• Digitizing Paper Doll Plans for Tilt-Up

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Tapper, president, JMT Consultants Concrete tilt-up panels are cast on-site, typically on the building floor. The construction team needs to know exactly where they will place formwork and lay out the panels to be cast on the slab before safely and efficiently lifting the panels into their […]

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  • The 2nd Annual TCA Classic

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has once again partnered with American Contractors Supply and ARCON Design/Build to host the 2nd Annual TCA Classic. On April 16, nearly 150 tilt-up professionals gathered at the BridgeMill Athletic Club in Canton, GA for a day of golf, networking, comradery, and prizes. The […]

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  • Collective Position On Recognizing And Controlling Ground Bearing Pressures For Erecting Tilt-Up Panels

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Position of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association: The owner’s designated representative for construction shall be responsible for assigning a qualified firm (or firms) to review and confirm that the capacity of the subgrade can safely support the crane’s ground-bearing loads that are provided by the tilt-up erection contractor/crane company. The […]

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  • TILT-UP TODAY 30th Anniversary

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA This year marks three decades of Tilt-Up Today being at the forefront of construction journalism. Cheers to 30 years of influencing design, construction, and industry culture! To celebrate the milestone anniversary, we’ve assembled a smattering of highlights from three decades of print, offering a time capsule and a reminder […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces the Retirement of Janette Barr, TCA’s Office Manager since 1997.

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    Janette inquired about an open position in the fall of 1996 and officially started in January of 1997. At that time, the Association resources consisted of a small, bi-monthly newsletter, an annual conference, and a gathering during the World of Concrete. Communications were mostly by fax, phone, and mail, and membership was processed solely by […]

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Industry Press

Apr
28

Generating Collaboration

By: Andrew Kudless | California College of the Arts (CCA) One of the goals of a design education is to prepare students for the complex design problems they may face in practice while also introducing them to new technologies, materials, and workflows that have the potential to transform practice in the future. Through a collaboration […]

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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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Mar
6

Call for Entries – 2014 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

Submit Your Projects Now 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 the call for entries for the 24th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards […]

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Mar
5

Designing Slabs for Bracing – Who’s Responsible?

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 released a position statement assigning responsibility for the assessment of floor slab capacity for the bracing of tilt-up panels. The statement is intended to provide clarity and direction […]

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Feb
18

DIVCON, Inc. Among First in U.S. to Receive Tilt-Up Construction Certification

DIVCON, Inc. (Spokane Valley, Wash.), the Inland Northwest’s recognized leader in tilt-up construction, has become one of the first companies in the U.S. to become certified by the Tilt-Up Construction Association (TCA). The association created the new certification system to recognize tilt-up contractors that have met strict safety standards and have demonstrated a proven track […]

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Member News

Jul
26

Mansfield, Texas ARDEX Manufacturing and Distribution Center Receives Prestigious Award

ARDEX Americas Mansfield Manufacturing and Distribution Center recently received recognition from the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for exemplary facility safety standards. “ARDEX Americas takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously,” said President and CEO Stephan M. Liozu. “The SHARP program rigorously analyzed our Mansfield facility and recognized the exemplary […]

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Jul
24

Tilt-Up Concrete Association to Open Judging of Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to Facebook Fans

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 – will open judging of the 2012 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program to their Facebook fans. According to Mitch Bloomquist, project manager at TCA, Facebook fans will have the opportunity to […]

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Jul
13

Thermomass Promotes Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician

Thermomass®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce the promotion of Garett Burkhart to Product Development Technician. Burkhart will have the primary responsibility of overseeing the areas of product development.  He will head endeavors in research, development and testing to keep Thermomass on the cutting-edge of new technology. “Garett has […]

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May
23

Dayton Superior Delta Tie Achieves Critical Fire Test Ratings

DAYTON, Ohio, May 22, 2012 – Dayton Superior is proud to announce that the Delta Tie, an insulated, tilt up concrete panel connector, has achieved the distinction of achieving the desired fire ratings prescribed in the NFPA.285 fire test and, most recently, the ASTM E-119 fire test. The Delta Tie underwent NFPA 285 fire testing […]

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May
23

Meadow Burke Restructures in Anticipation Of Growth Opportunities

Tampa, FL (May 21, 2012) Meadow Burke, LLC, headquartered in Tampa, FL is pleased to announce the launching of its new website. The address of the new website is www.meadowburke.com. The new user-friendly interface with comprehensive product content will give customers a better understanding of Meadow Burke’s product line in Precast, Forming, Reinforcing, Road and Bridge, […]

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May
23

A.H. Harris Acquires Barker Steel’s Building Material Assets and Forming & Shoring Equipment

West Hartford, CT – A.H. Harris and Barker Steel have entered into an agreement, whereby A.H. Harris will assume Barker’s Westfield, MA and Queens, NY facilities. The agreement is based on Barker’s decision to exit the Building Materials Distribution & Forming and Shoring Rental Business and focus on rebar and rebar fabrication only. Their rebar […]

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