TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: Bob Moore Construction, Inc.

August, 1946: The temperature soared into the nineties as a blistering Texas Panhandle sun burned down on the curved metal roof of the Quonset hut. Bob Moore and his crew tightened the last screw, rolled up the remaining tools and officially completed the first Bob Moore Construction project… on time and in budget. With that […]

The Golden Age

Greetings! Let me begin with Thank You!  I feel privileged to be leading the TCA for the next 18 months.  I also want to thank Glenn Doncaster for all his hard work and efforts these past 18 months. With his passion and dedication to the growth of tilt-up, he will be a tough act to […]

A Can’t-Miss Event

The final pieces are coming together for the TCA Fall Convention, which will be held from September 30th through October 2nd in metropolitan Houston, Texas.  The energy, support, and ideas of the host committee promise to make this the best ever TCA Convention.  Houston is a booming market for Tilt-Up and the excitement that exists […]

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight – B.D. Stevens Limited

B.D. Stevens Limited is the original founding company of what has grown to become the Stevens Group of Companies. The Stevens Group of Companies is a privately held third generation family business with its head office located in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. It currently operates interests in the aggregate, ready-mix, […]

Renewed Optimism

By: Glenn Doncaster | President, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Spring is here! For most of us, spring brings renewed optimism and opportunity for growing our business. TCA has been busy providing its members with tools for growth. Jim Baty has recently provided membership with the AIA-approved TCA energy presentation which highlights the energy performance of Tilt-Up […]

TCA Expands its Efforts

By: Ed Sauter | Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association The economy may still be in the doldrums (although only until the second half of 2013 according to PCA chief economist Ed Sullivan), but TCA is moving forward with several broad initiatives.  The first is a major expansion in the distribution of the TCA magazine.  Beginning […]

A New Joint Venture

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association recently announced a new joint marketing venture with one of its industry allies, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), to market Tilt-Up construction in the 2-5 story building market.  CRSI has performed market research indicating that Tilt-Up has a large market potential for buildings of this size.  It includes office buildings, […]

We Have The Consumer Confidence!

Welcome to 2013, which according to most economists will be a year of modest positive growth, 2.5% – 3%.  Albeit, not what most of us would like or what our country needs, it does create promise–the promise of opportunity that built this great country and is the vehicle to recovery.  One of the indicators economists […]

Our Future is Bright!

I was taught to complain less and do more! Specifically my mentor, my father, taught us to get involved if you want to effect change. We had no right to criticize others unless we were willing to be involved. When I think of our association, who’s members represent an industry with such a huge potential, […]

World of Concrete – Around the Corner

Yes, its time to start thinking about the World of Concrete.  The annual show where you go to learn everything about the world’s most consumed material after water will be held from February 4-8, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The TCA will be there again in its 24th year as a co-sponsor.  The […]

Brand Recognition

The TCA recently completed a Strategic Planning session in conjunction with its first ever Latin American Tilt-Up conference and spring board meeting.  While we are still digesting the information that was generated, there was one topic on which everyone was in unanimous agreement.  We need to do a much better job of brand recognition for […]

Onward and Upward

With summer in full swing, our calendar year and for most, our business year is half over.  Our industry is recovering well and momentum is gaining!  It is a great feeling.  TCA, your association, is also experiencing the revival. At our very successful Latin American conference held this past June in Punta Cana, the board […]

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