• Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Call for Presentations

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for presentations for the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 26-28, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking […]

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  • Cloud Song

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Photo by William LeGoullon By Tom McClure and Eric Sterner Thanks to a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC), Scottsdale Community College is the only two-year public higher-education institution located on Native American Land. The recently completed Cloud Song Center meets the longstanding commitment of the […]

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  • Design and Construction of CONFLUENCE PARK

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Andrew Kudless Photo – Casey Dunn – Views of the competed main pavilion at Confluence Park. In March 2018, Confluence Park opened to the public in San Antonio, Texas. The product of over 10 years of development by the client, the San Antonio River Foundation, the project represents […]

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  • The TILT-UP Industry’s BIGGEST Event Yet

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap and Meadow Burke in 2018, brings together the industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, awards, education, demonstrations, technology, networking, entertainment and much more. With Dallas as the 2018 host […]

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  • Bringing Mars To Earth

    Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Luke Pinkerton, PE (ME), Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Helix Steel and Susan Foster-Goodman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CTS Cement Introduction Imagine the valuable impact on the tilt-up industry if it were possible to reduce panel thickness by 20%, eliminate 70% or more of traditional rebar, and erect […]

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Industry Press

Sep
21

Tilt-Up Potential Expressed

  By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association   The University of California San Diego (UCSD) needed office space, and they needed it fast.  With the new Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center set to open in 2011, the University was in dire need of space for the office, administrative, and clinical research activities supporting that facility and […]

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Sep
5

No Train No Gain!

By George Hedley I played water polo in high school and college. After summer vacation, our two week training camp would start in early September. It was tough. Twice a day for two hours per session, we would swim laps, pass the ball, practice our skills, shoot goals, lift weights, and work on our offense […]

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Aug
31

New ACI/TCA Certified Tilt-Up Supervisor Continuing Education Opportunity

At the recently held ACI committee meetings in Dallas, Texas, ACI’s Certification Programs Committee (CPC) approved an alternative re-certification for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification Program. The update will allow supervisors and technicians to recertify based on completing continuing education hours (CEUs) instead of re-testing. The first opportunity to earn CEUs for this […]

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Aug
13

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces New Speaker to Round out Convention Presentations

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the addition of Kim Basham PhD, PE, to the 2012 TCA Convention line-up. Basham, President of KB Engineer, LLC, will present “Controlling Cracks in Slabs” a session focused on what causes out-of-joint dry/thermal shrinkage cracks. His presentation, to be held Thursday, Oct. 4 from 8 – 10 a.m., […]

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Aug
1

Concrete Industry Associations Partner to Form Certification Consortium

In an effort to increase the awareness of certification opportunities for concrete professionals, while promoting the advantages of such programs, eight concrete associations have joined forces to form the Concrete Industry Certification Consortium (CCIC). Comprised of the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA), Architectural Precast Association (APA), Concrete Foundations Association (CFA), Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association […]

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Jul
30

The Christchurch Earthquakes: Observed Performance of Tilt-Up Buildings

By: Chris Urmson and Sam Toulmin | Alan Reay Consultants Ltd. Tilt-Up construction has been a popular method of erecting buildings in New Zealand since the 1950s. It is widely used in low-rise commercial and industrial buildings due to its low cost relative to other construction techniques and the speed and ease with which buildings […]

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Member News

Feb
20

Jason Mantle Promoted to Chief Operating Officer at The Korte Company

Jason Mantle, a 20-year veteran of The Korte Company, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. A graduate of University of Illinois’ Construction Management Master’s Program, Jason began his career at The Korte Company as an estimator. He has also served as a Project Manager, Quality Assurance Team Manager and Vice President of Preconstruction. Mantle’s experience […]

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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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Feb
11

Meadow Burke Announces New Website with User Enhancements and Added Product Information

Meadow Burke, LLC., a premier manufacturer of concrete precast and reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and products for the tilt-up marketplace announced today the launch of its new and greatly enhanced company website at www.meadowburke.com. The website sports a clean new design with more in-depth product information that engineers, architects and […]

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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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