• 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

Dec
18

TCA To Offer Members a Hotline

The TCA has expanded its support for members by offering a convenient way to participate in conversations about tilt-up construction. The hotline is an email service that offers greater input and access to our knowledge base, the membership. Participation is quite easy. Step 1:  Interested persons request participation by emailing hotline@tilt-up.org with the subject of “Add Me” […]

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Nov
3

Ed McGuire Appointed Chairman of American Concrete Institute’s Tilt-Up Constructor Certification Committee

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones Ed McGuire, President of Bob Moore Construction, has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) C650 – Tilt-Up Constructor Certification Committee. The ACI is a global authority and resource for standards, technical resources and educational programs on concrete […]

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Oct
22

TCA Announces Winners of Tilt-Up Professional Awards

  The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Tilt-Up Professional Awards. The award titles and winners are as follows: Murray Parker Memorial Award – Clay Fischer David L. Kelly Distinguished Engineer Award – Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. Robert Aiken Memorial Award – Mark P. Gardner, P.E. Irving Gill […]

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Oct
21

BTV Crown Corporate Center, Sacramento, California

By Kristin Dispenza When developers set out to build the BTV Crown Corporate Center – a speculative office building in Sacramento, Calif. – they had three challenges before them: their building had to be economical to build, meet California’s stringent seismic design requirements and be aesthetically pleasing in order to attract tenants in a competitive […]

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Oct
9

Sauter to be Honored During World of Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – will be honoring Ed Sauter, the association’s longstanding executive director, at their Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee during World of Concrete (WOC) Feb. 4, 2015. Sauter will enter part-time retirement at the […]

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Oct
7

TCA Announces Winners for 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the winners for the 2014 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, this program […]

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Member News

Jul
16

Class A Six-Story Texas Tilt

SIERRA PINES II, A SIX-STORY CLASS A TILT-UP OFFICE BUILDING IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS. THE PROJECT IS SITUATED ON A SNUG 4-ACRE SITE LOCATED IN THE WOODLANDS, A 28,000-ACRE COMMUNITY IN SUBURBAN HOUSTON, TEXAS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association CLASS A TILT? Contrary to a once popular belief, class […]

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Jul
10

Nielsen Builders, Inc. Sponsors night at Shenandoah Speedway

TCA member Nielsen Builders recently sponsored a night at Shenandoah Speedway in Shenandoah,VA. Mark Stroupe, Business Development Director for Nielsen Builders said they gave the winner a BIG check and fitted the pace car with a TCA logo.  

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Jul
7

Mr. Clean

PRESTON ROTHWELL, OF ROTHWELL CONSTRUCTION, BELIEVES JOBSITE CLEANLINESS LEADS TO FEWER MISTAKES, LESS WASTE, MORE PROFESSIONALISM AND SAFER WORKERS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association “A clean jobsite is a safe jobsite,” says Preston Rothwell. “There are so many opportunities for accidents to happen when the jobsite is not clean.” Rothwell’s rule – anything […]

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Jun
30

Cadence McShane Construction Completes 400,250 S.F. Industrial Facility for Liberty Property Trust in Houston

Will Hodges, President of Cadence McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce that the firm has completed the comprehensive construction of Fallbrook Distribution Center II, a new 400,250 square foot speculative warehouse/distribution facility on behalf of developer, Liberty Property Trust.  Located just outside Houston’s city limits and positioned on a premier 30-acre parcel at 8303 […]

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Apr
28

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: Alston Construction Company

For more than 25 years, Alston Construction Company’s (formerly Panattoni Construction) overall goal has been to provide quality, cost-efficient projects that leave a positive experience for our clients. To say we’ve built it before may be factual, but it’s not why our clients choose us. Many construction companies offer a diverse background of general contracting, […]

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Apr
28

Tiltwall For Dessert, Anyone?

By: Perry E. Seeberger, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP | SEEBERGER Architecture What do dessert and tilt-up construction have in common?  Both begin with a vision, skillfully executed by a pastry chef or design architect with meticulous planning, ingredient selection, coordination, presentation, and then……“BAM!”  The latest creation is now ready for enjoyment.  Rich Product Corporation, a […]

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