• 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

Jul
24

Tilt-Up Concrete Association to Open Judging of Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to Facebook Fans

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 open judging of the 2012 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, project manager at TCA, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to […]

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Jul
11

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Convention Line-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 educational sessions for their upcoming Annual Convention, to be held at Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Fla., Oct. 2-4. With a theme of “Evolution,” […]

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May
10

TCA Convention Exhibitor Invite

YOU ARE INVITED to participate!  The global Tilt-Up industry gathers this year at the beautiful Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida.  The TCA Annual Convention runs from October second through the fourth. New this year: the TCA will be unveiling a new field supervisor/ project manager track at the 2012 TCA Annual Convention. The […]

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Mar
30

FRAME/FAÇADE

Non-traditional applications of Tilt-Up concrete construction provide very different solutions for two high-profile museums. By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association In a testament to the versatility and applicability of Tilt-Up concrete construction, two recent projects — the expansion of the Saint Louis Art Museum and a new home for the National Museum of Health and […]

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Mar
30

Code Corner: The IECC 2009 and ASHRAE 90.1-2007 Effect

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association I received a technical question the other day from an eastern state asking if it was true that Tilt-Up could no longer be built due to the new energy codes.  It seems the contractor had caught wind of changes to the energy code and assumed that […]

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Mar
27

Superintendent Recertification gets an Update

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 announced an update to the recertification process for the Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program – a collaborative effort between the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and TCA. […]

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Member News

Aug
23

John Gander, Vice President and General Manager of Haynes Whaley Associates to Retire

“Blue skies smiling at me. Nothing but blue skies do I see.” After 12 years, John Gander is leaving the urban jungle of Washington DC and heading for the blue skies of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Since 2000, John has been leading Haynes Whaley Associates’ Reston, Virginia office.  On August 31, he will retire from his post […]

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Aug
14

Alex Rapp Promoted to Vice President of Operations of A.H. Harris

From the Corporate Headquarters in West Hartford, Connecticut, Kim Corwin, President of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Alex Rapp, formerly the company’s Director of Operations, to the position of Vice President of Operations. In her August 1 announcement, Ms. Corwin stated, “Alex has been an asset to the team, providing insight […]

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Jul
26

Mansfield, Texas ARDEX Manufacturing and Distribution Center Receives Prestigious Award

ARDEX Americas Mansfield Manufacturing and Distribution Center recently received recognition from the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for exemplary facility safety standards. “ARDEX Americas takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously,” said President and CEO Stephan M. Liozu. “The SHARP program rigorously analyzed our Mansfield facility and recognized the exemplary […]

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Jul
24

Tilt-Up Concrete Association to Open Judging of Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to Facebook Fans

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 open judging of the 2012 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, project manager at TCA, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to […]

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Jul
13

Thermomass Promotes Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician

Thermomass®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce the promotion of Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician. Burkhart will have the primary responsibility of overseeing the areas of product development.  He will head endeavors in research, development and testing to keep Thermomass on the cutting-edge of new technology. “Garett has […]

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May
23

Dayton Superior Delta Tie Achieves Critical Fire Test Ratings

DAYTON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 – Dayton Superior is proud to announce that the Delta Tie, an insulated, tilt up concrete panel connector, has achieved the distinction of achieving the desired fire ratings prescribed in the NFPA.285 fire test and, most recently, the ASTM E-119 fire test. The Delta Tie underwent NFPA 285 fire testing […]

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