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MCAA's 2005 Legislative Conference
When G. Alan Griffin took office as the Mason Contractors Association of America's (MCAA) President, one of his goals was to reinstate the Legislative Conference. After months of planning as well as quite a few phone calls and merciless legwork by Marian (MJ) Marshall, MCAA's Director of Government Affairs the MCAA was able to not only achieve Griffin's goal, but also set a far-reaching example of what can be accomplished by a united masonry coalition in the U.S. political arena.
The Life of Stone
While we are inclined to think of stone as a durable, even impervious, material, the geological forces that shape it ultimately determine its destination. Discover some of the major factors in stone weathering, as well as an explanation of how these factors will affect the appearance of the stone.
Big Scaffolding Projects Don't Necessitate Big Headaches
Sometimes a masonry job site doesn't call for just one kind of scaffolding, but several. We talked with Mackie Bounds, Owner of Brazos Masonry, about integrating different scaffolding onto one site.
Unleash the Power of Color in Masonry
An industry expert helps us understand how builders are using colored mortar to achieve different looks and to entice consumers into purchasing their masonry buildings.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making The Grade
Arizona Masonry Village
Full Contact Project Management