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Video: Join us at the OASBO Conference on July 10-13 in Huntsville, ON

With a growing student population in Ontario, Canada, flocking already overcrowded and aging facilities, there is a tremendous need for new or renovated educational facilities completed on a tight schedule. But, beyond space issues there also is a growing concern about indoor air quality, sustainability, mold and a tighter building envelope.

As such, communities are turning to site cast Tilt-Up construction as a long-term, energy efficient and durable solution for their schools in Canada. The quality and durability of both concrete and Tilt-Up construction make it an obvious choice for school boards seeking to ensure a long-lasting usable life for their facilities.

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Tilt Wall's Jobsite Safety: 5 Ways to Strengthen Yours - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc

Tilt Wall’s Jobsite Safety: 5 Ways to Strengthen Yours

Nobody wants to get hurt on the job. That’s why all construction workers are familiar with the provincial regulations and guidelines for construction projects as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

At Tilt Wall, we place a high priority on creating a safe work environment for Tilt Wall employees and subcontractors. We have a clearly defined culture of safety on every jobsite. This begins with our safety handbook, which communicates the processes and procedures to work safely on every Tilt Wall construction site.

What follows is a general outline of five safety measures we implement at Tilt Wall to ensure everyone stays safe on our jobsites.

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Tilt-Up & Steel Construction A proven framework for warehousing structures - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt-Up and Steel Construction: A Proven Framework for Warehousing Structures

Steel construction has been a traditional and respected building method for many years in Ontario and it is one of the main competitors for the Tilt-Up and Precast Industries. But the use of steel in construction is not necessarily exclusive of concrete or blocks.

In larger or more sophisticated projects, various raw materials and construction methods are frequently used together. In fact, steel, concrete and tilt-up construction can be used together to provide the best quality and value.

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Top 10 Tilt-Up Building Designs Across North America - Marine Corps Support Facility - TiltWall Ontario

Top 10 Tilt-Up Building Designs Across North America

In North America, Tilt-Up construction is most closely associated with warehousing. The method’s reputation for combining speed and safety with cost-savings, durability and energy efficiency has made it a popular choice for the industrial and commercial market from coast to coast.

But for architects, Tilt-Up offers a wide palette of creative design options. Those who familiarize themselves with the method soon learn that site-cast concrete can build much more than big-box structures.

Here are ten diverse projects from across North America that showcase what Tilt-Up can do, both in terms of form and function.
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Tilt-Up Construction for Architects The Pros and Cons - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt-Up Construction for Architects: The Pros and Cons

Tilt-Up Construction was pioneered by California architect Irving Gill in the 1920s, who used it to express a sleek, undecorated aesthetic, inspired by the method’s engineering efficiency.

By the mid-20th century, tilt-up had become the method of choice for big-box, warehouse, and low-cost housing projects, due it’s ease of use, speed of erection, low cost, and durability.
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Why You Should Join a Professional Construction Industry Association - TiltWall Ontario Inc.

Why You Should Join a Professional Construction Industry Association

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford were two of the greatest innovators of the early 20th century. After meeting at a conference in 1896, they also became life-long friends. The ability to bounce ideas off each other – no matter how far-fetched they appeared to be – undoubtedly inspired both creative geniuses to even greater heights.

That type of informal interaction is just one of the many benefits that can still be found by joining a professional industry association.
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Canadian Concrete Expo - 2018 Toronto

Join us at the Canadian Concrete Expo, 2018 – Toronto, ON

Tilt Wall Ontario is excited to announce to be the Platinum Sponsor for the only national trade show in Canada dedicated to the concrete construction industry, presented by Building Point & Symons By Dayton Superior.

Being the Platinum Sponsor, Tilt Wall Ontario obtains VIP passes to distribute to you that provides free Trade Show Admission (must pre-register).
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10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018 - TiltWall Ontario Inc.

10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018

How will technology advance in 2018, and how will it affect the construction industry? It’s a great question and one that has no clear answer. The future is hard to predict and we certainly don’t have a crystal ball – but here’s a list of 10 technology trends to watch in the year ahead. Continue reading “10 Technology Trends the Construction Industry Should Watch in 2018”