January 2009 Table of Contents


Table of Contents


Pavers in Action
Winners from the 2008 BIA’s Brick In Architecture Awards Competition demonstrate how clay pavers epitomize the principles of New Urbanism.

Hardscaping Case Studies
Best practices in hardscaping are shared as we learn from others’ experiences.

Tools of the Hardscaping Trade
Less maintenance, more productivity and additional benefits define today’s hardscaping tools and equipment.

Design for Safety
‘Inherently safe’ masonry products reduce injuries and increase profits.

 Information about the Masonry Industry  

For the Record
President’s Message
Government Affairs
Making The Grade
New Products
Business Building
Full Contact Project Management


John Smith, Jr.

John Smith, Jr. receives the 2015 MCAA C. DeWitt Brown Leadman Award

2015 MCAA Fastest Trowel On The Block Winner

2015 MCAA Fastest Trowel On The Block Winner

Daniel Furr 1st Place Winner

Daniel Furr 1st Place Winner (First Year), Masonry Skills Challenge

Synpro Products

Masonry Magazine Video News Interview: Michael Goyne

Hydro Mobile Inc

Interview with Kevin O'Shea of Hydro Mobile, Inc.

Interview with Mark Kemp – Chairman, MCAA

Interview with Masonry Contractors Association of America Chairman, Mark Kemp

Mortar Net Solutions

Interview with Steve Fechino from Mortar Net Solutions

Pullman Ermator

Interview with Lyndon Kelsey of Pullman Ermator

Keene Building Products

Interview with Jim O'Neill of Keene Building Products