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MCAA Gateway: October 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 …

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Business Building Blocks That Work!

Q: What systems, programs and incentives does your company use to encourage everyone to pull in the same direction? Have you ever thought you were the only person in your company who gives a darn about bottom-line results, pleasing your customers, doing a great job, making enough money to stay in business, and making a …

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MCAA Gateway: October 2017 Continued

2017 MCAA MAC PEC Golf Tournament Results The MCAA’s MAC PEC Golf Tournament was held Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club during the MCAA Midyear Meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colo. The spectacular 18-hole course featured incredible views of the Yampa Valley. The 70 bunkers and large, undulating bent grass greens made for …

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Translation: Tesoros Americanos: La Catedral Nacional de Washington

Como sabran gracias a nuestra serie de Mampostería Maravillosa, las estructuras creadas en el oficio tienen una rica historia y han superado el paso del tiempo. Sin embargo, no toda la mampostería histórica está fuera de los Estados Unidos. De hecho, uno de los edificios con más historia en la industria se encuentra en Washington …

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Another Exciting Midyear Meeting

  Michael Sutter, MCAA Chairman While it may seem a while ago for you, it is very recent for me. You see I am writing this article just a couple weeks after our MCAA Midyear meetings in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I think we had very productive meetings and set the direction of the MCAA for …

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Painter’s Corner: MCAA Magazine

MCAA Magazine Jerry Painter   Subject: Split-Face Block 101 I don’t know if it was the recent eclipse, the hurricanes, or the wild fires in the Northwest or all of them together, but something has knocked the masonry stars out of alignment. I have received a rash of calls regarding architectural concrete masonry units.  The …

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Wall of Fame: Brett Hales

Editor’s Note: For the second installation of our Wall of Fame series, we’re highlighting Brett Hales, who comes from a long line of masonry professionals dating back to the early 1900’s. He’s been in the industry for over 20 years, starting out at around seven years old, and is currently the Vice President of Hirschi …

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