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 […]

Bloomquist Promoted to Managing Director of TCA

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the promotion of Mitch Bloomquist from Project Manager to Managing Director. Bloomquist began his tenure with the TCA in August 2010 when he joined Sauter Baty Associates, the management firm contracted with the Association. “Mitch joined our partnership to enhance the services we offer TCA members and has been […]

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: Bob Moore Construction, Inc.

August, 1946: The temperature soared into the nineties as a blistering Texas Panhandle sun burned down on the curved metal roof of the Quonset hut. Bob Moore and his crew tightened the last screw, rolled up the remaining tools and officially completed the first Bob Moore Construction project… on time and in budget. With that […]

Tilt-Up Decreases Total Cost of Building Ownership

By: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc. One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise. Although the building industry tends […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Spearheads Design And Construction Of Fort Bend County Veteran’s Memorial

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association along with the Sugar Land Parks Department and Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, is proud to be spearheading the design and construction of the Fort Bend County Veterans’ Memorial in Sugar Land, Texas. The project is a continuation of the TCA Community Project Program, developed in 2010 by the TCA, to encourage […]

Going Wide

Citadel Contractors sets record with 89-ft-wide panel. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association At 89 ft wide, the front entry panel for York Preparatory Academy High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina is the widest tilt-up panel on record.  Jason Swagert, Vice President of Citadel Contractors explains while the reasons for designing this wide […]

Tandy Leather Debuts New Retail Store in Ft. Worth

Tandy Leather selected Bob Moore Construction as the design-build contractor for a new store design that incorporates stylish modern features that mirror a more hi-tech, upscale look. The new store would be the first stand-alone retail property in the company’s 90+ year history, and would serve as the prototype for future Tandy stores. On June […]

TCA Elects Corwin as President

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced Kimberly Corwin, President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of A.H. Harris & Sons, as President on the TCA Board of Directors. Corwin has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has been a member of […]

Kimberly Corwin Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of A.H. HARRIS

Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, President to President & Chief Operating Officer. Kimberly Corwin has more than 25 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation.  She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in 2002 to […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Welcomes First Chinese Member

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces its first Chinese member, Shanghai Open Steel Structure Company Ltd. and the start of introductory relations of tilt-up construction designs and methods to one of the world’s largest construction markets. “Shanghai Open Steel Structure Company joins a rapidly expanding list […]

Bob Moore Construction Named North Texas 2013 Outstanding Small Business

TCA Sustaining Member Bob Moore Construction has received the 2013 Outstanding Small Business of the Year Award for north Texas from the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with North Texas Small Business Development Center. The Outstanding Small Business Award is given in recognition of the recipient’s achievements, innovativeness, response to adversity and contributions to […]

Take One: New England Studios

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The film industry is no stranger to the word “tilt,” but for a major television and film studio in New England, tilt has taken on an entirely different meaning. In cinematography, tilt refers to a technique in which a stationary camera rotates on a vertical, or tilting, plane. […]

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