• Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) received word today that Bob Truitt, FTCA has passed away. Bob was the 2000 recipient of the Peter Courtois Memorial Award and served on the TCA Board of Directors for many years. He was recently included in the association’s inaugural class of fellows. Bob set a pace for participation in […]

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  • The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

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  • Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

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  • HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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  • OSHA Silica Regulation Ratcheting Up Your Projects

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This article discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations that went into effect on June 23, 2016 with required compliance by June 30, 2017. Although many in the industry believe there will be a delay in the regulatory action due to further research that is […]

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Industry Press

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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Aug
25

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien to Present ‘Concrete and Abstract’ at Tilt-Up Convention

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, founding partners at Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA), will present Concrete and Abstract at the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) International Convention in New Brunswick, N.J. on Oct. 1, 2015. The talk will precede a dedication and tour of their newly designed Hurricane Sandy Memorial Pavilion. The talk […]

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Jul
28

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects I Partners Designing Hurricane Sandy Memorial in New Jersey

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group New York firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) was recently selected to design a memorial in New Jersey marking the community’s ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy. They join a team of design and construction professionals providing pro bono services for this cause. The […]

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Jul
13

Contractor Introduces NJ Students To Design-Build Tilt Wall Construction Process

Students from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ spent a Saturday with two construction experts learning the basics and benefits of tilt-up construction. Bob Murray, Vice President and General Manager at Alston Construction and Gary Pascoe, Eastern Manager of Thermomass provided an introduction to the concept of Design-Build Tilt Wall construction to a master’s […]

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Jul
13

Generational Speaker Amy Lynch To Present Keynote At Tilt-Up Concrete Association Convention

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces Amy Lynch as keynote speaker for the 2015 TCA Convention in New Brunswick, N.J. Author, entrepreneur and generational speaker, Lynch, will present “Recruiting Millennials, Retaining Them and (gulp!) Maybe Even Liking Them!” The session is sponsored by Meadow Burke. “If you’re […]

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Jul
8

Tilt-Up Safety Awards Call for Entries

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the call for entries for the 2015 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards. The TCA created the Safety Awards program in order to recognize the contractors in the industry committed to maintaining safe working environments on their job sites. In 2007, […]

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Member News

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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Jan
15

Forum Studio Designs BJC’s First Tilt-Up Structure

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones WORDS: KERRY L. SMITH | IMAGES: MATTHEW MCFARLAND, M STUDIO WEST THE NEWLY COMPLETED, $25-MILLION, 220,000-SQUARE-FOOT, FIVE-STORY ADMINISTRATIVE HUB FOR BJC HEALTHCARE (BARNES-JEWISH HOSPITAL) IN SAINT LOUIS, MO IS A TILT-UP SUCCESS STORY. DESIGNED BY FORUM STUDIO, A FULL-SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FIRM BASED IN ST. LOUIS […]

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