Tag Archives: commercial concrete contractors los angeles

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

Posted in Commercial Concrete Contractors, Commercial Concrete Contractors Denver, Commercial Concrete Contractors Los Angeles, Conco's Projects, Concrete Contractors Denver, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commercial Concrete Contractors Los Angeles, Concrete Contractors Los Angeles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Best Example of Doric Architecture

As of late, The Conco Companies have been busy working on several modern day wonders such as providing concrete services on the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco and the Wilshire Grand Center in downtown Los Angeles. Both buildings are slated … Continue reading

Posted in Commercial Concrete Contractors Los Angeles, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Understanding the LEED’s Rating System

The Conco Companies offer our concrete services to projects throughout the Western U.S. and many of the prominent buildings we help to construct have received high LEED certifications.  The following is a short description of some of the criteria that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Aggregate in Concrete  

The Conco Companies offer a range of services that include quality concrete formwork, reinforcing, place and finish, and shotcrete.  We also own a fleet of construction hauling trucks and operate one of the largest pumping companies in the U.S.  Our … Continue reading

Posted in Commercial Concrete Contractors San Francisco, Concrete Contractors Bay Area, Concrete Contractors San Jose, Concrete Contractors Seattle, Concrete Finishing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commercial Concrete Contractors, Commercial Concrete Contractors Denver, Commercial Concrete Contractors San Francisco, Concrete Contractors Bay Area | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment