• METHOD ARCHITECTURE TO EXPAND INTO AUSTIN MARKET

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    Houston-based Method Architecture will acquire Austin-based Architecture Plus in Q4 Method Architecture Principals (from left): Keith Holley, Eric Hudson, Vanessa Ortega, Jake Donaldson Houston, TX (October 2, 2017) – Method Architecture, a Houston-based architecture firm, has announced the acquisition of Architecture Plus, a boutique architecture firm in Austin, Texas. The acquisition will be the second […]

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  • 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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Industry Press

Jan
16

TCA Announces Initial Report from the Natural Disaster Task Force

MT. VERNON, IOWA (Jan. 26, 2012) – The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of site-cast Tilt-Up as the preferred construction method – has published an initial report from the Natural Disaster Task Force. Formed last summer to investigate the performance of site-cast Tilt-Up […]

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Jan
4

TCA Releases The Construction of Tilt-Up

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA (Jan. 4, 2012) | 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 construction method — has announced the release of The Construction of Tilt-Up. The newest publication from the TCA is the second in a planned trilogy […]

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Dec
19

Worthy of Remembrance

The design, engineering and construction of the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Each year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) selects a new location for its Annual Convention. Last year, Irvine, California was selected and Amelia Island, Florida will host the event in 2012. This year, the TCA selected […]

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Dec
19

Dedication – 25 Years of TCA Membership

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association It is hard to believe that this past year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association turned 25 years old.  It seems only yesterday that we were celebrating the 20th year with our friends during the World of Concrete and in a blink of an eye another five is […]

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Dec
19

21st Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

By: Wendy Ward | Constructive Communication, Inc. The Achievement Awards program was established by TCA to honor projects that represent an increasing diversity of building types constructed with site-cast Tilt-Up concrete as well as those that advance industry technology, apply innovative form and provide unique solutions to building programs. Projects were reviewed by a panel […]

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Dec
19

Task Force Completes Investigation

By: Wendy Ward | Constructive Communication One of the main goals of the TCA is to serve as an advocate for the industry to grow use of the method. As many of you will recall, earlier this year, site cast Tilt-Up received media attention regarding the performance of Tilt-Up structures in high wind events. This […]

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Member News

Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
22

Thermomass Announces New Hire

Thermomass ®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Bob Bertig has joined the company as South East Region Sales Manager. Bob will have the primary responsibility of managing Thermomass’ South East Region which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. “Bob has been […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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Jun
30

A.H. Harris Announces New President

West Hartford, CT – Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, from Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, to President. Kimberly Corwin has more than 20 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation. She joined Hughes Supply in […]

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Jun
1

Member Profile: VLMK Consulting Engineers

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. Founded in 1970, VLMK Consulting Engineers has always had a primary emphasis on providing quality consulting structural engineering services. The firm is committed to providing safe, economical and functional design. “Our focus on providing creative design solutions with an attention-to-detail and meeting critical timelines has made our staff one […]

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Mar
1

Member Profile: Sunshine Structures, Inc.

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. As a member of the CON/STEEL Alliance, Sunshine Structures, Inc. has positioned itself as a leading Tilt-Up construction firm in the southeast. With headquarters located in Lehigh Acres, Fla., the firm has offices in New Orleans, La., Columbus, Ga. and Raleigh, N.C. They also have the ability to effectively […]

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