Tilt-Up Innovation Showcased in CON/STEEL Building of the Year Competition

Tilt-up construction has been used throughout the United States for nearly a century, but every year contractors push the envelope of what can be built with tilt-up. The 2013 CON/STEEL Building of the Year competition showcases tilt-up innovation, marketplace diversity and architectural versatility. Two winners were selected from this year’s finalists: Architectural Achievement – Grenville […]

Announcing the 2013 CON/STEEL Conference

This spring, leaders in the tilt-up concrete construction industry will gather to share best practices, brainstorm sales strategies and network with contractors and industry suppliers. LJB Inc. will host the 2013 CON/STEEL Conference April 30-May 1 in Baltimore, Maryland. This event provides a focused opportunity for CON/STEEL Alliance™ members to improve their businesses. This year’s […]

Tilt-Up Reduces Total Cost of Building Ownership

One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  While this adage is often used in relation to health management, a similar concept can be applied to building ownership and new building construction. Industry studies have proven that construction cost is only a fraction […]

Grocery Store Improves Energy Efficiency with Insulated Tilt-Up Panels

When Adams Fairacre Farms planned to build their fourth store in Wappinger, New York, they were going to use load-bearing CMU (concrete masonry unit) like the other stores. But, the contractor suggested they consider insulated tilt-up wall panels instead. Storm King Group, a CON/STEEL Alliance™ member, served as the general contractor for this project, and […]