January 2009 Table of Contents

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FEATURES

Pavers in Action Winners from the 2008 BIA's Brick In Architecture Awards Competition demonstrate how clay pavers epitomize the principles of New Urbanism.

Hardscaping Case Studies Best practices in hardscaping are shared as we learn from others' experiences.

Tools of the Hardscaping Trade Less maintenance, more productivity and additional benefits define today's hardscaping tools and equipment.

Design for Safety 'Inherently safe' masonry products reduce injuries and increase profits.

??Information about the Masonry Industry

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President's Message Government Affairs Making The Grade New Products Business Building Full Contact Project Management

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.

About: Safety
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.

What AI Can Do For the Masonry Industry

If your pension fund doesn’t hold NVIDIA stock, your fund manager has some questions to answer. This week, NVIDIA became the most valuable company in the world, with a market cap exceeding $3.4 trillion. They have been at the forefront of AI mania that ha

About: Featured
Brick: A Resilient Product That Will Make You Proud

Originating as the very dirt beneath our feet, brick has proven to be a sustainable, enduring solution that has been trusted for hundreds of years. While modern consumerism tends to focus on providing fast, cheap merchandise that is not intended to last,