• TCA Research Report on Partially Composite Panels is Available

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the completion of the Research Report: Tilt-Up Partially Composite Insulated Wall Panels. This TCA-sponsored effort was performed by Dr. Marc Maguire, assistant professor, and Salam Al-Rubaye, graduate research assistant at the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The report […]

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  • Announcing the John Hart Honorary Scholarship Endowment

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Peak Engineering, and Tilt Lab are pleased to announce the establishment of the John Hart Honorary Scholarship Endowment. John Hart, FTCA, began his academic career studying architecture/pre-engineering at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He quickly realized he was not in the right program nor […]

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  • TCA Membership Reaches Landmark Milestone

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has surpassed 500 members for the first time in the organization’s 36-year history. The milestone marks the achievement of an elusive goal held for decades. “The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors and Executive Leadership team prides themselves on running an atypical organization characterized […]

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  • The Industrial Market and Tilt-Up as an Effective Build Method

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Michael Gullickson (president of Valor Contracting) and Ben Meland (cofounder and CEO of construction at Enclave) The pandemic-induced e-commerce boom has propelled the industrial warehouse market. With the popularity of last mile delivery and the desire for packages to be delivered as affordably, quickly, and accurately as possible, […]

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  • Achieving Net-Zero Energy with Tilt-Wall

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Jesse Hunt, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP Property owner: East Port Properties – Judy Wall, President The 60,000 SF Wilkinson Avenue multitenant warehouse building located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is part of the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Buildings (ZCB) pilot project. The building combines […]

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Industry Press

May
16

Take One: New England Studios

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The film industry is no stranger to the word “tilt,” but for a major television and film studio in New England, tilt has taken on an entirely different meaning. In cinematography, tilt refers to a technique in which a stationary camera rotates on a vertical, or tilting, plane. […]

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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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Member News

Dec
12

Thermomass® achieves 4-hour ASTM E-119 fire resistance rating

December 9, 2012 (Boone, Iowa):  Thermomass®, the leading manufacturer of building insulation systems for the concrete industry, is proud to announce the successful completion of the ASTM E-119 fire test. The fire test was conducted on a sandwich wall panel consisting of a 2-in exterior wythe of concrete, 2-in insulation core, and a 5-in interior […]

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Nov
23

Summit Concrete named finalist in WOC’s Crews that Rock competition!

Summit Concrete NEEDS YOUR VOTE!!! TCA member Summit Concrete has been named as a finalist in the World of Concrete’s “CREWS THAT ROCK!” competition for their work on the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial! Crews were asked to submit their most inspiring and unique projects from the past year to be entered into the contest. […]

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Nov
17

100+ Year-Old Construction Solution Addresses Overcrowded Schools – SiteCast Construction

(Ottawa, Canada – November 17, 2011) Mention overcrowded schools these days and you’re bound to hit an emotional button – in new communities and older ones. Whether you’re building a new school, adding a school addition or moving in portables, you can’t seem to please everyone. But, when it comes to the actual construction of […]

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Sep
7

CONNECT-EZ Introduces Two New Products Proven to Eliminate Field Welding, Improve Safety

(Dayton, Ohio – Sept. 7, 2011) – CONNECT-EZ,  a leader in engineered labor saving products for the concrete industry, has announced the launch of two new products — CONNECT-EZ Panel Anchor, “PA” and the CONNECT-EZTM “V”. Both have already proven to save time and money in cast-in-place, precast and tilt-up concrete construction projects. “Because the […]

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Sep
1

The Value of Participation

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association A common suggestion of many non-profit organizations such as trade associations is that the association belongs to and is shaped by its members. When it comes to the TCA, this is absolutely the case. Oftentimes, this fact is overlooked by existing and potential members. The mission of the Tilt-Up […]

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Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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