• 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

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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Oct
7

Aerial Photography Technology, Old And New

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Drones are a very hot topic these days. From the news of a tourist crashing a drone into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot spring, to hijacked drones on the new season of the hit TV show 24, to Amazon announcing plans to use drones to execute same day […]

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Member News

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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Apr
28

Building for Mother Nature

By: Jim White | Bedrock Concrete Corp & Megan Miller | LJB Inc. A business owner in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, certainly considered Mother Nature for his new restaurant and liquor store and hoped he never had to find out if it was necessary.  Only a half mile from the Atlantic Ocean, he wanted […]

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Feb
20

Dayton Superior Announces Recent Staff Promotions

Dayton Superior, the leading provider of accessories, chemicals, forming and paving product solutions to the non-residential concrete construction industry, is pleased to announce a number of promotions among the organization’s team members. Rick Lindstrom – Previously the Director of Engineering, Lindstrom has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Lindstrom has been with Dayton Superior […]

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Feb
20

Chris Shepard Joins The Korte Company’s Business Development Team

The Korte Company welcomes Chris Shepard to the team as an integral member of its business development efforts. Mr. Shepard joins the company’s business development group with more than a decade of experience in design and construction, primarily in the Federal Contracting/International Development area. Working through the U.S. State Department, highlights include developing Secure Network […]

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Feb
18

DIVCON, Inc. Among First in U.S. to Receive Tilt-Up Construction Certification

DIVCON, Inc. (Spokane Valley, Wash.), the Inland Northwest’s recognized leader in tilt-up construction, has become one of the first companies in the U.S. to become certified by the Tilt-Up Construction Association (TCA). The association created the new certification system to recognize tilt-up contractors that have met strict safety standards and have demonstrated a proven track […]

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Feb
11

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: LJB INC

“What are we doing to save money for tilt-up building owners?”  LJB Inc.’s Facilities division aligns its time and resources around this single question. Whether it’s delivering structural engineering on our first tilt-up building in 1971, offering the CON/STEEL Building Program for self-performing contractors since 1986, or our recent endeavors into design-supply-build and alternative energy […]

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