• 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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  • Immigration Changes Ahead – The ICEman is Coming

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Although President Trump’s revised travel ban is still tied up in litigation, other aspects of his renewed focus on immigration are thriving. For example, his budget proposal anticipates hiring as many as 10,000 new immigration and border patrol agents. It is anticipated that those agents will not all be deployed at the border, but will […]

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  • Composite Concrete Panels -The Future for Tilt-Up Walls?

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    By Jeffrey R. Needham, P.E. As I have watched the tilt-up concrete construction industry develop over many years, I have appreciated the way it has become a preferred method of construction for many building types. This growth has been based on a number of improvements in construction and design technology, such as larger mobile cranes, […]

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  • ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    The ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program has undergone the first major overhaul since its inception. The original program was designed to have certified individuals retaking the exam every five years in order to maintain an active certification. The exam, however, saw very little change and only minor modifications were made to the resource […]

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Industry Press

Jun
14

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

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Jun
13

Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

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May
31

HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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May
23

OSHA Silica Regulation Ratcheting Up Your Projects

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This article discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations that went into effect on June 23, 2016 with required compliance by June 30, 2017. Although many in the industry believe there will be a delay in the regulatory action due to further research that is […]

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May
22

MY YOUNG CAREER: A Professional Development Story

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Anthony Cavossa From birth I was destined to pursue a career in concrete construction. I guess it all starts with my biggest role model and the man I’ve looked up to my entire life, my grandfather. Anthony A. Cavossa Sr. started A.C. Cement in 1969. He […]

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May
18

CALL FOR ENTRIES, 2017 AWARD PROGRAMS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for entries for the 2017 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the […]

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Member News

May
12

Brendan Deely Named A. H. Harris President & CEO

West Hartford, CT – A.H. Harris, a leading distributor of construction supplies and equipment, announced Brendan Deely as President & CEO effective May 5, 2017. Brendan Deely is a seasoned Construction Supply executive with 28 years of experience driving sales, marketing and operational efficiency in the industrial distribution sector. Since 2016 Brendan has been a […]

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May
9

Nox-Crete Hires Experienced Tilt-up Contractor Tom Bozzano

Nox-Crete Products Group, an employee-owned manufacturer of high performance chemicals for the concrete construction industry, has brought Tom Bozzano on board as the Tilt-Up Segment Manager. Tom has over 25 years working in concrete construction as a Tilt-Up Project Manager and Estimator, effectively negotiating with general contractors and managing construction teams to deliver projects on […]

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May
9

Matilda Building

The Matilda Building is an 88,000-square-foot tilt-up structure near Gonzaga University. It contains three floors of upscale apartments over one floor of retail. The project also includes a 14,000-square-foot parking garage composed of cast-in-place concrete columns and walls; tilt-up walls and spandrels; post-tensioned tilt-up spandrels; and cast-in-place, post-tensioned elevated slab and beams. The owners wanted […]

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Apr
11

Ware Malcomb Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently announced the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the firm’s founding on April 1, 1972. Ware Malcomb has grown dramatically in both size and scope from the company’s early beginnings as a local, Irvine-based architectural firm. The firm now spans 22 offices across beginnings as a local, […]

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Apr
11

Bob Moore Construction’s Ed McGuire Named Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Ed McGuire, President of Bob Moore Construction, has been named a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Mr. McGuire’s selection as a Fellow of the ACI follows his 2015 presentation of the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA)’s prestigious Murray Parker Memorial Award, to honor his career achievements in growing the tilt-up industry around the world. […]

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Apr
11

Dan Lester, Concrete Strategies, Honored with Diversity Champion Recognition

The St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers recognized Dan Lester, director of contractor relations and personnel recruitment at Concrete Strategies on March 6 at their 46th Anniversary Best Practices and Diversity/Inclusion Awards Gala for his work recruiting immigrants and mentoring at-risk kids. “[Lester] is a fierce advocate for minorities,” said Carol Daniel of KMOX Radi. […]

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