MCAA Gateway: May 2017

Words: Bronzella ClevelandMCAA Safety Advantage Awards Submissions are now open for the 2017 MCAA Safety Advantage Awards, sponsored by Federated Insurance. Safety is overlooked by some contractors for several reasons: cost, time, resources, compounded focus on production, or simple ignorance. The goal of the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards is to help draw attention to the need and benefits of performing safely. The MCAA Safety Advantage Awards will be presented based on a mason contractor’s incident rate. The incident rate is calculated by multiplying the number of injuries and illnesses from the OSHA Form 300 by 200,000, divided by the total number of hours worked by all employees for the year.   All entries will be tabulated and awards will be presented at the MCAA Midyear Meeting,to the top two companies with less than 100,000 hours worked by all employees, and the top two companies with more than 100,000 hours worked by all employees. Entry is free for MCAA members. Visit to enter your company. Submissions must be received by June 30, 2017. MCAA Live Webinar Series May 3 Proven Strategies Top Contractors Use To Make More Money! May 8 Introduction to Call A Doctor Plus May 10 Religious Accommodation May 17 Motivating & Leading Generations in the Workplace May 24 Succession Planning and Leadership Development. May 31 Workers Compensation—Managed Risk or an Unnecessary Profit Leak? Sponsored by: Federated Insurance June 7 High Payoff Activities & Performance Discussions Sponsored by: J. Construction Company June 14 Mortar Presented by Amerimix June 21 Scaffold Plank Identification and Inspection Processes June 28 Managing Interruptions: Electronic Messages & Others July 12 BIM Deliverables Guide for Masonry Contractors: Volume II July 19 Flashing July 26 How Codes Change the Way We Construct Masonry August 2 Basic Masonry Estimating MCAA Members: $200 Non-members $300 August 9 Excellence in Selling Sponsored by: J. Construction Company August 16 OSHA Investigations August 23 Communication Between the Structural Engineer and Masonry Contractor August 30 Alignment of Vision, Strategy, and People. September 6 Historic Masonry September 13 Construction Market Outlook September 20 How to Prepare a Professional Masonry Submittal Package September 27 What Makes a Contractor Great October 4 How to Develop and Implement an Effective Quality Control Program Sponsored by: J. Construction Company October 11 Relationship Edge October 18 Harassment and Discrimination Basics October 25 How to Become an Equal Partner with the General Contractor NOVEMBER 1 Technology for the Jobsite: Finding the Right Tech Tools for Your Project Team November 8 Discrimination November 15 Pension Withdrawal Liability November 29 Seismic Requirements of the Building Code December 6 FMLA December 13 Masonry Inspections December 20 Weather Resistive Barriers 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. New MCAA Members for May 2017 Arbortech Tools USA Corp. Northboro, MA 866-517-7869 National Associate Member B&M Masonry,INC. Marietta, GA 770-421-1600 Contractor Member Blade Techs, Inc. Phoenix, AZ 602-493-3072 Chapter Associate Member Concept Masonry Raleigh, NC 919-484-4000 Contractor Member Creative Masonry Morrisville, NC 334-669-2239 Contractor Member Dave Abel Masonry, Inc. Wood Dale, IL 630-595-3789 Contractor Member   Eleven Western Builders, Inc. Escondido, CA 760-796-6346 Contractor Member   Father & Son Masonry Phoenix, AZ 602-323-9690 Contractor Member   Frederick Tool Corp. Elkhart, IN 574-295-6700 National Associate Member Hill Masonry, Inc. Billings, MT 406-656-5955 Contractor Member   Huntley Brothers Company, Inc. Charlotte, NC 704-564-1328 Contractor Member Jabral, Inc. Kansas City, MO 816-444-7611 Contractor Member   Jim Bricksit, LLC Cary, NC 919-818-0303 Contractor Member KA Wolfe Grand Prairie, TX 972-263-2800 Contractor Member Kearney's Masonry, LLC Manson, NC 252-432-6602 Contractor Member Liberty Construction Services Braintree, MA 781-726-5355 Contractor Member M. B. Kahn Construction Company Co., Inc. Columbia, SC 803-227-1261 Contractor Member Martin C Heck Brick Contractor Inc Fenton, MO 636-343-4636 Contractor Member Mulder Waterproofing & Seal Kalamazoo, MI 269-381-8100 Contractor Member Oceanside Masonry Jupiter, FL 561-691-8993 Contractor Member Pride Masonry of Gaffney, Inc. Spartanburg, SC 864-948-1779 Contractor Member Pyro Industrial Services Portage, IN 219-313-5688 Contractor Member S.  A. Storer & Sons Sylvania, OH 419-843-3133 Contractor Member Sargon Masonry Construction Phoenix, AZ 602-325-4734 Contractor Member SIA Group Raleigh, NC 919-880-5256 Chapter Associate Member Stonehenge Masonry, Inc. Youngsville, NC 919-570-1575 Contractor Member The Boldt Company Appleton, WI 920-739-6321 Contractor Member The Pattie Group Novelty, OH 440-338-1288 Contractor Member Zimmerman Masonry Howell, MI 517-552-0200 Contractor Member  
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