• 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

May
22

MY YOUNG CAREER: A Professional Development Story

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Anthony Cavossa From birth I was destined to pursue a career in concrete construction. I guess it all starts with my biggest role model and the man I’ve looked up to my entire life, my grandfather. Anthony A. Cavossa Sr. started A.C. Cement in 1969. He […]

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May
18

CALL FOR ENTRIES, 2017 AWARD PROGRAMS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for entries for the 2017 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the […]

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May
18

TCA Wind-Bracing Guideline Completed; Now On-Hold

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The TCA Board of Directors issued an RFP to update the Association’s 2012 guideline on temporary bracing of tilt-up panels. Over the past three decades, this document had been prepared and maintained by the Association’s Technical Committee under the volunteer leadership of such experienced professionals as David […]

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May
18

TCA’s Collective Position on Safe Removal of Temporary Braces

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By JAMES R. BATY II | Images courtesy of Big-D Construction The design of temporary bracing for tilt-up panels, like engineering the panels themselves, stays free of anything dealing with means and methods. As with any construction project, these are a contractor’s responsibility with little to no […]

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May
8

Hotel Scam Alert: TCA Convention 2017

It has been brought to our attention, individuals are receiving calls from persons claiming to represent the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Fontainebleau Miami regarding hotel reservations for our convention this fall. While this is not uncommon, we wanted to confirm that they are not affiliated with our event and we do not recommend engaging them. […]

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Jul
27

Common Details For Tilt-Up Construction

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group KEY NOTES: 1. INTERIOR (STRUCTURAL) LAYER OF CONCRETE WITH STEEL REINFORCEMENT. PANEL THICKNESS AND REINFORCEMENT DESIGN BY STRUCTURAL ENGINEER. LIFTING INSERT LOCATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTARY REINFORCEMENT BY LIFTING INSERT MANUFACTURER. 2. SANDWICH PANEL INSULATION SYSTEM 3. EXTERIOR (ARCHITECTURAL) LAYER OF CONCRETE WITH RIGID WELDED WIRE MAT REINFORCEMENT. 4. […]

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Member News

Apr
29

Ironrock Hires New National Sales Manager – Thin Brick

Ironrock is pleased to announce Rob Schrock as their new National Sales Manager – Thin Brick. As National Thin Brick Sales Manager, Rob will be responsible for meeting and exceeding annual thin brick sales goals, creating and growing a strong national channel of distribution and establishing METROBRICK® and Royal Thin Brick® as leaders in the […]

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Feb
17

Seeberger Architecture Completes Class A Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies recently completed Carson Bayport 2, a 365,727 square foot class A warehouse located near the Port of Houston, Texas. The building was constructed on a speculative basis and is designed to cater to both logistics and manufacturing uses. Amenities include a sleek modern exterior, oversized secure truck courts, ESFR sprinklers and ample column […]

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Feb
15

Concrete Strategies, Inc. – Newest TCA Certified Company

Concrete Strategies, Inc. (CSI) recently became the ninth tilt-up company approved as a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Contractor. The TCA Company Certification program, which focuses on safety and quality control, is rapidly gaining recognition from the design community and is beginning to be included as a qualification for bidding work. Concrete Strategies employs over […]

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Jan
28

World’s Tallest Tilt-Up Panel Erected Near Miami, Florida

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The record for the world’s tallest tilt-up panel was shattered in November when Woodland Construction Co. of Jupiter, Fla. erected a 111-foot 9-inch tall panel. The record-breaking panel forms part of a nine-story, 600-bed dormitory for Florida International University at their Biscayne Bay Campus located in North […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction Awareness Ramped Up In Emerging Countries

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE When compared to other durable building systems, tilt-up construction presents incredible value in emerging countries where new construction methods are being investigated. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), through its partners, has been working to spread word of the great benefits tilt-up affords. TCA members have conducted free educational seminars […]

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Sep
21

Tilt-Up Education at Big-05, Kuwait

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE, Senior Structural Engineer, Associate member – ACI-551 / ACI-423 The Big-05 exhibition is an event that is held annually in Kuwait and many other cities around the world. The event attracts architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers. The Big-05 includes CPD (Continuing professional development) certified workshops, and […]

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