MCAA Gateway: July 2017

Words: Tim O'tooleNow Accepting Masonry Hall of Fame Nominations Nominations due by October 1, 2017
Words: Tim O'Toole
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Masonry Hall of Fame class. The Masonry Hall of Fame was created to recognize and award those individuals who have dedicated their lives to the masonry industry. 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. Submissions will be reviewed and voted upon by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Nominees must receive two-thirds of the eligible votes in order to be accepted into the Hall of Fame. 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 July 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. -------------------- BIM Deliverables Guide for Masonry Contractors, Volume II Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- Flashing Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- Basic Masonry Estimating Seminar Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT Members: $200.00 Non-Members: $300.00 -------------------- Excellence in Selling Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT Presented by: J. Construction Company -------------------- OSHA Investigations Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- Alignment of Vision, Strategy and People Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- The Relationship Edge in Business Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT -------------------- How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program 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   New MCAA Members for July 2017 3 D Stone Bloomington, IN 812-824-5805 National Associate Member   Able Masonry Development Co. Romeoville, IL 815-293-1770 Contractor Member Advanced Holdings, LLC Sarasota, FL 941-993-7065 Contractor Member   American Tile & Stone Rohnert Park, CA 707-585-0810 Contractor Member   Carls Masonry Unlimited, Inc. Gaithersburg, MD 301-519-2233 Contractor Member   Cornerstone Contracting Co. Washington, MO 636-667-3831 Contractor Member   Cornerstone Masonry Services, Inc. South Easton, MA 508-409-7531 Contractor Member   D K & Sons, LLC Francesville, IN 219-204-0912 Contractor Member   DL Masonry Rancho Cordova, CA 916-638-1936 Contractor Member   DL Masonry Rancho Cordova, CA 916-638-1936 Contractor Member   Ginty Construction, Inc. Clearwater, FL 727-327-8377 Contractor Member   KC Masonry, Inc. Auburn, NY 315-253-5007 Contractor Member   Miller Masonry & Concrete, Inc. Little Chute, WI 920-788-5201 Contractor Member   Ron Johnson Masonry Inc. Salt Lake City, UT 801-973-0994 Contractor Member   Strait Line Masonry Corp. White Bear Lake, MN 651-428-2235 Contractor Member   SW Mertz Masonry Specialists, Inc. Winters, CA 530-795-9007 Contractor Member   Two Rivers Masonry Glenwood Springs, CO 970-928-7774 Contractor Member  
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