• 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

Jun
3

Tilt-Up Academy: Your Source for Tilt-Up Education

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the release of Tilt-Up Academy, an all-new, all-access, subscription service for continuing education (CE) delivery and management. The new service replaces the old Tilt-Up Academy powered by AEC Daily, and brings many of the benefits of TCA’s popular Tilt-Up Academy […]

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Jun
3

TCA Initiates Full-Scale Testing of Composite Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Craig Coppersmith, PE, C2 Consulting, LLC Since the early 1980s, insulated concrete sandwich panels have been utilized as a design and construction technique for tilt-up. These types of panels are comprised of an inner and outer wythe of concrete, separated by a layer of rigid foam insulation. Connectors […]

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Jun
3

Inaugural TCA Classic at Bridgemill Athletic Club

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sold out TCA golf event in Atlanta area raises money for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow and the Wounded Warrior Project For anyone who has attended a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) event, it’s no secret that tilt-up professionals work hard, and play even harder. On April 16, 2021, nearly […]

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Jun
3

The Site Visit: a New Course on Tilt-Up Academy

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sign in to your new Tilt-Up Academy subscription (tilt-up.org/academy) and join architects from Lamar Johnson Collaborative on a project site visit as they review panel construction prior to casting. Learn what they’re looking for on these visits, how they document and communicate their findings, and how the development of […]

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Apr
27

Replacing Joists at Office/Warehouse and Distribution Buildings

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Don Greive, PEAdditional contributions by Matt Postel and James R. Baty II, FACI, FTCA The demand for office/warehouse and distribution facilities is as high as it has ever been. These structures vary in size from under 50,000 square feet to over a million square feet, and include […]

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Mar
19

Share Your Expertise With The Tilt-Up Industry At The 2021 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 16-18, 2021

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are innovative, engaging, inspiring, and informative for tilt-up professionals around the world. The TCA’s goal is to offer industry-relevant education to help attendees do their jobs more effectively […]

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Member News

Nov
8

Generational Shift

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I’m at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta during the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, sitting around a table with 18 founding individuals of Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), the association’s new young professionals’ collaborative. We’re discussing next steps for the group, including a more focused consideration of initiatives, […]

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Sep
4

Ironrock Capital Inc. Announces Employee Promotions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Canton, Ohio – July 8, 2019 – Ironrock Capital Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of John Stuckey to the position of Plant Superintendent and Dan Call’s promotion as Technical Director. In his position as Plant Superintendent, Mr. Stuckey will be responsible for plant production, including Grinding, Manufacturing, […]

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Sep
4

GTC, Inc., Brings Sandwich Panel To The Central Coast Of California

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GTC, Inc., a full-service concrete construction company, brings the sandwich panel to the central coast of California. We first introduced the sandwich insulated panels in Paso Robles, California with Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new cold storage facility. Currently we are constructing a design-build 90 thousand sq. ft cold storage […]

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Aug
6

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless Bennett & Pless is pleased to welcome Sarah L. Ellis as BusinessDevelment Manager for Atlanta.  Sarah will be responsible for growingnew business in the Atlanta market, as well as leading our engineeringsales team and enriching our client relations. Sarah is well-known in the A/E/C/ industry, with over 15 years ofleadership.  As […]

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Jun
3

GTC, Inc., Brings Sandwich Panel to the Central Coast of California

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GTC, Inc., a full-service concrete construction  company,  brings the sandwich panel to the central coast of California. We first introduced the sandwich insulated panels in Paso Robles, California with Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new cold storage facility. Currently we are constructing a design-build 90 thousand sq. ft cold storage […]

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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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