• Type IL Cement and Tilt-Up

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Don Greive, PE, and David Buzzelli  Introduction Type IL cement, also commonly referred to as Portland Limestone Cement (PLC), is in the process of replacing Type I/II cement in the US. Type IL is a cementitious product with more than two decades of usage in Canada and […]

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  • Thinking Outside the Brace

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Jason R. Blankenship, PE, SE  What do you do when you need to brace over 100 tons of concrete panels 70 feet in the air, and the longest standard brace available will only reach up about 45 feet?  You design, fabricate, and deliver your own custom bracing […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces New Volunteer Opportunity in Partnership with Beat the Streets National

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) proudly announces a new volunteer initiative in strategic partnership with Beat the Streets National (BTSN). This collaboration is a testament to TCA’s dedication to community service and workforce development, creating a unique opportunity for TCA members to positively impact their communities through the […]

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  • Recap: Tilt-Up Nexus

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In December, Toronto proudly hosted Tilt-Up Nexus: Advancing Canadian Construction, a significant event for the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) in Canada and the first major TCA assembly in the country since 2017. Guided by the Canadian Advisory Board, Tilt-Up Nexus created a platform for initiating collaborations, forming partnerships, […]

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  • Contribute to the Development of an Owners Maintenance Manual for Tilt-Up Buildings

    Thursday, February 22, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt-up buildings are renowned for their remarkable durability and resilience, making them a preferred choice in the construction industry. However, like all structures, even these robust buildings require regular maintenance to safeguard their value and sustained performance. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is thrilled to announce the formation […]

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Industry Press

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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Feb
3

TCA Announces New Board Members

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 elected three new board members for the 2014 year. The new board members were announced at the TCA’s annual meeting, which took place at the 2014 World of […]

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Jan
29

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces San José State University (SJSU) as the Education Partner for the 2014 TCA Convention

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 that it will partner with San José State University (SJSU) as the education partner for the 2014 TCA Convention. The TCA’s annual convention brings together contractors, engineers, architects, suppliers, […]

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Jan
2

Celebration/Contemplation

INTERPRETING THE FORT BEND COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL | SUGAR LAND, TX By: Jeffrey Brown, AIA | Powers Brown Architecture This monument is offered to the veterans of Fort Bend County as an inadequate acknowledgement of their service to the United States of America. Interpreting the monument requires a willingness to accept it that appeal to […]

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Member News

Jun
30

A.H. Harris Announces New President

West Hartford, CT – Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, from Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, to President. Kimberly Corwin has more than 20 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation. She joined Hughes Supply in […]

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Jun
1

Member Profile: VLMK Consulting Engineers

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. Founded in 1970, VLMK Consulting Engineers has always had a primary emphasis on providing quality consulting structural engineering services. The firm is committed to providing safe, economical and functional design. “Our focus on providing creative design solutions with an attention-to-detail and meeting critical timelines has made our staff one […]

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Mar
1

Member Profile: Sunshine Structures, Inc.

By: Wendy Ables, Constructive Communication, Inc. As a member of the CON/STEEL Alliance, Sunshine Structures, Inc. has positioned itself as a leading Tilt-Up construction firm in the southeast. With headquarters located in Lehigh Acres, Fla., the firm has offices in New Orleans, La., Columbus, Ga. and Raleigh, N.C. They also have the ability to effectively […]

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Mar
1

Professional Achievement Award Winners Announced

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. TCA has announced the recipients of five professional achievement awards presented at TCA’s annual meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 20 in conjunction with the World of Concrete. The award recipients for 2011, selected by the Association’s Board of Directors after nomination by the general membership and recommendation by the […]

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Jan
31

Nationally Recognized Structural Engineering Firm Changes Name

DAYTON, Ohio – (January 31, 2011) Steinbicker and Associates, Inc., a structural engineering firm located in Dayton, Ohio since 1982 announces that it is changing its name to MER Engineers, Inc. to reflect a transition in firm ownership. Since 2006, Mark E. Remmetter P.E., S.E. has been operating the firm as Managing Principal and as […]

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