• TCA’s I’m A Young Professional. I’m an Adult. Series Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s video series, I’m a Young Professional. I’m an Adult. with a platinum award, which is their […]

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  • TCA and Dayton Superior to Offer Private, In-Office Certification Training and Exam

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the certification processes of organizations and individuals relying on in-person testing and continuing education. While some options for remote testing have been available, many of those facilities remain closed. The situation has resulted in unintended expiration of existing certifications and significant […]

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  • Tilt-Up Academy: Your Source for Tilt-Up Education

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the release of Tilt-Up Academy, an all-new, all-access, subscription service for continuing education (CE) delivery and management. The new service replaces the old Tilt-Up Academy powered by AEC Daily, and brings many of the benefits of TCA’s popular Tilt-Up Academy […]

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  • TCA Initiates Full-Scale Testing of Composite Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Craig Coppersmith, PE, C2 Consulting, LLC Since the early 1980s, insulated concrete sandwich panels have been utilized as a design and construction technique for tilt-up. These types of panels are comprised of an inner and outer wythe of concrete, separated by a layer of rigid foam insulation. Connectors […]

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  • Inaugural TCA Classic at Bridgemill Athletic Club

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sold out TCA golf event in Atlanta area raises money for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow and the Wounded Warrior Project For anyone who has attended a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) event, it’s no secret that tilt-up professionals work hard, and play even harder. On April 16, 2021, nearly […]

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Industry Press

Jun
20

Lake|Flato – Francis Parker School

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist, Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Images: Paul Hester, Hewitt Garrison, Frank Ooms Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in junior kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1912, the school is located in San Diego, California. Parker’s mission is […]

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Jun
20

The Advantages of PVC Reveals in Decorative Tilt-Up

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Tom Bozzano, Tilt-Up Market Segment Manager, Nox-Crete Products Group Since the Romans built the aqueducts – and probably even before that – builders have been using a variety of masonry techniques to add decorative detail to the facades of their structures. Textured surfaces, or rustication, add visual interest […]

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Jun
19

Training for the Future

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Robert Werthamer, AIA LEED AP, Zyscovich Architects Images: Steven Brooke Studios Brightline, formerly All Aboard Florida, is resurrecting the passenger rail service that spearheaded the original development along Florida’s Eastern Seaboard. Brightline was designed by SOM in association with Zyscovich Architects. The stations here represent the first of […]

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Apr
25

Revised TCA Guideline For Temporary Wind Bracing

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group 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 […]

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Apr
20

Building The Next Generation Of Skilled Labors

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Construction is one of the nation’s largest industries, with over 7 million wage and salary jobs and 1.9 million self-employed workers. Over the past decade the construction industry has been hit with a rapidly increasing skilled labor shortage. Due to this shortage, Martin Concrete has tried to […]

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Apr
20

TCA Releases the 2nd And 3rd books in Architecture Of Tilt-Up Series

Español | Translation The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the public availability of the second and third books in its architecture of tilt-up series, The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Spiritual and The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Education. The Architecture of Tilt-Up, 3rd edition, was compiled by Mitch Bloomquist, executive director of the TCA. This book […]

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Member News

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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Nov
3

BASF launches Concrete Now! app for instant access to concrete information

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – March 8, 2017 – 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 fundamentals […]

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Nov
2

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

(Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – 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 […]

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Nov
2

Powers Brown Architecture Announces International Expansion

Firm Opens Canada Headquarters in Toronto HOUSTON – October 26, 2017 – 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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Oct
25

An Inside Look at the 2017 Exhibiting Companies

The 2017 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo brings together the leading suppliers and manufacturers in today’s tilt-up industry. The innovation that comes from TCA’s exhibiting companies is unparalleled and plays a vital role in the industry’s design capabilities, technological advancements and simplified process that are used today. Read this year’s exhibitor Q&A to discover new […]

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Oct
24

SOUTHLAND CONCRETE CONTINUES SETTING THE PACE

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Southland Concrete is celebrating just over one year since relocating its headquarters of over 40 years in Sterling, Va. to its new home in Manassas, Va. The relocation has allowed Southland to continue to excel in the Tilt- Up market in and around the Washington DC Metropolitan […]

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