Contractor & Manufacturer Mixer Talk

Many of you have responded very positively to our Question and Answer articles. Hearing from many contractors about their take on the industry seems...

Tools to Help New and Existing Contractors Stay Competitive

The construction industry can expect to see more changes over the next decade than it has in the last five. Collaborative project delivery methods,...

GEN NXT: Adam Slattery

In our eighth GEN NXT interview we had the opportunity to speak with Adam Slattery, Field Superintendent at Al Slattery Masonry Inc. in Oklahoma...

Legislative Fly-In 2018: Attendees Share Their Thoughts

Every year, the MCAA heads to Washington D.C. for the Legislative Fly-In. During this conference, our members and staff are able to directly engage...

All About the Art and Science of Stone Carving

There are as many reasons, one supposes, for carving stone as there is for anything that offers the opportunity for artistic expression, generating...

NO DUST CUTS: SILICA SOLUTIONS

OSHA’S FINAL RULE ON CRYSTALLINE SILICA EXPOSURE In effect since September 23, 2017, OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica rule is a comprehensive...

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JOB SAFETY – BEYOND MASONRY

When you work on projects where other trades create hazards, it's important to know how to recognize and deal with them. Your supervisor can't be all places at all times. An accident-free worksite depends a lot on whether workers understand the common causes of...

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GEN NXT: Adam Slattery

In our eighth GEN NXT interview we had the opportunity to speak with Adam Slattery, Field Superintendent at Al Slattery Masonry Inc. in Oklahoma City, OK. It was a pleasure learning his story and about his experiences in the industry. We also thank JagClamp for...

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OSHA SILICA PEL – 50 µg Si02/m3 What does it really mean? Words: Joel Guth I wanted to take the opportunity this month to help everyone better understand the fundamentals of OSHA’s new Silica PEL (Permissible Exposure Limit). As a mason contractor, business owner, and...

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MCAA Gateway: April 2018 Cont.

Words: Lynn Nash North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association (NCMCA) President Bob Gates has announced that award-winning former high school masonry instructor Ryan Shaver will join NCMCA on March 1, 2018 to fill the newly created position of Workforce Development...

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Painter’s Corner: MCAA Magazine

MCAA Magazine Jerry Painter   Subject: Investigate Leaks I received a unique call the other day from someone with a water intrusion problem. During a driving rain he had experienced water going straight through a split-faced CMU wall. So now they had my attention!...

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Protecting Your Business

Words: John Swindal The Swindal Group (www.swindalgroup.com) is a full-service construction consulting company providing specialty contractors with practical advice on contract formation, contract review, contract revision, contract negotiation, litigation strategy,...

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MCAA Gateway: April 2018

2018 Masonry Industry Legislative Conference The Masonry Industry Legislative Conference will be held May 15-17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The conference is the perfect opportunity to meet with elected officials and discuss important issues affecting your company and...

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