Monthly Archives: August 2015

Why Roman Concrete has Survived for Centuries

Concrete, in one form or another, has been used throughout time starting with some of the earliest civilizations. While we are all familiar with the impressive architectural structures from ancient Roman times, one mystery that intrigues people today is why … Continue reading

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Tower Cranes Assist in the Construction of Skyscrapers

Extremely large tower cranes are used in the construction of today’s super tall skyscrapers such as the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles and the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. Tower cranes assist with lifting heavy loads of steel, concrete, … Continue reading

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The Architectural Wonder of the Roman Pantheon

The Pantheon is one of the best preserved structures from Ancient Rome. The building was constructed around 126 AD during the reign of the emperor, Hadrian and was first a Roman temple and later a Catholic Church. To this day, … Continue reading

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The Early Beginnings of Portland Cement

Portland cement, which is one of the key ingredients in concrete, mortar, stucco and many grouts, is the most common type of cement and is used throughout the world. Most of it is grey colored and referred to as ordinary … Continue reading

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Order a Concrete Boom Pump from the Experts

Did you know that you can order a concrete boom pump from one of the leading commercial concrete contractors? The Conco Companies make it easy to get your job expertly serviced using one of our state-of-the art concrete pumps along … Continue reading

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What Does LEEDS CS Platinum Certification Mean?

Since one of the projects that The Conco Companies have been busy providing a range of concrete services for is the first San Francisco building to be pre-certified LEED Platinum, we will explain some of the criteria. Although the Salesforce … Continue reading

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Qualified Project Managers Needed at Conco

As one of the foremost, national commercial concrete contractors, The Conco Companies are looking for talented people to join our team. We currently have positions open for experienced carpenters, cement masons, ironworkers, laborers and operating engineers at all of our … Continue reading

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