• 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

Aug
8

ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

The ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program has undergone the first major overhaul since its inception. The original program was designed to have certified individuals retaking the exam every five years in order to maintain an active certification. The exam, however, saw very little change and only minor modifications were made to the resource […]

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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
14

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

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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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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
23

OSHA Silica Regulation Ratcheting Up Your Projects

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This article discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations that went into effect on June 23, 2016 with required compliance by June 30, 2017. Although many in the industry believe there will be a delay in the regulatory action due to further research that is […]

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Member News

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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Apr
11

Ware Malcomb Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently announced the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the firm’s founding on April 1, 1972. Ware Malcomb has grown dramatically in both size and scope from the company’s early beginnings as a local, Irvine-based architectural firm. The firm now spans 22 offices across beginnings as a local, […]

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Apr
11

Bob Moore Construction’s Ed McGuire Named Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Ed McGuire, President of Bob Moore Construction, has been named a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Mr. McGuire’s selection as a Fellow of the ACI follows his 2015 presentation of the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA)’s prestigious Murray Parker Memorial Award, to honor his career achievements in growing the tilt-up industry around the world. […]

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Apr
11

Dan Lester, Concrete Strategies, Honored with Diversity Champion Recognition

The St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers recognized Dan Lester, director of contractor relations and personnel recruitment at Concrete Strategies on March 6 at their 46th Anniversary Best Practices and Diversity/Inclusion Awards Gala for his work recruiting immigrants and mentoring at-risk kids. “[Lester] is a fierce advocate for minorities,” said Carol Daniel of KMOX Radi. […]

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Apr
11

James M Williams Serving on American Institute of Architects Codes and Standards Committee

James M Williams, past executive board member of the TCA, has been selected to serve as a member of the AIA Codes and Standards Committee. The AIA has 90,000 members and 260 chapters world-wide. The AIA Codes and Standards Committee has 10 members, each serving 3-year terms. The AIA helps to develop building codes that […]

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