Tilt-Up Contractor of The Year - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt Wall Ontario Chosen as Tilt-Up Contractor Of The Year

Tilt Wall Ontario was recently recognized for excellence in the tilt-up industry with two awards from the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA).

The company was named the 2018 TCA Contractor of the Year and received the 28th Tilt-Up Achievement Award for building the first tilt-up home in Ontario.

The Contractor of the Year award recognizes an individual or company whose work offers the very best examples of tilt-up construction. Nominees are judged on everything from craftsmanship to safety, customer service, and collaboration.

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Career Tilt-Up Site Supervisor - Tilt Wall Ontario

Career Opportunity: Tilt-Up Site Supervisor

We take pride in our work, and our employees, and that allows us to work together as a team to provide an amazing client experience, all while ensuring the safety of our employees.

Tilt-Up is one of the fastest growing construction markets of our future! We are looking for someone to join our team who has passion, dedication and who is a team player, to join our company.

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How Tilt-Up decreases the total cost of building ownership

How Tilt-Up decreases the total cost of building ownership

Original article is published at tilt-up.org | Author: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc.

One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise.
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Tilt-Up For Schools - TiltWall Ontario

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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