• Supporting Expanded Market Adoption of Partially Composite Insulated Sandwich Wall Panels

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has recently engaged in advocacy efforts to champion expanded market adoption and acceptance of partially composite insulated sandwich wall panels. While not a new invention, these panels are experiencing a surge in demand due to their numerous advantages over other systems. The popularity of these […]

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  • Fort Worth Camera – Aperture Wall

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Bart Shaw, FAIA Photographs: Dror Baldinger, FAIA Fort Worth Camera, designed by Ibañez Shaw Architecture and built by Tim Pulliam of Concrete Work L.P., sits on Montgomery Street, a commercial corridor that lies between the Arlington Heights neighborhood and the Museum/Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum […]

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  • The Recycling of Tilt-Up Myths

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Mitch Bloomquist From claims of “fake news” to the popular TV show Myth Busters to the website snopes.com, the world seems to be full of distracting falsehoods; yet, people appear to be concerned with finding the truth (in most cases). However, their pursuit of truth is constantly bombarded […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Call for Presentations

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for presentations for the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 26-28, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking […]

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  • Cloud Song

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Photo by William LeGoullon By Tom McClure and Eric Sterner Thanks to a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC), Scottsdale Community College is the only two-year public higher-education institution located on Native American Land. The recently completed Cloud Song Center meets the longstanding commitment of the […]

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Industry Press

May
22

MY YOUNG CAREER: A Professional Development Story

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Anthony Cavossa From birth I was destined to pursue a career in concrete construction. I guess it all starts with my biggest role model and the man I’ve looked up to my entire life, my grandfather. Anthony A. Cavossa Sr. started A.C. Cement in 1969. He […]

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May
18

CALL FOR ENTRIES, 2017 AWARD PROGRAMS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for entries for the 2017 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at the […]

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May
18

TCA Wind-Bracing Guideline Completed; Now On-Hold

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The TCA Board of Directors issued an RFP to update the Association’s 2012 guideline on temporary bracing of tilt-up panels. Over the past three decades, this document had been prepared and maintained by the Association’s Technical Committee under the volunteer leadership of such experienced professionals as David […]

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May
18

TCA’s Collective Position on Safe Removal of Temporary Braces

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By JAMES R. BATY II | Images courtesy of Big-D Construction The design of temporary bracing for tilt-up panels, like engineering the panels themselves, stays free of anything dealing with means and methods. As with any construction project, these are a contractor’s responsibility with little to no […]

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May
8

Hotel Scam Alert: TCA Convention 2017

It has been brought to our attention, individuals are receiving calls from persons claiming to represent the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Fontainebleau Miami regarding hotel reservations for our convention this fall. While this is not uncommon, we wanted to confirm that they are not affiliated with our event and we do not recommend engaging them. […]

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Jul
27

Common Details For Tilt-Up Construction

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group KEY NOTES: 1. INTERIOR (STRUCTURAL) LAYER OF CONCRETE WITH STEEL REINFORCEMENT. PANEL THICKNESS AND REINFORCEMENT DESIGN BY STRUCTURAL ENGINEER. LIFTING INSERT LOCATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTARY REINFORCEMENT BY LIFTING INSERT MANUFACTURER. 2. SANDWICH PANEL INSULATION SYSTEM 3. EXTERIOR (ARCHITECTURAL) LAYER OF CONCRETE WITH RIGID WELDED WIRE MAT REINFORCEMENT. 4. […]

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Member News

Oct
24

PEINADO CONSTRUCTION PRESIDENT RECOGNIZED AS 2017 HISPANIC BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted Frank “Teddy” Peinado, President of Peinado Construction, 2017 Hispanic Businessman of the Year. This award pays tribute to extraordinary men who embody business success, drive and inspiration. It celebrates accomplishments, talent, and hard work, but also recognizes […]

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Oct
24

CUSTOM TILT-UP HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN BRITISH COLUMBIA – NZ BUILDERS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group NZ Builders and Monolith Systems are constructing a new architectural tilt-up home in beautiful Victoria British Columbia. They are producing a custom home for their clients on the waterfront with some unique design features and finishes. Footings are in place, with insulated wall panels coming soon.

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Oct
24

LJB INC. EXPANDS OPERATIONS INTO NORTH CAROLINA AND TEXAS

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Since the late 1970s, LJB Inc. has been providing high-quality and innovative structural design for tilt-up projects across the United States and abroad. Until recently, all our work has been initiated from our headquarters office in Dayton, Ohio. To better serve our expanding client base and to […]

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Oct
24

HD SUPPLY WHITE CAP RELEASES UPDATED 2017-2018 CATALOG

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group   Got your copy of the new HD Supply White Cap 2017-2018 Full Line Catalog yet? It’s jam-packed with more than 18,000 professional-grade products. You’ll find safety supplies, concrete products, tools, accessories, building materials fasteners, erosion control, waterproofing, rebar, steel mesh and lumber – everything you need […]

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Oct
24

ALLIANCE ARCHITECTS COMPLETES ARCHITECTURAL AND INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR FREEMAN

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Thomas M. Maxwell, Principal of Alliance Architects, Inc., is pleased to announce the firm’s recent completion of the Freeman facility located in Trammell Crow Company’s I-30 Business Park in Dallas, Texas. The 201,172squarefoot facility includes approximately 43,000 square feet of office space, with the remainder devoted to […]

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Oct
16

ADHESIVES PLUS, INC. IS NOW GLUDOWN, INC.

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Adhesives Plus, Inc. – a leader in adhesive solutions – announced today that it is changing its corporate name to GluDown, Inc. This name change reflects the company’s continued dedication to the construction market and its commitment to bringing new technologies to a dynamic industry. “Construction is […]

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