August 2014 Table of Contents

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Cleaning Manufactured Stone Three experts weigh in on basic considerations for cleaning manufactured stone.

Used Mast Climbers The decision of whether to buy a new or used mast climber involves several factors. Masonry Workforce Development The MCAA’s high school training programs initiative will feed graduates into apprenticeship opportunities across the country.


From The Editor Chairman’s Message Government Affairs New Products Full Contact PM Classified Advertising News

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.