• TCA’s New Cyber Roundtable is Now Live

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the TCA’s cyber roundtable (also known as the technical hotline) has been an essential tool for professionals seeking advice and troubleshooting tips for project issues. Conversations surrounding contract language, engineering details, product reviews, human resource questions, construction techniques, materials research, and more have resulted in a wealth […]

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  • New Online Education Transcript Allows for Seamless Recertification

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to bring the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new education platform (Tilt-Up Academy) and its continuing education management functionality full circle, TCA is proud to announce the immediate release of member transcript pages. Members’ transcript pages are linked from their online profiles and display conveniently in one place […]

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  • A Conversation With TCA’s Executive Committee

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Leadership within the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) consists of 15 people serving on the board of directors. They serve in rotational three-year terms that may be renewed for up to two consecutive terms. During their tenure on the board, certain leaders begin to impact the Association at the level […]

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  • Team Erects First Industrial Project Using Innovative Steel Design

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    BEAMS VS. JOISTS: A CASE STUDY IN SOLVING CURRENT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chris Heath, senior vice president, industrial and Colorado regional manager, Arch-Con® Corporation  When Arch-Con® Corporation began preconstruction on the eighth and final industrial building within Hines’s 110-acre Grand National Business Park in northwest Houston, our team was […]

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  • Tilt-Up, Newburyport

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By William Morgan Newburyport, Massachusetts, an historic Yankee maritime town, north of Boston, seems an unlikely place for a building revolution. Yet, here at the Hillside Center for Sustainable Living, a new village of 48 homes and two acres of edible gardens marks a new approach to sustainable housing. […]

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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

Jun
19

Tilt-Up Leader Assumes Chair 0f ACI 551 – Tilt-Up Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – announces a transition of leadership for the technical committee it participates in: ACI 551 Tilt-Up Concrete. The committee is part of […]

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Jun
18

Construction Materials Celebrates 50 Years

Construction Materials Inc. was founded in Montgomery, AL in 1968. From the original location we have grown our locations, product offerings and service to become one of the largest building materials distributors in the nation. CM has always been family owned and operated and remains that way today. We have strived to provide the highest […]

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Jun
18

Architecture Firm Opening Shop in Dallas/Fort Worth

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Method Architecture, an architecture and interior design firm founded in Houston, is opening a Dallas office in June 2018. Known for their broad portfolio of brewery and distillery clients across the state, the firm looks to ramp up their industrial and office work with clients like EastGroup […]

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Jun
18

Powers Brown Architecture Promotes Lauren Amber Prestenbach to Principal in Denver Office

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban design, has promoted registered interior designer Lauren Amber Prestenbach, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C, EDAC, IIDA, to principal in the firm’s Denver office. She previously served as the director of interiors in the […]

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May
1

MAX USA CORP. Promotes John W. Dominice III to Sr. Vice President of Sales

MAX USA Corp. is pleased to announce that it has promoted John W. Dominice III to Senior Vice President of Sales. John has worked for MAX USA Corp. since January 1999. Since joining the company John’s efforts have increased the brand’s market penetration, boosted the company’s sales volume, and created greater brand awareness for its […]

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Apr
13

HD Supply Completes Acquisition Of A.H. Harris

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: HDS), one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of A.H. Harris Construction Supplies, a leading specialty construction distributor serving the Northeast, the Mid-Atlantic region and the South-Atlantic region. A.H. Harris […]

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