Dam
Finding your guy: Managing quality with your projects
4th International Holcim Awards competition open for entries
Construction unemployment at lowest level since 2008
MCAC 152nd State Meeting registration now open
The Rhythms Of Stone Workshop - Chicago
Three inducted into NMIA Masonry Hall of Fame
2013 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 regional schedule
Belgard® Hardscapes sponsors 2013 Coastal Living Showhouse
Why Buildings Leak webinar
Sixth annual Hardscape Project Awards now accepting entries
What do we know about brick's “share” in the residential space?
OSHA fines New Jersey masonry contractor
Safety Savings for July 2013
Simpson Strong-Tie donates $25,000 to storm relief efforts
Leaps and bounds
Dependable launches new website
Arriscraft goes mobile
Corium Steel-Backed Brick Cladding System launches
CINTEC to restore Konark Sun Temple in India
K 760 Cut-n-Break hits a home run
The cost of government regulation
ASTM Call for Papers
Marketing for Masons webinar
2014 MC&MCA Excellence Contest
2013 SAIA Annual Convention and Exposition
New app addresses ladder safety
Join the campaign to prevent fatal falls
CarbonCure signs deal with Northfield Block
2013 MCAA Midyear Meeting
New ASTM Standards in Building Codes
Jungheinrich dealer donates lift truck to foodbank
EnduraMax supports Safari Schoolhouse Project
To rent or to buy?
Construction employment increases in 27 states
The Alpha Moment
Atlas Copco launches BUILD Magazine app
NCMA 2013 Midyear Meeting registration information
Wilhelms testifies before Energy and Commerce Committee
Reasons for fireworks
IMI develops new Internal Bracing Guide
Seismic Requirements of the Building Code webinar
Welcome new members
A lot happening

June 2013

LATICRETE appoints Troy Wicks as SPD Technical Sales Representative
Cat B15 smart phone launches to worldwide acclaim
Steve Meriam named STIHL Director of Sales
New masonry products for June 2013
Milwaukee introduces Fastback II Utility Knife
Watch out for the one bad job
General Shale subsidiary wins environmental award
Brick wall leadership
Myers receives lifetime achievement award
3 programs with the most value for you
SAIA guidelines on purchasing inner access decks
Air Barriers and Building Performance webinar
Spider introduces Spider Systems Group
Milwaukee expands cutting solutions with utility blade program
2013 MC&MCA Excellence Awards Winners
Active Access celebrates 10th anniversary
ACI Foundation Student Fellowship/Scholarship Program open
Hanley Wood, USGBC establish Strategic Partnership
Focus on finishing faster
Construction unemployment drops to 10.8 percent
Leading Your Team Through Absolutely Anything webinar
Masonry Designers’ Guide – 7th Edition
A facelift on Alcatraz Island
Milwaukee introduces UL Classified 1000V Insulated Screwdrivers
Safety Savings for June 2013
Construction firms to hire more employees in 2013
Masonry grout pump
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
Bopp named AIA-St. Louis President
Recap of the MC&MCA 50th Anniversary
Caterpillar named a 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner
Construction spending edges higher in April
Milwaukee expands screwdriver offering
Rental revenue to top $38 billion in 2013
Transitioning to a Supervisory Role webinar
CRSS to honor John Smith, Sr.
MCAA hosts Masonry Day at the Park in Cincinnati
Construction fatality rate declining faster in Texas
Mast Climber Safety Forum
Construction employment increased in 170 out of 339 metropolitan areas
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2012-2013
Simpson Strong-Tie honored with Sphere 1 Partner of the Year Award
Bobcat Company breaks ground on $20 million expansion
CalStar adds second shift to manufacturing plant
Wright Tool hires Sloat as Business Development Specialist
Thin veneer installation live demo
Jacob Fulford: Two for third
Nonresidential Construction Index hits record high
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program webinar
Milwaukee 10IN1 Multi Bit Drivers and Key Drivers
Alamo-style leadership
First U.S. IPAF Summit energizes access industry
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
MCAA presents wall bracing course in Denver
MCAA hosts Masonry Day at the Park in Dallas
Whayne Supply Company celebrates 100 years
Making a difference
Welcome new members
Eye opening

May 2013

Belgard returns to Sunset Celebration Weekend
New masonry products for May 2013
Construction employment declines in 32 states
Hiring Basics webinar
Architecture Billings Index up
Keeping your offensive line in check
Grant Contracting Named 2012 Safety Award Winner
The best blade for the job
AEMP elects Executive Committee, Directors, Board
A different kind of drone strike
BASF joined Habitat for Humanity for Earth Day
2013 Concrete Surfaces Polished Concrete Awards Call for Entries
New JLG Mobile Analyzer provides remote access to troubleshoot equipment
New angle grinders from Metabo increase productivity
Milwaukee introduces M12 FUEL 5/8” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer
Tornado-resistant hospital takes shape in Joplin, Mo.
Belgard backs comparative permeable research
Non-destructive Test Methods for Evaluating Structures webinar
National Guard job posting campaign
Leading when no one is watching
Access award winners celebrated in Miami
Masonry construction: Then and now
Structural Lessons from Hurricanes and Tornadoes webinar
Know your plank
Belgard launches "Long Live" campaign
High school building code program meets presidential challenge
AWCI signs memorandum of Agreement with buildingSMART alliance
Milwaukee receives 2012 Leader in Sustainability Award
2013 South of 40 Conference wrap-up
Laying the foundation on Capitol Hill
Nissan Forklift Corporation joins forces with TCM America to form UniCarriers Americas Corporation
Health Care Reform Basics for Employers webinar
Josh Martin promoted to Area Sales Manager
2013 Construction Project Management Software Benchmark Report
IPAF introduces eLearning module for aerial work platforms
Silica Safety Forum
Funding for BIM for Masonry
Creating BIM-M
Yokohama Tire announces corporate management changes
Conproco opens Mid-Atlantic Resource Center
Josh Jones has new position with Blastrac NA
11th annual BVC Playground Build
Acme Brick names May 2012 Plant Manager of the Year
Go green, save green!
ASU Sigmon Design Competition 2013
Effective Succession Planning webinar
First four successes for buildingSMART’s Certification 2.0
Obama should pay his fair share
Steve Couling of Versalift elected IPAF president
Engaging your elected officials
MCFA announces new president
Scaffolding systems
Mustang R Series Skid Steer Loaders
NCMCA presents Upton Award
Atlas Copco recognized in prestigious ethical ranking
Restoring a legend
Joist releases iPhone version of popular contractor app
Date your customers to keep them loyal
Smith honored with AGC Keystone Award
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry webinar
Welcome new members
Why not be a member?

April 2013

Over 112,000 people complete IPAF training in 2012
Legislative Conference one week away
Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts and Mast Climbers Liability webinar
South of 40 Conference one week away
AEM elects new director
New masonry products for April 2013
MK Diamond Products Releases eCatalog
If you work hard, you deserve what you get
Reminder: Free MasonrySystems.org tour
MCAA’s Ninth Annual Online Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
Final hours of Online Auction
What It Takes To WIN More Work webinar
Auction enters second day
Organizations partner for Statement of Best Practices for Workplace Risk Assessment and Aerial Work Platform Equipment Selection
MCAA’s Online Auction taking place now
William E. Hadge Named President/CEO of GZA
Online Auction starts tomorrow
Tekla Structures 19 helps leverage the latest in BIM
LATICRETE Air & Water Barrier approved by ABAA
New Angle Grinder from Metabo lightweight, ergonomic
Profiling a winner: Fred Campbell
Thatcher's legacy should serve as a model for recovery
What does the MCAA mean to you?
OSHA Investigations webinar
Free How to Talk to Elected Officials webinar
Oldcastle Architectural acquires Expocrete Concrete Products
Going mobile with Field ID and RFID
MCAA’s Online Auction one week away
Hi-vis t-shirts and polo shirts discounts
Toro adds line of concrete and masonry equipment
The evolution of mixers, pumps and delivery systems
Mustang releases 2500RT High-Capacity Track Loader
Drill bits from Metabo feature solid carbide head
JLG supervisor receives Department of Defense Patriot Award
Allen receives Acme Brick 2012 President’s Award
Husqvarna announces new territory managers
Masonry Industry Legislative Conference hotel deadline
New hire, new website from Amerimix
Managing Different Generations in the Workplace webinar
ASTM proposed standard on recycling ready-mixed concrete
The key to thermal mass solutions
OSHA teams up with Montgomery County, Md. to prevent fatal falls
April Safety Forum
Legislative Conference one month away
On the Job with the MCAA
Holcim (US) receives Outstanding Business Partner Award
Donner celebrates 50 years at PROSOCO
Annual NCMCA Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest
The software revolution
NAHB study shows national consumers prefer brick
The onerous estate tax
Rental industry trends upward
Free Building Information Modeling webinar
9th Annual FMAEF Masonry Showcase
Where are they now: Porter Soley and Sons
Construction employment increases in 145 out of 339 metro areas
First South of 40 Conference
Welcome new members
On the Job with the MCAA

