MCAA Gateway: September 2017

Accepting Masonry Hall of Fame Nominations Nominations due by October 1, 2017

Do you know someone who has dedicated their life to the masonry industry? If so, nominate them to be part of the Masonry Hall of Fame.

Nominees must have had a major impact on the masonry industry, not necessarily with just the MCAA, and must have been or be in the industry for a minimum of 25 years. Nominees can be, but are not limited to contractors, employees, instructors, architects, engineers, and association staff.

Nominations are open to anyone in the masonry industry. Submissions must state the significant accomplishments of the individual nominee.

Nominations will be accepted until Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM CDT. Nominees accepted into the Hall of Fame will be inducted during the MCAA Convention.

Visit to submit your nomination.


Upcoming MCAA Webinars for August 2017


The MCAA Webinar Series features live and on demand webinars on topics such as job site safety new construction technology increasing profits and more. Visit to view a full schedule of upcoming programs and to register.


Dealing with Historic Masonry

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


U.S. Construction Markets Outlook

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


What Makes a Great Contractor

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

Presented by: J. Construction Company


The Relationship Edge in Business

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Workplace Harassment

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Technology for the Jobsite: Finding the Right Tech Tools for Your Project Team

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT



Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Multi-employer Pension Withdrawal Liability and the Financial Risks to the Company and Your Personal Assets

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Seismic Requirements of the Building Code

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


Masonry Inspections

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

Presented by: J. Construction Company


Weather Resistive Barriers

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT


New MCAA Members for September 2017


Accurate Masonry of Texas, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Contractor Member


Ardito Mason Contractors, LLC
Deer Park, NY
Contractor Member


Artisan Masonry, Inc.
Royse City, TX
Contractor Member


Central Concrete Cutting, Inc.
Edgar, WI
Contractor Member


City Masonry, LLC
Tomball, TX
Contractor Member


Cornerstone Restoration, Inc
Barrington, RI
Contractor Member


Corsair Construction, LLC
Levittown, PA
Contractor Member


David Smith Masonry, Inc.
Newcastle, CA
Contractor Member


DayCo Concrete Company, Inc.
Chanhassen, MN
Contractor Member


Diamond Core Drilling Systems
Corpus Christi, TX
Contractor Member


Exterior Building Solutions
Chicago, IL
Contractor Member


Fine Line Trim
Blue Ridge Summit, PA
Contractor Member


Rolling Meadows, IL
National Associate Member


George Moehrle Masonry, Inc.
Frederick, MD
Contractor Member


Keystone Masonry LLC
Tucson, AZ
Contractor Member


Marsa, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
Contractor Member


Mdm Scaffolding Services,Inc.
Grapevine, TX
Regional Associate Member


Michigan Masonry Corp
Grand Rapids, MI
Contractor Member


Simmons Masonry, Inc.
Fayetteville, NC
Contractor Member


Trio Masonry, Inc.
Greenwood, MO
Contractor Member


Ward Contracting
Country Side, IL
Contractor Member

Compete in the 2018 MCAA Fastest Trowel on the Block

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 during MASONRY MADNESS®

Do you think you’re fast? Sign up for the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block competition during MASONRY MADNESS® at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas where you’ll have a chance to win your share of thousands in cash and prizes!

The Fastest Twenty Minutes in Masonry

Select a tender that can keep up with you and join top masons from around the world for twenty minutes of all-out non-stop blocklaying action. Only those journeymen masons who have the skill, confidence and courage to face-off with the industry’s best are invited to compete.

Watch videos of previous competitions at to see how you stack up against the field.

Are you Fast Enough?

If you think your trowel is worthy, go to and download an application or call 800-536-2225. Come join these select blocklayers building excitement with what they do best!

Register to compete today at