November 2015 Table of Contents

Words: Dan Kamys

Masonry MagazineTable of Contents

November 2015

Volume 54, Number 11 FEATURES Handheld Tools for Masons A look at several different handheld tools that are taking the spotlight for mason contractors who want the job done right Brick: An Old Way to a Better Tomorrow Brick remains a leading building material for delivering high performance, low maintenance, long life and a comparatively small footprint. Navigating LEED v4 for Concrete Masonry A brief description of how concrete masonry can contribute to points in LEED v4 Natural Stone A new Marble Institute of America CEU course will teach stone specification.


From The Editor Chairman’s Message Government Affairs MCAA Midyear Meeting Coverage CONSTRUCT Coverage Trowel Tech Business Building Full Contact Project Management New Products Classified Advertising News

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

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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.

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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.