Monthly Archives: November 2016

What Are The Top Uses of Shotcrete?

  Shotcrete is not a material, but a technique of applying concrete at high velocities through a hose. This application method shaves time and money and is gaining popularity in the building community each day. Though shotcrete can be used … Continue reading

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Update on Union Station Luxury Project and 2017 Events

In 2014, the Union Station neighborhood added a luxurious 21-story apartment building to its already bustling array of buildings. The Conco Companies skillfully executed concrete work for the new building, which featured 288 apartment units, a 260 car garage, and … Continue reading

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Impressive Concrete Structures in the United States

Concrete has been used as a building material for centuries. From early ancient structures, such as the Pantheon and Coliseum, to modern day masterpieces concrete is the material of choice for durable, affordable, and versatile construction. While the world is … Continue reading

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5 Concrete Sustainability Facts

Builders looking to work with environmentally conscious materials should look no further than concrete. Concrete is abundant, locally available, and conveniently highly energy efficient and sustainable. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these five facts about concrete’s … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Concrete is one of the most utilized man-made materials on the planet. Used for buildings, sidewalks, and infrastructure worldwide, concrete is a hearty material comprised of a mixture of aggregates (any coarse particles used in construction) and paste. Common concrete … Continue reading

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What is a Concrete Pump?

  A concrete pump is a machine which transfers mixed concrete (i.e. in liquid form) through pipes via a pumping action. Previously, when concrete was needed on a jobsite the materials were mixed onsite and transported via wheelbarrow or bucket. … Continue reading

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Update on The Mark at 5th & Columbia Project

Since June 2016, The Conco Companies have been supplying concrete services for The Mark at 5th & Columbia project. As a reminder, the project consists of a 528,000 sqft office space, hotel, and spa scheduled to be completed by April … Continue reading

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