• 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

Jan
11

First Insulated Tilt-Up Freezer In British Columbia Nearing Completion

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass and Ram Construction partnered to develop a comprehensive building envelope plan for the ground-breaking facility. Ram Construction, headquartered in Delta, British Columbia, is nearing completion of what is thought to be the first integrally insulated tilt-up freezer project in western Canada. The project, Subzero Cold Logistics, […]

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Jan
11

A Student’s Perspective

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) encourages students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo each year to better understand the building system, learn about the industry, and network with the professionals who know it best. Humberto Cantú, a civil engineering student at Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM), […]

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Jan
10

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named CEO of Powers Brown Architecture

Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. office locations established in the past five to […]

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Dec
19

John Miller 1943-2017

It is with heavy hearts we pass along the news that our industry has lost a pioneer. John Miller, founder of DIVCON, father of TCA past president Shane Miller and 2017 recipient of the Murray Parker Memorial Award, passed away Friday in Spokane, WA at the age of 74. His obituary is below. — John […]

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Nov
2

Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2018 Cim Auction At World Of Concrete

(Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is seeking donations for their 2018 CIM Auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for […]

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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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Member News

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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Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Aug
21

Thermomass Names Brad Nesset President

Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce that it has appointed Brad Nesset as President. Nesset has been with Thermomass since 2005 and replaces Tom Stecker, who has led the growth of Thermomass since 2004. Stecker is stepping down to spend more time with family and pursue other interests, […]

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