Evolution: TCA Announces Winners of International Competition

Evolution—it is the mark that identifies quality in professionals and it is the evidence that substantiates building technology. The process of evolution can be so dramatic at times that observation leaves you with the sense of “what more can be done?” Professionals in the Tilt-Up industry have once again risen to the challenge. Tilt-Up form […]

CON/STEEL President Named to Top Ten in Concrete Industry

TCA is proud to announce that Concrete Construction has named CON/STEEL’s president, Robert Foley, as one of the 10 most influential people in the concrete industry. Foley, who manages CON/STEEL Tilt-Up Systems® and the CON/STEEL Alliance of contractors, was honored at a Jan. 23 event during the World of Concrete convention and trade show in […]

TCA Selects Recipients of 2008 Professional Achievement Awards

Recipients of TCA’s 2008 Professional Achievement Awards were announced at TCA’s annual meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 24 in conjunction with the World of Concrete. The award recipients, selected by the Association’s Board of Directors after nomination by the general membership and recommendation by the TCA’s Awards Committee, are: Malcolm Davis for the Peter Courtois […]

TCA 2008 Board Members Announced

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the election of new board members and the slate of officers for the 2008 year. Alan Wilson, AIA, design principal at The Haskell Company (Jacksonville, Fla.) was elected president of the TCA Board of Directors at its annual meeting on Jan. 24. Wilson has been a member of the […]

Message From the President: TCA Has ‘Big Mo’

Momentum. You see it at sporting events when one team seems to have everything going their way. I believe the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and the Tilt-Up industry as a whole have a lot of momentum. Do you see it? Do you feel it? The field of Tilt-Up is evolving at a rapid rate, as showcased […]

Panel Forming

By: Ed Sauter Tilt-Up Concrete Association Tilt-Up panel shapes are limited only by the imagination of the designers and the skill of the craftsman. A look at some of the award submittals of the past several years will put to rest any thoughts that site-cast Tilt-Up is limited. While rectangular panels are still the norm, […]

Tilt-Up Safety — Inherent When Planned

By Jim Baty, Tilt-Up Concrete Association There is a buzz in the construction industry that is growing at an annual rate of 14-18 percent per year. Growing perilously close to a billion square feet of enclosed building area per year, the Tilt-Up industry offers a great deal of excitement to all that are realizing the […]

TCA Announces Winners of International Design Competition: TCA/PCA Storm Housing 2007

By: Amy Numbers, Constructive Communication, Inc. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the winners of “TCA/PCA Storm Housing 2007,” an international design competition. Students in the field of architecture, currently in graduate or undergraduate programs, were invited to present conceptual designs for a storm-resistant housing complex located along the Gulf Coast using site cast […]

Tilt-Up Supervisor Training Is Six Years Old

By: Ed Sauter, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Enjoying phenomenal growth and expansion into new areas and building types, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) recognized the necessity of a pool of qualified supervisors available to serve the needs of the industry. As such, the Tilt-Up Certification program was developed so that owners, designers and general contractors could have […]

TCA Sponsors Several Events at World of Concrete

TCA is sponsoring several educational events at the 2008 World of Concrete. To be held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan. 21 to Jan. 25, this year’s World of Concrete stands to be one of the largest. With a mega marketplace that features more than 800,000 net square feet of exhibit space, the industry’s largest […]

TCA Announces Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards for Tilt-Up Industry

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the winners of the industry’s second annual safety awards. This year’s awards were renamed the Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards to honor a past president, board member and strong supporter of the Tilt-Up industry. Engelman helped introduce this award competition and the TCA wanted to honor his contributions and dedication to […]

Message From the President: Looking Back, Moving Forward

As the last days of 2007 (and my term as TCA president) come to a close, it is the perfect time to reflect on accomplishments of the past year while making resolutions for 2008. In this issue of Tilt-Up TODAY, you will find articles that highlight TCA’s successes in 2007. First, in an effort to reach […]

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