November 2008 Table of Contents

Words: Dan KamysTable of Contents

FEATURES

School Days Education and training for masonry professionals

The Skinny on Scaffolding New scaffolding products offer time and money savings, and safety.

Hot Trends in Fireplaces Fireplaces and chimneys provide opportunities for growth and profit.

2009 MCAA Convention This year's convention will be a mix of learning and fun.


COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Government Affairs Making The Grade New Products Playing it Safe Business Building IMI's New Products Expo BIA Awards Industry 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.