• Tilt-Up En Vogue In The Hayden Tract

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020

    text by Mitch Bloomquist photos by Iwan Baan Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA “Look around, and it is clear that tilt-up is having a moment, and with the design for the new Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios at the University of California, Los Angeles, Johnston Marklee is proving that the humble material is anything […]

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  • Sowing the Seeds of Inclusivity and Reaping the Fruits of Diversity

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Diversity has long been an asset and value of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. From the beginning, the TCA has been composed of a diverse collection of professionals, and it continues to be so today. Inclusivity, though, has to be intentional. The formation of the TCA young professionals’ collaborative, Tilt-Up […]

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  • Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA At a time when information seekers are often met with anonymous opinions, false rumors, and flat out lies, it is important to consider the contextual credibility of those offering advice. A recent study published in Science confirmed what many suspected: fake news and false rumors reach more people, penetrate […]

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  • The Nature of Tilt-Up Concrete and the Role of Sandblasted/Exposed Aggregate Finish

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Douglas Kozel, AIA – KEE Architecture Inc. Tilt-up has characteristics that differentiate it from other types of construction, and it is these qualities that make it a unique and expressive way to build. We like to explore these characteristics, looking within the tilt-up technique itself, to create unique […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Scott Bunney Named President

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)announces Scott Bunney as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of directors for 2020. Scott Bunney, is the President and co-founder of KB Concrete Systems, Inc., a Colorado based commercial concrete construction company.  KB Concrete Systems, Inc. started operations in Denver, […]

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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

Nov
11

Seretta Completes new Office and Warehouse in Austin, Texas

Seretta Construction Texas, LLC recently completed their new office building and warehouse in Austin. The office was designed by Powers Brown Architecture, engineered by Pinnacle Structural Engineers, and is located on a five-acre property off Hwy 183 and MLK in Austin, Texas. The 28,000-square-foot, two-story insulated tilt-up structure features cast-in brick, jointless floors, and exposed […]

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Nov
11

Nox-Crete Welcomes new Southwest Regional Sales Manager

Nox-Crete Products Group is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he will be representing. Industry alum Jesse Gaitan started his role as the Southwest regional sales manager for Nox-Crete in September and is already making visits to customers in California, Arizona and Nevada. A resident […]

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Nov
8

Generational Shift

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I’m at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta during the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, sitting around a table with 18 founding individuals of Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), the association’s new young professionals’ collaborative. We’re discussing next steps for the group, including a more focused consideration of initiatives, […]

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Sep
4

Ironrock Capital Inc. Announces Employee Promotions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Canton, Ohio – July 8, 2019 – Ironrock Capital Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of John Stuckey to the position of Plant Superintendent and Dan Call’s promotion as Technical Director. In his position as Plant Superintendent, Mr. Stuckey will be responsible for plant production, including Grinding, Manufacturing, […]

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Sep
4

GTC, Inc., Brings Sandwich Panel To The Central Coast Of California

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GTC, Inc., a full-service concrete construction company, brings the sandwich panel to the central coast of California. We first introduced the sandwich insulated panels in Paso Robles, California with Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new cold storage facility. Currently we are constructing a design-build 90 thousand sq. ft cold storage […]

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Aug
6

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless Bennett & Pless is pleased to welcome Sarah L. Ellis as BusinessDevelment Manager for Atlanta.  Sarah will be responsible for growingnew business in the Atlanta market, as well as leading our engineeringsales team and enriching our client relations. Sarah is well-known in the A/E/C/ industry, with over 15 years ofleadership.  As […]

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