March 2013

Could you be the ultimate contractor?
New masonry products for March 2013
LATICRETE helps victims of Superstorm Sandy
Are you working for nothing?
Changes to important codes
Insulation and the 2012 Energy Code
Tour the new MasonrySystems.org
Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards webinar
Total stations for everyday jobsite use
Legislative update from the MCAA
SDS Plus D-handle rotary hammers’ ergonomic design reduces fatigue
Discounts on roofer's kits, concrete embed anchors and harnesses
Understanding the Differences and Benefits of Cast Stone, Architectural Precast and GFRC webinar
On the Job with the MCAA
Entries open for 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards
14th Annual MCA San Diego Golf Tournament
JLG introduces e-books for Latin American customers
MCAA’s Ninth Annual Online Auction
Nonresidential Construction Index continues to rise
The buck stops here
New wall bracing book
Monitor, Manage and Maximize Change Orders webinar
The role of CalStar bricks in a Michigan campus project
Comparing the pros and cons of exterior competitors to brick
Florida fighting for a statewide Check-Off Program
Investing in ourselves
The NCMCA 2013 Convention at Myrtle Beach
On the Job with the MCAA
Mustang 350Z NXT2 joins North American line up
Volunteer for HistoriCorps' Ft. Piute project
Terex and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex announce strategic alliance
Female construction executives begin professional organization
2013 South of 40 Conference
2013 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
Two new models to the MT Series of telescopic handlers
Basic Masonry Estimating webinar
Z-45/25 Rough Terrain Boom
State of the mast climbing work platform market
Using predictive analytics In workplace safety
Scaffold Hazards Safety Forum
Acme Brick Company reopens Bennett, Texas plant
On the Job with the MCAA
Parrish Construction Group ribbon cutting
Robert Bosch Tool, Ram Truck partner
Atlas Copco celebrates 140 years of achievements
Announcing World of Concrete India
Holcim (US) Names Ruiz President and CEO
Modular stages on the rise
Belgard® Hardscapes announces 2013 Belgard University Training Schedule
Free Understanding Masonry webinar
Milwaukee launches new website
They don’t build ‘em like they used to
OSHA reminds employers to post injury and illness summaries
Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards
Materials prices increase between December and January
On the Job with the MCAA
WOC 2013 announced increased attendance
Trends of the trade
JLG announces new Vice President of Sales and Aftermarket, South America
Financial savings made easy
Welcome new members
Positive movement

February 2013

2013 NCMCA Masonry University
Introduction to Movement Joints for Masons webinar
Maxwell Systems launches My Maxwell
New masonry products for February 2013
BHMA issues revisions for five standards
Who will load the truck?
Back by popular demand: Join the MCAA; get $1,500 in supplies
On the Job with the MCAA
MCAA Regional Report, Region I
MCAA Regional Report, Region H
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
MCAA Regional Report, Region D
MCAA Regional Report, Region B
Pick just one and get it done
Strengthen our transportation network
Dold Highlights MCAA MAC PAC Event
DOL announces winners of Worker Safety and Health App Challenge
Custom printed safety vests and hard hats savings
Two companies certified at MCAA Convention
Reasons to become certified today
ESCSI names Castrodale as Director of Engineering
Manitou Americas and Gehl welcome Kirby-Smith
Suffolk Construction Appoints Skinner as Executive VP and GM, Mid-Atlantic Region
Campbell wins the title of “WORLD’S BEST BRICKLAYER”
Big River Industries joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
Armenta named 2013 Fastest Trowel
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
Apprentices highlighted in Vegas
Wet-polisher makes sculpting four tons of granite smooth
Bounds awarded C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award
Scottish government recognises PAL Card
Grant inducted to Masonry Hall of Fame
Deadline approaches to enter the Cintas and Carhartt Cold Crew Contest
Taking training to new heights
Report of the MCAA TEAM Awards Committee
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Report of the MCAA Technical Committee
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Masonry Madness is today!
Report of the MCAA MasonrySystems.org Committee
MasonrySystems.org is now LIVE!
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
February MCAA Safety Forum
Report of the MCAA Legislative Committee
We’re in Las Vegas!
H.B. Fuller Construction Products opens R&D center
Power Climber launches new organizational structure and improved product
AEM announces winners of annual Pillar of the Industry awards
Here’s the good news...
Welcome new members
Headed to Vegas

January 2013

Construction employment increases in 33 states
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
Metabo’s new Rotary Hammer offers highest power to weight ratio in its class
New masonry products for January 2013
JLG debuts renovated distribution center in Indaiatuba, Brazil
Change or die!
Construction material prices down slightly
Get $1,500 in supplies when you join the MCAA at WOC 2013
MMPC becomes part of MC&MCA
EnduraMax takes two awards at Remodeling Show
Holcim (US) introduces updated weatherAPP with global availability
Contestants announced for 2013 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500
Inaugural SAIA AWP Operator Training in Vegas
Building Materials Estimating calculator
The ComfortGeni
Refractory mortar for masonry fireplace and chimney construction
TMC names new Community Planner
Outlook for construction improves for 2013
Joint statement from manufacturers on the issue of operator entrapment
Winners of the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 - Arizona Regional
Miami-Dade approves MFM's Isolation Barrier Underlayments
Using housewrap for masonry applications
AEM taps JLG executive as new director
2012 NC State Sigmon Design Competition results
Stanley launches new virtual level app
Dexter + Chaney to exhibit new software at WOC
K2 DIAMOND launches new e-commerce website
Crews That Rock 2013 winners announced
Scott assumes President/CEO position at PCA
Your ‘dash’ to success in 2013: Winning your own race
Caterpillar announces new Cat® D Series Mini Excavators
Patching: Extending the life of masonry
BIM investment and fundraising
Masonry and BIM: The next level
2013 SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition Call for Speakers
Premier education offered in Vegas
JLG launches first two e-books
Olalde is 2012 NC State Fair champ
Paladin Attachments contributes to Hurricane Sandy relief
Milwaukee powers the jobsite with Six Pack Sequential Charger
Construction sector adds 30,000 jobs between November and December
Nine numbers you need to know
Glazed Thin Brick from Fireclay Tile
Blended cements aid in sustainable design, construction
Project disruptions impacting construction industry
Standard Practice for Bracing Masonry Walls Under Construction now available
OSHA requests recommendations to update its construction industry standards
Personal protection equipment discounts
Bosch marketing group earns five CMA STAR Awards
2013 MCAA Convention highlight events
Know your AWP management responsibilities
A better year
2013 MC&MCA Excellence Awards
MCAA Convention hotel reservation deadline
MEWPs will not require “dangerous goods” labels
Christian Rodriguez: A mason with a plan
Updated Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook
Limestone restoration
007 and the CAT 320D L put new twist on catching a train
The masonry heater revealed
Welcome new members
New beginning

December 2012

Milwaukee® announces Double Duty Upgrade
New masonry products for December 2012
Wright Tool links with Morris Marketing Group
We must play with the cards we are dealt
2013 MC&MCA Annual Meeting
Life cycle assessment confirms environmental performance of CalStar Brick
Turner Construction survey shows new green building findings
Blessings of leadership
Acme Brick Company plants over half a million trees
Brick exteriors test strongest in severe weather
Grace announces price increases
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Courtyard
Ennis to compete in WorldSkills Competition
The MCAA is forging the future of masonry
BRS to begin work on historic Brown Palace Hotel
EnduraMax sponsors Green Schoolhouse Series
MC&MCA seeking Board candidates
EP Henry announces 2013 MAHTS dates
Construction employment declines in November
LATICRETE One-Step Method
Caesarstone to build U.S. plant
Segmental retaining wall units and pavers create usable space
Milwaukee launches M12™ FUEL Drills
Every webinar; one low price
Public comment period for Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
Harness and lanyard discounts
Reminder: Free QA/QC Requirements webinar
Understanding the insulation used in the Ultra Air Barrier Wall System
BASF West Memphis facility earns a LEED® Silver certification
2012 Excellence in Construction Award winners
Metabo welcomes seasoned marketing manager
Cat lift dealer donates use of forklift to high school
MK Diamond launches mobile website
2012 election and legislative update
Fluid Applied Air and Water Weather Barrier System
QA/QC Requirements for Masonry Construction webinar
Blueskin SA and SA LT air and vapor membranes
Air barriers: Impermeable or permeable?
First e-book keeps AEM out front promoting safety
OSHA seeks nominations
The Bilco Company releases new Architectural Products Catalog
South of 40 event at El Segundo Sol
Ash Grove Cement Company announces promotions
South Atlantic Region Design Awards announced
JLG interns pilot cross cultural training program
MCAA Region C Skills Challenge results
Nonresidential Construction Index rises slightly
BIM for Masonry Initiative holds roundtable meetings
New jig saws from Bosch
Conducting Workplace Investigations webinar
The brick breakthrough
Cordless jig saw
Anti-entrapment solutions
The Death Tax is coming
PICP system helps project achieve Platinum LEED
Reminder: Free masonry stone veneer webinar
QUIKRETE contributes to Hurricane Sandy relief
The future, near and far
Welcome new members
It’s finally over

