• 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

Aug
10

Tilt-Up Company Certification Streamlined

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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Aug
10

Immigration Changes Ahead – The ICEman is Coming

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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Aug
8

Composite Concrete Panels -The Future for Tilt-Up Walls?

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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Aug
8

ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

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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Jun
14

Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

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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Jun
14

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

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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Member News

Jan
10

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named CEO of Powers Brown Architecture

Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. office locations established in the past five to […]

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Jan
9

DATUM CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Datum, an award-winning Texas-based engineering practice with offices in Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The firm serves a national client base, with completed projects from Seattle to Miami, as well as Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. Founder, Frank W. Chappell P.E., graduated […]

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Jan
9

Hd Supply White Cap Brings Safety Training To Jobsites

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Busy contractors face the serious challenge of making sure workers receive OSHA-required safety training. They have asked for an easier way to get training for ladder safety, fall protection, heat stress and silica-dust suppression. The field account managers from HD Supply White Cap listened. Their answer was […]

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Jan
9

Hughes General Contractors Lifts Unique Panels At Riverfront Medical Center In St. George, Utah

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group During the last week of October, Hughes General Contractors lifted the final concrete panels for the new Riverfront Medical Center in St. George, Utah. The 57,000-square-foot medical center design is unlike anything in the area and will house offices and clinics for a variety of medical professionals. […]

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Jan
9

BASF Launches Concrete Now! App For Instant Access To Concrete Information

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group BASF’s new and versatile smartphone application, Concrete Now!, is now available in the U.S. and Canada, and allows for instant access to information on concrete properties. Intended for contractors, engineers, architects and producers, the free Concrete Now! app serves as a channel to basic knowledge on the […]

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Jan
9

Powers Brown Architecture Announces International Expansion – Firm Opens Canada Headquarters In Toronto

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Powers Brown Architecture announces the opening of the firm’s Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, providing architecture, interior design and urban design services to Ontario and surrounding provinces. Building upon the firm’s successful Canadian operations, this brings the firm’s total number of offices to five ¬– including the two-year-old […]

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