• 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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  • Back to the Future: Tilt-Up Future Think 4.0 in Chicago

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Following the success of Tilt-Up Future Think 3.0 in Chicago, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is excited to return to the Windy City for Tilt-Up Future Think 4.0 on June 24! Moving away from distant speculations, this edition hones in on a rapidly approaching future, delving into the […]

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Industry Press

Apr
20

TCA Releases the 2nd And 3rd books in Architecture Of Tilt-Up Series

Español | Translation The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the public availability of the second and third books in its architecture of tilt-up series, The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Spiritual and The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Education. The Architecture of Tilt-Up, 3rd edition, was compiled by Mitch Bloomquist, executive director of the TCA. This book […]

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Apr
20

Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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Apr
16

Gluing Down: Best Practices

Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

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Apr
16

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call For Entries For 2018 Tilt-Up Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented in Dallas, Texas at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. […]

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Mar
28

TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

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Jan
27

Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Charles Nmai, Mark Bury, Joseph Daczko Introduction The Fall 2017 issue of Tilt-Up Today offered an article describing a recurring cracking pattern in tilt-up wall panels. The article by Robinson, Hooks and Lawson entitled “Verifying the Cause of Panel Cracking-A Case Study” concluded by highlighting the […]

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Member News

Jul
10

Nielsen Builders, Inc. Sponsors night at Shenandoah Speedway

TCA member Nielsen Builders recently sponsored a night at Shenandoah Speedway in Shenandoah,VA. Mark Stroupe, Business Development Director for Nielsen Builders said they gave the winner a BIG check and fitted the pace car with a TCA logo.  

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Jul
7

Mr. Clean

PRESTON ROTHWELL, OF ROTHWELL CONSTRUCTION, BELIEVES JOBSITE CLEANLINESS LEADS TO FEWER MISTAKES, LESS WASTE, MORE PROFESSIONALISM AND SAFER WORKERS. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association “A clean jobsite is a safe jobsite,” says Preston Rothwell. “There are so many opportunities for accidents to happen when the jobsite is not clean.” Rothwell’s rule – anything […]

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Jun
30

Cadence McShane Construction Completes 400,250 S.F. Industrial Facility for Liberty Property Trust in Houston

Will Hodges, President of Cadence McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce that the firm has completed the comprehensive construction of Fallbrook Distribution Center II, a new 400,250 square foot speculative warehouse/distribution facility on behalf of developer, Liberty Property Trust.  Located just outside Houston’s city limits and positioned on a premier 30-acre parcel at 8303 […]

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Apr
28

TCA Sustaining Member Spotlight: Alston Construction Company

For more than 25 years, Alston Construction Company’s (formerly Panattoni Construction) overall goal has been to provide quality, cost-efficient projects that leave a positive experience for our clients. To say we’ve built it before may be factual, but it’s not why our clients choose us. Many construction companies offer a diverse background of general contracting, […]

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Apr
28

Tiltwall For Dessert, Anyone?

By: Perry E. Seeberger, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP | SEEBERGER Architecture What do dessert and tilt-up construction have in common?  Both begin with a vision, skillfully executed by a pastry chef or design architect with meticulous planning, ingredient selection, coordination, presentation, and then……“BAM!”  The latest creation is now ready for enjoyment.  Rich Product Corporation, a […]

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Apr
28

Building for Mother Nature

By: Jim White | Bedrock Concrete Corp & Megan Miller | LJB Inc. A business owner in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, certainly considered Mother Nature for his new restaurant and liquor store and hoped he never had to find out if it was necessary.  Only a half mile from the Atlantic Ocean, he wanted […]

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