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

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    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 […]

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  • Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    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% […]

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  • 2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    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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  • Tilting the Future in Their Favor

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Seventeen studentsfrom the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, at Kansas State University, have received Tilt-Up Concrete Technician Certification following completion of coursework and successfully passing an exam administered by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The following students (all earning their construction science and management degrees) […]

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  • TILT-UP FUTURE THINK 3.0

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    Tilt-Up Future Think is back and it’s headed to Chicago on May 16. In a business climate where everyone is asked to do more with less, today’s design and construction professionals have little time to devote to the research of emerging technologies and the future of their industry. As such, the TCA Board of Directors […]

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Industry Press

Apr
2

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 […]

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Feb
24

New Book Presents Tilt-Up Design Procedure With Potential Economic Benefits

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces the availability of Limit Design of Tilt-Up: Practical Applications of Nonlinear Static Analysis to the In-Plane Seismic Design of Tilt-Up Panels by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. The Limit Design procedure that is developed and formally presented in this design guide meets the strength […]

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Feb
24

Tackling Winter Tilt-Up With Concrete Sensors

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Shawn Hickey, CCS., GSC., FTCA The first question we always hear: “Can you build tilt-up panels in the winter?” Answer: “Of course we can, eh!” ACI 306R-16 (Guide to Cold Weather Concreting) states: “The conditions of cold weather concreting exist when the air temperature has fallen to, or […]

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Feb
21

Rain Screens: Tilt-Up Façade Options for Achieving Barrier Conditions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by James Baty, FACI, FTCA What Is a Barrier Condition? Over the past few decades, building teams have increased their attention to the performance of the building envelope. This attention has prompted design professionals to seek critical solution information from manufacturers, contractors, and from the industries themselves, to learn […]

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Feb
20

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call for Presentations for 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, October 8-10, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, MO.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are […]

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Nov
12

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Seeks Participation In Regional Detail Study

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to better understand the myriad approaches to common tilt-up construction details (which vary from region to region), the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is calling on member architects, engineers and contractors to participate in a new study. The study, spearheaded by TCA’s new young professionals’ collaborative, TILT (Tilt-Up […]

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Member News

Jan
10

Forrest Mcnabb Awarded Green Leadership Award By Utah Business

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Forrest McNabb, president of Big-D Construction (proud TCA member since 1996), was recently awarded the Green Leadership Award by Utah Business. His efforts also landed him on the cover of the magazine’s latest issue. The Green Business Awards recognize companies and individuals who are walking the walk […]

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Jan
10

Esolution Construction And Engineering Begins Work On Development In Saudi Arabia

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Esolution Construction and Engineering’s Saudi Arabia branch recently entered into an agreement to design and construct five two-story residential buildings utilizing tilt-up concrete. The projects, located near the Oman border, are required to serve the expansion of a factory located in the same area. The client found […]

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Jan
10

Fcl Builders Celebrates Ground Breaking Of Ashley Furniture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group FCL Builders celebrated the ground breaking of Ashley Furniture’s South-Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, TX on Tuesday October 17th. In attendance was the Mayor of Mesquite, city officials, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and representatives from Ashley Furniture. The Facility sits on 260 acres and consists […]

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Jan
10

Precision Concrete Construction Inc. Celebrates 50Th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This year, Precision Concrete Construction Company Inc. marked its 50th anniversary. Founded by Jimmy and Joan Kline in 1967 as a small family enterprise, Precision is now one of the leading commercial concrete construction companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Precision was one of the first companies in […]

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Jan
10

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

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group 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 Wednesday, Jan. 24 at […]

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Jan
10

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named CEO of Powers Brown Architecture

Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. office locations established in the past five to […]

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