Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

THE TCA MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE HAS IDENTIFIED FOUR PROVERBS SUGGESTING IT IS BETTER TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, BUT YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, said, “My father taught me many things here — […]

Forum Studio Designs BJC’s First Tilt-Up Structure

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones WORDS: KERRY L. SMITH | IMAGES: MATTHEW MCFARLAND, M STUDIO WEST THE NEWLY COMPLETED, $25-MILLION, 220,000-SQUARE-FOOT, FIVE-STORY ADMINISTRATIVE HUB FOR BJC HEALTHCARE (BARNES-JEWISH HOSPITAL) IN SAINT LOUIS, MO IS A TILT-UP SUCCESS STORY. DESIGNED BY FORUM STUDIO, A FULL-SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FIRM BASED IN ST. LOUIS […]

Excellence In Achievement – 8 West Centre

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones Location: Houston, Texas General Contractor: D.E. Harvey Builders Architect: Powers Brown Architecture Structural Engineer: Cardno Haynes Whaley 8 West Centre is an approximately 240,000-sq.-ft., four-story Value OfficeTM project recently completed in the Houston market. After researching 300+ ton crane usage on the East Coast, […]

TCA Announces Bilingual Format For Tilt-Up Today Magazine

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce a new bilingual format for Tilt-Up Today. A quarterly publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Tilt-Up Today is the source for tilt-up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources […]

BTV Crown Corporate Center, Sacramento, California

By Kristin Dispenza When developers set out to build the BTV Crown Corporate Center – a speculative office building in Sacramento, Calif. – they had three challenges before them: their building had to be economical to build, meet California’s stringent seismic design requirements and be aesthetically pleasing in order to attract tenants in a competitive […]

TCA Announces Winners for 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the winners for the 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards. The TCA created the Safety Awards program in order to recognize the contractors in the industry committed to maintaining safe working environments on their job sites. In 2007, this program […]

Aerial Photography Technology, Old And New

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Drones are a very hot topic these days. From the news of a tourist crashing a drone into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot spring, to hijacked drones on the new season of the hit TV show 24, to Amazon announcing plans to use drones to execute same day […]

Program Positive

BEFORE YOU SIT DOWN WITH YOUR TEAMS TO BEGIN THE 2015 BUDGETING PROCESS, MAKE SURE BOTH YOU AND THEY ARE PROGRAMMED FOR SUCCESS. It’s hard to believe we are entering the 4th quarter of 2014 and with it comes the 2015 planning and budgeting process. What will 2015 bring? Will it be a profitable year? […]

Destroying the Box

WHETHER ARCHITECT, ENGINEER, CONTRACTOR OR DEVELOPER, HELP US DESTROY THE MYTH THAT TILT-UP IS ONLY FOR BOXES. The judging of the 2014 Tilt-Up Award winners is complete and the winners will be unveiled at the fall convention in San Jose. I have been a judge in this event since its inception, first as a TCA […]

10 Steps to Reduce Employment-Related Risk

AS WE ARE NOW MORE THAN HALFWAY THROUGH 2014, IT IS TIME TO TAKE THE TEMPERATURE OF YOUR EMPLOYMENT COMPLIANCE. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT CHANGES IN THE LAW AS WELL AS COMPLIANCE MATTERS THAT YOU NEED TO STAY ON TOP OF. HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR ONES. By: David Whitlock 1 […]

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

Big-D Construction recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, […]

Class A Six-Story Texas Tilt

SIERRA PINES II, A SIX-STORY CLASS A TILT-UP OFFICE BUILDING IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS. THE PROJECT IS SITUATED ON A SNUG 4-ACRE SITE LOCATED IN THE WOODLANDS, A 28,000-ACRE COMMUNITY IN SUBURBAN HOUSTON, TEXAS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association CLASS A TILT? Contrary to a once popular belief, class […]

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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.