TCA Releases New Temporary Wind Bracing Guideline

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the release of a revised guideline on Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction. According to Jim Baty, Technical Director of the TCA, the guideline is intended to provide a standardized method for the design and erection of a temporary bracing system for use during construction […]

Dayton Superior Announces Management Changes

Dayton Superior announced today that effective January 1, 2013, James P. McRickard will become the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dayton Superior Corporation replacing Eric (Rick) Zimmerman. Mr. McRickard will also become a director of Dayton Superior Corporation at the time he joins the Company. He most recently served as President, Morgan Ceramics North […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Sponsors Several Events at World of Concrete 2013

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 – is sponsoring several educational events at the 2013 World of Concrete. To be held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Feb. 4-8, 2013, World of Concrete is the industry’s only […]

TCA Offers Free World of Concrete Registration

The 2013 event marks the 24th year that the Tilt-Up Concrete Association will be a proud co-sponsor of the World of Concrete! As in the past, this year the TCA is again offering FREE World of Concrete Registration. Since 1975, World of Concrete has been the industry’s ONLY annual international event dedicated to the commercial […]

2013 TILT-UP TODAY Media Kit Now Available

TILT-UPTODAY, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is THE source for tilt-up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the tilt-up industry. Distributed to thousands of tilt-up professionals across the globe including all TCA member companies Distributed at the TCA Annual Convention, World of Concrete […]

TCA Announces Winners for 2012 Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards

  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 winners for the seventh annual safety awards. The Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards Program honors Al Engelman, a TCA past president and board member as […]

World of Concrete – Around the Corner

Yes, its time to start thinking about the World of Concrete.  The annual show where you go to learn everything about the world’s most consumed material after water will be held from February 4-8, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The TCA will be there again in its 24th year as a co-sponsor.  The […]

Tilt-Up Potential Expressed

  By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association   The University of California San Diego (UCSD) needed office space, and they needed it fast.  With the new Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center set to open in 2011, the University was in dire need of space for the office, administrative, and clinical research activities supporting that facility and […]

No Train No Gain!

By George Hedley I played water polo in high school and college. After summer vacation, our two week training camp would start in early September. It was tough. Twice a day for two hours per session, we would swim laps, pass the ball, practice our skills, shoot goals, lift weights, and work on our offense […]

New ACI/TCA Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor Continuing Education Opportunity

At the recently held ACI committee meetings in Dallas, Texas, ACI’s Certification Programs Committee (CPC) approved an alternative re-certification for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification Program. The update will allow supervisors and technicians to recertify based on completing continuing education hours (CEUs) instead of re-testing. The first opportunity to earn CEUs for this […]

Thermomass hires Miguel Branco to assume duties of Structural Engineer

Thermomass®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Miguel Branco has joined the company as a Structural Engineer and will provide technical support for overseas sales. “In addition to focusing on research activities, Miguel will be providing technical support for our sister company, Construction Systems Marketing (CSM) in Germany.  We […]

John Gander, Vice President and General Manager of Haynes Whaley Associates to Retire

“Blue skies smiling at me. Nothing but blue skies do I see.” After 12 years, John Gander is leaving the urban jungle of Washington DC and heading for the blue skies of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Since 2000, John has been leading Haynes Whaley Associates’ Reston, Virginia office.  On August 31, he will retire from his post […]

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