Monthly Archives: August 2016

“Green Building” Practices are Good for the Environment & Business

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) reports, “As of May 2016, more than 15 billion square feet of building space is LEED-certified worldwide. More than 851 million square feet of real estate space became LEED-certified in 2015, representing a 10.4 … Continue reading

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Constructing Today’s Skyscrapers Require the Use of Tower Cranes

Tower cranes are essential to constructing the extremely tall skyscrapers being built today such as the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles.  Capable of lifting very heavy loads of steel, concrete, generators and other building materials, tower cranes can be … Continue reading

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Employment Opportunities from One of the Top Trucking Companies

The American Trucking Associations states that, “The trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. Nearly 70% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks. Without the industry and our truck drivers, the economy would … Continue reading

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Great Career Opportunity for Concrete Boom Pump Operators

The Conco Companies are one of the country’s foremost commercial concrete contractors and is proud to be involved in some of the area’s most distinguished projects.  Part of our success comes from owning and operating one of the largest concrete … Continue reading

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Sustainable Building Practices are Good for the Environment and Business

Chris Martin, of AC Martin, and the lead architect on the Wilshire Grand project in downtown L.A., wrote an article a few years ago for the Los Angeles Downtown News about the sustainable practices used for the “green deconstruction” of … Continue reading

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Safety Pays!

At The Conco Companies, we understand the importance of safety, and as such, it is the top priority of our company from the top down.  Our dedication to safety involves ensuring that our employees, customers, fellow contractors and the general … Continue reading

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The Wilshire Grand Center Offers Economic Benefits to the Area

The Wilshire Grand Center is on track to open sometime in the spring of 2017.  The Conco Companies are doing the structural concrete work on the new tower, which is located in Downtown Los Angeles. As a part of the … Continue reading

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