• Rain Screens: Tilt-Up Façade Options for Achieving Barrier Conditions

    Friday, February 21, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by James Baty, FACI, FTCA What Is a Barrier Condition? Over the past few decades, building teams have increased their attention to the performance of the building envelope. This attention has prompted design professionals to seek critical solution information from manufacturers, contractors, and from the industries themselves, to learn […]

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  • The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call for Presentations for 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, October 8-10, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in St. Louis, MO.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Seeks Participation In Regional Detail Study

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to better understand the myriad approaches to common tilt-up construction details (which vary from region to region), the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is calling on member architects, engineers and contractors to participate in a new study. The study, spearheaded by TCA’s new young professionals’ collaborative, TILT (Tilt-Up […]

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  • Tilt Wall Ontario Takes Lead on Massive Muskoka Bay Resort Expansion

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA New five-story condominium requires 381 panels, 13.4 million pounds of concrete, and one of Ontario’s largest cranes When it comes to premium accommodations, Muskoka Bay Resort is Ontario’s resident expert. The sprawling vacation property is well known for its luxurious private villas and lofts, as well as being known […]

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  • Tilt-Up’s Big Fish Celebrate In Atlanta

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly six hundred of the tilt-up industry’s brightest gathered on September 27, 2019 to honor those organizations, people and projects that have successfully illustrated the variety, beauty and flexibility of tilt-up construction. The Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was held at the world-famous Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, where […]

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Industry Press

Apr
20

TCA Releases the 2nd And 3rd books in Architecture Of Tilt-Up Series

Español | Translation The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the public availability of the second and third books in its architecture of tilt-up series, The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Spiritual and The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Education. The Architecture of Tilt-Up, 3rd edition, was compiled by Mitch Bloomquist, executive director of the TCA. This book […]

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Apr
20

Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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Apr
16

Gluing Down: Best Practices

Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

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Apr
16

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call For Entries For 2018 Tilt-Up Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented in Dallas, Texas at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. […]

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Mar
28

TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

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Jan
27

Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Charles Nmai, Mark Bury, Joseph Daczko Introduction The Fall 2017 issue of Tilt-Up Today offered an article describing a recurring cracking pattern in tilt-up wall panels. The article by Robinson, Hooks and Lawson entitled “Verifying the Cause of Panel Cracking-A Case Study” concluded by highlighting the […]

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Member News

Apr
11

Keim Expands Mineral Concrete Paint Offering To Include New Textures

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Mineral silicate paint offers a more durable option for finishing concrete, and now you can select from two new textures. KEIM, the world’s original mineral silicate paint producer, is launching a new line of sol-silicate mineral paints for concrete that includes smooth, sand and coarse finishes. These […]

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Apr
11

Thermomass Releases Continuing Education Course On Insulated Tilt-Up Design And Construction

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thermomass has published its latest continuing education course, titled Energy Efficient Envelope Design Using Integrally Insulated Concrete Tilt-Up Panels. Hosted by AEC Daily, the free course focuses on the construction, benefits, sustainability, and specific market advantages for buildings constructed using integrally-insulated tilt-up panels. Producing continuing education courses […]

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Apr
11

MAX USA Corp. Introduces The Twintier RB441T At The 2018 World Of Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group MAX USA Corp. launched its new battery-operated rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB441T at the 2018 World of Concrete Show. This exciting new rebar-tying tool is faster, delivers even greater efficiency, and saves more labor than previous models. The TwinTier’s special attributes include its faster tying speed, […]

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Apr
11

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA Named Ceo Of Powers Brown Architecture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group />Powers Brown Architecture announces the appointment of founding principal Jeffrey Brown, FAIA to the position of CEO. Brown will oversee the resources, development and management of the company’s international practice, including establishment of future locations and growth in existing markets. These include the Denver and Washington, D.C. […]

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Jan
10

Forrest Mcnabb Awarded Green Leadership Award By Utah Business

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Forrest McNabb, president of Big-D Construction (proud TCA member since 1996), was recently awarded the Green Leadership Award by Utah Business. His efforts also landed him on the cover of the magazine’s latest issue. The Green Business Awards recognize companies and individuals who are walking the walk […]

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Jan
10

Esolution Construction And Engineering Begins Work On Development In Saudi Arabia

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Esolution Construction and Engineering’s Saudi Arabia branch recently entered into an agreement to design and construct five two-story residential buildings utilizing tilt-up concrete. The projects, located near the Oman border, are required to serve the expansion of a factory located in the same area. The client found […]

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