• 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
3

Creative Ventilation Breathes Potential into Rec Center

An inventive green approach to Tilt-Up concrete is one reason CSU East Bay runs without an active heating system. Inspired by the water-filled trombe walls of the 1960s, designers paired the idea of gaining and releasing heat with tilt-up concrete, the most cost-effective construction technology, and designed something which has never been done before — […]

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Oct
1

Certified Advantage

By: Ed Sauter | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Differentiating your company from the competition is critical to securing work. Although many assume price is the way to stand out, it’s a risky proposition to gain work solely on being the lowest bidder. Many savvy contractors realize the importance of selling work on expertise and experience. One […]

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Sep
1

Standing Strong

By Ed Sauter, Executive Director | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Natural disasters have long been a formidable foe for the design and construction industry. Building codes are evolving continually to minimize damage and injuries from hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods. Of all these, wind is probably the worst. Joseph E. Saliba, provost at the University of […]

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Sep
1

Tilt-Up as a Re-Emerging Design Technology

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Jeffrey Brown, Powers Brown Architecture As a low cost, low technology building system, Tilt-Up concrete construction has become one of the fastest growing solutions used to meet current industry wide budget constraints. This is no subtlety – it represents a grass roots insurgency on the part of low […]

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Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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