ACI & TCA Certify More Than 800 Tilt-Up Professionals

TCA, in concert with the American Concrete Institute (ACI), announces there are now more than 800 certified Tilt-Up Supervisors and Technicians. As of Sept. 12, 2006, 169 Supervisor and 646 Technician certifications have been issued, for a total of 815 total certifications. Of those 815 certifications, 76 were issued in Canada. The number of certified […]

TCA Announces Status as an AIA Distance Education Provider

TCA announces its approval by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as a Distance Education provider. TCA will offer an online program titled “Site Cast Tilt-Up – Solutions for Today’s Architects” for 1.25 Learning Units. The course consists of an hour-long seminar followed by a brief 15-question examination that is automatically scored at the end […]

Tilt-Up Gets an A+ for Educational Facilities

By: Jenna Bellinksi, Constructive Communication Today’s educational facilities often serve as more than a place to teach future generations. They also act as a community meeting center, an icon of the community or even a shelter from a natural disaster. As such, new facilities are being built in record numbers to replace older buildings that […]

Electronic Etiquette

By: Ashley Kizzire, Constructive Communication, Inc. During the last 10 years, the widespread use of e-mail has literally transformed business communication, so much that the business letter has reached near extinction. Even contractors who clung dearly to fax machines as their most efficient means of communicating can’t imagine corresponding today without e-mail. And for good […]

Tilt-Up Certification Gives Contractors an Edge in the Marketplace

By: Wendy Ward, Constructive Communication, Inc. Today’s owners are savvier than ever before and use a variety of methods to determine if a construction professional is right for a project. As such, certification programs have become one of the most prominent tools for owners to verify the experience and knowledge of professionals. In fact, some owners […]

Keys to Converting Tilt-Up

By: Ed Sauter, Executive Director Tilt-Up Concrete Association  Adaptability is key to success in today’s design and construction industry, where having the wisdom to change direction often makes the difference in bringing a project in on time and under budget. One such change in direction that is becoming increasingly prevalent among new construction projects is the conversion of […]

Needed: Training — Lack of Training Biggest Hindrance to Software Success

By: Randy Collins President of The Strategies Group In an industry crazed with training, certifications and continuing education, contractors often fall short with regard to internal processes, including software. Contracting firms may be good at allocating dollars to maintain professional licenses or keeping up with the latest OSHA requirements, but they often overlook the need to […]

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