November 2012

Sanjay M. Parmar joins Perkins Eastman
New masonry products for November 2012
Blastrac opens new location
Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions webinar
Millican, Thornsburg join Husqvarna
It’s not what you go through that matters
Paver collection, decorative edge from Belgard
Permeable paving
Hyster recognized as Green Supply Chain Partner
MCAA’s Cyber Monday Specials
Subaru appoints Hartung Director of Strategic Sourcing
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Simpson Strong-Tie form strategic alliance
New ASTM Standards in Building Codes
Be prepared to take winter by storm
U.S. Army extends contract with JLG
Construction spending hits three-year high
The new Cat® 966K XE
Black Friday specials from MCAA
Portable variable speed mortar pump
Football, family, friends and fundamentals
The 2,200-pound Capacity Pan Mixer
New Wetmix System from SPEC MIX
PumpMaster PG-30 masonry grout pump
Consistent masonry mix on demand
Corser promoted by Valders Stone and Marble
New updates for Corecon V7 Construction Software
Holcim (US) plants receive EPA’s 2012 Energy Star®
USGBC’s 2012 Leadership Awards winners announced
Construction-put-in-place will top $1 trillion in 2014
It’s Masonry Madness
Wynne Systems achieves ARA Rental Market Metric certification
Nissan Forklift of Michigan recognized for service excellence
George W. Bush Presidential Center constructed with masonry products
OSHA and Lamar Outdoor Advertising renew Alliance
Extended hi-vis jacket, sweatshirt and t-shirt discounts
Construction sector adds 17,000 jobs
Free Best Practices for Masonry Stone Veneer webinar
Apex Companies names Otto Chicago Division Manager
Terex announces new Columbus Ohio location
GE Capital provides credit facility for Acme Lift Company
The Rental Show among 50 fastest-growing trade shows
THERMAL-GRIP ci washer fasteners
Masonry anchors and ties by the code
Preventing Color Problems webinar
TrueMortar
Keene Building Products celebrates 10 years in business
Registration open for WOC 2013
Parex ColorFast Pigment System
The science of staining
BASF launches new Construction Centre in Canada
The fiscal cliff
Hilti to provide tools for “Holmes Makes it Right”
Lafarge makes contributions to KONE Centre’s green design
MCFA to expand Houston manufacturing facilities
You need to be pushy
Dold Campaign goes through Northfield Block
Introduction to Green Building and the IGCC webinar
Welcome new members
My trip to the Rockies

October 2012

Caterpillar unveils first hybrid excavator
New masonry products for October 2012
Construction material costs jump for second month in a row
Please don’t tell my customers, “We can’t do that!”
Call for papers for two new ASTM journals
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Belgard Hardscapes expands products, services to Florida
Tensar grid passes NTPEP evaluation
ICC announces books to help learn 2012 International Codes
QUIKRETE’s Contribution to Miami’s Marlins Park
Construction employment declines in 28 states
The future is certain
Kane appointed Boral’s CEO and Managing Director
Introduction to Structural Repair of Masonry webinar
Paladin Attachments makes strides in fight against breast cancer
Increase profitability; reduce expenses
Metabo’s job site training highlights safe tool and accessory use
Two Holcim (US) facilities celebrate safety milestones
JLG® earns another gold
Profit is overrated
Thomson receives ASTM International Walter C. Voss Award
Comment period now open for update to USGBC’s LEED green building program
Mustang introduces all-new Zero Tail Compact Excavators
PCA revises spring forecast upward
Milwaukee® introduces world’s first sub-compact rotary hammer
From one small step to a giant leap
United Rentals expands specialty rental operations
Numbers contractors need to know to make a profit
PCA announces management changes
Win up to $10,000 in the FedEx Advantage Sweepstakes
Six appointed to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Hi-vis jacket, sweatshirt and t-shirt discounts
Installing manufactured stone veneer
Architectural cast stone
Nissan Forklift Service Excellence Award winners
Cooler temperatures call homeowners outdoors
New QUIKRETE® Wet Shotcrete process wins award
Save 3.5 to 4.5 cents per gallon with MCAA and ExxonMobil
Business Management 101
What it takes
Half way through SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional competition season
Construction sector adds 5,000 jobs
Green Building with Stone webinar
Energy must remain affordable
Boral Bricks’ plant receives OSHA VPP Star status
Taking on mast climber safety responsibilities
Three experts named to earthquake advisory board
Salt Lake City’s City Creek Center
Code Council app provides critical means of egress details
Sports basement becomes reality with DRYTEK®
In memoriam: Ronald Thompson
What I learned out West
Revu 10 released
Solutions through software
Husqvarna launches mobile website
Immigration Compliance for Employers webinar
Compete in the 2012 Region C Masonry Skills Challenge
Bringing the beauty back
OSHA awards $10.7 million in grants
Avoiding Complacency Safety Forum
Welcome new members
The 2012 election

September 2012

Ultra-green inner-city development in the works
New masonry products for September 2012
Help 60,000+ unemployed National Guard members
Make work out of what you have to do
The Rhythms of Stone sculpture workshop
ObamaCare’s mandate tax won’t make health care more affordable
Enter Crews That Rock 2013
How Contractors Can Become Invincible to Lawsuits webinar
Dickinson, Texas embraces masonry
Masonry creates durability in four Indiana schools
Impacts of new OSHA crane safety regulations
Your top 2 business priorities
Compete in the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block
2013 MCAA Convention
QUIKRETE names “What America’s Made Of” winners
Software tool to measure impacts of structural materials
Distelhorst to retire as CEO of the Marble Institute
Olympic-sized life and leadership lessons
Help young people connect with skills training
Rules never to be broken
Hunt Country Masonry certified at MCAA Midyear Meeting
Grow Your BIZ webinar
NCMCA at MCAA
2012 MCAA Midyear Meeting wrap-up
OSHA, National Safety Council renew Alliance
Safety Advantage Award Winners
Vision Award winners announced
Architect, contractor, supplier TEAMs awarded
International Equipment Solutions acquires CWS Industries
Powered Access Awards Summit scheduled for March
Belgard Hardscapes donates walls, fireplace To “Aimee’s Wing”
MCAA’s Midyear Meeting Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
MCAA’s Midyear Meeting Auction enters final hours
Welcome new members
BSI Tucker Design Award winners
Logo hard hat discounts
MCAA’s Midyear Meeting Auction taking place now
OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures
September MCAA Safety Forum
KWIK LINTELS as a rental business
To rent, or not to rent?
IPAF reports 17 fatal accidents involving aerial platforms
Holcim sponsors employee driven community projects
Cronholm earns RMMI Certified Masonry Contractor credential
Milwaukee amps up next generation of lithium
Follow the MCAA Midyear Meeting on Twitter
BIA honors the best in brick design
Mustang introduces 4000V skid steer loader
The Benefits of Renting vs. Buying webinar
MCAA membership campaign
Join the MCAA at WOC 2013; get $1,500 in supplies
Talbert names Rothwell Director of Business Development
Last chance: 2012 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Nissan Forklift adds VandenBosch
SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® IL/IN Regional Competition
Gehl donates skid loader to UW-Washington County
Together, we are stronger
Paladin Attachments achieves Gold Status in I Make America Campaign
Stay involved

