• TILT to hold Work Day on January 13, 2021

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA As a member of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, you are encouraged to nominate high-potential leaders from your organization to participate in an upcoming onboarding and work event hosted by TILT (Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow). The virtual event, planned for January 13, 2021, aims to connect young professionals interested […]

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  • Tilt-Up Detailing and the Role of 3D Printing

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Laura Stock with contributions from Olivia Freese and Ryan Stumpf For architects and clients seeking innovative tilt-up wall textures and details, the construction products that are available on the market frequently limit designs due to availability, cost, and/or construction feasibility. Because of these constraints, the team stepped […]

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  • Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Since its inception, the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo has delivered the industry’s most valuable education and technology. The event began its momentum in Houston in 2013 with record-breaking attendance, upgrades to the Tilt-Up Awards Gala and Outdoor Demos, the introduction of host committees, and the reintroduction of the design […]

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  • Exhibitor Success in a Virtual Setting

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA With the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo going virtual and taking place in The Aggregate, exhibiting companies were challenged to find new ways to present products and technologies to the industry. Despite being unable to gather in person, companies used this opportunity to connect with their key customer bases […]

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  • Tilt-Up’s Best Celebrate in the Aggregate

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The tilt-up industry’s best-dressed avatars gathered virtually on October 7, 2020, to honor the organizations, people, and projects that demonstrated the variety, beauty, and flexibility of tilt-up construction. Although the coronavirus pandemic prevented the usual in-person gathering, the Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was virtually presented during the […]

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Industry Press

Apr
30

TCA Publishes Tech Note on Tilt-Up Lifting Timelines using Reactive Bondbreakers

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Members may download a complimentary copy of the full tech note here. As anyone involved in any facet of construction can attest, rare is the occasion when a project proceeds from beginning to end without some sort of adjustment to the schedule. From weather-related interruptions to regulatory issues, any number of unforeseen, […]

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Apr
29

Tomorrow Will Be Different Than Today or Yesterday

by Kimberly J Corwin, FTCA For those of you that know me, you also know that “Change is Constant” is one of my favorite phrases.  We have a constant reminder of this on a plaque that hangs in our house that my husband has had forever, it reads “It’s what you do next that matters […]

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Apr
11

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2020 Tilt-Up Project and Professional Honors Call for Entry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 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 a call for entries for the 2020 Tilt-Up Awards. Each year, the TCA honors those organizations, people and projects that successfully […]

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Apr
2

TCA Announces “Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures”

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Shutting down any construction site at any point in the construction process requires the construction team to assess and address potential risks associated with an unoccupied jobsite. Shutting down a tilt-up jobsite, particularly during, or immediately following, the erection of wall panels presents a unique set of challanges that […]

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Feb
24

New Book Presents Tilt-Up Design Procedure With Potential Economic Benefits

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces the availability of Limit Design of Tilt-Up: Practical Applications of Nonlinear Static Analysis to the In-Plane Seismic Design of Tilt-Up Panels by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. The Limit Design procedure that is developed and formally presented in this design guide meets the strength […]

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Feb
24

Tackling Winter Tilt-Up With Concrete Sensors

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Shawn Hickey, CCS., GSC., FTCA The first question we always hear: “Can you build tilt-up panels in the winter?” Answer: “Of course we can, eh!” ACI 306R-16 (Guide to Cold Weather Concreting) states: “The conditions of cold weather concreting exist when the air temperature has fallen to, or […]

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Member News

Jan
28

Powers Brown Architecture Promotes AJ Breneman, AIA, RID to Principal

Houston, TX — (Jan. 22, 2019) . . . Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban design, has promoted AJ Breneman, AIA, RID, to principal in the firm’s Houston office. She most recently served as a Senior Design Manager. “AJ came to Powers Brown Architecture fresh out […]

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Jan
28

MAX USA CORP. promotes James Sullivan to Sr. Midwest Sales Executive

For the last 4 years working for MAX James has consistently increased sales, achieved plan and drove business in his territory. “I really love working for MAX. We make awesome products and I feel honored and privileged to be recognized by the company for my efforts”, said James. MAX is a leading international manufacturer that […]

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Jan
19

XL Concrete Masonry Announces Chris Gosney as a New Partner

It is with great enthusiasm that XL Concrete Masonry announces Chris Gosney as a new partner to our XL family. XL Concrete Masonry formed 4 years ago with the combination of Michael Frazier’ s 35 years and Russell Bay’ s 25 years of experience in owning and operating Concrete and Masonry companies in Nevada and […]

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Jan
17

LJB Makes Strategic Acquisition in Louisville, KY

Ohio-based consulting firm expands its geospatial and site design services DAYTON, Ohio – January 17, 2019 – LJB Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Evans/Griffin, a highly respected civil engineering and surveying firm that has been serving the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro area for more than 30 years. The addition of the Evans/Griffin team […]

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Oct
29

Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Oct
29

Megaslab™ Jointless Concrete System Eliminates Control Joint Issues

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sinclair Construction Group has announced the launch of MEGASLAB™ Jointless Concrete System. The patent-pending formula in MEGASLAB features ground-breaking technology paired with powerful admixtures that create an incredibly dense and impermeable slab, eliminating the need for installing control joints and their associated costs. Because control joints lead to costly […]

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