Call for Entries – 2014 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

Submit Your Projects Now 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 – has announced the call for entries for the 24th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards […]

Designing Slabs for Bracing – Who’s Responsible?

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 – has released a position statement assigning responsibility for the assessment of floor slab capacity for the bracing of tilt-up panels. The statement is intended to provide clarity and direction […]

DIVCON, Inc. Among First in U.S. to Receive Tilt-Up Construction Certification

DIVCON, Inc. (Spokane Valley, Wash.), the Inland Northwest’s recognized leader in tilt-up construction, has become one of the first companies in the U.S. to become certified by the Tilt-Up Construction Association (TCA). The association created the new certification system to recognize tilt-up contractors that have met strict safety standards and have demonstrated a proven track […]

Panattoni Construction is now Alston Construction Company

Panattoni Construction announced that it has changed its name to Alston Construction Company. For more than 25 years, Panattoni Construction, now Alston has offered its clients a broad platform of general contracting, construction management and design-build services. Alston Construction Company has a diverse experience profile, including industrial, commercial office, healthcare, education, retail and government projects. […]

TCA Announces New Board Members

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 – has elected three new board members for the 2014 year. The new board members were announced at the TCA’s annual meeting, which took place at the 2014 World of […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces San José State University (SJSU) as the Education Partner for the 2014 TCA Convention

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 – has announced that it will partner with San José State University (SJSU) as the education partner for the 2014 TCA Convention. The TCA’s annual convention brings together contractors, engineers, architects, suppliers, […]

Celebration/Contemplation

INTERPRETING THE FORT BEND COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL | SUGAR LAND, TX By: Jeffrey Brown, AIA | Powers Brown Architecture This monument is offered to the veterans of Fort Bend County as an inadequate acknowledgement of their service to the United States of America. Interpreting the monument requires a willingness to accept it that appeal to […]

Bread and Butter

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Over the past 10+ years, much has been published regarding the capacity of tilt-up to deliver multistory, irregularly shaped, complex projects. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program has evidenced the ever increasing variety of project types, forms and sizes that have since become commonplace. The […]

Enabling Ingenuity

By: Steve Guest, Principal with RMW architecture & interiors and Co-Chair of the 2014 TCA Convention Host Committee Planning for the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) 2014 Convention in Northern California (9/29/14-10/1/14) is shifting into high gear and received a big boost last week when the Architecture Division of California College of the Arts (CCA), in […]

First General Contractor in the United States Named TCA Certified Company

Bob Moore Construction has become the first general contractor in the United States to be named a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). The TCA Company Certification Program provides formal validation of a contractor’s experience, quality and performance. The emphasis of the program is on quality control and quality assurance but safety, […]

Keynote Speaker Announced for 2013 TCA Convention

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Rice University, as the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 TCA Convention in Houston, Texas. “Each year the educational content for the TCA Convention is updated to reflect current industry issues, advancements in […]

Reducing The Cost Of Reasonable Protection – Tilt-Up and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association A four-story tilt-up office building designed to meet the Department of Defense’s blast and progressive collapse resistance requirements is under construction in Maryland, and it is being built on a speculative basis.  Before diving too far into the specifics of this project though, it is helpful to discuss […]

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