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November 2015

Volume 54, Number 11


Handheld Tools for Masons
A look at several different handheld tools that are taking the spotlight for mason contractors who want the job done right

Brick: An Old Way to a Better Tomorrow
Brick remains a leading building material for delivering high performance, low maintenance, long life and a comparatively small footprint.

Navigating LEED v4 for Concrete Masonry
A brief description of how concrete masonry can contribute to points in LEED v4

Natural Stone
A new Marble Institute of America CEU course will teach stone specification.



From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
MCAA Midyear Meeting Coverage
Trowel Tech

Business Building
Full Contact Project Management
New Products

Classified Advertising

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