Our Recap

Words: Todd Fredrick

Dan Kamys, Editorial Director - dkamys@masonrymagazine.com

  In this issue, you’ll find our World of Concrete recap. I have to say; the show was one of the best I’ve seen since being here. A huge congratulations to all of the winners of the competitions and inductees into our Masonry Hall of Fame. Inside this issue, you will find all the major highlights from World of Concrete along with plenty of valuable content, including a moisture control article, a new GEN NXT article featuring a bricklayer apprentice April Ruiz, and an informative moisture control article to name a few. 

MCAA Resources

  The remainder of this Editor’s Note is not a typical one. We wanted to address the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and the way it’s going to inevitably change many aspects of our lives and work. The MCAA is committed to staying on top of the latest news and information.   Please visit the homepage of masoncontractors.org and you will see updates as we receive them. We aim to be a resource and guide for many business owners who are navigating the economic situation.    Please be well.     dsig
Building a Sustainable Future with Brick: Benefits and Impact

In both residential and commercial building design and construction, there is a growing awareness and commitment to minimizing environmental impact while improving health, comfort, and overall well-being.

GEN NXT: Sam Berryman

In today's evolving landscape of skilled trades, where tradition meets innovation, Sam Berryman's journey into the masonry industry is not just a career choice but a testament to heritage, passion, and the profound rewards of hard work. Influenced by his

About: Featured
The Corporate Transparency Act: What You Need to Know

Like many government regulations, the intent may be clear and worthwhile, but the implementation causes more harm to law-abiding citizens and business owners than it does to actually block or punish the bad actors the regulation was meant to address.

About: Featured
The Walkaround Rule is Misguided

As we work together to help rebuild a strong economy, workplace safety is an important consideration in rulemaking; however, the Walkaround Rule, which went into effect at the end of May, won’t bolster workplace safety but rather burden small businesses.