Digitizing Paper Doll Plans for Tilt-Up

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Tapper, president, JMT Consultants Concrete tilt-up panels are cast on-site, typically on the building floor. The construction team needs to know exactly where they will place formwork and lay out the panels to be cast on the slab before safely and efficiently lifting the panels into their […]

The 2nd Annual TCA Classic

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has once again partnered with American Contractors Supply and ARCON Design/Build to host the 2nd Annual TCA Classic. On April 16, nearly 150 tilt-up professionals gathered at the BridgeMill Athletic Club in Canton, GA for a day of golf, networking, comradery, and prizes. The […]

Collective Position On Recognizing And Controlling Ground Bearing Pressures For Erecting Tilt-Up Panels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Position of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association: The owner’s designated representative for construction shall be responsible for assigning a qualified firm (or firms) to review and confirm that the capacity of the subgrade can safely support the crane’s ground-bearing loads that are provided by the tilt-up erection contractor/crane company. The […]

TILT-UP TODAY 30th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA This year marks three decades of Tilt-Up Today being at the forefront of construction journalism. Cheers to 30 years of influencing design, construction, and industry culture! To celebrate the milestone anniversary, we’ve assembled a smattering of highlights from three decades of print, offering a time capsule and a reminder […]

Ware Malcomb Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Firm commemorates 50th anniversary with a $50,000 donation to 50 local charities On April 1, 2022,  award-winning, international design firm Ware Malcomb announced its celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding on April 1, 1972. The anniversary was celebrated by team members in Ware Malcomb’s 25 offices across […]

Kovert Hawkins is now TowerPinkster

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Kovert Hawkins Architects, who merged with TowerPinkster in October of 2021, adopted the TowerPinkster name starting April 1, 2022. The merger expands TowerPinkster’s reach with offices in Jeffersonville, IN, and in Louisville, KY. TowerPinkster now boasts nearly 200 professionals and five offices across Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky. With additional […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces the Retirement of Janette Barr, TCA’s Office Manager since 1997.

Janette inquired about an open position in the fall of 1996 and officially started in January of 1997. At that time, the Association resources consisted of a small, bi-monthly newsletter, an annual conference, and a gathering during the World of Concrete. Communications were mostly by fax, phone, and mail, and membership was processed solely by […]

The Korte Company Promotes Several Employees Into Key Positions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Derek Brauer has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Procurement and is responsible for managing New Business Development as well as directing Preconstruction activities. Derek began his career at The Korte Company in 2000 as a Project Engineer. He was also a Project Executive with a primary focus […]

Terry Mccracken Named National Sales Manager – Thin Brick at Ironrock

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Terry McCracken was hired as National Sales Manager – Thin Brick at Ironrock on January 3rd, 2022. Ironrock’s National Thin Brick Sales Manager is responsible for meeting and exceeding annual thin brick sales goals, creating and growing a robust national distribution channel, and establishing METROBRICK® and Royal Thin Brick® […]

TAS Expands in Florida

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA We have some exciting news! For the past 41 years, TAS has earned the reputation as one of Texas’ most recognizable and reputable concrete contractors. With this experience and success, we have continued to grow and now it is time to plant our flag in Florida! TAS has deep […]

Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, FACI, FTCA The construction market today is arguably experiencing the strongest momentum of the last three decades. Despite the more than two-year impact of a global pandemic, the annual US construction industry has risen to nearly 9 billion USD. ResearchandMarkets.com reports that after a moderate 1.8% […]

2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2019, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified, and recognized for their expertise. The first listing of tilt-up industry influencers was published in 2020. Continuously evolving, this listing serves to affirm the experience of professionals […]

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