• 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

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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Jan
17

Citadel Contractors And AH Harris Go Back To School With Tilt-Up Construction

Some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new teachers, new friends, and the kids at York Preparatory Academy in Rock Hill, SC even got a new school this year. The mission of the York Preparatory Academy (YPA) is for the faculty, staff, […]

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Jan
15

Hickey Named to Five Most Influential in Concrete Industry

Shawn Hickey, President, SiteCast Construction, Ottawa, Ontario, has been named by Concrete Construction magazine, published by Hanley Wood LLC, as one of the five most influential people in the concrete industry. Hickey was recognized for leading educational and promotional efforts for tilt-up concrete both in North America and internationally. When Shawn Hickey tells you that […]

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Member News

Apr
29

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight – B.D. Stevens Limited

B.D. Stevens Limited is the original founding company of what has grown to become the Stevens Group of Companies. The Stevens Group of Companies is a privately held third generation family business with its head office located in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. It currently operates interests in the aggregate, ready-mix, […]

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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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