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Demolition Starts on Candlestick Park

As The Conco Companies played a large role in the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, we have remained interested in what will happen to the old stadium. After several years of discussion, the … Continue reading

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Major Advancements in Concrete Formwork

The Conco Companies are one of the foremost providers of superior concrete formwork as well as place and finishing, reinforcing, concrete pumping and shotcrete services in the Western United States.  Over the last several decades, there have been major advancements … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Supports Modern Architectural Designs

Structural concrete or reinforced concrete is classified as precast or cast-in-place concrete and provides the required strength to allow many of today’s challenging architectural designs to be achieved.  The amount of steel that is embedded into the concrete is based … Continue reading

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Increasing the Tensile Strength of Concrete

The aggregate in a concrete mix effectively carries the compression load to make concrete strong in compression.  However concrete is weak in tension as the cement holding the aggregate in place is susceptible to cracking and can result in the … Continue reading

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Improved Efforts in Recycling Concrete

Several decades ago, used concrete was simply hauled away to landfills for disposal.  While this presented a quick solution for getting rid of the concrete, it not only started filling up landfills but was viewed poorly from an environmental standpoint.  … Continue reading

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The Importance of Concrete to the World Economy

Right behind water, concrete is the second most widely used substance in the world, and as such, it is an enormous industry with billions of tons produced annually.  In the United States alone, it is a $200 billion industry and … Continue reading

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