October 2008 Table of Contents

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FEATURES

Green Building: Initiating the Initiative in Your Business Everyone is going green. Find out how being green can affect your operation, and what it means to your company to comply with this way of doing business. 2009 MCAA Convention The 2009 MCAA Convention is only a few months away, so now is the time to learn what will be offered and how you can best take advantage of the many valuable programs, events and activities that will be available. Mortar Meets the Challenge The world of mortars is ever changing and highly technical. Masonry will give you a glimpse into the current state of the mortar industry. Power Tools That Pack a Punch Masonry will examine the latest and greatest power tools that can help make your jobsite run efficiently and effectively.

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Government Affairs Making the Grade New Products Estate Planning Full Contact Project Management My Masonry Life Story News Classified Advertising

Four Different Types of Natural Stone Used For Masonry

Natural stone has been a staple in masonry for centuries. Before it was used to transform home and landscape designs on residential properties, it was used for historical buildings and some of the most iconic destinations in the world.

Advice to the Beginners

The best advice I could give anyone that is starting a career in masonry is that first and foremost, you must "know" yourself. What do you like to do? What would you like in a working environment? Do you like to be outside? Do you enjoy physical activity

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Masonry Safety Inspections

The look of confusion and utter loss on people’s faces when I tell them that I’m a safety inspector for a masonry company is often hilarious.

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Dave Jollay Announced as Third Inductee for MCAA 2024 Hall of Fame

Following in the footsteps of his father, O.L. Jollay, the founder of Jollay Masonry, Inc., Dave Jollay has carved out a remarkable career in the masonry industry.