Category Archives: Commercial Concrete Contractors Bay Area

Get a Great Deal on Used Concrete Pumps

As one of the nation’s foremost commercial concrete contractors, The Conco Companies also own and operate a very large concrete pumping and belting company. This means we have the personnel as well as an impressive fleet of state-of-the-art concrete pumps … Continue reading

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Conco Proudly Supports Innovative CSU-Chico Concrete Program

The Conco Companies are a proud supporter of the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at California State University, Chico. As one of the only programs of its kind in the Western half of the United States, CIM uniquely combines the … 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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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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Addressing the Skilled Workers Shortage

The hardest hit industries in the last recession were construction and manufacturing.   “The U.S. lost about 2.1 million construction jobs from December 2007 when the recession began through January 2011, when the industry’s employment hit its lowest level since 1996,” … Continue reading

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Concrete is a Sustainable Building Material

According to the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), concrete’s “environmentally friendly features make it the building material of choice for sustainability….meeting present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”  Concrete fits the criteria … Continue reading

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Ultra-High Performance Concrete

The Portland Cement Association states that, “Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC), also known as reactive powder concrete (RPC), is a high-strength, ductile material formulated by combining portland cement, silica fume, quartz flour, fine silica sand, high-range water reducer, water, and steel … Continue reading

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