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, […]

TCA Announces Call for Entries for 2013 Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the call for entries for the 2013 Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association created the Safety Awards program in order to recognize the contractors in the industry committed to maintaining safe working environments on their job […]

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 […]

TCA Announces 2013 Convention Education Partners

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces the University of Houston, Keystone Concrete Placement, and Seretta Construction as the official education partners for the 2013 TCA Convention. In an effort to bring students to the TCA Annual Convention, the TCA has partnered with the University of Houston’s […]

Barrish Pelham & Associates “Best Firm to Work For”

Sacramento’s own Barrish Pelham & Associates has been recognized as the leader in structural engineering firms to work for.  Barrish Pelham was named #1 in the 2013 national rankings by Structural Engineer magazine. The company has been ranked in the top 10 for the previous six years. 2013 marks a breakthrough year for us 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 […]

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 […]

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