Monthly Archives: December 2014

Adherence to Safety Regulations is Critical in Construction

Construction is a great industry to work in but a jobsite can be a hazardous place if there is not a strict adherence to all safety regulations and procedures.  It has been proven that companies that use best practices and … Continue reading

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Construction on the Rebound

Despite the huge impact the recession had on the construction industry that resulted in a large decline in employment, the U.S. Labor Department projects the industry is on a comeback.  In fact they estimate it will be one of the … Continue reading

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Shotcrete Job Opportunities

Right now opportunities are plentiful for hardworking individuals interested in working for one of the leading commercial concrete contractors in the nation with locations in Northern California, Southern California, Washington, and Colorado.  The Conco Companies is busy at work with … Continue reading

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One World Trade Center Opens

The Conco Companies are proud to be involved in the construction of the Wilshire Grand Tower in Los Angeles and the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, which when completed will be the tallest and second tallest buildings west of the … Continue reading

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Concrete is a Sustainable Building Material

According to the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), concrete’s “environmentally friendly features make it the building material of choice for sustainability….meeting present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”  Concrete fits the criteria … Continue reading

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Ultra-High Performance Concrete

The Portland Cement Association states that, “Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC), also known as reactive powder concrete (RPC), is a high-strength, ductile material formulated by combining portland cement, silica fume, quartz flour, fine silica sand, high-range water reducer, water, and steel … Continue reading

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Conco’s Advantage as a “One Stop Shop”

The reality is that tight construction schedules demand coordination between building trades if a project is to be successful.  With the recent uptick in building activity, this task has become increasingly more difficult for both the developer and the general … Continue reading

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