• 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

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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Apr
20

Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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Member News

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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May
9

Nox-Crete Hires Experienced Tilt-up Contractor Tom Bozzano

Nox-Crete Products Group, an employee-owned manufacturer of high performance chemicals for the concrete construction industry, has brought Tom Bozzano on board as the Tilt-Up Segment Manager. Tom has over 25 years working in concrete construction as a Tilt-Up Project Manager and Estimator, effectively negotiating with general contractors and managing construction teams to deliver projects on […]

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May
9

Matilda Building

The Matilda Building is an 88,000-square-foot tilt-up structure near Gonzaga University. It contains three floors of upscale apartments over one floor of retail. The project also includes a 14,000-square-foot parking garage composed of cast-in-place concrete columns and walls; tilt-up walls and spandrels; post-tensioned tilt-up spandrels; and cast-in-place, post-tensioned elevated slab and beams. The owners wanted […]

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