August 2012

SFAA and U.S. DOT bonding program helps contractors
New masonry products for August 2012
How quickly can you do this job?
Miller Act Claims webinar
MCAA’s Midyear Meeting Auction two weeks away
Midyear deadline approaching
ASSE supports effort to prevent falls
Start your masonry career
Largest shake table test research awarded Raymond C. Reese Prize
Taking charge with Ultra Air Barrier Wall System
EDCO adds powder coating and laser fabrication
2012 NCMCA State Golf Tournament
In memoriam: Bruce Edward Sieling
Baby bottle leadership
Milwaukee expands FUEL line to Include M12 products
Busy and broke is bad business
ASCE committee to set permeable pavement standards
Improve and Maximize Field Productivity webinar
CEMEX introduces Ecoperating
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2011-2012
Aggregate Industries US receives multiple safety awards
Delegation: The effective way to multi-task
RPM acquires Brazilian building materials company
Last chance: Fall Protection Safety Forum
Ryan Unick joins Manasquan Premium Fasteners
Kelly joins Norse Building Products
RCI’s 2012 Symposium on Building Envelope Technology
2013 MC&MCA Excellence Contest
Boral Stone names Bonilla as Area Sales Manager
Small businesses drive job creation, growth
MCAA Midyear Meeting hotel reservation deadline
Improving Team Performance with High Payoff Activities
Construction employment declines by 1,000
Welcome new members
Start saving with Grainger
Fall Protection Safety Forum
Win a trip to Las Vegas!
One month until MCAA Midyear Meeting
PROSOCO hires Lattimer
Cedar Park, Texas to require more masonry in construction
Milwaukee keeps users safe and warm
(Not) Living dangerously
Construction spending reaches highest level since December 2009
Winning against low-priced competition
2012 MCAGC Golf Outing
Recognizing Protected and Concerted Activity webinar
Belgard Hardscapes set the stage for Coastal Living
Now accepting Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
New line of belt-drive cold pressure washers
Pressure and masonry cleaning
Pearsall, Texas to require masonry in new construction
Keeping our trade strong
Markup & Profit Revisited: A Contractor’s Guide
FlyAshDirect and BASF develop solution for fly ashes
Blastrac helps with Wounded Warrior effort
TMS 2012 Annual Meeting and Seminars
Papers invited for ASTM Symposium on Masonry
Updating design, materials to meet codes and standards
Fundamentals are improving
Seven Strategies to Increase Production webinar
MCAA’s Midyear Meeting Auction
Networking

July 2012

OSHA fines 4 contractors more than $460,000
Seeing is understanding
Non-profit agency takes ‘brick’ road to affordability
Proper planning prevents poor performance
Starborn Industries expands DECKFAST epoxy coated line of screws
Revolutionary leadership
ASTM International announces slate of candidates for 2013 Board of Directors
New masonry products for July 2012
Hilti holds ‘18 Volt Ulitmate Sweepstakes’
The hidden taxes
FMI releases Q2-2012 Construction Outlook Report
Leading for Success in a Tough Economy webinar
Call your U.S. Representative today to support H.R. 8
Facade grants turn bricks into gold
SkillsUSA honors chair of Masonry Technical Committee
National contest validates the excellence of masonry skills
Public comment period open for TMS 0302
Masonry Cavity Wall Design webinar
BSI honors Mendel with Tucker Award
NMIA inducts four to Hall of Fame
The freedom to prosper
New masonry brings together projects with artisan appeal
Leadership High Payoff Activities follow-up
Is your day just one big interruption?
Koestler named Vice President of Operations for STIHL
Obstacles to Leadership High Payoff Activities webinar
Bosch Precision Stop Bits
Cutting-edge saws
Suva campaign focuses on safe maintenance work
Welcome new members
Boral Stone names Bonilla as Area Sales Manager
Free Safety and Health Culture Safety Forum tomorrow
ASA announces opening of annual Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards
Call for entries in 2013 Decorative Concrete Awards
Oshkosh Corporation announces leadership changes at JLG
Archtec system wins Historic Bridge and Infrastructure Award
Material Handling Products is new dealer for Nissan Forklift
Construction employment experiences decline May
Caterpillar launches next generation C15, C18 ACERT generator sets
New Union Activities webinar
OSHA calls for water, rest and shade
Michigan Mason Contractors’ Association Annual Meeting
Keeping Pittsburgh tunnels up and running
Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention nominations
Safety Savings for July 2012
5 tips for efficiently running a small construction business
Summer time
Justin Biddix wins high school contest
2013 Masonry Veneer Design Awards contest opens for submissions
New JLG products and services
Simple shipping, special savings
McCarthy honored by Veterans First
2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® regional schedule
USGBC announces changes to LEED 2012
Union Salting webinar
Cat awarded City of Tucson, National IPA cooperative purchasing contract
ARA Foundation awards scholarships
OSHA campaign targets summer hazards
Building a Safety and Health Culture Safety Forum
Nonresidential Construction Index continues to rise
Meet MasonrySystems.org
Hyster donates reach truck to Portland Art Museum
NMHG presents check to United Way of Pitt County

June 2012

New IPAF training centre in Pratteln, Switzerland
Your company’s wellbeing depends on what you consume
Wedge anchors for cracked, uncracked concrete
Last chance to enter Safety Advantage Awards
Bridge reinforcement system
New masonry products for June 2012
Alabama Workforce Development Initiative
Growing workers in Pennsylvania
BASF a platinum sponsor of Building Safety Month 2012
Jobsite inspections
Caterpillar announces updates to M300D Series
Restoring historic structures with cast stone
Monitor compressor installation with mobile app
Building Restoration Specialties founder receives award
Litigation filed by Mortar Net USA, Ltd. to protect trademarks
Programs to save you money
United Rentals appoints Flannery as COO
Junior’s lessons are larger than life
Historical documentary on natural stone in the works
Stone Fabrication for Restoration and New Construction webinar
MIA releases iStone
2012 MCAA Midyear Meeting
Save on hard hats, safety vests, gloves and boots
Spider adds new competent person trainers
NESCO to raise $35K for Homes for Our Troops
Free Accident Investigation Safety Forum tomorrow
General Tools celebrates 90 years
Belgard® Hardscapes makes debut at Sunset Celebration Weekend
Schiavone spearheads youth educational initiative
AEMP elects Executive Committee, Directors, Board
Terex Equipment Services relocates
ASTM, NIBS enter memorandum of agreement
BASF launches Polyurethanes website for North America
Water Resistant Masonry webinar
Construction employment declines
Building momentum on The Hill
Urban artists turn aerial platform safety into art pieces
IMS Masonry reaches one million hours without a lost time injury
Canoes made of concrete to race in national meet
Are you on a Leadership Merry-Go-Round?
A green alternative to portland cement
New Cat® CT15 engine
RCI announces 2012-2013 Board of Directors
Energy on The Hill
United Rentals expands specialty rental operations
Another successful trip to The Hill
CRSI names new chairman
Leadership High Payoff Activities webinar
Trade groups team up to create a drug- and alcohol-free construction industry
Welcome new members
Safety Advantage Awards submissions due June 30
Accident Investigation Safety Forum
KIOTI participates in Police Memorial Golf Tournament
The Ultra Air Barrier Wall System: Your best bet for a better wall
Gurfel named ULI Greenprint Center Executive Director
ICC announces Availability of New Green Code
United Rentals completes acquisition of RSC Holdings
Manitou Americas opens dealer training center
Dayton Superior launches apps
Exciting time

May 2012

Invitation to the RMMI Golf Tournament in Keystone
Background Check Pitfalls webinar
DuPont announces Dirty Work Photo Contest
New masonry products for May 2012
Win Magnum Work Boots for spring
The spankings don’t hurt anymore!
Turnbull named Acme Brick Company Plant Manager of the Year
PMs must remember…
Q1 GDP: Nonresidential fixed investment in structures falls 12%
Oldcastle Architectural renames masonry unit Cordova Stone
Simpson Strong-Tie renews Habitat partnership
Laticrete Supercap celebrates one year
OSHA seeks comments on preventing injuries and deaths
Head in the ‘cloud’
JLG will reach out to Latin American market
Structural Lessons from Hurricanes and Tornadoes webinar
FLASH® announces scholarship recipients
Efficiency at your fingertips
Nationwide Platforms: Accident reporting should be mandatory
On purpose, on target
MCFA employees teach conflict management/resolution
A crash course in planks
DotGreen Community announces .green domain extension
ASTM honors Daniel Zechmeister
Cordless magnetic drill press from Metabo
Vertical rebar positioners
Architect scholarships for “Designing with Natural Stone”
Reinventing Canadian masonry
Construction equipment sales grew 25% in 2011
Masonry Mortars and Grouts webinar
Donation to Architecture for Humanity
Welcome new members
Aggregate Industries US praised for exemplary occupational safety standards
2012 Legislative Conference a success
Oldcastle Architectural renames high-performance wall system EnduraMax
Free OSHA job site visit Safety Forum tomorrow
Corvey receives BIA honor
Hanson Brick launches product app for iPad
Milwaukee introduces M18 FUEL™ 1/4" Hex Impact Driver
2012 Hammurabi Awards
LiftPod® FS60 named 2011 Product of the Year
Masonry wall flashings
Mortar Net USA patents mortar collection device
Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards webinar
Rock, water and fire elements a growing trend in outdoor living designs
Let’s release the American dream again
Big River Industries receives two safety awards
Discounted Bouton Eyewear specials
LEED-Certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark
Where are they now: Jon Mayes
FMI’s Construction Outlook - First Quarter 2012 Report
NCMCA elects officers
MFM hires North Woods Reps, LLC
Evaluating your legacy
Concrete block helps contain fires
OSHA job site visit Safety Forum
Construction materials prices spike in March
Air Barrier Materials webinar
Economic webcast on construction recovery
Last chance to register for Legislative Conference
ABC names American Infrastructure 2011 Contractor of the Year
Working for you

