• Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2018 Cim Auction At World Of Concrete

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    (Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is seeking donations for their 2018 CIM Auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for […]

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  • VERIFYING THE CAUSE OF PANEL CRACKING – A CASE STUDY

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By Jack Robinson, Stewart Hooks, John Lawson PE, SE Introduction/Cracking Pattern Despite the multitude of benefits tilt-up construction has to offer in low rise commercial buildings, there is still room for improvements in the performance of tilt-up buildings. One opportunity for improvement is to minimize a particular, […]

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  • Higher and Higher: the Ascent to #1 of the Tilt-Up Top Ten

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced multiple changes to its list of tilt-up achievements in the Tilt-Up Top Ten. The changes made to the Tilt-Up Top Ten in this past cycle are among the most impressive changes in recent years. Four new #1 projects have been […]

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  • 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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Industry Press

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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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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Member News

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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Sep
25

Dayton Superior Announces Acquisition of Tilt-Werks®

Dayton Superior Corporation has purchased Tilt- Werks®, a fully-integrated, web-based technology developed by Tilt-Up Design Systems LLC. Tilt-Werks® is a sophisticated design and detail technology used by architects, structural engineers, contractors, and other professionals to create tilt-up buildings and construction packages, including the Building Information Modeling (BIM) data. Utilizing Tilt-Werks®, building geometry and engineering data […]

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Sep
15

Meadow Burke acquires Thermomass

Meadow Burke, North America’s foremost concrete accessories supplier, announced today that the company acquired Thermomass, the industry leader in concrete insulation systems. “In addition to strengthening Meadow Burke’s product offering for manufacturers of sandwich wall panels, Thermomass will serve as a platform for future growth in composite connection systems,” said Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke. […]

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Aug
28

LJB Inc. Opens Houston, Texas Office

On September 2, LJB will open a regional office near Houston, Texas, to better serve its expanding client base in the Gulf Coast and Texas Triangle regions. Known throughout the tilt-up industry for its CON/STEEL Building Program, LJB has been providing tilt-up design and consulting expertise throughout North America and beyond for decades.  Until now, […]

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Aug
28

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

Big-D Construction recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, […]

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Jul
28

Vexcon Chemicals Announces Stain Protection and Enhancement for Densified /Hardened and Polished Concrete

Vexcon Chemicals is an industry leader providing innovative product solutions through the development of advance chemical technologies designed to meet today’s construction demands. We are pleased to announce Vexcon’s StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE. StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE is a water base stabilized penetrating and film forming curing polymer that provides durable long lasting stain protection and […]

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