• Disaster Planning Thinking It Backwards/Done In Reverse

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    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 […]

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  • Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    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 […]

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  • The Tilt-Up Industry’s Hottest Event Yet

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    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 […]

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  • First Insulated Tilt-Up Freezer In British Columbia Nearing Completion

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    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, […]

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  • A Student’s Perspective

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    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), […]

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Industry Press

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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Feb
18

TCA Positions for the Future of Energy Efficiency

Validated by the recent aggressive changes found in the last two versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the TCA is positioned to serve as a major industry resource to building designers. Beginning with the 2009 IECC and ending with the recently released 2012 IECC, building envelopes constructed under the jurisdiction of this code […]

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Feb
13

TCA Selects Recipients of 2013 Professional Achievement Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced the recipients of five professional achievement awards. The awards were presented at TCA’s annual meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 7 in conjunction with the World of Concrete. […]

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Jan
28

2013 Sustainability Conference Set for May 6-8 in San Francisco

The 2013 International Concrete Sustainability Conference is scheduled for May 6-8 in San Francisco at the Hotel Sofitel San Francisco Bay (Redwood City, CA). The 8th annual conference, hosted by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, will provide learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable […]

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Jan
18

Small Smart Boxes

By: Jeffrey Brown, AIA | Powers Brown Architecture The next big thing in tilt-up may actually be small. While nearly every building type has now been executed in tilt-up, this article focuses on recent projects we have bundled together as Small Smart Boxes. These projects are from a series of small corporate build-to-suits that, because […]

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Jan
17

Tilt-Up Provides Speed And Efficiency For A Company On The Move American Tire – Londonderry, NH

Since 1935 American Tire Distributors has supported the nation’s tire dealers, service repair shops, and automotive performance shops with prompt and convenient delivery of the products, tools, and programs they need to service a country on the move. American Tire provides their customers with a complete package of tires, custom wheels, service equipment, shop supplies, […]

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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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