• Seretta Construction Goes From Family-Owned to 100% Employee-Owned

    Tuesday, July 2, 2024

    Seretta Construction announced that they have transferred the Company’s ownership to an ESOP. An ESOP is an employee benefit plan that gives employees ownership interests in the company in the form of stock shares. Founded in 1987 by Richard J. McPherson, PE, and in its 38th year of business, Seretta is now 100% employee-owned.  Seretta President, […]

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  • Rick Galloway Elected President of Tilt-Up Concrete Association

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), dedicated to fostering growth and excellence in tilt-up design, construction, and innovation, proudly announces Rick Galloway was elected as president of the board of directors. Galloway’s appointment follows the board meeting held in Las Vegas, signifying a pivotal moment in his distinguished career […]

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  • Low Strength Concrete: Now What?

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Don Greive, PE and CEO of Pinnacle Structural Engineers In the last couple of years, our perception is that more concrete than usual is not reaching its specified 28-day design compressive strength in testing. We do not know the reason for this, but there may be some […]

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  • Navigating Construction Challenges at Alliance Rojas

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By David Venegas, president of VEMAC In construction, the difference between success and setback often hinges on one’s ability to swiftly navigate unforeseen challenges. This was vividly illustrated during our recent Alliance Rojas project, where a significant obstacle turned into an opportunity to demonstrate VEMAC’s problem-solving prowess and […]

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  • Scottsdale’s Museum of the West to Be Highlighted on the Tilt-Up Buildings Tour at the 25th Convention and Expo

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Prepare to be captivated by the fusion of sustainability and cultural richness at the 25th Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Phoenix, which will take place October 9–11, 2024. Among the highlights of this event is an exclusive tour of the Scottsdale Museum of the West. Nestled within Scottsdale’s […]

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Industry Press

May
11

New Online TCA Account Access Interface

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly 20 percent of the TCA’s web traffic, which amounts to thousands of page views, comes from visitors researching companies associated with tilt-up construction — people looking up a member in the directory and viewing member profile pages. To best capitalize on this exposure, it is critical that your […]

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Apr
30

TCA Publishes Tech Note on Tilt-Up Lifting Timelines using Reactive Bondbreakers

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Members may download a complimentary copy of the full tech note here. As anyone involved in any facet of construction can attest, rare is the occasion when a project proceeds from beginning to end without some sort of adjustment to the schedule. From weather-related interruptions to regulatory issues, any number of unforeseen, […]

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Apr
29

Tomorrow Will Be Different Than Today or Yesterday

by Kimberly J Corwin, FTCA For those of you that know me, you also know that “Change is Constant” is one of my favorite phrases.  We have a constant reminder of this on a plaque that hangs in our house that my husband has had forever, it reads “It’s what you do next that matters […]

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Apr
11

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2020 Tilt-Up Project and Professional Honors Call for Entry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced a call for entries for the 2020 Tilt-Up Awards. Each year, the TCA honors those organizations, people and projects that successfully […]

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Apr
2

TCA Announces “Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures”

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Shutting down any construction site at any point in the construction process requires the construction team to assess and address potential risks associated with an unoccupied jobsite. Shutting down a tilt-up jobsite, particularly during, or immediately following, the erection of wall panels presents a unique set of challanges that […]

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Feb
24

New Book Presents Tilt-Up Design Procedure With Potential Economic Benefits

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces the availability of Limit Design of Tilt-Up: Practical Applications of Nonlinear Static Analysis to the In-Plane Seismic Design of Tilt-Up Panels by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. The Limit Design procedure that is developed and formally presented in this design guide meets the strength […]

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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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