• 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
29

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code – Your Attention Required

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is quickly becoming one of the most talked about subjects in professional construction circles.  Those that aren’t discussing it soon will be because it represents the most aggressive minimum requirements in history for the building envelope.  While not designed […]

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Apr
29

TCA Announces Call for Entries for 23rd Annual Achievement Awards Program

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 23rd installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards program honors projects that […]

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Apr
25

TCA Releases Engineering Tilt-Up

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 release of Engineering Tilt-Up. The newest publication from the TCA is the third in a trilogy of resources covering the architecture, engineering and construction of tilt-up. […]

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Apr
19

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Engineering Seminar Series

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 present an engineering seminar series titled, “Applying the 2012 IBC to the Design of Low-Rise Concrete Building Systems – Engineering Tilt-Up.” The first event is scheduled for June […]

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Mar
8

OSHA Schedules Discussions of Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled two informal stakeholder meetings to solicit comments on the crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The meetings will focus on the effectiveness of crane operator certification to ensure that crane operators can safely operate equipment and the level of competence […]

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Feb
18

TCA Positions for the Future of Energy Efficiency

Validated by the recent aggressive changes found in the last two versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the TCA is positioned to serve as a major industry resource to building designers. Beginning with the 2009 IECC and ending with the recently released 2012 IECC, building envelopes constructed under the jurisdiction of this code […]

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Member News

Feb
10

ARDEX Americas Named a Finalist for Pittsburgh Business Ethics Awards

Pittsburgh, Pa., February 9, 2012- ARDEX Americas was recently named a 2011 Pittsburgh Business Ethics Awards finalist in the medium sized business category. “ARDEX Americas has always been committed to ethical business practices,” said Stephan M. Liozu, President and CEO of ARDEX Americas. “Environmental consciousness and business integrity are two prominent areas we focus on […]

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Jan
30

Dayton Superior Launches Two Lithium-Based Chemical Products

DAYTON, OHIO | January 24, 2012: Dayton Superior announces the addition of two lithium-based products to their construction chemical portfolio of product solutions. Pentra-Hard® Densifier and Pentra-Hard® Finish are concrete floor treatments that utilize technologically advanced and patented Nano Lithium™ technology. The Pentra-Hard Densifier is used to harden and dust-proof new and existing concrete. When […]

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Dec
28

TCA Members Exhibit at World of Concrete

The Tilt-up Concrete Association is proud to be a cosponsor of World of Concrete. In addition to our presence at the event, some of our member companies will be exhibiting. For the very best in Tilt-Up products and services please stop by these TCA member booths and say hello. Don’t forget to use code A35 […]

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Dec
19

Worthy of Remembrance

The design, engineering and construction of the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Each year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) selects a new location for its Annual Convention. Last year, Irvine, California was selected and Amelia Island, Florida will host the event in 2012. This year, the TCA selected […]

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Dec
19

Dedication – 25 Years of TCA Membership

By: James R. Baty II | Tilt-Up Concrete Association It is hard to believe that this past year, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association turned 25 years old.  It seems only yesterday that we were celebrating the 20th year with our friends during the World of Concrete and in a blink of an eye another five is […]

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Dec
19

21st Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

By: Wendy Ward | Constructive Communication, Inc. The Achievement Awards program was established by TCA to honor projects that represent an increasing diversity of building types constructed with site-cast Tilt-Up concrete as well as those that advance industry technology, apply innovative form and provide unique solutions to building programs. Projects were reviewed by a panel […]

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