TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Charles Nmai, Mark Bury, Joseph Daczko Introduction The Fall 2017 issue of Tilt-Up Today offered an article describing a recurring cracking pattern in tilt-up wall panels. The article by Robinson, Hooks and Lawson entitled “Verifying the Cause of Panel Cracking-A Case Study” concluded by highlighting the […]

Disaster Planning Thinking It Backwards/Done In Reverse

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group What keeps you up at night? It’s fair to state that in 2017, Mother Nature delivered a wrath of extreme challenges for many of us, from extreme heat, record lows, and historical floods, to devastating winds, relentless mudslides and overwhelming fires. Planning for such disasters has become […]

The Tilt-Up Industry’s Hottest Event Yet

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Lindsey Bloomquist, Manager of Communications and Networking, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Each year the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo brings together the tilt-up industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, demonstrations, education, technology, networking, awards, entertainment and much more. With Miami as the 2017 host city […]

First Insulated Tilt-Up Freezer In British Columbia Nearing Completion

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass and Ram Construction partnered to develop a comprehensive building envelope plan for the ground-breaking facility. Ram Construction, headquartered in Delta, British Columbia, is nearing completion of what is thought to be the first integrally insulated tilt-up freezer project in western Canada. The project, Subzero Cold Logistics, […]

A Student’s Perspective

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) encourages students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo each year to better understand the building system, learn about the industry, and network with the professionals who know it best. Humberto Cantú, a civil engineering student at Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM), […]

Forrest Mcnabb Awarded Green Leadership Award By Utah Business

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Forrest McNabb, president of Big-D Construction (proud TCA member since 1996), was recently awarded the Green Leadership Award by Utah Business. His efforts also landed him on the cover of the magazine’s latest issue. The Green Business Awards recognize companies and individuals who are walking the walk […]

Esolution Construction And Engineering Begins Work On Development In Saudi Arabia

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Esolution Construction and Engineering’s Saudi Arabia branch recently entered into an agreement to design and construct five two-story residential buildings utilizing tilt-up concrete. The projects, located near the Oman border, are required to serve the expansion of a factory located in the same area. The client found […]

Fcl Builders Celebrates Ground Breaking Of Ashley Furniture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group FCL Builders celebrated the ground breaking of Ashley Furniture’s South-Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, TX on Tuesday October 17th. In attendance was the Mayor of Mesquite, city officials, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and representatives from Ashley Furniture. The Facility sits on 260 acres and consists […]

Precision Concrete Construction Inc. Celebrates 50Th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This year, Precision Concrete Construction Company Inc. marked its 50th anniversary. Founded by Jimmy and Joan Kline in 1967 as a small family enterprise, Precision is now one of the leading commercial concrete construction companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Precision was one of the first companies in […]

Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations For 2018 Cim Auction At World Of Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program—a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in concrete industry management—is seeking donations for their 2018 CIM Auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24 at […]

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named CEO of Powers Brown Architecture

Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. office locations established in the past five to […]

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