• Design and Construction of CONFLUENCE PARK

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Andrew Kudless Photo – Casey Dunn – Views of the competed main pavilion at Confluence Park. In March 2018, Confluence Park opened to the public in San Antonio, Texas. The product of over 10 years of development by the client, the San Antonio River Foundation, the project represents […]

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  • The TILT-UP Industry’s BIGGEST Event Yet

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap and Meadow Burke in 2018, brings together the industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, awards, education, demonstrations, technology, networking, entertainment and much more. With Dallas as the 2018 host […]

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  • Bringing Mars To Earth

    Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Luke Pinkerton, PE (ME), Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Helix Steel and Susan Foster-Goodman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CTS Cement Introduction Imagine the valuable impact on the tilt-up industry if it were possible to reduce panel thickness by 20%, eliminate 70% or more of traditional rebar, and erect […]

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  • Student Participation Continues To Grow

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is committed to engage, inspire and support students interested in tilt-up construction. To help fulfill this commitment, each year the TCA invites students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Whether they are just being introduced to the building system, there to better understand […]

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  • Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

    Monday, October 29, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Industry Press

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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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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Member News

Oct
10

The Korte Company Welcomes Matt McDonald to Pre-Construction Services

Matt McDonald, a 13-year construction veteran, has joined The Korte Company’s Pre-Construction group. Matt is a Missouri State University alum, with a B.A. in Construction Management Technology. Mr. McDonald will be assisting the team with the bidding and estimation process as they pursue new work in both the public and private sectors. “Matt’s background in […]

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Oct
7

Sustaining Member Spotlight: CMC Construction Services

For more than sixty years, CMC Construction Services has supplied contractors with a superior line of construction-related products, technical support and innovative solutions. With twenty-three locations, their team of professionals has built a solid reputation by anticipating and understanding the objectives of their customers. “What sets us apart,” said Jimmie Ballard, Tilt-Up Product Manager for […]

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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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Jul
26

Barrish Pelham & Associates “Best Firm to Work For”

Sacramento’s own Barrish Pelham & Associates has been recognized as the leader in structural engineering firms to work for.  Barrish Pelham was named #1 in the 2013 national rankings by Structural Engineer magazine. The company has been ranked in the top 10 for the previous six years. 2013 marks a breakthrough year for us in […]

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Jul
9

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: Bob Moore Construction, Inc.

August, 1946: The temperature soared into the nineties as a blistering Texas Panhandle sun burned down on the curved metal roof of the Quonset hut. Bob Moore and his crew tightened the last screw, rolled up the remaining tools and officially completed the first Bob Moore Construction project… on time and in budget. With that […]

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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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