Ed McGuire Appointed Chairman of American Concrete Institute’s Tilt-Up Constructor Certification Committee

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Ed McGuire, President of Bob Moore Construction, has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) C650 – Tilt-Up Constructor Certification Committee. The ACI is a global authority and resource for standards, technical resources and educational programs on concrete construction. ACI operates more than 100 committees of established industry professionals […]

TCA Announces Winners of Tilt-Up Professional Awards

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  The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Tilt-Up Professional Awards. The award titles and winners are as follows: Murray Parker Memorial Award – Clay Fischer David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award – Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. Robert Aiken Memorial Award – Mark P. Gardner, P.E. Irving Gill […]

BTV Crown Corporate Center, Sacramento, California

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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 marketplace.

Sauter to be Honored During World of Concrete

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – will be honoring Ed Sauter, the association’s longstanding executive director, at their Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee during World of Concrete (WOC) Feb. 4, 2015. Sauter will enter part-time retirement at the end of this year and step down as TCA executive director. […]

TCA Announces Winners for 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

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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

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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 deliveries, the technology is making its way into more and more hands. In the construction industry, some contractors are beginning to experiment with drones and aerial photography.

World of Concrete 2015 Registration Discounts

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For the past 20+ years, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association has been proud to be a cosponsor of World of Concrete, the industry’s ONLY annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. Featuring indoor and outdoor exhibits, leading suppliers showcasing innovative products and technologies, exciting demonstrations and competitions, a world-class education program, […]

Dayton Superior Announces Acquisition of Tilt-Werks®

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Dayton Superior Corporation has purchased Tilt- Werks®, a fully-integrated, web-based technology developed by Tilt-Up Design Systems LLC. Tilt-Werks® is a sophisticated design and detail technology used by architects, structural engineers, contractors, and other professionals to create tilt-up buildings and construction packages, including the Building Information Modeling (BIM) data. Utilizing Tilt-Werks®, building geometry and engineering data […]

10 Steps to Reduce Employment-Related Risk

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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 […]

Meadow Burke acquires Thermomass

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Meadow Burke, North America’s foremost concrete accessories supplier, announced today that the company acquired Thermomass, the industry leader in concrete insulation systems. “In addition to strengthening Meadow Burke’s product offering for manufacturers of sandwich wall panels, Thermomass will serve as a platform for future growth in composite connection systems,” said Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke. […]

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

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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, […]

TCA Reopens Judging of 2014 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to Facebook Fans

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – will reopen judging of the 2014 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, managing director of the TCA, this phase of the awards program […]

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