• 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

Sep
22

NEx and Tilt-Up Concrete Association Partner to Advance Nonmetallic Building Materials in Tilt-Up Construction

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA NEx, an ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) aimed at advancing nonmetallic building materials in tilt-up construction. NEx is a global leader in research, education, and development of nonmetallic building materials such as […]

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Sep
22

TCA Highlights Award-Winning Tilt-Up Design at A’23 Conference on Architecture in San Francisco

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2023 (A’23) set the stage for groundbreaking discussions, technology revelations, and professional networking in San Francisco. The two-day expo, held on June 8 and 9, was a confluence of leading architects, designers, manufacturers, and allied professionals seeking to design […]

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Sep
22

Tilt Lab Commissions Formations Studio for TCA Demo Feature

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt Lab, the philanthropic partner of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, has commissioned Formations Studio to design a structure to be constructed in conjunction with the 2023 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo to be held in Tampa, Florida, from September 19–21, 2023. The program for the structure is simply to […]

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Jun
13

Alston Construction: Building a Brighter Future with Beat the Streets National

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Beat the Streets National, an alliance of youth-development nonprofits with the mission of empowering and transforming the lives of under-resourced youth through the sport of wrestling, mentorship, and community, is proud to announce a partnership with Alston Construction. As part of this partnership, Alston Construction has made a […]

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Jun
13

Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow Elects three new Directors

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Michael Frew, president, Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow As TCA’s Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT) begins its fifth year, we are excited to welcome three new directors from a large pool of outstanding applicants! Kyle Eason, Darian St. Michael, and Stephen Flora were all nominated and […]

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Jun
13

Local Materials and Ordinary Techniques

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Mitch Bloomquist, executive director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association Images by Simon Menges Civic architect, urban planner, and activist Sir David Alan Chipperfield, CH, was selected as the 2023 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is internationally regarded as architecture’s highest honor. Chipperfield is the fifty-second laureate of […]

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Member News

Mar
16

The Korte Company Promotes Several Employees Into Key Positions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Derek Brauer has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Procurement and is responsible for managing New Business Development as well as directing Preconstruction activities. Derek began his career at The Korte Company in 2000 as a Project Engineer. He was also a Project Executive with a primary focus […]

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Mar
16

Terry Mccracken Named National Sales Manager – Thin Brick at Ironrock

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Terry McCracken was hired as National Sales Manager – Thin Brick at Ironrock on January 3rd, 2022. Ironrock’s National Thin Brick Sales Manager is responsible for meeting and exceeding annual thin brick sales goals, creating and growing a robust national distribution channel, and establishing METROBRICK® and Royal Thin Brick® […]

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Mar
16

TAS Expands in Florida

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA We have some exciting news! For the past 41 years, TAS has earned the reputation as one of Texas’ most recognizable and reputable concrete contractors. With this experience and success, we have continued to grow and now it is time to plant our flag in Florida! TAS has deep […]

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Oct
8

Powers Brown Architecture has promoted Jeanette Shaw, AIA, RID, LEED AP, and Kristen Stapper, AIA, RID, LEED GA, to the new title of Associate

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Powers Brown Architecture has promoted Jeanette Shaw, AIA, RID, LEED AP, and Kristen Stapper, AIA, RID, LEED GA, to the new title of Associate. With the new position, the architects also will become Shareholders in Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban […]

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May
26

Commercial Real Estate Design/Building Leader Clayco Establishes West Coast Office; Expands Team

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Industry veterans Rob Jernigan and Emery Molnar Join Clayco in Los Angeles Expansion Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm with headquarters in Chicago, announced today that the firm is expanding its operations and establishing a West Coast regional office in Los Angeles. As […]

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May
26

Makita U.S.A. Growth Continues With Land Purchase in Atlanta Region

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Makita U.S.A., Inc. is continuing its commitment to future growth in the U.S. market with the purchase of 80 acres in Georgia. The land, located northeast of Atlanta in Hall County, is the target for planned future development to address continuing growth in the United States. “Business continues to […]

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