June 2012 Table of Contents

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FEATURES

To Rent, or Not to Rent? Now that the busy season is upon us, contractors nationwide are deciding whether to rent or to buy.

Growing Workers in Pennsylvania Workforce development is key to increasing masonry market share.

Rules for Flashing New flashing fabrics, membranes and composites give masonry contractors better options.

Pressure and Masonry Cleaning Relaying some lessons learned from professional cleaners

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COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS From the Editor President’s Message Government Affairs New Products MCAA Legislative Conference 2012 Eye on Safety Full Contact PM Classified Advertising News New Members MCAA Upcoming Education

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.