Monthly Archives: April 2017

Formwork Services from the Experts

        Along with our broad range of commercial concrete services including pumping, shotcrete, rebar fabrication and installation, trucking, and design/build, The Conco Companies also offer superior formwork.   This all-important temporary structure is designed to contain and mold … Continue reading

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Rating “Green” Projects by the LCA Process

The term “Life-cycle assessment” (LCA) is defined by Wikipedia as a cradle to grave analysis used to assess the environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product’s life.  This includes raw material extraction and materials processing as well as … Continue reading

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New Concrete Innovations

High-tech advancements and innovations in the construction industry have made many of our modern buildings possible.  The Conco Companies’ team follows many of these developments and implements advanced methods when applicable to our concrete services. For the last several decades, … Continue reading

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Operating Heavy Equipment Safely

The Conco Companies are proud to have an excellent safety record and work at it every day to make sure our entire workforce is trained on and adhere to all safety rules and regulations.   Whenever applicable, members of our team … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete

    To counteract the inherent brittleness of concrete and the relatively low tensile strength and ductility, concrete is reinforced with rebar (steel reinforced bars).  Without reinforcement, concrete has the tendency to crack or break when under high pressure conditions … Continue reading

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LEED-ND is Used to Recognize “Smart Communities”

Along with the trend to construct energy efficient high-rises and skyscrapers, there is a move to develop energy efficient neighborhood communities.  In 2010 the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) joined forces with the Congress for the New Urbanism and the … Continue reading

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Safety is Our 1st Priority!

While The Conco Companies have successfully accomplished many significant feats during our decades in the industry, we have always put the safety of our workforce, our fellow trade partners, general contractors and the public first.  We are proud of our … Continue reading

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