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 [...]

TCA Announces Call for Entries 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 call for entries 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, [...]

Class A Six-Story Texas Tilt

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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.

Mr. Clean

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Preston Rothwell, of Rothwell Construction, Inc. believes jobsite cleanliness leads to fewer mistakes, less waste, more professionalism and safer workers.

For The Dangerously Uninterested

Tiltwallism encourages architects to re-engage everyday architecture neglected by many professionals and stimulate an interest in tilt-up for designers. In addition to serving as an introductory resource to architects and an inspiration to contractors, developers and structural consultants familiar with the building system, the book presents a serious investigation into the absence of tilt-up in architectural theory and critical practice.

A Frothy Market Ahead

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IN REAL ESTATE, ‘FROTHY’ IS THE WORD USED TO DESCRIBE A MARKET IN WHICH THE PRICES OF ASSETS ARE JUST BEGINNING TO RISE ABOVE THEIR REAL VALUE BECAUSE OF HIGH DEMAND. THESE ARE THE MARKET CONDITIONS PRECEDING A MARKET BUBBLE. By: Kim Corwin | AH Harris After hearing the word repeatedly over the past few [...]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Roster of Events For 2014 Annual Convention

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a nonprofit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced a complete roster of events for its annual convention, which will be held Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 in San José, California. The TCA’s annual convention, presented [...]

New Book Gives Insights into ‘Everyday’ Architecture — Book Signing June 26 and June 27

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a nonprofit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – will host a book-signing event featuring the newly released Tiltwallism: A Treatise on the Architectural Potential of Tilt Wall Construction by architect Jeffrey Brown at the American Institute of [...]

Concrete Pour Responsibilities Now Specified in ASME B30-2014

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The American National Standard for material placement system safety is ASME B30.27.  (Material placement systems are concrete pumps and concrete conveyors.) ASME has released B30.27-2014.  It is currently available as an electronic download and as a printed booklet.  The date of issuance was March 26, 2014.  It becomes effective one year after the date of [...]

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