• 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

Nov
11

Next Generation Leadership Leaves Their Mark on Outdoor Demo

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Dallas last year when the then-TCA president, Tim Manherz of TAS Commercial Concrete, challenged his young high-potential leaders, Chase Carter and Hector Valenzuela, with leading the TCA Outdoor Demo as part of the 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Having participated in one of the first large-scale […]

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Nov
11

Record-Setting Certification Exam Held in Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA A record of seventy-six examinees sat for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Exam in Atlanta as part of the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. The exam was preceded by a three-hour preparatory course entitled “Tilt-Up 101” given by TCA’s manager for regulatory and technical affairs, Jim Baty, FACI, […]

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Nov
11

Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Houston in 2013 that the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo hit its tipping point. The Houston event brought together a crowd that shattered previous records and introduced several new elements to the show that have continued to play an important role in the prominence of the Tilt-Up […]

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Sep
5

Award-Winning, Record-Breaking

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The recent construction of the Southwest 85 Distribution Center in Newnan, GA broke records. The award-winning, 1.2-million-square-foot distribution facility is notable for many reasons, but what is most memorable for the workers on the job is that this impressive building was completed in record-breaking time, thanks in part to […]

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Sep
3

TCA Promotes Tilt-Up At AIA Conference On Architecture

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has been educating architects across the globe about the architectural advantages of the tilt-up building system. Recently, the architecture and design event of the year took place in the fabulous Las Vegas, and with over 750 exhibitors, over 500 education sessions, networking, […]

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Sep
3

Tilt-Up Company Certification is Advancing Leaders

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, Manager for Regulatory and Technical Affairs Three years ago, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors strategically improved the Company Certification program to encouraged companies to begin the process toward full certification by establishing phases of completion. Since then, 23 companies have become actively certified, […]

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Member News

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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Jan
10

Fcl Builders Celebrates Ground Breaking Of Ashley Furniture

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group FCL Builders celebrated the ground breaking of Ashley Furniture’s South-Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, TX on Tuesday October 17th. In attendance was the Mayor of Mesquite, city officials, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and representatives from Ashley Furniture. The Facility sits on 260 acres and consists […]

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Jan
10

Precision Concrete Construction Inc. Celebrates 50Th Anniversary

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This year, Precision Concrete Construction Company Inc. marked its 50th anniversary. Founded by Jimmy and Joan Kline in 1967 as a small family enterprise, Precision is now one of the leading commercial concrete construction companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Precision was one of the first companies in […]

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