• Replacing Joists at Office/Warehouse and Distribution Buildings

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021

    Written by Don Greive, PEAdditional contributions by Matt Postel and James R. Baty II, FACI, FTCA The demand for office/warehouse and distribution facilities is as high as it has ever been. These structures vary in size from under 50,000 square feet to over a million square feet, and include single buildings and developments with multiple […]

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  • Share Your Expertise With The Tilt-Up Industry At The 2021 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 16-18, 2021

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are innovative, engaging, inspiring, and informative for tilt-up professionals around the world. The TCA’s goal is to offer industry-relevant education to help attendees do their jobs more effectively […]

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  • The LJB Crew Reigns Victorious In First Ever Tilt-Up Trivia Bowl

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt-up professionals from across the United States and Canada gathered in The Aggregate—where TCA holds its virtual events—on the afternoon of January 21, 2021, to compete in what we hope will be the first of many Tilt-Up Trivia Bowls. The event was hosted by the man with a million […]

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  • TCA’s Cyber Roundtable Getting New Interface

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    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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  • Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow Elects Board of Directors and Officers

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new collaborative for young professionals, Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), has elected Michael Frew with Citadel Contractors, Inc., as its first president along with a slate of officers and directors. An architect for Citadel Contractors, Inc., and a “Top 50 Tilt-Up Industry Influencer,” Frew […]

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Industry Press

Oct
26

VERIFYING THE CAUSE OF PANEL CRACKING – A CASE STUDY

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By Jack Robinson, Stewart Hooks, John Lawson PE, SE Introduction/Cracking Pattern Despite the multitude of benefits tilt-up construction has to offer in low rise commercial buildings, there is still room for improvements in the performance of tilt-up buildings. One opportunity for improvement is to minimize a particular, […]

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Oct
26

Higher and Higher: the Ascent to #1 of the Tilt-Up Top Ten

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced multiple changes to its list of tilt-up achievements in the Tilt-Up Top Ten. The changes made to the Tilt-Up Top Ten in this past cycle are among the most impressive changes in recent years. Four new #1 projects have been […]

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Aug
10

Tilt-Up Concrete Goes Residential in Ontario

Len Overbeek, co-founder of TiltWall Ontario Inc. is a big fan of the phrase, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” He is currently building the province’s first site-cast residential project in Woodstock—for himself. “Tilt-up residential construction is fairly popular in the US, particularly along the West Coast and into British Columbia, but […]

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Aug
10

Tilt-Up Company Certification Streamlined

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors established renewed commitment and energy for the Company Certification program over a year ago. Since the time of this recommitment, 18 companies have become active participants in the program, receiving full certification status. In addition, the program interest is gaining momentum with 6-10 additional companies projected to […]

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Aug
10

Immigration Changes Ahead – The ICEman is Coming

Although President Trump’s revised travel ban is still tied up in litigation, other aspects of his renewed focus on immigration are thriving. For example, his budget proposal anticipates hiring as many as 10,000 new immigration and border patrol agents. It is anticipated that those agents will not all be deployed at the border, but will […]

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Aug
8

Composite Concrete Panels -The Future for Tilt-Up Walls?

By Jeffrey R. Needham, P.E. As I have watched the tilt-up concrete construction industry develop over many years, I have appreciated the way it has become a preferred method of construction for many building types. This growth has been based on a number of improvements in construction and design technology, such as larger mobile cranes, […]

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Member News

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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Jun
5

Meadow Burke Opens New State-Of-The-Art Headquarters

RIVERVIEW, FL. (May 2017) – Meadow Burke, the leading manufacturer of concrete construction accessories, has combined its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility at 6467 South Falkenburg Road, in Riverview, Florida. To support the ongoing growth of the business and form a single customer-focused location necessitated the construction of a […]

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May
31

HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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May
15

Orion Group Holdings Inc. Announces Acquisition of Central Texas Concrete Construction Contractor

HOUSTON, April 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (“Orion” or the “Company”) announced today the acquisition of Tony Bagliore Concrete, Inc. (“TBC”) for $6 million in cash.  Founded in 2010, TBC is a full-service concrete contractor that provides turnkey services covering all phases of commercial concrete construction in Central Texas.  In […]

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May
12

Brendan Deely Named A. H. Harris President & CEO

West Hartford, CT – A.H. Harris, a leading distributor of construction supplies and equipment, announced Brendan Deely as President & CEO effective May 5, 2017. Brendan Deely is a seasoned Construction Supply executive with 28 years of experience driving sales, marketing and operational efficiency in the industrial distribution sector. Since 2016 Brendan has been a […]

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