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

Maximizing Efficiency with CrewTracks

In the masonry industry, efficient project management is crucial for success. CrewTracks addresses this need by streamlining various aspects of daily operations.

SOLA Innovation: Digital Levels

In 2021, SOLA introduced a new generation of digital levels at the World of Concrete. Because it was in the midst of Covid it wasn’t the most well-attended show, but we were optimistic. We attended, showcasing both our SOLA and Keson brands. The standout

Bonding with Masonry 2024 Q2

This issue’s questions come from an Architect, an Engineer. and a Mason Contractor. What questions do you have? Send them to, attention Technical Talk.

Ham And Vacala Among 2024 Masonry Hall Of Fame Inductees

We're thrilled to announce two of this year's Masonry Hall Of Fame inductees. Former MCAA Chairman Larry Vacala and esteemed masonry instructor James T. Ham will be welcomed into the prestigious group during the 2024 MCAA Midyear Meeting in Park City,