April 2012

Hiring Basics webinar
TEAM Awards entries due today
New masonry products for April 2012
No April foolin’ – we win
Litigation filed by Mortar Net USA, Ltd. to protect trademarks
It’s finally over!
TEAM Awards entires due Monday
MCAA’s Eighth Annual Online Auction a success
Less than one hour remaining in Auction
Final hours of Online Auction
MCAA Perks spring savings
Auction enters second day
Bonsal American, Inc. acquires TXI Package Products of Texas
MCAA’s Online Auction taking place now
Construction employment rises in 30 states
Online Auction starts tomorrow
CSDA elects 2012 Board and Officers
New look for CSDA
ASA announces the election of new president and officers
Acme Brick reopens Denton Plant Kiln on 100th anniversary
OSHA, ASSE renew Alliance
First term economic indicators do not look good for Obama’s re-election
iPad app to replace printed blueprints?
An Introduction to LEED and Masonry Construction webinar
Boral Stone Products names Perez Area Sales Manager
Preserving the declining art of stonemasonry
Spring into savings with hi-vis apparel
MCAA Online Auction one week away
Free hazard communication Safety Forum tomorrow
TEAM Awards entries due in two weeks
Lafarge sponsors “Women Building Futures” Ready-Mix Driver Program
Helifix restoration for historic skyscraper
Waste Management awards companies for sustainable construction
Building Restoration Specialties scholarship winner announced
New and updated credits introduced into LEED Pilot Credit Library
Vision Award nominations deadline approaching
NCMA World Congress 2012
Basic Masonry Estimating webinar
Good to know
What OSHA really looks for
Over 100,000 people complete IPAF training in 2011
Hazard communication requirements Safety Forum
National Hispanic Construction Association elects Corrales
Legislative Conference in one month
New ‘instant brake’ grinders revolutionize safety
JLG releases Mobile Online Express app
Caterpillar announces Tier 4 Equipment Protection Plan
The stronger person
Belgard app provides access to hardscapes information
NCMCA 2012 Masonry Skills Contest
ACI announces new officers for 2012
OSHA Investigations webinar
SAIA makes statement on LVL scaffold planks
Welcome new members
OSHA revises Hazard Communication Standard
TEAM Awards entries due in one month
On demand webinars available
April 2012 Live Webinar Series schedule
Milwaukee introduces compact band saw
Join us in D.C. next month

March 2012

Kilian joins Industrial Scientific Corporation
New masonry products for March 2012
Cat D Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders
Why are my employees all stirred up?
BIA appoints new Board Chairman, Officers
Are Your Contractors Really Independent?
Post open skilled jobs free for citizen-soldiers
Strides in saw blades
New standards address fall protection
MCAA announces Safety Advantage Awards
Baytown embraces masonry construction
MCAA’s Eighth Annual Online Auction
Ash Grove Cement Company plant wins award
The Rental Show 2012 reflects optimism, enthusiasm
USGBC commends cities for innovation in green building
General Shale launches branding strategy, expands products
Andrews named IES CEO
Follow me, team!
SAIA confirms 2012 Committee Week a success
Contractor Worksite Enforcement Risks webinar
Milwaukee powers the jobsite with Multi-Voltage Charger
Legislative update
Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards
WBCSD releases guidelines for responsible quarrying
NCCER and MCAA to develop masonry training program
Free Safety Forum tomorrow
Bon Tool issues new master catalog
EwingCole expands leadership team
Highland assumes position as McCarthy President, California Region
Paladin Construction Group appoints Thomas new VP Marketing and Business Development
The Home Depot and USGBC launch database of green building products
No more ‘Mr. Nice Guy’
January construction spending slips from year-end
Assuring the long-term continuation of your company...
Save on high-rise block fill labor
Fremont Tactical Training Facility
Student teams to produce short videos
Enabling mobility in your construction firm
Portable mixing station with removable liner
Considerations when purchasing a mixer
Simpson Strong-Tie enters concrete repair, protection and strengthening industry
Stone joins brick and block at the board table
LiftOne announces Hyster lift truck asset acquisition
Three masonry groups merge
Milwaukee introduces new Rotary Hammers
Welcome new members
Big-box retailers not just for DIYers
Introduction to Air Barriers webinar
FMI releases NRCI for the first quarter, 2012
MCAA signs agreement with NCCER
OSHA announces new online Outreach Training Program providers
March MCAA Safety Forum
Public comment period for Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
2012 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference
Blakley Corp. Names Fankhauser as CEO
Honoring the legends
Man Lift Mfg. Co. appoints Phil Sprio to President and CEO
PCA names senior vice president of government affairs
CalStar Products appoints Rood CEO
Harness, lanyard, retractable and anchor discounts
Moinian receives promotion at ICC-ES
New beginnings

February 2012

Live Webinar packages available
Introduction to Building Information Modeling webinar
Nissan Forklift launches NFCdirect.com
Business succession planning part II
Manitou and Yanmar announce key strategic alliance
Lath integrity
Wright Tool partners with SMS Equipment
Be careful of the words you say
39th Annual Fireplace Project at CTCLC
New masonry products for February 2012
53 projects to compete in global phase of Holcim Awards
MVMA Design Awards winners announced
JLG awarded ATLAS II contract for U.S. Army
Welcome new members
Mast climber, crane and telehandler equipment
Used Hydro Certified Specialists
IPAF launches MEWP incident database
Build an accountable and responsible team
MCAA union member conference call reminder
Free Safety Forum tomorrow
Students build 9/11 tribute project
13th Annual MCA San Diego Golf Tournament
Milwaukee FUELs the next generation of cordless
Two new fuel programs through MCAA Perks
SFAA testifies before Congress
The truth in budgeting
Bricklayers’ tools
The environmental attributes of bricks
Obtaining a bond and working capital
March 2012 Live Webinar Series schedule
MCAA Safety Forum
Sweetheart sale
Your team’s gotta have heart
Behold the brick
Brick 2.0
FMI releases 2012 construction productivity report
Five things you must do this year
Masonry Tec Products announces new company name
The 2012 NCMCA Convention at Grove Park Inn
New versatile hammer drills from Metabo
MCAA supports NCMA checkoff effort
MCAA union member conference call
Masonry to play big role in Bellaire’s new Urban Village
Big River Industries announces new brand
New breed
Custom printed safety vests and hard hats savings
World of Concrete announced increased attendance
Confined Space Entry Training course now available
Two companies certified at MCAA Convention
MCAA Regional Report, Region I
MCAA Regional Report, Region H
MCAA Regional Report, Region G
MCAA Regional Report, Region F
MCAA Regional Report, Region E
Four inductees named to Masonry Hall of Fame
Reints wins title of “World’s Best Bricklayer”
Apprentices show off their skills in Vegas
Barnes awarded C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award
Farewell!

January 2012

AWP equipment maintenance
Canez named 2012 Fastest Trowel
Atlas Copco enters market for dimension stone drilling equipment
Scaffolding tricks for tight job sites
Blastcrete names new General Manager
New masonry products for January 2012
Report of the MCAA Safety Committee
Report of the MCAA Technical Committee
Report of the MCAA Workforce Development Committee
Report of the MCAA MasonrySystems.org Committee
Report of the MCAA Certification Committee
Report of the MCAA Education Committee
Report of the MCAA TEAM Awards Committee
Report of the MCAA Marketing Committee
Report of the MCAA South of 40 Committee
Report of the MCAA Membership Committee
Report of the MCAA Legislative Committee
We’re in Las Vegas!
Subaru appoints David Frank VP, Sales and Marketing
When the going gets tough, the tough get going
Centric names Simpson Regional Vice President
The fastest twenty minutes in masonry
Kubota enters consumer rental market
Follow the MCAA Convention on Twitter
Top savings programs for MCAA members
Ya gotta have ‘Team’
Five reasons you should attend WOC 2012
Last chance to register for the MCAA Convention
OSHA aims to protect workers during winter storms
MCAA members Money Grab Challenge
New brick comparisons bust common myths on home exteriors
Drainable is sustainable
Hilti ranks 15th in international employer survey
ICRI announces 2011 Project of the Year
New versatile hammer drill features long-lasting motor
Construction officials chosen to lead The Builders in 2012
Online marketplace takes new approach to used equipment
The scoop on the scaffolding industry
Litigation risk management
3% withholding finally is repealed
Belgard permeable pavers qualify projects for EPA grants
Union Depot is restored back to life
Safety issues discussed at Singapore seminar
Be safe out there
Cast Stone Institute education opportunities
Increase your knowledge
Manitou Americas and Manitou Forklifts Canada join forces
Construction spending hits 17-month high
South African cement industry bolstered by global partnership
Boral is official brick of SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500
AEMP comments on proposed Clean Construction Act
Preserving national historic treasures
RMMI 2012 Board of Directors
Welcome new members
Vision Award nominations now open
Now accepting TEAM Awards submissions
MCAA union member meeting
Cold weather hand protection savings
The Artist’s Backyard furthers green initiative
Natural stone: The original building material
PIMA releases technical bulletin on continuous insulation systems in walls
One more to go!

