Karen S. Hand Named President of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)—the global authority for the tilt-up concrete construction industry—announced Karen S. Hand, PE, as the newest president of the TCA Board of Directors. TCA also released the 2023 slate of directors. Karen was appointed president of Needham DBS in July 2018. With a master’s […]

TCA Journal – Call for Manuscripts

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA To submit a manuscript to the TCA Journal, please read and follow the guidelines below. Complete manuscripts in PDF format can be emailed year-round to timothy.mays@citadel.edu (Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. , TCA Journal Technical Editor). Manuscripts must be less than 8,000 words and any figures or tables should […]

TILT to hold Work Day on January 13, 2021

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA As a member of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, you are encouraged to nominate high-potential leaders from your organization to participate in an upcoming onboarding and work event hosted by TILT (Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow). The virtual event, planned for January 13, 2021, aims to connect young professionals interested […]

TCA Publishes Tech Note on Tilt-Up Lifting Timelines using Reactive Bondbreakers

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Members may download a complimentary copy of the full tech note here. As anyone involved in any facet of construction can attest, rare is the occasion when a project proceeds from beginning to end without some sort of adjustment to the schedule. From weather-related interruptions to regulatory issues, any number of unforeseen, […]

TCA Announces “Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures”

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Shutting down any construction site at any point in the construction process requires the construction team to assess and address potential risks associated with an unoccupied jobsite. Shutting down a tilt-up jobsite, particularly during, or immediately following, the erection of wall panels presents a unique set of challanges that […]

Generational Shift

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I’m at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta during the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, sitting around a table with 18 founding individuals of Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), the association’s new young professionals’ collaborative. We’re discussing next steps for the group, including a more focused consideration of initiatives, […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2019 Tilt-Up Project and Professional Honors Call for Entry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 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 a call for entries for the 2019 Tilt-Up Awards. The awards will be presented in Atlanta, Georgia at the International Tilt-Up […]

TCA Launches Niche Job Board For Tilt-Up Industry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is proud to offer members a new benefit to utilize in communicating with potential job applicants. With unemployment at record lows, talent shortage remains one of the biggest hurdles employers face. In an article titled, “Trends & Insights in Hiring Talented Candidates in 2018,” Talent […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Brad Nesset Named President

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up concrete construction industry – announces Brad Nesset as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of directors for 2019. Brad Nesset is Commercial VP for Meadow Burke and Thermomass, industry leaders in concrete construction accessories and sustaining members of the […]

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

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 — he taught me in this room. […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call For Entries For 2018 Tilt-Up Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented in Dallas, Texas at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. […]

TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

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