• 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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  • ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    The ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program has undergone the first major overhaul since its inception. The original program was designed to have certified individuals retaking the exam every five years in order to maintain an active certification. The exam, however, saw very little change and only minor modifications were made to the resource […]

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Industry Press

Dec
4

TCA to Celebrate 30 Years of Tilt-Up Innovation at Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee During World of Concrete

Join us for the 3rd annual Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee during World of Concrete 2016 as we celebrate the TCA’s 30th anniversary! In 1986 the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) was founded by a dedicated group of contractors, professionals and manufacturers with the interest of improving the quality and acceptance of tilt-up construction. Over the past 30 […]

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Nov
24

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Winners of 25th Annual Tilt-Up 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 the 25th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. The awards were presented during the Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete-Products Group, at the TCA International Convention […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Offers Tilt-Up Focused College Course Material

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 – announces the availability of tilt-up focused college course material – Tilt-Up Academy. The association is offering free educational tools to engineering faculty desiring to incorporate up to six weeks […]

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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
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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Sep
1

Veneer Curtain Wall Changing Perceptions of Tilt-Up in Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS: Jason Cooper, Senior Vice President, Arch-Con Construction IMAGES: Mark Johnson Veneer curtain wall technology is expanding architectural boundaries and changing perceptions of tilt-wall office construction among the brokerage community in Texas. A glass covering that mimics vision glass, the veneer curtain wall system is mounted directly […]

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Member News

May
11

Carson Companies Breaks Ground on Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies has broken ground on a 365,727 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility on Houston’s southeast side. Located in Bayport Industrial Park, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Barbour’s Cut and Bayport container terminals as well as the ship channel and petrochemical complex. “This project is a continuation of our strategy […]

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May
6

TCA Company Certification Recognizes and Improves Business Practices

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Company Certification program is entering its third year of existence and 8 companies have already been approved from the state of Washington to Nova Scotia, Canada and from Texas to Florida. Applicants have commented that the process was more rigorous and detailed […]

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Apr
20

Alston Construction is Recipient of the 2015 AGC National Construction Safety Excellence Award

Alston Construction Company has been named one of the nation’s safest construction companies when the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America awarded Alston first place in the AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards, the annual ranking of construction safety programs. Alston presented their outstanding leadership in safety and occupation health management, risk control, safety training, work […]

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Apr
10

World’s Largest Tilt-Up Building Under Construction In Houston, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Daikin Industries, Ltd., the leading global manufacturer in heating, cooling and refrigerant products, is expanding its Goodman operations in the United States by constructing a new state-of-the-art business campus outside of Houston, Texas. The new $417-million campus, designed by Powers Brown Architecture (architect) and LJB Inc. (engineer), […]

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Feb
23

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Shane Miller Named President

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up concrete construction industry – has announced Shane Miller, president of Divcon, Inc., as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of officers for 2015. Miller joined the TCA Board of Directors in 2010 and has been instrumental in the creation […]

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Jan
30

Dayton Superior to Host Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge at World of Concrete

Dayton Superior will demonstrate the cutting-edge Tilt-Werks technology during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is hosting a Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge on Wednesday, February 4 at 11:00 a.m. in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge event will allow World of Concrete attendees to […]

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