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Embarking on the Masonry Career Path

The work of a mason is an art made for those who have a passion for craftsmanship and an interest in seeing their work withstand potential adversities throughout the future. An individual interested in a masonry career can successfully master the craft and avoid the hazards through educational resources such as training and apprenticeship opportunities. 

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Preparing Future Leaders: A Q&A

MASONRY Magazine

“I think one of the most important things is really that servant leadership concept of showing people that you will do what you want them to do and that you’re here to help others be successful.” – Boyd Worsham, President and CEO of NCCER

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The Skilled Trowel

Randall Essel

In this article, I would like to discuss the most important tool in the masons’ bag, the masons’ trowel. The one difference that separates the masons’ trowel from most other tools is that you just do not pick up a trowel and start spreading the mortar on the wall as you would use a shovel to pick up sand and place the sand in a mortar mixer. 

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Keeping our Trade Strong

Moroni Mejia

A quick search of “workforce development” on Google will yield more than 62 million results in less than a quarter of a second. Pretty much everything has been said, written and done before. 

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Journeyman Mason

Craft timeless structures hands-on with your team using cutting-edge technology. Leave your mark on history while working outdoors.

$59,040  SALARY 

Project Manager

Plan and manage activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.

$98,040  SALARY 

Estimator

Prepare cost estimates to aid management in bidding by determining the price of products and services.

$65,170  SALARY 

Mason Contractor

Own and operate a mason contracting business following a natural progression of those in the field.

Unlimited Potential   SALARY   Based On Profit

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Former masonry worker Lane Vacala, 25, is from Antioch, Illinois. Vacala excelled in karting before switching to rallycross and open-wheel racing. He drove for DRR in 2019 Rallycross Lites.

1.4s

0-60 mph

180mph

Top Speed

1070hp

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Turning a Masonry Cavity Wall into a Rainscreen Wall
Turning a Masonry Cavity Wall into a Rainscreen Wall

Bricks’ endurance against time and elements is an unparalleled attribute in the construction realm. In an ever-progressing world, where the desire for strong and enduring building materials is paramount, bricks take center stage; it’s resilience that stan

Keeping our Trade Strong
Keeping our Trade Strong

A quick search of “workforce development” on Google will yield more than 62 million results in less than a quarter of a second. Pretty much everything has been said, written and done before.

Game Changer NCMCA Workforce Development and Training Coordinator: Ryan Shaver
Game Changer NCMCA Workforce Development and Training Coordinator: Ryan Shaver

Despite the annual looming threat of increasingly severe weather across the country, Americans are more ill-prepared than ever to rebuild after a devastating ecological event.

Preparing Future Leaders: A Q&A
Preparing Future Leaders: A Q&A

Leadership, defining an attractive quality in a potential employee or candidate, is often hard to come by — which means it is also a highly valuable trait to an employer.

The Skilled Trowel
The Skilled Trowel

Have you ever watch someone try to spread mortar who has never used a trowel or has little experience in the use of a trowel? The mortar usually falls off the blade of the trowel onto the ground and if they manage to get the mortar on the unit...

Embarking on the Masonry Career Path
Embarking on the Masonry Career Path

The work of a mason is an art made for those who have a passion for craftsmanship and an interest in seeing their work withstand potential adversities throughout the future.



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