Amerimix
EZ Scaffold Corp.
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
SPEC MIX LLC
Stabila
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
safety

Cement/Concrete Safety

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Cement/Concrete Safety

Getting cement dust or wet cement on your skin can cause burns, rashes, and other kinds of skin irritation. Lime, found in most cements, is often the cause. Full story

technical

Efflorescence

Monday, May 27, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Efflorescence

Efflorescence is a deposit of soluble salts on the surface of masonry, but it can sometimes be a telltale of larger issues. Full story

careers

Construction Industry Red Hot for Masonry Apprentices

Friday, May 24, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Construction Industry Red Hot for Masonry Apprentices

As a masonry apprentice, Tanner Brooks is likely making more money than his former schoolmates and he has no student loan debt. He’s also just 19 years old. Full story

safety

Contractors and the OSHA Silica Rule

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Contractors and the OSHA Silica Rule

MASONRY spoke with Jerry Painter to get insight into OSHA’s silica rule and how mason contractors are dealing with it two years after implementation. Read at MASONRY

safety

Warm Weather Q&A: A Follow Up

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Warm Weather Q&A: A Follow Up

MASONRY spoke with Zach Everett, Corporate Safety Director of Brazos Masonry and MCAA Safety Committee Chairman about the best practices when working in the heat. Read at MASONRY

news and events

MCAA Midyear Meeting Registration Open

Monday, May 20, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
MCAA Midyear Meeting Registration Open

Registration is now open for the MCAA’s Midyear Meeting, September 8-11, 2019, at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire. Full story

masonry

Removing and Preventing Graffiti on Historic Masonry Exteriors

Friday, May 17, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Removing and Preventing Graffiti on Historic Masonry Exteriors

Graffiti removal isn’t as easy as it would seem. MASONRY examines the ways to do so without compromising the masonry beneath it. Read at MASONRY

safety

Welding and Cutting Safety Tips 2

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Welding and Cutting Safety Tips 2

Today's construction workers in welding and cutting must not only protect themselves from injury, but also must assume responsibility for their helpers and co-workers. Full story

masonry

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Monday, May 13, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

The St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church is new American Gothic Style church in the prairie landscape on the edge of the bustling college town of Stillwater, Okla. Full story

safety

Planning Tool Helps Guide Disaster Preparation and Recovery Strategies

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Planning Tool Helps Guide Disaster Preparation and Recovery Strategies

Federated Mutual Insurance Company® offers the resources you need to prepare your business for a disaster with the IBHS Open for Business-EZ® program. Full story

industry news

PROSOCO acquires Construction Tie Products (CTP)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
PROSOCO acquires Construction Tie Products (CTP)

PROSOCO Inc. has acquired Construction Tie Products to expand its product offerings in the new construction and restoration masonry markets. Full story

safety

Mast Climber Safety

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Mast Climber Safety

Scaffold means any temporary elevated platform (supported or suspended) and its supporting structure, used for supporting employees or materials. Full story

industry news

Mortar Net Solutions Moves Headquarters

Monday, May 6, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Mortar Net Solutions Moves Headquarters

New headquarters combines Mortar Net Solutions’ offices with manufacturing and warehouse facility for improved internal communication and efficiency. Full story

industry news

Chris Joyner Promoted to President of Joyner Masonry

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Chris Joyner Promoted to President of Joyner Masonry

On Friday April 26, 2019 Joyner Masonry announced Chris Joyner has been promoted to President of the company. Full story

mcaa

Doing Our Part

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Doing Our Part

I had the honor of being invited to attend the NCMCA convention in Charleston, N.C. I was so fortunate to be surrounded by so many leaders in the masonry industry. Full story

safety

Identifying Construction Hazards

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Identifying Construction Hazards

The following examples are intended to remind workers of the typical construction hazards we see regularly with hopes that everyone will put safety first and correct hazards as they find them. Full story

masonry

Technology in Masonry – 2-D CAD vs. 3-D CAD/BIM-M

Monday, April 29, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Technology in Masonry – 2-D CAD vs. 3-D CAD/BIM-M

Joel Guth gives his first hand experience using 3D imagining for his masonry business. Read all about Joel’s experience and ideas for the future. Read at MASONRY

news and events

MCAA’s Fifteenth Annual Online Auction a Success

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
MCAA’s Fifteenth Annual Online Auction a Success

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) held its fifteenth annual Online Auction from April 23 to April 25, 2019. Full story

safety

Injury Management Flow Chart

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 5:00 AM CDT
Injury Management Flow Chart

Injuries are going to happen and we want to be ready when they do. An injury management flow chart will help minimize costs and worker pain. Full story

masonry

CMU Checkoff Overview Video

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
CMU Checkoff Overview Video

A new short video describing our industry's efforts to establish a national checkoff program for concrete masonry products is now online. Full story


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David Veazey
Veazey Enterprises, Inc.
MCAA member since 1965

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