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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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Trustworthy, Experienced Concrete Solutions for the Front Range

The Conco Companies have been busy over the last several years. In order to meet the needs of the growing construction market, we have increased operations all along the West Coast and continue to upgrade and expand our facilities and … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Safety Procedures

At The Conco Companies, we take the responsibility of ensuring our employees, customers, and the general public’s safety very seriously, and as such, employ a team of safety and risk management professionals. Their job is to work with company managers … Continue reading

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Los Angeles’ U.S. Bank Tower Installs a Glass Slide

This summer, thrill-seeking visitors to L.A. will have the opportunity to slide down a 45-feet-long glass slide that is suspended 1,000 feet above the ground. The new slide, called the Skyride, is attached alongside the 70th floor of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Experiencing Shortage of Skilled Labor

An article from Tradesmen International reports on a recent survey from the Associated General Contractors of America that close to 80 percent of construction businesses are having problems finding skilled labor.  The survey indicates the labor shortage was first noticed … Continue reading

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Classical Greek Architecture

As leading commercial concrete contractors, The Conco Companies have been honored to be involved in many distinguished construction projects over the last several decades.  As many of these projects represent exciting accomplishments in our today’s world, it got us thinking … Continue reading

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“Topping Out” Ceremony for the Wilshire Grand’s Concrete Core

After three years of hard work and 744 days since the historic mat pour, the “Wilshire Grand Core and Steel Topping Out” ceremony was celebrated on March 8, 2016.   Workers from the construction project’s manager, Turner Construction, The Conco Companies … Continue reading

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