• Supporting Expanded Market Adoption of Partially Composite Insulated Sandwich Wall Panels

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has recently engaged in advocacy efforts to champion expanded market adoption and acceptance of partially composite insulated sandwich wall panels. While not a new invention, these panels are experiencing a surge in demand due to their numerous advantages over other systems. The popularity of these […]

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  • Fort Worth Camera – Aperture Wall

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Bart Shaw, FAIA Photographs: Dror Baldinger, FAIA Fort Worth Camera, designed by Ibañez Shaw Architecture and built by Tim Pulliam of Concrete Work L.P., sits on Montgomery Street, a commercial corridor that lies between the Arlington Heights neighborhood and the Museum/Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum […]

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  • The Recycling of Tilt-Up Myths

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Mitch Bloomquist From claims of “fake news” to the popular TV show Myth Busters to the website snopes.com, the world seems to be full of distracting falsehoods; yet, people appear to be concerned with finding the truth (in most cases). However, their pursuit of truth is constantly bombarded […]

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  • 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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Industry Press

Apr
20

Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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Apr
16

Gluing Down: Best Practices

Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

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Apr
16

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call For Entries For 2018 Tilt-Up Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented in Dallas, Texas at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. […]

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Mar
28

TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

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 methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

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Jan
27

Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Charles Nmai, Mark Bury, Joseph Daczko Introduction The Fall 2017 issue of Tilt-Up Today offered an article describing a recurring cracking pattern in tilt-up wall panels. The article by Robinson, Hooks and Lawson entitled “Verifying the Cause of Panel Cracking-A Case Study” concluded by highlighting the […]

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Jan
26

Disaster Planning Thinking It Backwards/Done In Reverse

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group What keeps you up at night? It’s fair to state that in 2017, Mother Nature delivered a wrath of extreme challenges for many of us, from extreme heat, record lows, and historical floods, to devastating winds, relentless mudslides and overwhelming fires. Planning for such disasters has become […]

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Member News

Apr
13

Tilt Wall Ontario Celebrating 15 Years Of Business, Team Building, And Tilt-Up Promotion

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Tilt Wall Ontario Inc brought in 2018 by celebrating their 15th year in business in the tilt-up industry. Fifteen years not only about building a business and tilting up concrete walls, but these 15 years have also been about building a team and spreading the word about […]

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Apr
13

Morabito Consultants Delivers Maryland’s Tallest Tilt-Up Office Building

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Morabito Consultants, a Sparks-based structural engineering firm, along with Powers Brown Architecture, designed Maryland’s first five-story, tilt-up constructed office building. Construction of the 126,283-square-foot office building was completed last year as part of the St. John Properties’ I-97 Business Park Phase III development, a 67-acre business community […]

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Apr
13

Meadow Burke Launches Super Lynk©

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Meadow Burke launched Super Lynk, a new panel-to-foundation connection system, at the World of Concrete Expo this year in Las Vegas, Nev. Super Lynk is a fast, strong and discrete way to permanently connect concrete panels to footings. It requires only a single bolt to make the […]

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Apr
11

Wagman Metal Products Inc. Introduces New Polypropelene Brush

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Wagman Metal Products Inc., the global leader in power trowel replacement blades, pans, and innovative trowel attachments for scrubbing, stripping, and polishing, introduces a new polypropelene brush. The stiff polypropelene bristle is good for general scrubbing on smooth concrete, including cleaning floors after tilt-up construction and applying […]

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Apr
11

Keim Expands Mineral Concrete Paint Offering To Include New Textures

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Mineral silicate paint offers a more durable option for finishing concrete, and now you can select from two new textures. KEIM, the world’s original mineral silicate paint producer, is launching a new line of sol-silicate mineral paints for concrete that includes smooth, sand and coarse finishes. These […]

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Apr
11

Thermomass Releases Continuing Education Course On Insulated Tilt-Up Design And Construction

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass has published its latest continuing education course, titled Energy Efficient Envelope Design Using Integrally Insulated Concrete Tilt-Up Panels. Hosted by AEC Daily, the free course focuses on the construction, benefits, sustainability, and specific market advantages for buildings constructed using integrally-insulated tilt-up panels. Producing continuing education courses […]

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