• 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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  • Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, FACI, FTCA The construction market today is arguably experiencing the strongest momentum of the last three decades. Despite the more than two-year impact of a global pandemic, the annual US construction industry has risen to nearly 9 billion USD. ResearchandMarkets.com reports that after a moderate 1.8% […]

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  • 2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2019, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified, and recognized for their expertise. The first listing of tilt-up industry influencers was published in 2020. Continuously evolving, this listing serves to affirm the experience of professionals […]

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  • Tilting the Future in Their Favor

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Seventeen studentsfrom the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, at Kansas State University, have received Tilt-Up Concrete Technician Certification following completion of coursework and successfully passing an exam administered by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The following students (all earning their construction science and management degrees) […]

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  • TILT-UP FUTURE THINK 3.0

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    Tilt-Up Future Think is back and it’s headed to Chicago on May 16. In a business climate where everyone is asked to do more with less, today’s design and construction professionals have little time to devote to the research of emerging technologies and the future of their industry. As such, the TCA Board of Directors […]

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Industry Press

Aug
26

Team Erects First Industrial Project Using Innovative Steel Design

BEAMS VS. JOISTS: A CASE STUDY IN SOLVING CURRENT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chris Heath, senior vice president, industrial and Colorado regional manager, Arch-Con® Corporation  When Arch-Con® Corporation began preconstruction on the eighth and final industrial building within Hines’s 110-acre Grand National Business Park in northwest Houston, our team was […]

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Aug
26

Tilt-Up, Newburyport

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By William Morgan Newburyport, Massachusetts, an historic Yankee maritime town, north of Boston, seems an unlikely place for a building revolution. Yet, here at the Hillside Center for Sustainable Living, a new village of 48 homes and two acres of edible gardens marks a new approach to sustainable housing. […]

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Aug
26

Tca’s Tilt-Up Academy Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s online education platform, Tilt-Up Academy, with a platinum award, which is their highest designation. The new […]

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Aug
26

Extollo Bringing Tilt-Up Construction Technology to Haiti

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The 7.2 earthquake that struck southern Haiti on Aug. 14, leveling homes and other structures with people still in them, made it brutally apparent that Haiti’s normative construction techniques and re-construction plans will not prevent another disaster of this nature from happening again and again.  The January 2010 earthquake […]

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Jun
3

TCA’s I’m A Young Professional. I’m an Adult. Series Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s video series, I’m a Young Professional. I’m an Adult. with a platinum award, which is their […]

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Jun
3

TCA and Dayton Superior to Offer Private, In-Office Certification Training and Exam

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the certification processes of organizations and individuals relying on in-person testing and continuing education. While some options for remote testing have been available, many of those facilities remain closed. The situation has resulted in unintended expiration of existing certifications and significant […]

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Member News

Apr
28

Innovator MAX USA Corp. Introduces a New Large Jaw Cordless Rebar Tying Tool

MAX USA Corp. launched its new large jaw cordless rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB611T.  This exciting new rebar tying tool is the world’s only battery powered rebar tying tool with the ability to tie #9 x #10 rebar. Powered by MAX proprietary TwinTier technology, the RB611T is faster and delivers even greater efficiency and […]

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Mar
3

Hoar Construction completes Paloma Ridge office building

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hoar Construction completed the third and final building at the Paloma Ridge campus on time and under budget. The 168,000 square foot core and shell office building is located in North Austin and is Stream Realty’s first development in the fast-growing metropolitan area. The multi-tenant building is also Hoar’s […]

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Feb
17

Nox-Crete welcomes new Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Recent hire Jey Yates brings knowledge, experience to concrete chemicals team Omaha, Neb., February 17, 2020 – Nox-Crete, Inc. is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he’ll be representing. Industry alum Jeter “Jey” Yates started his role as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Nox-Crete earlier […]

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Jan
28

Hoar Construction Completes Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Convention Center Expansion

$32 million project delivers new ballroom and outdoor event space After an aggressive 13-month schedule, Hoar Construction completed a 57,000-square-foot expansion of the convention center at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, an iconic Orlando resort, including a new 25,000-square-foot ballroom and 32,000-square-foot expansion of event, pre-function, and back of house space. The resort now offers […]

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Nov
11

Seretta Completes new Office and Warehouse in Austin, Texas

Seretta Construction Texas, LLC recently completed their new office building and warehouse in Austin. The office was designed by Powers Brown Architecture, engineered by Pinnacle Structural Engineers, and is located on a five-acre property off Hwy 183 and MLK in Austin, Texas. The 28,000-square-foot, two-story insulated tilt-up structure features cast-in brick, jointless floors, and exposed […]

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Nov
11

Nox-Crete Welcomes new Southwest Regional Sales Manager

Nox-Crete Products Group is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he will be representing. Industry alum Jesse Gaitan started his role as the Southwest regional sales manager for Nox-Crete in September and is already making visits to customers in California, Arizona and Nevada. A resident […]

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