• Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) received word today that Bob Truitt, FTCA has passed away. Bob was the 2000 recipient of the Peter Courtois Memorial Award and served on the TCA Board of Directors for many years. He was recently included in the association’s inaugural class of fellows. Bob set a pace for participation in […]

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  • The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

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  • Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

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  • HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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  • OSHA Silica Regulation Ratcheting Up Your Projects

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This article discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations that went into effect on June 23, 2016 with required compliance by June 30, 2017. Although many in the industry believe there will be a delay in the regulatory action due to further research that is […]

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Industry Press

Aug
4

TCA Reopens Judging of 2014 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 reopen judging of the 2014 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, managing director of the TCA, this phase of the awards program […]

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Jul
21

TCA Announces Call for Entries for 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the call for entries for the 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards. The TCA created the Safety Awards program in order to recognize the contractors in the industry committed to maintaining safe working environments on their job sites. In 2007, […]

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Jul
16

Class A Six-Story Texas Tilt

SIERRA PINES II, A SIX-STORY CLASS A TILT-UP OFFICE BUILDING IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS. THE PROJECT IS SITUATED ON A SNUG 4-ACRE SITE LOCATED IN THE WOODLANDS, A 28,000-ACRE COMMUNITY IN SUBURBAN HOUSTON, TEXAS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association CLASS A TILT? Contrary to a once popular belief, class […]

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Jul
7

Mr. Clean

PRESTON ROTHWELL, OF ROTHWELL CONSTRUCTION, BELIEVES JOBSITE CLEANLINESS LEADS TO FEWER MISTAKES, LESS WASTE, MORE PROFESSIONALISM AND SAFER WORKERS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association “A clean jobsite is a safe jobsite,” says Preston Rothwell. “There are so many opportunities for accidents to happen when the jobsite is not clean.” Rothwell’s rule – anything […]

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Jun
23

For The Dangerously Uninterested

TILTWALLISM: A TREATISE ON THE ARCHITECTURAL POTENTIAL OF TILT WALL CONSTRUCTION BY JEFFREY BROWN By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Tiltwallism encourages architects to re-engage everyday architecture neglected by many professionals and stimulate an interest in tilt-up for designers. In addition to serving as an introductory resource to architects and an inspiration to contractors, […]

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Jun
23

A Frothy Market Ahead

IN REAL ESTATE, ‘FROTHY’ IS THE WORD USED TO DESCRIBE A MARKET IN WHICH THE PRICES OF ASSETS ARE JUST BEGINNING TO RISE ABOVE THEIR REAL VALUE BECAUSE OF HIGH DEMAND. THESE ARE THE MARKET CONDITIONS PRECEDING A MARKET BUBBLE. By: Kim Corwin | AH Harris After hearing the word repeatedly over the past few […]

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Member News

Feb
3

TCA Announces New Board Members

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 elected three new board members for the 2014 year. The new board members were announced at the TCA’s annual meeting, which took place at the 2014 World of […]

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Jan
10

Ed McGuire Named President of Bob Moore Construction

Nationally Recognized Leader on Tilt-Up Construction and Concrete Construction Brings His Expertise to New Role for Arlington, Texas General Contractor Bob Moore Construction is pleased to announce that Ed McGuire has been named the company’s new President. Mr. McGuire assumes his new position with thirty years of industry experience in Texas, Oklahoma and around the […]

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Jan
2

Celebration/Contemplation

INTERPRETING THE FORT BEND COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL | SUGAR LAND, TX By: Jeffrey Brown, AIA | Powers Brown Architecture This monument is offered to the veterans of Fort Bend County as an inadequate acknowledgement of their service to the United States of America. Interpreting the monument requires a willingness to accept it that appeal to […]

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Jan
2

How do you Define Value?

1val·ue noun \’val-(,)yü\ : the amount of money that something is worth : the price or cost of something : something that can be bought for a low or fair price : usefulness or importance Over 500 people participated in this year’s TCA Annual Convention held in Houston, TX. I attended the event along with […]

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Nov
11

2014 Media Kit – Tilt-Up Today

Tilt-Up Today, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is the source for tilt-up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the tilt-up industry. Tilt-Up Today is the only publication that exists which captures the pulse of the global tilt-up industry and disseminates this information efficiently […]

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Oct
22

TCA Announces Winners of 2013 Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the winners of the eighth annual safety awards. The Alphonse J. Engelman Safety Awards Program honors Al Engelman, a TCA past president and board member as well as a long-time supporter of the tilt-up industry. Engelman helped introduce this […]

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