• 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

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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Jan
26

The Tilt-Up Industry’s Hottest Event Yet

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Lindsey Bloomquist, Manager of Communications and Networking, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Each year the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo brings together the tilt-up industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, demonstrations, education, technology, networking, awards, entertainment and much more. With Miami as the 2017 host city […]

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Jan
11

First Insulated Tilt-Up Freezer In British Columbia Nearing Completion

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass and Ram Construction partnered to develop a comprehensive building envelope plan for the ground-breaking facility. Ram Construction, headquartered in Delta, British Columbia, is nearing completion of what is thought to be the first integrally insulated tilt-up freezer project in western Canada. The project, Subzero Cold Logistics, […]

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Jan
11

A Student’s Perspective

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) encourages students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo each year to better understand the building system, learn about the industry, and network with the professionals who know it best. Humberto Cantú, a civil engineering student at Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM), […]

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Member News

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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Apr
11

MAX USA Corp. Introduces The Twintier RB441T At The 2018 World Of Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group MAX USA Corp. launched its new battery-operated rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB441T at the 2018 World of Concrete Show. This exciting new rebar-tying tool is faster, delivers even greater efficiency, and saves more labor than previous models. The TwinTier’s special attributes include its faster tying speed, […]

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