Category Archives: building trends

Popular Shotcrete Uses

Shotcrete is a placement method of concrete. It is not a type of concrete itself, but a method that throws concrete at a high velocity toward a target surface. Like other innovative concrete technologies, such as foam concrete, shotcrete has … Continue reading

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The What and Why of Concrete Restoration

Concrete is a very durable and long lasting building material. However, under certain conditions concrete may need to be repaired. This can be due to damage, such as that caused by a seismic event, an error in the original placement, … Continue reading

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The history of the LA Memorial Coliseum and its new renovation

The LA Memorial Coliseum has become a mainstay of Los Angeles events over its one hundred years. Originally commissioned in 1921 to memorialize the veterans of World War I, it was re-dedicated to all veterans in 1968. The Coliseum opened … Continue reading

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Patios and Walkways – Decorative concrete that weathers the elements

Concrete can be a cost effective, durable, long lasting and an aesthetically appealing material for floors, patios, and walkways. It is a relatively maintenance-free building material that only requires resealing approximately every three years. It can also be designed to … Continue reading

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Commercial Glass Trends

The glass at your office or storefront is one of the first things customers see. It can set the tone for your business and how customers engage with it; inviting customers to window shop, to see happy customers eating meals, … Continue reading

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Concrete is All Around Us

An interesting report from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) illustrates the various uses for portland cement as it is one of the key ingredients in concrete.  They suggest that while concrete is very important to the way we live, and … Continue reading

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Conco’s Expanded Reach Has Resulted in a Busy 2017

    The Conco Companies have continued to extend their reach throughout the Western U.S.  Our service areas include the Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Jose, Sacramento, San Francisco, and San Diego, CA; Reno, NV; Seattle, WA; and Denver and … Continue reading

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