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Skyscrapers Push the Limits

Early this year, Conco will provide concrete services for a record breaking skyscraper being built in downtown L.A. Not only will Conco execute the largest continuous mat pour ever done over the course of three days, but the new Wilshire … Continue reading

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The Greenest Buildings in America

Most experts agree that a LEED Platinum certification or the equivalent is the standard for sustainable designs that clearly identify the best energy and water efficient buildings.  Other systems for rating green building are Green Star in Australia, DGNB in … Continue reading

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What is LEED?

LEED is a nationally recognized organization that stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.  It was started in 1998 by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).  The purpose of LEED is to provide third-party guidelines for the building industry … Continue reading

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Making Concrete More Environmentally Friendly

Water is the only substance in the world that is used more than concrete.  Concrete is the material that is used to construct most of the buildings in our cities, highways, bridges, and great entertainment venues like football stadiums and … Continue reading

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Is There a Difference Between Concrete and Cement?

Well it turns out we should probably be calling a cement mixer a concrete mixer and our cement sidewalks should really be known as concrete sidewalks.  Cement is one of the ingredients that go into making concrete.  Concrete is made … Continue reading

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