MCAA Gateway: November 2017

Registration Open for 2018 MCAA Convention at World of Concrete

Registration is now available for the 2018 MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas.

The MCAA Convention is the perfect opportunity for you and your company to learn and participate in many new and exciting happenings taking place at the MCAA and in our industry today, including a number of great education programs focused on helping your company maintain a competitive advantage.

Visit to learn more and to register online.

We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!


Upcoming MCAA Webinars for November 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.


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 November 2017

Benefield Masonry Contractors, Inc.
Gulfport, MS
Contractor Member

Clemson University Facilities
Clemson, SC
Instructor Member

Coleman-Adams Construction
Forest, VA
Contractor Member

Connecticut Mason Contractor, Inc.
Middletown, CT
Contractor Member

Crew Tracks
Layton, UT
National Associate Member

Davies commercial Masonry, Inc.
Suffolk, VA
Contractor Member

Decorative Paving Company
Loveland, OH
Contractor Member

Design Masonry Inc
Santa Clarita, CA
Contractor Member

Diversified Industrial Rigging, LLC
Rustburg, VA
Contractor Member

Dot’s Masonry
Dallas, TX
Contractor Member

Forzley Sales
Bozeman, MT
Regional Associate Member

FW Walton
Houston, TX
Contractor Member

Galindo & Boyd Wall Systems, LLC
Mesquite, TX
Contractor Member

J.D. Hammond, Inc.
Yorktown, VA
Contractor Member

JEM Concrete
Granger, IN
Contractor Member

Lynnhaven Masonry Corp.
Virginia Beach, VA
Contractor Member

Majestic Masonry, Inc.
Upland, CA
Contractor Member

Matthews & Pierce Masonry
White Plains, MD
Contractor Member

Metroplex Retaining Walls of Va, Inc
Leesburg, VA
Contractor Member

Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee, WI
Instructor Member

MLN Company
Houston, TX
Contractor Member

Paun Construction
Hartland, WI
Contractor Member

Pryor & Pryor Masonry
Mesquite, TX
Contractor Member

SM Masonry & Stone LLC.
Chesapeake, VA
Contractor Member

Smithco Construction, Inc.
Jenks, OK
Contractor Member

Southeast Power Corporation
Elgin, TX
Contractor Member

Southern Brick, LLC
Richmond, VA
Contractor Member

Southern Masonry, Inc.
Chesapeake, VA
Southern Masonry. the
Contractor Member

T & T Watertight Construction Company,Inc.
Tecumseh, TX
Contractor Member

T.D. Masonry, Inc.
Chesapeake, VA
Contractor Member

The Concrete Surgeons, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
Contractor Member

The New Group
Indianapolis, IN
Contractor Member

Trinity Constructors, LLC
Fruitland Park, FL
Contractor Member

ValCon Masonry, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA
Contractor Member

Vicar Industries, LLC
Amherst, NY
National Associate Member


Last chance to compete in the 2018 MCAA Fastest Trowel on the Block

Do you have what it takes to be crowned the fastest trowel? Sign up for the MCAA’s Fastest Trowel on the Block competition during MASONRY MADNESS® at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas before all stalls are filled!

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.

If you think your trowel is worthy, go to to watch videos of past competitions and download an application or call 800-536-2225. We look forward to seeing you compete in Las Vegas!


South of 40 Fringe Hat Now Available for Purchase!

The most talked about hat in the masonry industry is now available for purchase!

The South of 40 Fringe Hat features:


  • South of 40 logo embroidered on front
  • 100% cotton
  • Pre-curved “All Weather” visor
  • Eyelets for ventilation
  • One size fits all

Get yours today at or by calling the MCAA at 800-536-2225.

The mission of the South of 40 Committee is to provide members the opportunity to learn, to become more involved, and introduce a youthful voice into the masonry industry. We will accomplish this by fostering lasting relationships, encouraging new ideas, and educating the leaders of tomorrow with the objective of increasing the masonry market share and ensuring our industry is as solid as the products we promote.

Visit to learn more and get involved!