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MITA July 2017 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? Can high school girls build masonry projects? Yes they can! MITA showed how at the 10th Annual NAWIC San Diego Construction Camp. MITA puts tools in their hands and materials on site. They built 2 planters in 1 day! The planters design match the updated entrance to Athletic Fields at Kearny [...]

SkillsUSA – MITA May 2017 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU! RCP Block & Brick hosted Grossmont Union High School District Career Tech Education leaders, students, and Project-Cornerstone.org to learn how GREEN masonry is and the aggregate importance of minerals in our natural resources. El Capitan High School students enjoyed hands-on challenges and worked in teams. They were given plans to [...]

Top Notch Trowel and Masonry News – MITA May 2016 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? Training up younger skilled masons? Yes you are! As a member of MITA it's all about YOU. The future of your industry depends on it. With all y’all making it happen, MITA starts in high schools. Masonry students then graduate on to Apprenticeship, and years later graduate as Journey persons with [...]

SkillsUSA and Rubidoux Youth! – MITA April 2016 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? Got skills? SkillsUSA California 49th Annual State Competition? Yes! That’s where high school masonry students competed to be the best in state. RCP Block & Brick, McNear Brick, and EZ Mix supplied and delivered all materials for the challenge. It was a beastly 2-day project to build. These competitors got it [...]

What’s Your ‘Before & After’ look like?

Dave Mejia Masonry used materials from RCP Block & Brick to updated the ‘before’ look of this fireplace. It was white painted brick and then they painted red brick shapes on the fireplace face. The ‘after’ look is amazingly different, intricate, swirling, inviting, charming. “Everything is uniform, all joints, it has flow, purpose,” explained Mejia. [...]

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