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Strategies for Effective Concrete Curing in San Jose

San Jose has seen a great deal of new development over the years, in both the commercial and residential sectors. This growth has kept area construction professionals busy and weathering the challenges posed by San Jose’s unique Bay Area microclimates. … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Hard Working Construction Laborers

The Conco Companies continues to seek experienced carpenters, cement masons, ironworkers, operating engineers as well as job opportunities for construction laborers. We have openings at all of our locations, which include Northern California, Southern California, Washington State, and Colorado. These … Continue reading

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Why Concrete Uses Different Aggregates

Concrete is a mixture of cement, aggregates, and water.  The aggregate used in concrete is an inert material that accounts for 60 to 75% of the volume and 70 to 85% of the weight.   It is imperative to use the … Continue reading

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One World Trade Center – Fourth Tallest Building in the World

Since Conco is hard at work on the Wilshire Grand Center in L.A., which will be the tallest skyscraper in the U.S. west of the Mississippi, we thought it only fitting to do a blog series on “super tall buildings.” … Continue reading

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Berkeley Bowl West Filled a Need in the Community

Conco has provided concrete services for an array of construction projects including that of helping to build a large grocery/produce store in Berkeley, CA. The $30 million Berkeley Bowl West was built as a sister store following the popularity of … Continue reading

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Growth in Construction Industry Opens Career Opportunities

Looking for the chance to work for one of the nation’s top commercial concrete contractors? With the steady increase of construction project coming out of the ground, Conco continues to seek experienced carpenters, cement masons, ironworkers, laborers and operating engineers. … Continue reading

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Conco’s Role in the Sandler Neuroscience Center

Conco is one of the leading commercial concrete contractors in the Western US and has been delivering first-rate services since 1959.   Our concrete services include commercial, educational, parking and other construction development as well as public works projects. We are … Continue reading

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Some of the Largest Concrete Pours

Conco’s regional office in Washington completed a 2,880 cubic yard mat pour using 275 tons of rebar for The Martin, a 24-story luxury apartment tower for general contractor Exxel Pacific.  The Martin is located in Seattle’s downtown area known as … Continue reading

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Why Concrete Cracks

It is a fact that concrete is the best and most widely used building material.  It is far more durable that wood or asphalt and generally requires a lot less maintenance during its lifespan than other types of material.  While … Continue reading

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How Concrete Pumps Works

Concrete pumping is a very efficient and reliable means of placing concrete.  One of their advantages is that they provide the ability to access places that other methods would be unable to reach.  A concrete pump can be used for … Continue reading

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