• Engage, Support & Inspire

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Lindsey Bloomquist Images: Francisco Vera The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is committed to engaging, supporting and inspiring students across the globe who are interested in the tilt-up building system. To fulfill this commitment, the TCA offers a wide variety of resources to aid student projects, connect them with […]

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  • Lake|Flato – Francis Parker School

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist, Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Images: Paul Hester, Hewitt Garrison, Frank Ooms Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1912, the school is located in San Diego, California. Parker’s mission is […]

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  • The Advantages of PVC Reveals in Decorative Tilt-Up

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Tom Bozzano, Tilt-Up Market Segment Manager, Nox-Crete Products Group Since the Romans built the aqueducts – and probably even before that – builders have been using a variety of masonry techniques to add decorative detail to the facades of their structures. Textured surfaces, or rustication, add visual interest […]

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  • Training for the Future

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Robert Werthamer, AIA LEED AP, Zyscovich Architects Images: Steven Brooke Studios Brightline, formerly All Aboard Florida, is resurrecting the passenger rail service that spearheaded the original development along Florida’s Eastern Seaboard. Brightline was designed by SOM in association with Zyscovich Architects. The stations here represent the first of […]

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  • 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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Industry Press

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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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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Member News

Jul
3

TCA Elects Corwin as President

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced Kimberly Corwin, President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of A.H. Harris & Sons, as President on the TCA Board of Directors. Corwin has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has been a member of […]

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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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