• 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

Mar
26

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Call For Entries

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced the call for entries for the 25th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, […]

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Mar
10

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

THE TCA MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE HAS IDENTIFIED FOUR PROVERBS SUGGESTING IT IS BETTER TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, BUT YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, said, “My father taught me many things here — […]

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Jan
27

Tilt-Up Education at Big-05, Dubai

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE, Senior Structural Engineer, Associate member – ACI-551 / ACI-423 The Big-05 exhibition is an event that is held annually in Dubai and many other cities around the world. The event attracts architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers. The Big-05 includes CPD (Continuing professional development) certified workshops, and […]

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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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Dec
19

TCA Announces Bilingual Format For Tilt-Up Today Magazine

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce a new bilingual format for Tilt-Up Today. A quarterly publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Tilt-Up Today is the source for tilt-up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources […]

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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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Member News

Jul
17

Dayton Superior opens Innovation Center at Miamisburg, Ohio Headquarters

Dayton Superior Corporation, a global leader in providing advanced product solutions for the concrete construction industry, has officially opened their state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Innovation Center will serve as a hub for research and development and technology services in support of the company’s new product development initiative […]

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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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