• OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) For Covid-19 Vaccinations Stayed

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Perhaps you caught wind of the emergency temporary standard (ETS) developed by the Occupational Safety & Health Association (OSHA) that became effective on November 5, 2021. Much has been presented on this in various settings and information sources. Of primary importance to each company represented by the likely readers […]

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  • Slides, Slabs, and Millennials, Oh My!

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Katt Price, Michael Frew, and Joe Kirby With the TCA Convention back and stronger than ever this year, the Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT) kicked off festivities by renting out St. Louis’s prized City Museum. This 10-story, 600,000-square-foot, interactive, surreal museum complete with castles, climbing walls, and […]

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  • Selecting Relevant Education During World of Concrete—Baty’s Top 10 List

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has played a significant role in the education offerings for World of Concrete (WOC) for many years. Contributing education tracks with thought leadership by former executive director, Ed Sauter, current executive director, Mitch Bloomquist, TCA’s manager for technical and regularoty affairs, James Baty, and influential […]

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  • A Major Win—Motor Carrier Insurance Increase Not Carried in Federal Legislation Proposal

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Previously, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association has served notice of Transportation & Infrastructure legislation being developed that would result in a federally mandated increase in minimum liability coverage for all commercial motor vehicles from $750,000 per truck to a proposed $2,000,000. TCA’s manager for technical and regulatory affairs, James Baty, […]

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  • TILT LAB – Call for Research Proposals

    Monday, December 20, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The mission of Tilt Lab includes identifying, funding, and executing programs necessary to advance the tilt-up industry and disseminating the results of these projects. Tilt Lab maintains a list of research needs of the tilt-up industry. This list is primarily for the benefit of those applying for Tilt Lab […]

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Industry Press

Nov
1

Bringing Mars To Earth

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Luke Pinkerton, PE (ME), Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Helix Steel and Susan Foster-Goodman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CTS Cement Introduction Imagine the valuable impact on the tilt-up industry if it were possible to reduce panel thickness by 20%, eliminate 70% or more of traditional rebar, and erect […]

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Oct
30

Student Participation Continues To Grow

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is committed to engage, inspire and support students interested in tilt-up construction. To help fulfill this commitment, each year the TCA invites students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Whether they are just being introduced to the building system, there to better understand […]

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Oct
29

Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Oct
28

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. […]

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Jun
20

Engage, Support & Inspire

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Lindsey Bloomquist Images: Francisco Vera The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is committed to engaging, supporting and inspiring students across the globe who are interested in the tilt-up building system. To fulfill this commitment, the TCA offers a wide variety of resources to aid student projects, connect them with […]

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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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Member News

Oct
16

ADHESIVES PLUS, INC. IS NOW GLUDOWN, INC.

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Adhesives Plus, Inc. – a leader in adhesive solutions – announced today that it is changing its corporate name to GluDown, Inc. This name change reflects the company’s continued dedication to the construction market and its commitment to bringing new technologies to a dynamic industry. “Construction is […]

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Oct
16

MID CITIES ERECTORS STAYING BUSY IN AUGUST

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group August 2017 was a big month in tilt wall panel erection for Mid Cities Erectors. Crews headed back to Oklahoma City, OK to start erection of 260 concrete panels covering 1,020,171 sq. ft. for a new Hobby Lobby warehouse. Tilt wall panels, including high/low rooflines, were set […]

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Oct
16

METHOD ARCHITECTURE TO EXPAND INTO AUSTIN MARKET

Houston-based Method Architecture will acquire Austin-based Architecture Plus in Q4 Method Architecture Principals (from left): Keith Holley, Eric Hudson, Vanessa Ortega, Jake Donaldson Houston, TX (October 2, 2017) – Method Architecture, a Houston-based architecture firm, has announced the acquisition of Architecture Plus, a boutique architecture firm in Austin, Texas. The acquisition will be the second […]

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Jul
19

Seretta Construction Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Founded in Orlando, FL in 1987 by Richard J. McPherson, P.E., Seretta Construction is now celebrating their 30th anniversary. Since its inception, Seretta has always been a tiltwall contractor. Seretta works on most all types of facilities, including multi-story office buildings, cold storage facilities, distribution centers, office/retail buildings and industrial facilities. They also place high […]

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Jun
14

Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) received word today that Bob Truitt, FTCA has passed away. Bob was the 2000 recipient of the Peter Courtois Memorial Award and served on the TCA Board of Directors for many years. He was recently included in the association’s inaugural class of fellows. Bob set a pace for participation in […]

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Jun
13

Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

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