Category Archives: Concrete Contractors Portland

Shotcrete Projects

Over the last several decades, there have been advancements in shotcrete technology and improvements in the equipment that have resulted in a material that is perfectly suited for more and more applications.  While shotcrete virtually eliminates the forming process, it … Continue reading

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Heavyweight Concrete has Many Uses Including as a Sound Barrier

While there are many applications in which lightweight concrete is the most appropriate choice so are there as many that require heavyweight concrete.  Lightweight structural concrete is made using lightweight coarse aggregate and/or lightweight fine aggregate.  It typically has a … Continue reading

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Order a Concrete Pump from the Experts

If you need the services of a concrete boom pump, did you know you can order it from one of the area’s leading commercial concrete contractors?  On The Conco Companies’ website, we provide comprehensive instructions on what you need to … Continue reading

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A Unique Construction Method Used on the Salesforce Tower Project

The Conco Companies have been providing a variety of concrete services for the Salesforce Tower currently under construction in downtown San Francisco.  Once completed in 2018, the $1.1 billion office building will be the center-piece of a new South of … Continue reading

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Stay Connected with What’s Happening at Conco

Along with current news articles published on our website at Conco Now, The Conco Companies have expanded our social media content to include many of the most popular sites.  We welcome our business associates, present and future customers, and the … Continue reading

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Methods to Measure Sustainability

The growing demand for green buildings has been invigorated by green building programs such as the LEED rating system. With new construction projects, owners and builders alike are looking for materials that offer reduced operating costs, improved health benefits, and … Continue reading

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How Reinforced Concrete Works

Concrete in itself is a rigid substance that can be brittle and has the tendency to crack or break under high pressure conditions and shear stresses caused by wind, earthquakes, and other forces.  That is why steel reinforced bars (rebar) … Continue reading

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