December 2011

Housing, commercial building construction starts may improve in 2012
New masonry products for December 2011
United Rentals to acquire RSC Holdings
Honesty, good judgment and action
AEM releases annual construction equipment business outlook
Seating repair at University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Milwaukee Green Corridor Farmer’s Market
The role of the sustainability director
CCMA/Rand and NCMCA scholarships awarded
UNT Apogee Stadium earns LEED Platinum Certification
Stevens Masonry receives 2011 Best of New Castle Award
World of Concrete App
1500SJ lift earns Gold Award from Lift and Access
The gift of leadership
Fulkerson appointed Managing Director of Laticrete Supercap
Hardscaping tools product review
Paladin Construction Group Digs for the Cure
MCAA Perks winter savings
Masonry History Integrity: An Urban Conservation Primer
Construction material prices inch down in November
New angle grinder from Metabo lighter, more economical
Know your CMU foam insulation
Marble limestone shines in John Wayne Airport Terminal
2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® competitors finalized
Independent study ranks Hyster Company No. 1
Ezquerro; Andrade win Sigmon Memorial Design Competition
Brick NY honors mayoral candidate, Trump, and more
Safway Services announces agreement with Brazilian Access Company
Linnarson appointed CEO and President of Husqvarna
MCAA members count on FedEx this holiday season
CCMCA to get a new name
Win big in Las Vegas with the MCAA
InsulBloc gains ICC approval
California’s Redwood City Courthouse Square
AWP safety discussed at IPAF Convention
The truth about the American Jobs Act
Natural stone fireplace surround with one-hour install
EPA-Qualified fireplaces
USGBC launches App Lab
Two new inductees named to Rental Hall of Fame
Safway Services, LLC acquires Waco Scaffolding & Equipment
Warm memories
FMI releases NRCI for the fourth quarter, 2011
Holcim Awards winners for Asia Pacific announced
2011 CMA STAR Awards winners announced
Last chance for Masonry Hall of Fame nominations
Member reaches industry milestone
Win big in MCAA’s Fastest Trowel
OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Welcome new members
CRSI recommends return to inch-pound markings
Caring for hardscapes in cold climates
Price increases for concrete and masonry admixtures
Top decorative concrete projects honored
Concrete no alcohol rules for teens
ACI student competition winners announced
Chamberlin appointed Husqvarna president
Cold protection hats, hoods, and liners discounts
4 ways to switch and save
The life of a mason contractor

November 2011

Concrete Surfaces’ World of Concrete preview
MCAA instrumental in 3 percent repeal
New masonry products for November 2011
ACI Foundation recognized awardees at convention
A rich person is not the one with the most
Case supports Habitat for Humanity
Watch the best masons compete
MCAA Cyber Monday Special
New construction business managment software
Fedrizzi honored by landscape architecture community
Mustang updates mid-sized skid steer loader
Wehage crowned skid steer champion
AEM elects 2012 officers
High energy at CONSTRUCT2011
SAIA ASC A92 approves three new sub-committees
Holcim Awards winners for North America announced
Win a Cat Truck contest winner announced
Black Friday specials from MCAA
Thankful for leadership
Virginia Manufacturers Association visits STIHL during Manufacturing Appreciation Week
The arrival of integrated project delivery
Milwaukee introduces compact and powerful cordless ratchets
Managing cash flow in the credit crunch
Simpson Strong-Tie to Supply Software and Truss Plates to U.S. Component Industry
LiftPod wins 2011 New Product of the Year Award
Pine Hall Brick helps win Silver, Bronze awards in 2011 Brick in Architecture Awards
Belgard Hardscapes announces partnership with The Green Schoolhouse Series
Masonry Veneer LIVE!
Identify your targets
Auto-balanced 5" angle grinder from Metabo safer, more comfortable
Repeal of 3 percent withholding passes
ANSI 107 Class 3 bomber jacket discounts
Permeable pavers in action
A new face for East Pier
OSHA appoints new chairman of its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Announcing the Masonry Hall of Fame
On demand webinars available
MCAA Skills Challenge and Fastest Trowel judging
2012 MCAA Convention highlight events
BASF honored with ICRI Project of the Year Award
MCAA Region E Skills Challenge results
New Lexington County school incorporates sustainable design
MCAA Region A Skills Challenge results
Winners of SAKRETE’s Diamond Giveaway announced
Senate passes repeal of 3% withholding
Young mason represents best in skills, character
ReechCraft’s new PowerPole version
A closer look at mast climbing work platforms
Membership Committee update
Welcome new members
OSHA publishes new materials on worker safety
Legislative Committee update
Wacker Neuson Trowel Challenge to be held at 2012 World of Concrete
Premier education offered at Convention
Fedrizzi elected chair of World Green Building Council
Dexter + Chaney announces formation of construction operations group
MCAA members honored
Your leadership matters
Guetzow joins Boral Stone Products
$20,000 World of Masonry Golf Outing
Hybrid construction vehicle emissions to be analyzed
Generate revenue with attachments
Hoisting at One World Trade Center
The case for renting equipment
Solis comments on fatal occupational injuries in 2010
Join us in Vegas

October 2011

Hotel reduces carbon footprint using concrete masonry units
The 9-11 hero way
JLG announces new global vice president of marketing
The 5 easiest ways to save
SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 Regional brings out Arizona's best masons
New masonry products for October 2011
Lifetime Achievement Award to Ward Malisch
Keeping employees happy
House repeals 3% withholding law
Mason Mate
Mortar mixer line
Other BMI offerings
BMI’s silo system
OSHA modifies its guidance on AWP fall protection
You can stay small, or be HUGE
Public auction sale
Masons, start your engines
Milwaukee® introduces industry’s first inspection camera with rotating screen
2011 NCMA/ICPI Design Awards of Excellence winners
SYNTHEON facility receives ISO 14001 Certification
Hands-on hardscape classes
Masonry basics with hands-on training
Harnessing power
Masonry buildings perform well in earthquake
Indiana Limestone Issues and Answers Webinar
MMCA Board of Directors election
Quick response codes
Executing projects profitably
MCAA Region C Skills Challenge results
PDF communication
Succession planning
Surplus inventory website for contractors
Construction accounting software
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards GZA a Geotechnical IDIQ Services Contract
Early registration for TMS Annual Meeting ends soon
2011 Standard for Qualification and Verification Testing of Fall Protection Products white paper now available
The ‘new’ highlights The Rental Show in New Orleans
American Shotcrete Association releases specifiers education tool
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry Webinar
Northern California Fastest Trowel and Skills Challenge results
Kwik Bolt 3 Mechanical Anchor
South of 40 event at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
80/20 expands line
New MCAA Perks fuel program
3% Withholding Tax up for vote
Building safety codes changed as a result of 9/11
Shoot at something
Construction Tie Products product file
Adjustable anchor systems
Learning from the masters
Holcim Awards winners for Europe announced in Milan
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. announces new chairman
ABC and CNA announce collaboration
Sakrete Concrete Dissolver named one of the top products of 2011
Fall protection retractables discounts
Tayler receives Harry E. Ebright Award
Compete in the 2012 Fastest Trowel competition
Belgard® Hardscapes partners with Archadeck® and Outdoor Living brands
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program Webinar
Construction employment increased in 146 out of 337 metro areas
Verifying codes and standards compliance
Workers jeopardize their health and safety by failing to wear required safety equipment
Learn about the proposed Concrete Block Checkoff program
Welcome new members
Bosch Precision Stop Bits
Miami’s Olympia Theater restoration
Holcim Awards winners for Africa Middle East announced
AEM names new director
From the ashes
The future is around the corner

