Monthly Archives: May 2016

Increasing the Strength of Concrete

There are several ways to control the strength of concrete. One of the easiest is to add more cement to the mix and reduce the ratio of water to cement in the cement paste. In fact the Portland Cement Association … Continue reading

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A Sample of Conco Reinforcing’s Range of Expertise

At Conco Reinforcing, we have been busy providing reinforcement for a range of projects. One recently completed project was on the $4,500,000 Sacramento Water Treatment Plant in Downtown Sacramento, CA. Overaa Construction was the development company for the project that … Continue reading

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One Year from Finish – Update on the Wilshire Grand

Pouring an impressive 150,000 cubic yards of concrete thus far, we recently topped off the core of the 1,099 ft. tall (including the 160 ft. spire) Wilshire Grand Center. The Conco Companies are supplying all of the cast-in-place concrete on … Continue reading

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Plans for an Even Taller Skyscraper in Dubai

Emaar Properties, financed by the United Arab Emirates, recently announced its intention to build a new skyscraper in Dubai that will be taller than its Burj Khalifa, which currently holds the record as the tallest building in the world. While … Continue reading

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Trustworthy, Experienced Concrete Solutions for the Front Range

The Conco Companies have been busy over the last several years. In order to meet the needs of the growing construction market, we have increased operations all along the West Coast and continue to upgrade and expand our facilities and … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Safety Procedures

At The Conco Companies, we take the responsibility of ensuring our employees, customers, and the general public’s safety very seriously, and as such, employ a team of safety and risk management professionals. Their job is to work with company managers … Continue reading

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Los Angeles’ U.S. Bank Tower Installs a Glass Slide

This summer, thrill-seeking visitors to L.A. will have the opportunity to slide down a 45-feet-long glass slide that is suspended 1,000 feet above the ground. The new slide, called the Skyride, is attached alongside the 70th floor of the U.S. … Continue reading

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