TCA Member, Seretta Opens New Office

During a time when contraction seems to be the prevailing survival mode, Orlando, Florida based Seretta Construction has added to their coverage area by opening a new office in Texas. Located in Austin, the new Seretta (Texas) operation allows them to add their experience throughout the state of Texas and into Southern Oklahoma. “We were […]

With a Blink of an Eye

Summer is here and many of us are embarking on our busiest time of the year. One of the keys to success in the design and construction industry is incorporating new technology into your toolkit. This issue of Tilt-Up Today showcases some of the latest technology available in the Tilt-Up marketplace. Our innovative Global Associates […]

ACI Introduces New Tilt-Up Panel Design Guide

Those familiar with the document development at ACI know that it is not a speedy process. In part, that is intentional. It allows ample time for review, dissenting opinions, and for resolution of differences. It is also due to the fact that committees meet but twice a year and the industry experts staffing those committees are […]

Durable Solution for Equestrian Barns

It’s no secret that the construction industry has experienced a downturn in the past year. One of the keys to surviving the changing economic environment is the ability to seek out new markets. Such an example was evident in the 2010 Tilt-Up Concrete Association Achievement Awards program with the Sunlight Ranch Equestrian Barn. While many […]

Online Social Media FAQS: A Quick Lesson on All You Need to Know to Talk the Talk

One of the hot topic discussions at this year’s Convention was social media. After attending a presentation on social media, many feel energized to start the efforts as soon as they get back to the office. However, it is easy to get stuck taking the next step since you aren’t sure how to get started […]

Using BIM

Accountability is a frequently touted term in the design and construction industry. Owners and developers want to eliminate finger-pointing between members of the design and construction team and have confidence that everyone can work together to ensure a successful completion of their project. New technologies are constantly emerging to make this challenge easier. One technology […]

NAIOP Recognizes R.R. Simmons Design/Build Accomplishments

R.R. Simmons walked away with four National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, NAIOP, “Best of the Best” awards for their Design/Build efforts in 2009. The firm was recognized for Outstanding Retail Project, Outstanding Green Project, Outstanding Industrial Project, and as a team member for the Premier Beverage Brokerage Transaction Award given to Brian Rettig […]

Bob Moore Construction Receives 2009 AGC Merit Award – LEED Gold Pioneer 360 Business Center Construction Project Marks Fifth Straight Year of Industry Awards

Bob Moore Construction has received the 2009 Merit Award for Construction Excellence from TEXO, the north Texas chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America and Associated Builders and Contractors.The award was given for the Pioneer 360 Business Center in Arlington, Texas. This three-building, 1.16- million-square-foot business park along State Highway 360 in Arlington is […]

MIT’s New Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSH)

Concrete is the most widely used building material on the planet; however, the production of some of its component materials account for up to five percent of global carbon dioxide emissions annually. To address the sustainability and environmental implications of the use of concrete as the backbone of our hous- ing, schools, hospitals and other […]

With a Blink of an Eye

I am honored to serve as the president of the TCA for the upcoming year. I want to offer a heartfelt thanks to Jim MacKinnon for his leadership during the past year. It is no secret that 2009 was a challenging year for the entire construction industry and Jim’s excellent leadership helped steer the TCA […]

Convention 2010 — Building for Disaster Protection

Earthquakes, fires, floods, tornadoes, terrorist attacks, hurricanes, the economy. Every time you turn around another disaster has struck some part of the world. The only thing that Tilt-Up can do for the economy is to provide tremendous value for the money. As for the other disasters, Tilt- Up is in an ideal position to provide cost-effective solutions […]

TCA Safety Corner: TCA Announces 2009 Safety Awards

TCA has announced the winners of the industry’s fourth annual safety awards. The Alphonse Engelman Safety Award honors Al Engelman, a TCA past president and board member, as well as a longtime supporter of the Tilt-Up industry. Engelman helped introduce the industry awards program that now bears his name. Presented at TCA’s Annual Convention on […]

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TILT-UP TODAY, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is THE source for Tilt-Up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the Tilt-Up industry. A subscription to TILT-UP TODAY is included in a TCA membership. Subscriptions for potential TCA members are also available. If you would like to receive a complimentary subscription to the publication, please contact the TCA.