September 2011

Checkers, Husqvarna team up for 15 Days of Giving
New Masonry Products for September 2011
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor Webinar
NOMIX® PostSet® Instant Post-hole Concrete – now with the SAKRETE® brand
Revolutionizing the environmental impact of masonry
Reclaimed, glazed thin brick
Introduction to Building Information Modeling on demand
Sustainability moves forward with bricks
Tips for safe lifting
Carolina SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® qualifier
Recovering money which is rightfully yours
Mortar Net® USA, Ltd. selects new president
ASTM at work on proposed lightweight aggregates standard
MCAA Convention registration now available
GZA GeoEnvironmental names Doherty Senior Project Manager
Sage, CFMA team up to expand education
Nissan Forklift awards top dealer sales professionals
It’s comeback time!
CEMEX enhances operations with new business process model
Face to face with my own prejudices
Doyle elected President of Florida Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association
Job Site Scheduling Webinar
World Green Building Week kicks off across the globe
Non-profit organization focuses on aerial work platform safety
Automating your estimating processes
AEMP's Fall Asset Management Symposium scheduled for November
MCAA members arrested at Midyear Meeting!
2011 Midyear Meeting wrap-up
Can’t find enough good help?
MCAA moves ahead on workforce development
New auto-balanced 5" angle grinder from Metabo
Nissan Forklift engines receive CARB Certification
Milwaukee® further invests In hand tool expansion
2011 Arizona Masonry and Hardscape Expo
JLG Boom Lift named a top product for 2011
Super Committee’s Super Roll
PermaLath 1000® the perfect mortar base for SVM and PMSVM applications
Introduction to Building Information Modeling Webinar
KPS Capital Partners, LP to acquire Paladin Brands Holding and Crenlo LLC
Follow the Midyear Meeting on Twitter
JLG products awarded in Contractor’s Choice Awards
The proof is in the savings
Grant Masonry Contracting supports St. Louis Children's Hospital
Safety vest discounts
Milwaukee® introduces powerful cordless caulk and adhesive gun
Perino wins Orland Park New Holland Super Boom Road Show event
SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional returns to Seattle
Cleveland rocks the 6th Annual Ohio SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional
Court dismisses lawsuit against USGBC
Seismic Requirements of the Building Code Webinar
Case Triple Threat Rodeos boost Habitat for Humanity
Grab your cowboy hat and join us in San Antonio
TMS Annual Meeting registration now open
Welcome new members
Census of fatal occupational injuries
Golf with a Cowboy
Staying in the loop
MCAA fall webinar schedule announced
Haitian hospital receives donation from LATICRETE
CalStar adds oversized brick to offerings
States powering new, innovative green building policy
Join the MCAA today and I’ll pay 50%
2011 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional schedule released
Restoration Masonry Webinar
St. Louis Masonry Industry scholarship recipient
This ole cowboy is excited!

August 2011

Third Annual MVMA Design Awards Competition
Urgent message from MCAA President Mackie Bounds
Spend a day at the ranch with the MCAA
Safety Forum available on demand
OSHA releases mobile app
Atlas Copco appoints Delvaux as President of Construction Technique
Reminder: Free Workforce Development Forum
Metabo's first cordless angle grinder features rotating battery pack
The customer is always No. 1
Creating a website for your masonry company
New Masonry Products for August 2011
Check ground conditions
MIT releases life cycle assessment studies
Free Workforce Development Forum
Water Resistant Masonry Webinar
Saw Devil Masonry Block Saw
Hilti hand-held gas saws
Blades for AS170 Brick and Mortar Saw
How safe is your power cutter?
Safety savings extended
Safety Forum tomorrow
Monthly leasing and finance index
Grace opens new facility in India
Angler named Virginia CFO of the Year
Finding inspiration
Caterpillar to open facility in China
Now is the time for your ‘Dream’
SANY Heavy Industry joins Forbes World's Most Innovative Companies
Masonry Inspection and Testing Webinar
Hilti products honored for outstanding design
Why let IPAB control health care?
Safety Forum one week away
AEM receives Summit Award for Construction Challenge
Oldcastle expands block manufacturing plant
One month until MCAA Midyear Meeting
Atlas Copco reports strong organic sales growth
CEMEX reports second-quarter 2011 results
Caterpillar second-quarter sales and revenues up 37 percent
New angle grinder from Metabo offers extreme comfort
Terex AWP names Waller Regional Sales Vice President
Brick, block industries build future of masonry construction
IPAF to be at BICES in China
Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards Webinar
NCMCA Nineteenth Annual State Golf Tournament
Nonresidential energy code compliance with concrete masonry
Construction employment declines
Welcome new members
STIHL Inc. hosts Manufacturing Camp for students
Moisture management of below-grade construction ‘basements’
Hydro Mobile expands distribution network
Atlas Copco acquires Gesan
Hilti releases Anchor Selector App for the iPhone
Turner wins construction safety award
SIA members approve name change
Belden Brick purchases Virginia brick operation
2011 Brick in Architecture Awards honor excellence in style and sustainability
MMCA Annual Fall Meeting
Masonry Wall Bracing Webinar
Historic building gets renewed lease on life
Addressing moisture infiltration
NPRA recognizes Safway Services with safety awards
Tools for masons
LATICRETE RAK Co. LLC qualifies for ISO 9001 Certificate of Registration
2011 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Schedule Released
As the world turns

July 2011

Construction Material Costs Outrun Finished Building Prices in June
If You Feel Good, You Can Deal with Everything Else
CEMEX Prices U.S.$650 Million Reopening of 9.000% Notes Due 2018
New Masonry Products for July 2011
Shedding Light on Innovation
Gehl Introduces Innovative Track Loaders
Linamar Corporation Names Brad Boehler Skyjack Interim President
Quality Assurance for Masonry Webinar
Direct-Drive Cold Pressure Washers
Automation and Control of Your Cleaning Process
Taking the Heat
National Safety Council Launches Tool for Improved Safety Performance
Angelus Block Receives ICC-ES SAVE: Verification of Attributes Report™ for Postconsumer Recycled Content
Safety Forum Rescheduled
Last Chance to Register for Safety Forum
LATICRETE Has New 3D Grout Color Selection Fan Decks
CEMEX Cement Plant Recognized for Environmental Excellence
Indiana Cut Stone Announces 2011 Masonry Contractors Event
New Management Structure at IPAF
2011 MCAGC Golf Outing
Purchasing Used Mast Climbers
Caterpillar Completes Acquisition of Bucyrus
Education Seminars to be Offered at Midyear Meeting
Stone Fabrication for Restoration and New Construction Webinar
Atlas Copco Portable Air becomes Portable Energy
Got Profit?
Don’t Use Cranes to Lift People
Effective Use of Social Media in the Masonry Industry
SpectraLOCK PRO Premium Grout
Air Barriers and Insulation
ProSpec® Names Loliyong Sales VP
Sioux Introduces New Customer Service Manager
New Construction Titles from ASTM International
LATICRETE International, Inc. Partners with Supercap
Caterpillar Announces Plans to Give Away a New Cat® CT660 Vocational Truck
Why Mast Climbers Make Sense
IPAF Members Get Together at Suisse Public
Introduction to LEED and Masonry Construction Webinar
New ASTM Standards in Building Codes
Welcome New Members
OSHA Renews Alliance with Scaffold Industry Association
Fall Protection Equipment Discounts
MSA Safety Works Wins Environmental Packaging Award
Home Construction Lending Regulatory Improvement Act of 2011
PIP Acquires Bouton
MVMA Announces Winners of Second Annual MVMA Design Awards Competition
Milwaukee® M12™ Heated Jacket Available in Realtree AP™ Camouflage this Fall
MCA San Diego Annual Day at the Races
Caterpillar Announces New Parts Distribution Center in Spokane
Fixin’ Up the Ritz
New Abrasives from Metabo Combine High Stock Removal with Consistent Grinding Finish
How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry Webinar
DSI Launches ID Badge System for Contractors
MCAA Safety Forum
Polyether-Based Sealants and Adhesives Offer Performance, Safety and Low VOCs
Bring on the Rain
SAKRETE Participates in Annual Charlotte Playground Build
Fourth of July and the Founding Fathers
Lafarge Hosts 5K Run Through Quarry
Building Trust
William C. Thompson, Jr. Selected as Brick 2011 NY Honoree
IPAF Brazilian Country Council Formed
New ACORD Workers' Compensation Reporting Committee Announced
Update From the President

June 2011

Caterpillar Announces Expansion Plans for Hydraulic Excavator Facility
How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program Webinar
Klimer Purchases Valco Scaffold, Inc.
New Masonry Products for June 2011
Mustang Introduces the Revolutionary RT Series Track Loaders
OSHA Announces Three Month Phase-In for Residential Construction Fall Protection
JLG Named Supplier of the Year
How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor Webinar
Lang Receives ASTM International President’s Leadership Award
ACC Concrete Tech Program Open for Fall 2011
JLG to Demo Safety Benefits of LiftPod at BOMA 2011
Hans Linnarson Named Acting CEO and President of Husqvarna
The Best Operators of Business Are Goofy
Saving Miss Emily
Industry’s Largest Segments From Braxton-Bragg
Dtec Diamond Blade Product Division
Quick-Change Turbo Grinder Accessories
Diamond Blade Education
Scaffold Plank Supplier Quiz
Scaffold Plank Price-Buyers: Beware of the Loophole
Husqvarna Launches New Website
Seismic Requirements of the Building Code Webinar
Anglo American Gypsum Turns Mining Waste Into Bricks
LINE-X® Protective Coatings Launches Four Days, Zero Nights Sweepstakes
The Common Sense of Safety
MCAA Legislative Conference Recap
Steady Growth Expected in European Powered Access Market
General Eisenhower on Projects, Management and Leadership
A Product is Born
When the Block Stops, the Money Stops
Skid Steer Pump
Core Filling With a Masonry Grout Pump
QUIKRETE® Helps Repair New Jersey Landmark
Changing Employee Attitudes Toward Safety
Reminder: Free Workforce Development Forum Tomorrow
Emergencies on the Job Site Webinar
An Energy-Saving Block
Changes in Husqvarna's Group Management
QUIKRETE Launches QR Codes
New Lightweight 4 1/2" Angle Grinder from Metabo Safer, More Comfortable to Use
ARA Foundation Awards Scholarships
AEMP Elects New Board Members
Restoring a Fountain of Leadership
Boral's New Architectural Design Series
Lessons Learned Young
Milwaukee® Introduces 14” Abrasive Cut-Off Machine
Welcome New Members
IPAF Powered Access Rental Reports Predict Strong Upturn in US Market in 2012
G-Tek Force Gloves with Latex “Crinkle” Grip
Operating Engineers Local 150 Embraces Aerial Work Platform Training Program
Thanks, But No Thanks!
McGee Wins Sigmon Award
2011 Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures
Dr. Margaret Thomson Presented Award of Merit
Gregory S. Barger Presented Award of Merit
Advanced Masonry Systems, Inc. Completes Certification Program
MCAA Summer Webinar Schedule
From Lucky Survivors, A Vow to Rebuild
Workforce Development Forum Rescheduled
Another Successful Playground Build for the BVC and Sakrete
The Strong Spirit of our Industry

