Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2018 Cim Auction At World Of Concrete

(Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is seeking donations for their 2018 CIM Auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for […]

VERIFYING THE CAUSE OF PANEL CRACKING – A CASE STUDY

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By Jack Robinson, Stewart Hooks, John Lawson PE, SE Introduction/Cracking Pattern Despite the multitude of benefits tilt-up construction has to offer in low rise commercial buildings, there is still room for improvements in the performance of tilt-up buildings. One opportunity for improvement is to minimize a particular, […]

Higher and Higher: the Ascent to #1 of the Tilt-Up Top Ten

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced multiple changes to its list of tilt-up achievements in the Tilt-Up Top Ten. The changes made to the Tilt-Up Top Ten in this past cycle are among the most impressive changes in recent years. Four new #1 projects have been […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Goes Residential in Ontario

Len Overbeek, co-founder of TiltWall Ontario Inc. is a big fan of the phrase, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” He is currently building the province’s first site-cast residential project in Woodstock—for himself. “Tilt-up residential construction is fairly popular in the US, particularly along the West Coast and into British Columbia, but […]

Tilt-Up Company Certification Streamlined

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors established renewed commitment and energy for the Company Certification program over a year ago. Since the time of this recommitment, 18 companies have become active participants in the program, receiving full certification status. In addition, the program interest is gaining momentum with 6-10 additional companies projected to […]

Immigration Changes Ahead – The ICEman is Coming

Although President Trump’s revised travel ban is still tied up in litigation, other aspects of his renewed focus on immigration are thriving. For example, his budget proposal anticipates hiring as many as 10,000 new immigration and border patrol agents. It is anticipated that those agents will not all be deployed at the border, but will […]

Composite Concrete Panels -The Future for Tilt-Up Walls?

By Jeffrey R. Needham, P.E. As I have watched the tilt-up concrete construction industry develop over many years, I have appreciated the way it has become a preferred method of construction for many building types. This growth has been based on a number of improvements in construction and design technology, such as larger mobile cranes, […]

ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

The ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program has undergone the first major overhaul since its inception. The original program was designed to have certified individuals retaking the exam every five years in order to maintain an active certification. The exam, however, saw very little change and only minor modifications were made to the resource […]

Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) received word today that Bob Truitt, FTCA has passed away. Bob was the 2000 recipient of the Peter Courtois Memorial Award and served on the TCA Board of Directors for many years. He was recently included in the association’s inaugural class of fellows. Bob set a pace for participation in […]

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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