Alex Rapp Promoted to Vice President of Operations of A.H. Harris

From the Corporate Headquarters in West Hartford, Connecticut, Kim Corwin, President of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Alex Rapp, formerly the company’s Director of Operations, to the position of Vice President of Operations. In her August 1 announcement, Ms. Corwin stated, “Alex has been an asset to the team, providing insight […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces New Speaker to Round out Convention Presentations

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the addition of Kim Basham PhD, PE, to the 2012 TCA Convention line-up. Basham, President of KB Engineer, LLC, will present “Controlling Cracks in Slabs” a session focused on what causes out-of-joint dry/thermal shrinkage cracks. His presentation, to be held Thursday, Oct. 4 from 8 – 10 a.m., […]

Concrete Industry Associations Partner to Form Certification Consortium

In an effort to increase the awareness of certification opportunities for concrete professionals, while promoting the advantages of such programs, eight concrete associations have joined forces to form the Concrete Industry Certification Consortium (CCIC). Comprised of the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA), Architectural Precast Association (APA), Concrete Foundations Association (CFA), Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association […]

TCA Announces Call for Entries 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 call for entries for the seventh annual safety awards. The Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards Program honors Al Engelman, a TCA past president and board member […]

The Christchurch Earthquakes: Observed Performance of Tilt-Up Buildings

By: Chris Urmson and Sam Toulmin | Alan Reay Consultants Ltd. Tilt-Up construction has been a popular method of erecting buildings in New Zealand since the 1950s. It is widely used in low-rise commercial and industrial buildings due to its low cost relative to other construction techniques and the speed and ease with which buildings […]

Wendy Ward 1979-2012

It is with great sadness that the Constructive Communication, Inc. team shares with you that Wendy Ward, Senior Vice President, passed away on Friday, May 17th at the age of 32. She is survived by her husband Chris, daughter Caroline (6) and son Jack (3). For the last two years, Wendy has bravely fought breast […]

Mansfield, Texas ARDEX Manufacturing and Distribution Center Receives Prestigious Award

ARDEX Americas Mansfield Manufacturing and Distribution Center recently received recognition from the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for exemplary facility safety standards. “ARDEX Americas takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously,” said President and CEO Stephan M. Liozu. “The SHARP program rigorously analyzed our Mansfield facility and recognized the exemplary […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association to Open Judging of Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to Facebook Fans

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 open judging of the 2012 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, project manager at TCA, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Expands Education, Membership into Latin America

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 success of its first major offshore educational event and a new membership focus for Latin America. In response to growing interest and acceptance of the Tilt-Up […]

Thermomass Promotes Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician

Thermomass®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce the promotion of Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician. Burkhart will have the primary responsibility of overseeing the areas of product development.  He will head endeavors in research, development and testing to keep Thermomass on the cutting-edge of new technology. “Garett has […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Convention Line-Up

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 educational sessions for their upcoming Annual Convention, to be held at Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Fla., Oct. 2-4. With a theme of “Evolution,” […]

TCA Shares Benefits of Tilt-Up with Architects in DC

For the second year in a row, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association has had a presence at the American Institute of Architect’s National Convention and Design Expo. This year’s event was held from May 17 – 19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Overall attendance at the show was up over last […]

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