• TCA’s New Cyber Roundtable is Now Live

    Thursday, August 26, 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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  • New Online Education Transcript Allows for Seamless Recertification

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to bring the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new education platform (Tilt-Up Academy) and its continuing education management functionality full circle, TCA is proud to announce the immediate release of member transcript pages. Members’ transcript pages are linked from their online profiles and display conveniently in one place […]

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  • A Conversation With TCA’s Executive Committee

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Leadership within the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) consists of 15 people serving on the board of directors. They serve in rotational three-year terms that may be renewed for up to two consecutive terms. During their tenure on the board, certain leaders begin to impact the Association at the level […]

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  • Team Erects First Industrial Project Using Innovative Steel Design

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    BEAMS VS. JOISTS: A CASE STUDY IN SOLVING CURRENT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chris Heath, senior vice president, industrial and Colorado regional manager, Arch-Con® Corporation  When Arch-Con® Corporation began preconstruction on the eighth and final industrial building within Hines’s 110-acre Grand National Business Park in northwest Houston, our team was […]

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  • Tilt-Up, Newburyport

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By William Morgan Newburyport, Massachusetts, an historic Yankee maritime town, north of Boston, seems an unlikely place for a building revolution. Yet, here at the Hillside Center for Sustainable Living, a new village of 48 homes and two acres of edible gardens marks a new approach to sustainable housing. […]

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Industry Press

Aug
26

Extollo Bringing Tilt-Up Construction Technology to Haiti

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The 7.2 earthquake that struck southern Haiti on Aug. 14, leveling homes and other structures with people still in them, made it brutally apparent that Haiti’s normative construction techniques and re-construction plans will not prevent another disaster of this nature from happening again and again.  The January 2010 earthquake […]

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Jun
3

TCA’s I’m A Young Professional. I’m an Adult. Series Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s video series, I’m a Young Professional. I’m an Adult. with a platinum award, which is their […]

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Jun
3

TCA and Dayton Superior to Offer Private, In-Office Certification Training and Exam

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the certification processes of organizations and individuals relying on in-person testing and continuing education. While some options for remote testing have been available, many of those facilities remain closed. The situation has resulted in unintended expiration of existing certifications and significant […]

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Jun
3

Tilt-Up Academy: Your Source for Tilt-Up Education

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the release of Tilt-Up Academy, an all-new, all-access, subscription service for continuing education (CE) delivery and management. The new service replaces the old Tilt-Up Academy powered by AEC Daily, and brings many of the benefits of TCA’s popular Tilt-Up Academy […]

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Jun
3

TCA Initiates Full-Scale Testing of Composite Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Craig Coppersmith, PE, C2 Consulting, LLC Since the early 1980s, insulated concrete sandwich panels have been utilized as a design and construction technique for tilt-up. These types of panels are comprised of an inner and outer wythe of concrete, separated by a layer of rigid foam insulation. Connectors […]

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Jun
3

Inaugural TCA Classic at Bridgemill Athletic Club

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sold out TCA golf event in Atlanta area raises money for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow and the Wounded Warrior Project For anyone who has attended a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) event, it’s no secret that tilt-up professionals work hard, and play even harder. On April 16, 2021, nearly […]

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Member News

Feb
23

LHC Structural Engineers Joins Bennett & Pless

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Bennett & Pless, one of the south’s leading structural engineering firms, is growing again, this time in the Carolinas. Powerhouse structural engineering firm LHC Structural Engineers out of Raleigh, North Carolina, is joining forces with Bennett & Pless, combining their 54 years of experience with the decades-long expertise of […]

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Dec
23

Nox-Crete and Tigerloc™ Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nox-Crete, Inc., an Omaha, Neb.,-based business, and JK Thermal, headquartered in Delta, British Columbia, are pleased to announce a partnership which includes an exclusive distribution agreement of domestic TigerLoc™ products from Nox-Crete’s United States headquarters.  TigerLoc™ is an award-winning material that is used as a thermal break product at […]

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Sep
4

Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool With USA-Made Steel Tie Wire: A Perfect Match

Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool delivers big time savings and ease-of-use for tilt-up contractors Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Makita cordless rebar tying tool now has a perfect accessory for fast and efficient rebar tying: 21-gauge steel tie wire made in the USA. The 18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Rebar Tying Tool (XRT01) takes […]

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Sep
4

Gludown Launches Engaging New Podcast – Concrete & Coffee

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GluDown, a construction adhesive manufacturer, launched a brand-new semi-monthly podcast this past April. With its easy-listening style and informative topics, each episode is designed to bring awareness to a new aspect of waterproofing and tilt-up construction – made complete with witty banter, courtesy of host Cliff Saunders. Previous episodes […]

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Sep
4

MAX USA CORP. expands its Marketing Department with the Hiring of a New Marketing Executive

MAX USA Corp. would like to announce the hiring of Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Marinacci, its new Marketing Executive, who will be focused on generating informative content to drive brand awareness, expand MAX USA Corp.’s social presence and support MAX dealer sales efforts. Jackie has worked in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (“AEC”) industry for over 10 […]

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Aug
19

Makita U.S.A. Meets Continued Growth and Demand with Massive New Facility in Reno, NV

State-of-the-art facility offers expanded distribution, training and service capabilities – with room to expand for future growth Makita® U.S.A., Inc. continues to set a fast pace with more products, more infrastructure and more jobs. And in a year that marks 50 years in the U.S.A., Makita has expanded its distribution, training and service capabilities with […]

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