• 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

Oct
7

Bread and Butter

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Over the past 10+ years, much has been published regarding the capacity of tilt-up to deliver multistory, irregularly shaped, complex projects. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program has evidenced the ever increasing variety of project types, forms and sizes that have since become commonplace. The […]

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Oct
4

Enabling Ingenuity

By: Steve Guest, Principal with RMW architecture & interiors and Co-Chair of the 2014 TCA Convention Host Committee Planning for the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) 2014 Convention in Northern California (9/29/14-10/1/14) is shifting into high gear and received a big boost last week when the Architecture Division of California College of the Arts (CCA), in […]

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Aug
29

First General Contractor in the United States Named TCA Certified Company

Bob Moore Construction has become the first general contractor in the United States to be named a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). The TCA Company Certification Program provides formal validation of a contractor’s experience, quality and performance. The emphasis of the program is on quality control and quality assurance but safety, […]

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Aug
21

Keynote Speaker Announced for 2013 TCA Convention

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Rice University, as the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 TCA Convention in Houston, Texas. “Each year the educational content for the TCA Convention is updated to reflect current industry issues, advancements in […]

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Jul
9

Reducing The Cost Of Reasonable Protection – Tilt-Up and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association A four-story tilt-up office building designed to meet the Department of Defense’s blast and progressive collapse resistance requirements is under construction in Maryland, and it is being built on a speculative basis.  Before diving too far into the specifics of this project though, it is helpful to discuss […]

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Jul
9

Tilt-Up Decreases Total Cost of Building Ownership

By: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc. One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise. Although the building industry tends […]

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