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. […]

Summit Concrete named finalist in WOC’s Crews that Rock competition!

Summit Concrete NEEDS YOUR VOTE!!! TCA member Summit Concrete has been named as a finalist in the World of Concrete’s “CREWS THAT ROCK!” competition for their work on the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial! Crews were asked to submit their most inspiring and unique projects from the past year to be entered into the contest. […]

100+ Year-Old Construction Solution Addresses Overcrowded Schools – SiteCast Construction

(Ottawa, Canada – November 17, 2011) Mention overcrowded schools these days and you’re bound to hit an emotional button – in new communities and older ones. Whether you’re building a new school, adding a school addition or moving in portables, you can’t seem to please everyone. But, when it comes to the actual construction of […]

TCA Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast

The 2012 TCA Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast will be held during World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, January, 26. Location: Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas Nevada | Room S222 Schedule: 7:30 am – Registration & Breakfast | 8:30 am – Business Meeting | […]

Return to Inch-Pound Markings – Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

(Schaumburg, IL – November 14, 2011) At their recent meeting on November 9, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Board of Directors urged all CRSI producer members to revert to an inch-pound bar marking system for all sizes and grades of deformed reinforcing steel products. CRSI members produce more than 90% of domestic reinforcing steel. […]

TCA Announces New Website for TILT-UP TODAY

MT. VERNON, IOWA (November 21, 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 created a new website for the industry’s magazine, TILT-UP TODAY. According to Mitch Bloomquist, project manager at TCA, the new website […]

2012 TCA Annual Convention – Save the Date

Make plans now to join us from October 2-4, 2012 as the convention returns to Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida. As Florida’s natural island destination, the beauty of Amelia Island Plantation can be seen in the ocean-topping sunrises and spectacular sunsets over green salt marshes. The 1,350-acre Florida beach resort offers superior villa accommodations, […]

2012 World of Concrete

This January, you can spend just a few days or the entire week at WOC and reap the benefits all year long! With all the products, resources and valuable information you need to strengthen your entire operation and start the year out right, World of Concrete 2012 will have something for everyone! Save money with […]

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