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Control joints

 

The discussion of Control Joints should begin with a correct definition of the term. Control joints in masonry are vertical weak planes intentionally built or cut into masonry to control where cracking occurs. View Technical Talk | Expansion joints

 

Give your company the gift of CMD

 

Access CMD Insight for only $650.00 and receive one month free

Celebrate the holidays with new project leads. For a limited time, access CMD Insight through the MCAA for only $650.00. Register by December 31, 2015 and we'll add an extra month to your subscription at no additional cost.

Full details | View demo | Register


When and why to rent

 

How are your dollars best spent?

Mason contractors of every size in every location are eventually saddled with the prospect of equipment purchases. How are dollars best spent - by purchasing new equipment or by renting?

Renting vs. Buying | Ask the Expert | Networking Roundtable


The innateness of safety

 

Safety Talk Tuesday

Zero fatalities should not just be a goal, but a passion of each employee. How contractors can develop a culture of safety that is as innate as breathing? To make this happen, I believe the following five steps must take place.

View safety talk | Safety Library | Safety equipment


Register now for the MCAA Convention

 

Jan. 31 - Feb. 5, 2016 during the World of Concrete/World of Masonry

Registration for the 2016 MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas is now open. All members of the MCAA will receive free exhibit admission and discounts on various education courses and events.

Register now | Reserve room | View schedule


Will you accept the call to serve?

 

You can be a voice for our industry

I can't remember a time when I wasn't a part of the masonry industry. I have participated and contributed at many levels for our local and national associations. But, I had never ventured to Washington, D.C., to try my hand at lobbying for our issues.

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Gift of the Christmas Dog

 

Full Contact Project Management

The first time I met Kingsley, he was standing just inside my front door on Christmas morning 2009. My kids knew we were thinking about getting a second dog to be a companion for our golden retriever, Olivia, so they brought one to us!

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Introducing Call a Doctor Plus

 

New MCAA member benefit

The MCAA is pleased to announce the addition of a new Telehealth program that will provide you, your employees and their family member's access to care anywhere and on their schedule.

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Technology transforming the job site

 

Five innovations to keep an eye on

Without doubt, the construction industry is increasingly adopting new technology. The way in which construction contractors perform work is being transformed by new technological innovations. Here are five to keep an eye on.

View innovations | Robotic masonry

 
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