Dayton Superior Delta Tie Achieves Critical Fire Test Ratings

DAYTON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 – Dayton Superior is proud to announce that the Delta Tie, an insulated, tilt up concrete panel connector, has achieved the distinction of achieving the desired fire ratings prescribed in the NFPA.285 fire test and, most recently, the ASTM E-119 fire test. The Delta Tie underwent NFPA 285 fire testing […]

Meadow Burke Restructures in Anticipation Of Growth Opportunities

Tampa, FL (May 21, 2012) Meadow Burke, LLC, headquartered in Tampa, FL is pleased to announce the launching of its new website. The address of the new website is www.meadowburke.com. The new user-friendly interface with comprehensive product content will give customers a better understanding of Meadow Burke’s product line in Precast, Forming, Reinforcing, Road and Bridge, […]

A.H. Harris Acquires Barker Steel’s Building Material Assets and Forming & Shoring Equipment

West Hartford, CT – A.H. Harris and Barker Steel have entered into an agreement, whereby A.H. Harris will assume Barker’s Westfield, MA and Queens, NY facilities. The agreement is based on Barker’s decision to exit the Building Materials Distribution & Forming and Shoring Rental Business and focus on rebar and rebar fabrication only. Their rebar […]

Katie Price assumes role of Eastern Region Sales Coordinator with Thermomass

May 11, 2012 (Boone, Iowa):  Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Katie Price has joined the company as Eastern Region Sales Coordinator.  Price will have the primary responsibility of coordinating sales for Thermomass’ insulation systems in the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North and South Carolina, Rhode […]

TCA Convention Exhibitor Invite

YOU ARE INVITED to participate!  The global Tilt-Up industry gathers this year at the beautiful Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida.  The TCA Annual Convention runs from October second through the fourth. New this year: the TCA will be unveiling a new field supervisor/ project manager track at the 2012 TCA Annual Convention. The […]

FRAME/FAÇADE

Non-traditional applications of Tilt-Up concrete construction provide very different solutions for two high-profile museums. By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association In a testament to the versatility and applicability of Tilt-Up concrete construction, two recent projects — the expansion of the Saint Louis Art Museum and a new home for the National Museum of Health and […]

Code Corner: The IECC 2009 and ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Effect

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association I received a technical question the other day from an eastern state asking if it was true that Tilt-Up could no longer be built due to the new energy codes.  It seems the contractor had caught wind of changes to the energy code and assumed that […]

Nielsen Builders constructs fourth Tilt-Up warehouse for InterChange Group.

The Premier Flex II building is a 64,000 square foot multi-use concrete warehouse facility.  This is the forth Tilt-Up project Nielsen Builders has worked on for InterChange Group. The structural shell is constructed with 35′ tall Tilt-Up concrete wall panels.  Building construction includes foundations, slab-on-grade, steel columns and joists, with metal decking and EPDM roofing. […]

Superintendent Recertification gets an Update

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of site-cast Tilt-Up as the preferred construction method – has announced an update to the recertification process for the Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program – a collaborative effort between the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and TCA. […]

Denver’s First LEED Gold School and Zero Energy Community Campus

By: Andrew Michler As a part of the USGBC’s Rocky Mountain Green Conference we packed our lunch box and went on a tour of Denver’s first LEED Gold School. What makes this campus unique is how DLR Group Architects designed it to be a community hub. The newly-minted Evie Garrett Dennis Campus radiates out from […]

Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete Makes New High-Tech 10-Story Warehouse a Reality

By Ed Russell, Director Type-K Cement, CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp. and Will Braswell, P.E., S.E., BBM Structural Only the sky appears to be the limit for Orlando-based Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp. The generic respiratory medicine company is nearing completion of a new fast-track (humorously referred to as “blast-track” at the jobsite) addition to their existing 30,750-square-foot […]

Update Coming to TCA Wind Bracing Guideline

MT. VERNON, IOWA (March 23, 2011) — 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 construction method – has launched an initiative to review and update its “Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels during Construction.” First released […]

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