• 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

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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Apr
29

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code – Your Attention Required

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is quickly becoming one of the most talked about subjects in professional construction circles.  Those that aren’t discussing it soon will be because it represents the most aggressive minimum requirements in history for the building envelope.  While not designed […]

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Apr
29

TCA Announces Call for Entries for 23rd Annual Achievement Awards Program

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 announced the call for entries for the 23rd installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards program honors projects that […]

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Apr
25

TCA Releases Engineering Tilt-Up

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 announced the release of Engineering Tilt-Up. The newest publication from the TCA is the third in a trilogy of resources covering the architecture, engineering and construction of tilt-up. […]

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Apr
19

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Engineering Seminar Series

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 present an engineering seminar series titled, “Applying the 2012 IBC to the Design of Low-Rise Concrete Building Systems – Engineering Tilt-Up.” The first event is scheduled for June […]

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Mar
8

OSHA Schedules Discussions of Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled two informal stakeholder meetings to solicit comments on the crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The meetings will focus on the effectiveness of crane operator certification to ensure that crane operators can safely operate equipment and the level of competence […]

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Member News

Apr
22

A.H. Harris Hosts Construction Supply Vendor Expo; Celebrates Business Success

In an effort to build stronger relationships, learn about what’s new in the construction industry, and recognize associate excellence, A. H. Harris hosted its “Summit, University, and Vendor Expo.” The one-day event, which was held on March 1 at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., was attended by 200 associates and more than […]

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Mar
29

The Korte Company Breaks Ground For U.S. Army Reserve Center In Rockford, Illinois

The Korte Company will begin work on a 38,880 square foot Army Reserve Facility in Rockford, Illinois. The combined Training Center/Organizational Maintenance Shop (OMS) is intended to form the centerpiece and most important facility of the Army Reserve Center (ARC) Rockford campus. This campus will consist of the combined Training Center/OMS and the Unheated Storage […]

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Mar
14

The Korte Company’s Healthcare Group Welcomes Bill Yearout

The Korte Company welcomes Bill Yearout to the organization. He will be bringing more than 17 years of experience in the construction industry to his newly formed position within the firm’s Healthcare Division. More than 15 of those years have been dedicated to the senior living sector and 11 to the healthcare specific industry. Mr. Yearout […]

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Mar
13

TCA Staff Announces Web Conference Series

TCA Staff is pleased to announce what started at the TCA Convention last year in Florida has evolved into a great opportunity for your company and staff as a member of the TCA. During that Convention, TCA Staff presented the evolution of the International Energy Conservation Code and its impact on building design and construction. […]

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Mar
8

Thermomass Expands US Sales Team

Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Jon Cobb has joined the company as a Regional Sales Manager. Jon will have the primary responsibility of managing Thermomass’ Southeast Region, which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. Cobb, a native of Pennsylvania, grew […]

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Feb
20

Red Seat Software Announces U.S. Sales Agreement with Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC

Red Seat Software, a USA distributor of structural engineering software solutions from S-FRAME Software Inc., announced today a sales agreement with Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC (TDS). The agreement provides Red Seat Software the opportunity to promote and sell the Tilt-Werks® technology solution from Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC that has been used in the design of […]

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