• Type IL Cement and Tilt-Up

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Don Greive, PE, and David Buzzelli  Introduction Type IL cement, also commonly referred to as Portland Limestone Cement (PLC), is in the process of replacing Type I/II cement in the US. Type IL is a cementitious product with more than two decades of usage in Canada and […]

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  • Thinking Outside the Brace

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Jason R. Blankenship, PE, SE  What do you do when you need to brace over 100 tons of concrete panels 70 feet in the air, and the longest standard brace available will only reach up about 45 feet?  You design, fabricate, and deliver your own custom bracing […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces New Volunteer Opportunity in Partnership with Beat the Streets National

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) proudly announces a new volunteer initiative in strategic partnership with Beat the Streets National (BTSN). This collaboration is a testament to TCA’s dedication to community service and workforce development, creating a unique opportunity for TCA members to positively impact their communities through the […]

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  • Recap: Tilt-Up Nexus

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In December, Toronto proudly hosted Tilt-Up Nexus: Advancing Canadian Construction, a significant event for the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) in Canada and the first major TCA assembly in the country since 2017. Guided by the Canadian Advisory Board, Tilt-Up Nexus created a platform for initiating collaborations, forming partnerships, […]

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  • Contribute to the Development of an Owners Maintenance Manual for Tilt-Up Buildings

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt-up buildings are renowned for their remarkable durability and resilience, making them a preferred choice in the construction industry. However, like all structures, even these robust buildings require regular maintenance to safeguard their value and sustained performance. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is thrilled to announce the formation […]

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Industry Press

Dec
20

Why Glue Don’t Work

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chad Bruce, president, GluDown, Inc. Executive Summary GluDown, Inc. and KRÜSS Scientific has spent the last 18 months measuring tilt-up concrete slabs and the impact of using curing compounds, bond breakers as a curing compound, and applying densifiers to the concrete surface prior to the forming process. Using […]

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Dec
20

Bondbreaker and Densifiers: Managing Expectations

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Derick Rainey Tilt-up construction is in a constant state of evolution. One of the most recent changes in our industry is the now common practice of applying a silicate-based densifier immediately after finishing the floor slab and prior to the application of bondbreaker. At first glance, it’s an […]

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Dec
20

Concrete Strategies Takes the Outdoor Demo to New Levels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2018, the then-TCA president, Tim Manherz, challenged his young, high-potential leaders, Chase Carter and Hector Valenzuela, to lead the TCA Outdoor Demo as part of the 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. TAS Commercial Concrete Construction LLC took the event to the next level with Chase and Hector’s leadership […]

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Dec
20

Tilt-Up Education, Products, and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by Concrete Strategies Inc., Leviat, and White Cap, continues to deliver the most valuable education and technology that the industry has to offer, and after a year of adjusting to virtual events in 2020, being together again meant more than it ever has […]

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Aug
26

TCA’s New Cyber Roundtable is Now Live

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the TCA’s cyber roundtable (also known as the technical hotline) has been an essential tool for professionals seeking advice and troubleshooting tips for project issues. Conversations surrounding contract language, engineering details, product reviews, human resource questions, construction techniques, materials research, and more have resulted in a wealth […]

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Aug
26

New Online Education Transcript Allows for Seamless Recertification

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to bring the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new education platform (Tilt-Up Academy) and its continuing education management functionality full circle, TCA is proud to announce the immediate release of member transcript pages. Members’ transcript pages are linked from their online profiles and display conveniently in one place […]

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Member News

Jun
18

Powers Brown Architecture Promotes Lauren Amber Prestenbach to Principal in Denver Office

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban design, has promoted registered interior designer Lauren Amber Prestenbach, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C, EDAC, IIDA, to principal in the firm’s Denver office. She previously served as the director of interiors in the […]

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May
1

MAX USA CORP. Promotes John W. Dominice III to Sr. Vice President of Sales

MAX USA Corp. is pleased to announce that it has promoted John W. Dominice III to Senior Vice President of Sales. John has worked for MAX USA Corp. since January 1999. Since joining the company John’s efforts have increased the brand’s market penetration, boosted the company’s sales volume, and created greater brand awareness for its […]

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Apr
13

HD Supply Completes Acquisition Of A.H. Harris

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: HDS), one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of A.H. Harris Construction Supplies, a leading specialty construction distributor serving the Northeast, the Mid-Atlantic region and the South-Atlantic region. A.H. Harris […]

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Apr
13

Tilt Wall Ontario Celebrating 15 Years Of Business, Team Building, And Tilt-Up Promotion

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Tilt Wall Ontario Inc brought in 2018 by celebrating their 15th year in business in the tilt-up industry. Fifteen years not only about building a business and tilting up concrete walls, but these 15 years have also been about building a team and spreading the word about […]

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Apr
13

Morabito Consultants Delivers Maryland’s Tallest Tilt-Up Office Building

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Morabito Consultants, a Sparks-based structural engineering firm, along with Powers Brown Architecture, designed Maryland’s first five-story, tilt-up constructed office building. Construction of the 126,283-square-foot office building was completed last year as part of the St. John Properties’ I-97 Business Park Phase III development, a 67-acre business community […]

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Apr
13

Meadow Burke Launches Super Lynk©

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Meadow Burke launched Super Lynk, a new panel-to-foundation connection system, at the World of Concrete Expo this year in Las Vegas, Nev. Super Lynk is a fast, strong and discrete way to permanently connect concrete panels to footings. It requires only a single bolt to make the […]

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