Dayton Superior Launches Two Lithium-Based Chemical Products

DAYTON, OHIO | January 24, 2012: Dayton Superior announces the addition of two lithium-based products to their construction chemical portfolio of product solutions. Pentra-Hard® Densifier and Pentra-Hard® Finish are concrete floor treatments that utilize technologically advanced and patented Nano Lithium™ technology. The Pentra-Hard Densifier is used to harden and dust-proof new and existing concrete. When […]

Tilt-Up helps cut budget for transit maintenance hub by 40%

In its design of a new 12,600-square-foot building in Wilsonville, Oregon, PIVOT Architecture was challenged to provide functionality on a tight budget.  The Wilsonville SMART Operations Fleet Facility will primarily serve as a maintenance hub for the city’s transit fleet and public works vehicles. Presently, they are maintained at a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue […]

TCA Announces Initial Report from the Natural Disaster Task Force

MT. VERNON, IOWA (Jan. 26, 2012) – 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 published an initial report from the Natural Disaster Task Force. Formed last summer to investigate the performance of site-cast Tilt-Up […]

TCA Releases The Construction of Tilt-Up

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA (Jan. 4, 2012) | 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 announced the release of The Construction of Tilt-Up. The newest publication from the TCA is the second in a planned trilogy […]

TCA Members Exhibit at World of Concrete

The Tilt-up Concrete Association is proud to be a cosponsor of World of Concrete. In addition to our presence at the event, some of our member companies will be exhibiting. For the very best in Tilt-Up products and services please stop by these TCA member booths and say hello. Don’t forget to use code A35 […]

Worthy of Remembrance

The design, engineering and construction of the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Each year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) selects a new location for its Annual Convention. Last year, Irvine, California was selected and Amelia Island, Florida will host the event in 2012. This year, the TCA selected […]

Dedication – 25 Years of TCA Membership

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association It is hard to believe that this past year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association turned 25 years old.  It seems only yesterday that we were celebrating the 20th year with our friends during the World of Concrete and in a blink of an eye another five is […]

21st Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

By: Wendy Ward | Constructive Communication, Inc. The Achievement Awards program was established by TCA to honor projects that represent an increasing diversity of building types constructed with site-cast Tilt-Up concrete as well as those that advance industry technology, apply innovative form and provide unique solutions to building programs. Projects were reviewed by a panel […]

Task Force Completes Investigation

By: Wendy Ward | Constructive Communication One of the main goals of the TCA is to serve as an advocate for the industry to grow use of the method. As many of you will recall, earlier this year, site cast Tilt-Up received media attention regarding the performance of Tilt-Up structures in high wind events. This […]

Thermomass® achieves 4-hour ASTM E-119 fire resistance rating

December 9, 2012 (Boone, Iowa):  Thermomass®, the leading manufacturer of building insulation systems for the concrete industry, is proud to announce the successful completion of the ASTM E-119 fire test. The fire test was conducted on a sandwich wall panel consisting of a 2-in exterior wythe of concrete, 2-in insulation core, and a 5-in interior […]

Superintendent Re-Certification Gets Update

By: Ed Sauter, Executive Director | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The Tilt-Up Supervisor certification program is now in its 11th year.  There are currently nine hundred and fourteen technicians and two hundred and seventeen supervisors certified by ACI.  The numbers are down between 10%-15% from their highs of a couple of years ago but they are […]

EVOLUTION | 2012 TCA Annual Convention

Evolution implies change, adaptation and progress. The word suggests a natural yet proactive approach to addressing a changing environment. It is appropriate in these times and in this environment to consider how the conditions surrounding our businesses, our association, and our trade are changing and how we could position ourselves to adapt and take advantage. […]

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