• 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

Apr
22

8 Ways to Put Your Tilt-Up Achievement Awards to Work for You

As a member of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, you have the opportunity to submit for, and receive, highly acclaimed Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Below are eight ways you can put your award to work for you. Make them the center of marketing efforts that separate you from your competition. Link to your project’s award profile from […]

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Mar
29

TCA Announces Call for Entries for 26th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group 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 call for entries for the 26th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. The awards will be presented at […]

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Feb
15

Concrete Strategies, Inc. – Newest TCA Certified Company

Concrete Strategies, Inc. (CSI) recently became the ninth tilt-up company approved as a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Contractor. The TCA Company Certification program, which focuses on safety and quality control, is rapidly gaining recognition from the design community and is beginning to be included as a qualification for bidding work. Concrete Strategies employs over […]

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Feb
15

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Releases First Spec Update Since 2002

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the public availability of their newly revised guideline specifications and tolerance document in standard three-part CSI format. A major industry reference for architects, engineers, developers and owners, the TCA Guideline Specifications has been updated for areas of major development and […]

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Feb
11

Stacked

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Words: Mitch Bloomquist | Images: Paul Careccia One might suggest that buildings can be separated into those designed to read as the method in which they are constructed and those designed to hide or be elusive to the construction method. Likewise, a construction method may also be a stereotype […]

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Jan
28

World’s Tallest Tilt-Up Panel Erected Near Miami, Florida

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The record for the world’s tallest tilt-up panel was shattered in November when Woodland Construction Co. of Jupiter, Fla. erected a 111-foot 9-inch tall panel. The record-breaking panel forms part of a nine-story, 600-bed dormitory for Florida International University at their Biscayne Bay Campus located in North […]

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Member News

Jan
28

World’s Tallest Tilt-Up Panel Erected Near Miami, Florida

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The record for the world’s tallest tilt-up panel was shattered in November when Woodland Construction Co. of Jupiter, Fla. erected a 111-foot 9-inch tall panel. The record-breaking panel forms part of a nine-story, 600-bed dormitory for Florida International University at their Biscayne Bay Campus located in North […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction Awareness Ramped Up In Emerging Countries

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE When compared to other durable building systems, tilt-up construction presents incredible value in emerging countries where new construction methods are being investigated. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), through its partners, has been working to spread word of the great benefits tilt-up affords. TCA members have conducted free educational seminars […]

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Sep
21

Tilt-Up Education at Big-05, Kuwait

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE, Senior Structural Engineer, Associate member – ACI-551 / ACI-423 The Big-05 exhibition is an event that is held annually in Kuwait and many other cities around the world. The event attracts architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers. The Big-05 includes CPD (Continuing professional development) certified workshops, and […]

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Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Aug
21

Thermomass Names Brad Nesset President

Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce that it has appointed Brad Nesset as President. Nesset has been with Thermomass since 2005 and replaces Tom Stecker, who has led the growth of Thermomass since 2004. Stecker is stepping down to spend more time with family and pursue other interests, […]

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Aug
18

Ironrock Capital’s METROBRICK Announces Vertical Wire Cut Texture

Ironrock Capital is proud to announce a significant change to their METROBRICK product’s wire cut finish. METROBRICK® has a new look to its wire cut finish, changing from a texture horizontally across the surface of the brick to vertical across the surface. The new direction better emulates the way a full brick would be manufactured. […]

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