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

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    (Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – 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 […]

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  • VERIFYING THE CAUSE OF PANEL CRACKING – A CASE STUDY

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By Jack Robinson, Stewart Hooks, John Lawson PE, SE Introduction/Cracking Pattern Despite the multitude of benefits tilt-up construction has to offer in low rise commercial buildings, there is still room for improvements in the performance of tilt-up buildings. One opportunity for improvement is to minimize a particular, […]

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  • Higher and Higher: the Ascent to #1 of the Tilt-Up Top Ten

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced multiple changes to its list of tilt-up achievements in the Tilt-Up Top Ten. The changes made to the Tilt-Up Top Ten in this past cycle are among the most impressive changes in recent years. Four new #1 projects have been […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Goes Residential in Ontario

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Len Overbeek, co-founder of TiltWall Ontario Inc. is a big fan of the phrase, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” He is currently building the province’s first site-cast residential project in Woodstock—for himself. “Tilt-up residential construction is fairly popular in the US, particularly along the West Coast and into British Columbia, but […]

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  • Tilt-Up Company Certification Streamlined

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors established renewed commitment and energy for the Company Certification program over a year ago. Since the time of this recommitment, 18 companies have become active participants in the program, receiving full certification status. In addition, the program interest is gaining momentum with 6-10 additional companies projected to […]

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Industry Press

Aug
29

First General Contractor in the United States Named TCA Certified Company

Bob Moore Construction has become the first general contractor in the United States to be named a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). The TCA Company Certification Program provides formal validation of a contractor’s experience, quality and performance. The emphasis of the program is on quality control and quality assurance but safety, […]

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Aug
21

Keynote Speaker Announced for 2013 TCA Convention

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Rice University, as the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 TCA Convention in Houston, Texas. “Each year the educational content for the TCA Convention is updated to reflect current industry issues, advancements in […]

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Jul
9

Reducing The Cost Of Reasonable Protection – Tilt-Up and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association A four-story tilt-up office building designed to meet the Department of Defense’s blast and progressive collapse resistance requirements is under construction in Maryland, and it is being built on a speculative basis.  Before diving too far into the specifics of this project though, it is helpful to discuss […]

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Jul
9

Tilt-Up Decreases Total Cost of Building Ownership

By: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc. One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise. Although the building industry tends […]

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Jul
8

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Spearheads Design And Construction Of Fort Bend County Veteran’s Memorial

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association along with the Sugar Land Parks Department and Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, is proud to be spearheading the design and construction of the Fort Bend County Veterans’ Memorial in Sugar Land, Texas. The project is a continuation of the TCA Community Project Program, developed in 2010 by the TCA, to encourage […]

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Jul
8

Going Wide

Citadel Contractors sets record with 89-ft-wide panel. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association At 89 ft wide, the front entry panel for York Preparatory Academy High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina is the widest tilt-up panel on record.  Jason Swagert, Vice President of Citadel Contractors explains while the reasons for designing this wide […]

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Member News

Jul
1

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

Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, President to President & Chief Operating 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 2002 to […]

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Jun
18

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Welcomes First Chinese Member

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces its first Chinese member, Shanghai Open Steel Structure Company Ltd. and the start of introductory relations of tilt-up construction designs and methods to one of the world’s largest construction markets. “Shanghai Open Steel Structure Company joins a rapidly expanding list […]

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Jun
3

Bob Moore Construction Named North Texas 2013 Outstanding Small Business

TCA Sustaining Member Bob Moore Construction has received the 2013 Outstanding Small Business of the Year Award for north Texas from the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with North Texas Small Business Development Center. The Outstanding Small Business Award is given in recognition of the recipient’s achievements, innovativeness, response to adversity and contributions to […]

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May
16

Take One: New England Studios

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The film industry is no stranger to the word “tilt,” but for a major television and film studio in New England, tilt has taken on an entirely different meaning. In cinematography, tilt refers to a technique in which a stationary camera rotates on a vertical, or tilting, plane. […]

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May
16

Shelley Metz Baumann Hawk changes name to SMBH, Inc.

Spring is here and the promise of growth for our industry leaves us optimistic. At SMBH, we are fortunate that spring coincides with many positive changes we are honored to share with our valued partners and clients. To begin, one important yet not too drastic of change is our name from Shelley Metz Baumann Hawk […]

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Apr
29

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight – B.D. Stevens Limited

B.D. Stevens Limited is the original founding company of what has grown to become the Stevens Group of Companies. The Stevens Group of Companies is a privately held third generation family business with its head office located in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. It currently operates interests in the aggregate, ready-mix, […]

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