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

Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Safety

Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Safety

Thanksgiving Day has more than double the number of home cooking fires than an average day according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Full story

careers

Masonry Cards

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Masonry Cards

Check out these digital cards highlighting careers in masonry and some of the top masons in the industry. Full story

mcaa

What is the South of 40 Committee?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
What is the South of 40 Committee?

Chairmen Brandon Hartsell and Mason Hill give us a breakdown of the South of 40. Discover what South of 40 is and how it is changing the outlook of the industry for years to come. Full story

industry news

Carney, Drye, Hoggatt, and Kemp Are The 2020 Masonry Hall of Fame Inductees

Monday, November 25, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Carney, Drye, Hoggatt, and Kemp Are The 2020 Masonry Hall of Fame Inductees

The MCAA Announces the 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees. Read more to see the members to be inducted at World of Concrete. Full story

mcaa

MCAA Online Community

Monday, November 25, 2019 | 12:00 AM CST
MCAA Online Community

Easily network and communicate with your fellow MCAA members on a number of masonry related discussion topics in the MCAA Community. Full story

careers

Top 10 Reasons to Join the Masonry Team: Work Outdoors

Friday, November 22, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Top 10 Reasons to Join the Masonry Team: Work Outdoors

As a mason your “office” is the great outdoors, not a boxy cubicle surrounding a desk and chair. In construction, every job offers a change of scenery, keeping things as fresh as the outdoor air and full of new challenges. Full story

technical

Joint Reinforcement

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Joint Reinforcement

Some type of horizontal reinforcement should be used with all concrete masonry construction to help control shrinkage cracks. Full story

safety

Scaffold Hazards

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Scaffold Hazards

Employees should be able to list the three most serious hazards which may be present during scaffold use. Full story

news and events

South of 40 Instructional Video Series: World of Concrete Registration

Monday, November 18, 2019 | 3:00 PM CST
South of 40 Instructional Video Series: World of Concrete Registration

As part of our South of 40 Instructional Video series, we have a tutorial on how to complete the World of Concrete registration. Watch video

technical

Barrier Wall: Stone Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Barrier Wall: Stone Veneer/Reinforced Concrete Block

This solid masonry wall features a structural concrete block backup system with a classic, natural stone façade. Full story

safety

Near Miss Reporting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Near Miss Reporting

Whether there is no injury, a small bruise or scratch, or an amputation, the consequences of unsafe acts and conditions are left to chance. Full story

masonry

Masonry Restoration: Brick, Stone, and Material Substitution

Friday, November 8, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Masonry Restoration: Brick, Stone, and Material Substitution

MASONRY takes a deep dive into the world of masonry restoration, exploring available options, innovations, and suggested recommendations for the best restoration practices. Read at MASONRY

safety

Signs of a Stroke

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 8:00 AM CST
Signs of a Stroke

Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. Full story

mcaa

Thankful for The Little Things

Friday, November 1, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Thankful for The Little Things

November always has me thinking about the many things I have to be thankful for. I have a great family, friends, and have had a good career in the masonry industry that has provided a great life for us. Full story

careers

You Want a Job in the Construction Industry: What’s Next?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
You Want a Job in the Construction Industry: What’s Next?

Deanna Quintana explains the do’s and don’ts of building a quality construction resume. Try out these tips and stand out during your next job search. Read at MASONRY

safety

Elevated Surfaces Checklist

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Elevated Surfaces Checklist

The following checklist may help you take steps to avoid hazards that cause injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Full story

technical

Bond Beams

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Bond Beams

A bond beam is a horizontally reinforced element in a masonry wall that provides resistance to shear loads and also helps distribute lateral loads throughout the wall section. Full story

careers

GEN NXT: Natltaly Razo

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
GEN NXT: Natltaly Razo

We had the opportunity to chat with apprentice, Natltaly Razo in this month’s installation of our GEN NXT series. Read more about Natatltaly and her experiences and plans for the industry. Read at MASONRY

masonry

The Business of Ballistics

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
The Business of Ballistics

MASONRY attended a structural brick testing event and spoke with several members of Interstate Brick. Learn more about this important and controversial topic from the making of structural brick to its many potential uses. Read at MASONRY

safety

Individual Quality Makes the Difference

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 8:00 AM CDT
Individual Quality Makes the Difference

Failure to do things correctly can jeopardize the health and safety of those around us, as well as our own well being. Full story


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