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How to Bring Lean Construction to the Masonry Industry

The masonry construction industry, while steeped in tradition, is rapidly adopting new tools, materials, and equipment to stay competitive. In this era of innovation, Damian Lang continues to urge mason contractors to be reevaluate their business strategies, goals, and work procedures.

Lang believes a contractor needs to be on the cutting edge to be successful. In this exclusive interview with Rick Yelton, World of Concrete’s Editor, Lang offers timely insights on how contractors can increase profitability and productivity improve through equipment investment, employee development, and industry networking. And he outlines some key technologies that contractors must learn.

Lang’s influence on the masonry industry is more than just promoting innovation. This well respected and successful contractor, Lang has shared his insights with mason contractors for more than a decade. Along with his popular workshop, Lang authors “Contractor Tip of the Month”, published in each edition of Masonry Magazine. His column’s focus is on strategic planning and hiring the right people. Here is a link to his latest offering. Contractor Tip of the Month

The Mason Contractors Association of America recognized Lang’s influence by electing him to the Hall of Fame in 2018 - Damian Lang (

In the interview Lang and Yelton discuss the one of Lang’s first interview in the national spotlight more than 20 years. Click here Performance Pays at Lang Masonry to read the 2000 Masonry Construction’s to learn how the industry has changed, and what quality still stay current.  

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