MCAA Gateway: September 2017

Words: Bronzella ClevelandAccepting 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 -------------------- Discrimination 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 817-838-7192 Contractor Member   Ardito Mason Contractors, LLC Deer Park, NY 516-807-1345 Contractor Member   Artisan Masonry, Inc. Royse City, TX 972-272-7200 Contractor Member   Central Concrete Cutting, Inc. Edgar, WI 715-352-2552 Contractor Member   City Masonry, LLC Tomball, TX 713-691-1000 Contractor Member   Cornerstone Restoration, Inc Barrington, RI 401-247-9070 Contractor Member   Corsair Construction, LLC Levittown, PA 215-208-9488 Contractor Member   David Smith Masonry, Inc. Newcastle, CA 916-663-1115 Contractor Member   DayCo Concrete Company, Inc. Chanhassen, MN 952-556-0278 Contractor Member   Diamond Core Drilling Systems Corpus Christi, TX 361-852-7446 Contractor Member   Exterior Building Solutions Chicago, IL 773-274-7200 Contractor Member   Fine Line Trim Blue Ridge Summit, PA 717-794-1111 Contractor Member   FleetMatics Rolling Meadows, IL 866-844-2235 National Associate Member   George Moehrle Masonry, Inc. Frederick, MD 301-662-7584 Contractor Member   Keystone Masonry LLC Tucson, AZ 520-777-7500 Contractor Member   Marsa, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA 412-341-3400 Contractor Member   Mdm Scaffolding Services,Inc. Grapevine, TX 817-329-4994 Regional Associate Member   Michigan Masonry Corp Grand Rapids, MI 616-550-3377 Contractor Member   Simmons Masonry, Inc. Fayetteville, NC 910-425-4550 Contractor Member   Trio Masonry, Inc. Greenwood, MO 816-537-6868 Contractor Member   Ward Contracting Country Side, IL 708-579-3434 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
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