• 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

Sep
3

Tilt-Up Company Certification is Advancing Leaders

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, Manager for Regulatory and Technical Affairs Three years ago, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors strategically improved the Company Certification program to encouraged companies to begin the process toward full certification by establishing phases of completion. Since then, 23 companies have become actively certified, […]

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Aug
30

TILT-UP Future Think 2.0

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt-Up Future Think 2.0, presented by HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap and Massachusetts Institution of Technology, was the second event of its kind that brought together tilt-up contractors, architects, engineers, suppliers and manufacturers for a networking luncheon, followed by a series of talks focused on emerging technologies […]

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Apr
12

Supporting Expanded Market Adoption of Partially Composite Insulated Sandwich Wall Panels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has recently engaged in advocacy efforts to champion expanded market adoption and acceptance of partially composite insulated sandwich wall panels. While not a new invention, these panels are experiencing a surge in demand due to their numerous advantages over other systems. The popularity of these […]

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Apr
12

Fort Worth Camera – Aperture Wall

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Bart Shaw, FAIA Photographs: Dror Baldinger, FAIA Fort Worth Camera, designed by Ibañez Shaw Architecture and built by Tim Pulliam of Concrete Work L.P., sits on Montgomery Street, a commercial corridor that lies between the Arlington Heights neighborhood and the Museum/Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum […]

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Apr
10

The Recycling of Tilt-Up Myths

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Mitch Bloomquist From claims of “fake news” to the popular TV show Myth Busters to the website snopes.com, the world seems to be full of distracting falsehoods; yet, people appear to be concerned with finding the truth (in most cases). However, their pursuit of truth is constantly bombarded […]

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Feb
13

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Call for Presentations

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for presentations for the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 26-28, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking […]

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Member News

May
6

TCA Company Certification Recognizes and Improves Business Practices

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Company Certification program is entering its third year of existence and 8 companies have already been approved from the state of Washington to Nova Scotia, Canada and from Texas to Florida. Applicants have commented that the process was more rigorous and detailed […]

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Apr
20

Alston Construction is Recipient of the 2015 AGC National Construction Safety Excellence Award

Alston Construction Company has been named one of the nation’s safest construction companies when the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America awarded Alston first place in the AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Awards, the annual ranking of construction safety programs. Alston presented their outstanding leadership in safety and occupation health management, risk control, safety training, work […]

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Apr
10

World’s Largest Tilt-Up Building Under Construction In Houston, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Daikin Industries, Ltd., the leading global manufacturer in heating, cooling and refrigerant products, is expanding its Goodman operations in the United States by constructing a new state-of-the-art business campus outside of Houston, Texas. The new $417-million campus, designed by Powers Brown Architecture (architect) and LJB Inc. (engineer), […]

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Feb
23

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Shane Miller Named President

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up concrete construction industry – has announced Shane Miller, president of Divcon, Inc., as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of officers for 2015. Miller joined the TCA Board of Directors in 2010 and has been instrumental in the creation […]

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Jan
30

Dayton Superior to Host Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge at World of Concrete

Dayton Superior will demonstrate the cutting-edge Tilt-Werks technology during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is hosting a Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge on Wednesday, February 4 at 11:00 a.m. in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Tilt-Werks Learning Lounge event will allow World of Concrete attendees to […]

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Jan
15

Forum Studio Designs BJC’s First Tilt-Up Structure

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones WORDS: KERRY L. SMITH | IMAGES: MATTHEW MCFARLAND, M STUDIO WEST THE NEWLY COMPLETED, $25-MILLION, 220,000-SQUARE-FOOT, FIVE-STORY ADMINISTRATIVE HUB FOR BJC HEALTHCARE (BARNES-JEWISH HOSPITAL) IN SAINT LOUIS, MO IS A TILT-UP SUCCESS STORY. DESIGNED BY FORUM STUDIO, A FULL-SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FIRM BASED IN ST. LOUIS […]

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