• 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

Nov
12

Tilt Wall Ontario Takes Lead on Massive Muskoka Bay Resort Expansion

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA New five-story condominium requires 381 panels, 13.4 million pounds of concrete, and one of Ontario’s largest cranes When it comes to premium accommodations, Muskoka Bay Resort is Ontario’s resident expert. The sprawling vacation property is well known for its luxurious private villas and lofts, as well as being known […]

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Nov
12

Tilt-Up’s Big Fish Celebrate In Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly six hundred of the tilt-up industry’s brightest gathered on September 27, 2019 to honor those organizations, people and projects that have successfully illustrated the variety, beauty and flexibility of tilt-up construction. The Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was held at the world-famous Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, where […]

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Nov
12

Tilt, Baby!

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Mark Stevens & Sean Harrison The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is proud to announce the public launch of a new young professionals’ collaborative. TILT, an acronym for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow, is a group aimed at those leaders in the industry aged 40 years and under. The group […]

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Nov
11

Next Generation Leadership Leaves Their Mark on Outdoor Demo

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Dallas last year when the then-TCA president, Tim Manherz of TAS Commercial Concrete, challenged his young high-potential leaders, Chase Carter and Hector Valenzuela, with leading the TCA Outdoor Demo as part of the 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Having participated in one of the first large-scale […]

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Nov
11

Record-Setting Certification Exam Held in Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA A record of seventy-six examinees sat for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Exam in Atlanta as part of the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. The exam was preceded by a three-hour preparatory course entitled “Tilt-Up 101” given by TCA’s manager for regulatory and technical affairs, Jim Baty, FACI, […]

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Nov
11

Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Houston in 2013 that the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo hit its tipping point. The Houston event brought together a crowd that shattered previous records and introduced several new elements to the show that have continued to play an important role in the prominence of the Tilt-Up […]

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Member News

Jan
9

DATUM CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Datum, an award-winning Texas-based engineering practice with offices in Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The firm serves a national client base, with completed projects from Seattle to Miami, as well as Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. Founder, Frank W. Chappell P.E., graduated […]

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Jan
9

Hd Supply White Cap Brings Safety Training To Jobsites

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Busy contractors face the serious challenge of making sure workers receive OSHA-required safety training. They have asked for an easier way to get training for ladder safety, fall protection, heat stress and silica-dust suppression. The field account managers from HD Supply White Cap listened. Their answer was […]

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Jan
9

Hughes General Contractors Lifts Unique Panels At Riverfront Medical Center In St. George, Utah

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group During the last week of October, Hughes General Contractors lifted the final concrete panels for the new Riverfront Medical Center in St. George, Utah. The 57,000-square-foot medical center design is unlike anything in the area and will house offices and clinics for a variety of medical professionals. […]

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Jan
9

BASF Launches Concrete Now! App For Instant Access To Concrete Information

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group BASF’s new and versatile smartphone application, Concrete Now!, is now available in the U.S. and Canada, and allows for instant access to information on concrete properties. Intended for contractors, engineers, architects and producers, the free Concrete Now! app serves as a channel to basic knowledge on the […]

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Jan
9

Powers Brown Architecture Announces International Expansion – Firm Opens Canada Headquarters In Toronto

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Powers Brown Architecture announces the opening of the firm’s Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, providing architecture, interior design and urban design services to Ontario and surrounding provinces. Building upon the firm’s successful Canadian operations, this brings the firm’s total number of offices to five ¬– including the two-year-old […]

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Dec
19

John Miller 1943-2017

It is with heavy hearts we pass along the news that our industry has lost a pioneer. John Miller, founder of DIVCON, father of TCA past president Shane Miller and 2017 recipient of the Murray Parker Memorial Award, passed away Friday in Spokane, WA at the age of 74. His obituary is below. — John […]

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