On September 28, 2011, the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial was dedicated at a ceremony in Washington Square Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The project, which started as an effort to demonstrate the benefits of Tilt-Up concrete construction as part of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s (TCA’s) annual convention, quickly turned in to something so much more. Not only is the project a testament to the versatility, applicability and beauty of Tilt-Up construction, it is a demonstration of the generosity, pride and good will of TCA members. Most importantly, it continues the legacy of Korean War Veterans and recognizes those who paid the supreme sacrifice and gave their lives in defense of South Korea.
It is hard to believe that this past year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association turned 25 years old. It seems only yesterday that we were celebrating the 20th year with our friends during the World of Concrete and in a blink of an eye another five is gone. “Gone”, however, is a relative term as there is no point in the 25 year history of the TCA where one could say that the passing of time was wasted, or ineffective…in essence “gone” from a chance to make an impact. Quite the opposite is true. One has to look no further than to some of the stalwart companies that helped establish the TCA and have actively participated, as well as observed from an experienced perspective, in the transition of an industry thanks to the leadership of membership companies and dedicated staff.
Hopefully by the time you are reading this you are on your way to, enjoying yourself at, or just returning from the 2011 TCA Annual Convention. The annual convention is a great way to dive in to all that the TCA has to offer. Taking advantage of all that the TCA is doing is the [...]
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