• Revised TCA Guideline For Temporary Wind Bracing

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group 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 […]

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  • Building The Next Generation Of Skilled Labors

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Construction is one of the nation’s largest industries, with over 7 million wage and salary jobs and 1.9 million self-employed workers. Over the past decade the construction industry has been hit with a rapidly increasing skilled labor shortage. Due to this shortage, Martin Concrete has tried to […]

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  • TCA Releases the 2nd And 3rd books in Architecture Of Tilt-Up Series

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    Español | Translation The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the public availability of the second and third books in its architecture of tilt-up series, The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Spiritual and The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Education. The Architecture of Tilt-Up, 3rd edition, was compiled by Mitch Bloomquist, executive director of the TCA. This book […]

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  • Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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  • Gluing Down: Best Practices

    Monday, April 16, 2018

    Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

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Industry Press

Sep
25

Dayton Superior Announces Acquisition of Tilt-Werks®

Dayton Superior Corporation has purchased Tilt- Werks®, a fully-integrated, web-based technology developed by Tilt-Up Design Systems LLC. Tilt-Werks® is a sophisticated design and detail technology used by architects, structural engineers, contractors, and other professionals to create tilt-up buildings and construction packages, including the Building Information Modeling (BIM) data. Utilizing Tilt-Werks®, building geometry and engineering data […]

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Sep
16

10 Steps to Reduce Employment-Related Risk

AS WE ARE NOW MORE THAN HALFWAY THROUGH 2014, IT IS TIME TO TAKE THE TEMPERATURE OF YOUR EMPLOYMENT COMPLIANCE. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT CHANGES IN THE LAW AS WELL AS COMPLIANCE MATTERS THAT YOU NEED TO STAY ON TOP OF. HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR ONES. By: David Whitlock 1 […]

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Sep
15

Meadow Burke acquires Thermomass

Meadow Burke, North America’s foremost concrete accessories supplier, announced today that the company acquired Thermomass, the industry leader in concrete insulation systems. “In addition to strengthening Meadow Burke’s product offering for manufacturers of sandwich wall panels, Thermomass will serve as a platform for future growth in composite connection systems,” said Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke. […]

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Aug
28

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

Big-D Construction recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, […]

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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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Member News

Sep
15

Meadow Burke acquires Thermomass

Meadow Burke, North America’s foremost concrete accessories supplier, announced today that the company acquired Thermomass, the industry leader in concrete insulation systems. “In addition to strengthening Meadow Burke’s product offering for manufacturers of sandwich wall panels, Thermomass will serve as a platform for future growth in composite connection systems,” said Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke. […]

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Aug
28

LJB Inc. Opens Houston, Texas Office

On September 2, LJB will open a regional office near Houston, Texas, to better serve its expanding client base in the Gulf Coast and Texas Triangle regions. Known throughout the tilt-up industry for its CON/STEEL Building Program, LJB has been providing tilt-up design and consulting expertise throughout North America and beyond for decades.  Until now, […]

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Aug
28

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

Big-D Construction recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, […]

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Jul
28

Vexcon Chemicals Announces Stain Protection and Enhancement for Densified /Hardened and Polished Concrete

Vexcon Chemicals is an industry leader providing innovative product solutions through the development of advance chemical technologies designed to meet today’s construction demands. We are pleased to announce Vexcon’s StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE. StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE is a water base stabilized penetrating and film forming curing polymer that provides durable long lasting stain protection and […]

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Jul
24

Kimberly Corwin Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of A.H. HARRIS

Bob Parsons, Chairman of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, President & Chief Operating Officer to President & Chief Executive Officer. Kimberly Corwin has more than 25 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation.  She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in […]

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Jul
17

Dayton Superior opens Innovation Center at Miamisburg, Ohio Headquarters

Dayton Superior Corporation, a global leader in providing advanced product solutions for the concrete construction industry, has officially opened their state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Innovation Center will serve as a hub for research and development and technology services in support of the company’s new product development initiative […]

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