May 2011

Collecting Your Judgment
Recordkeeping Webinar
Caterpillar Safety Services Expands Training Capabilities
Reminder: Free Workforce Development Forum Tomorrow
Lafarge Celebrates Earth Day and the Environment with its Communities
New Masonry Products for May 2011
2011 Legislative Conference a Tremendous Success
Customers Hire Those That Make Their Job Easy
Belden Brick First to Get ISO 14001
MCAA Key Accomplishments 2010-2011
Oldcastle Building Products Joins MCAA Strategic Partner Program
Lafarge’s Rock Quarry and Aggregate Lab
Workhorse Makes Short Work of Short Walls
Renting Adjustable Scaffolding
Workforce Development Forum Next Week
Zenon Z13 Safety Eyewear
MCAA Membership Renewal
Presenting MCAA Perks
IPAF Members Win at Hire Awards of Excellence
Milwaukee® Introduces Small Angle Grinders with Revolutionary New Motor Technology
SkillsUSA Arizona Competition Highlights
New Auto-balanced, 4-1/2' /5' Quick Angle Grinder Lowers Vibration, Extends Tool and Wheel Life
AMCA Presents Final Exam Day and Open House
Designers & Masons Doing Business on the Back 9
MCAA's Seventh Annual Online Auction a Success
Less Than One Hour Remaining in Auction!
Auction Enters Final Hours
New Sports Memorabilia Added to Online Auction
Online Auction Enters Second Day
MCAA's Online Auction Taking Place Now!
Online Auction Starts Tomorrow
What is the Arizona Masonry Promotion Plan?
Arizona Masonry Guild's Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards - 2011
Tensar International Receives Full NCDOT Approval for ARES and Mesa Retaining Wall Systems
A Look at Lighting
MCAGC Charity Golf Outing
General Patton on Project Leadership
On Demand Webinars Now Available
MCAA Online Auction Less Than One Week Away
Concrete Pavers Offer Function, Aesthetics at SMU
Saws, Blades Offer Hardscaping Opportunities for Contractors
US Labor Department Fall Protection Directive Upheld in US Court of Appeals
Why I Voted to Repeal Health Reform
Masonry Wall Bracing Webinar
Last Day to Register for Legislative Conference
JLG’s Wayne Lawson Elected IPAF President
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. Announces New President
MVMA Announces New Officers
Relationships
On Center Software Academic Program Offers College Scholarship
Welcome New Members
Wasco Names Sneed as President, CEO
2011 MCAA Midyear Meeting
White Paper Explores Impact of Workforce Regulations on Federal Contractors
Workforce Development Forum
IPAF Summit Calls On Industry To Sell Safety
Legislative Conference Deadline Approaching
Denver Excelling in LEED Green Building Development
Masonry Inspection and Testing Webinar
LaVene Receives Eleanor F. Upton Outstanding Associate Member Award
A Bright Future

April 2011

Terex AWP Names Tom Saxelby Vice President of North American Sales
New Masonry Products for April 2011
IMT Introduces New Product Manager of Material Handling
Target Corporation Digs Down to go Upscale in Michigan
TMS and NAMC Early Registration Ends Tomorrow
GemSeal Pavement Products Debuts Streamlined Brand Look
Going Horizontal
MVMA Design Awards Call for Entries
Are You Keeping Up With Tech?
Sandell Industries, Inc. Acquired By Hohmann & Barnard
When You Price Work, Do You Estimate or Guesstimate?
Last Day to Submit Ideas for ASTM
Restoration Masonry Webinar
ACI Names Mlutkowski as Director of Sustainability
ACI Announces Winners of Student Concrete Construction Competition
SWRInstitute Publishes Air Barrier Technical Bulletin
Ronald Reagan on Project Leadership
Hilti Receives Prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award
Wage and Hour Investigations
BIM to be Required on Some Federal Projects
MCAA’s Seventh Annual Online Auction
RMC Research & Education Foundation Releases New Pervious Concrete in Cold Weather Study
Beeline Purchasing Program for MCAA Members
Introducing Live Webinar Packages
Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards Webinar
Milwaukee® Introduces Rotary Tool
Sakrete Used for Conservation Project in West Virgina
LEED for Healthcare Debuts
Where Are They Now: John Grablewski
Bon Expands Its Line of Construction Chemicals
Tax System Creates Barriers to Job Creation
Help Shape the National BIM Standard
Reminder: Legislative Conference Approaching
Rainstorm Simulation to Demonstrate Effectiveness of Permeable Pavers
Moisture Management in Window Rough Openings
Survey Shows Shifts in Hospital Construction Projects
BrickStainable Award Winners Honored
Reminder: Free Safety Forum Tomorrow
Water Resistant Masonry Webinar
ProSpec Names New Product Manager to Grow Concrete Flooring Preparation, Concrete Repair and Tile Installation Business
Jim Kirkland Joins Structural Group
Milwaukee® Introduces Cordless Metal Saw
Levels and Measuring
Waldo Bros. Company Relocates
Masonry Anchoring Systems: Today and Beyond
Indiana Cut Stone to Distribute Vanderbilt Classic
Welcome New Members
Submit Ideas for MCAA to Pursue with ASTM
Indiana Limestone: A Natural Wonder
MCAA Members Enjoy Twice the Savings with FedEx
The Hidden and Not-So-Hidden Costs of Public Contracts
Annual NCMCA Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest
Indiana Limestone Problems and Solutions Webinar
Rental Industry Actively Trending Upward
Share Your Experience
New Metabo Large Angle Grinder Safer, More Efficient
April Webinar Schedule
Springtime Updates from MCAA

March 2011

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2011 a Resounding Success
You Lose More on the Good Jobs Than on the Bad
A-Z Equipment Rentals & Sales Help Arizona Masonry Promotion Efforts
New Masonry Products for March 2011
OSHA to Hold Teleconferences for Input on Proposed Column for Employer Injury and Illness Logs
QUIKRETE® Helps Restore Historic Route 66
Cleaning Power
JLG Expands LiftPod® Demo Tour Locations
SAKRETE® Launches PDA/Mobile Phone-Friendly Website
American Shotcrete Association Announces Election of Officers
Boral Bricks Announces Cradle to Cradle Certification for Bricks
Brick Manufacturers Honored
Creating the Future
New Holland Launches Super Boom Road Show
JLG Introduces New Products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
MCAA’s First Safety Forum
AGC Charities Renovates Home of Child With Rare Epilepsy Disorder
JFK on Project Leadership
Milwaukee® Introduces New M18™ Cordless Drill
MCAA Receives Favorable Ruling From EPA on Masonry Fireplaces
Stone Fabrication for Restoration and New Construction Webinar
Nawkaw Announces Territory Appointment
Sioux Introduces New Production Manager
AmeriMix Expands West With New Look
Bonsal American Names New Director of Sustainability
Henry® Company is the First to Integrate Antimicrobial Agents with Air Barriers
Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings in 2010
2011 Arizona Masonry Industry Golf Tournament
JLG Announces Marketing Changes
Legislative Committee Update
Ergonomics - Definition, Costs and Enforcement Webinar
Mustang Introduces Vertical-Lift 3300V Skid Steer Loader
JLG to Demonstrate LiftPod® FS60 at NFMT
Boral to Distribute BASF’s Finestone
Advanced Control Systems, Advance Scale to Partner
Mutiquip Named Winner of 2010 Contractor’s Choice Awards
Ten Reasons to Attend the BrickStainable Awards Ceremony