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Time and Cost-saving Trends in Concrete Construction

    At The Conco Companies, we make it a point to stay up-to-date on the latest concrete news and innovations, and implement new ideas and technologies designed to save our customers time and money as well as to create … Continue reading

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Cast-in-place Concrete

Cast-in-place concrete is a commonly used building material for commercial and residential structures and accounts for 75% of all concrete used. The process starts with a temporary form in which reinforcement such as steel bars (rebar) may be added. The … Continue reading

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Structural Concrete Design

Concrete framed buildings are one of the most common types of construction in the U.S. and offer many advantages over other materials. Concrete does not require additional fireproofing and is safer than other buildings in the event of natural or … Continue reading

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Retrofitting Historic Buildings Against Earthquakes

New construction is being built better than ever to withstand the threat of earthquakes. Moreover since earthquake activity is not limited to the West Coast, local building codes throughout the country mandate that new construction be resistant to the strongest … Continue reading

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Petronas Towers – Eighth Tallest Buildings in the World

Our eighth skyscraper in a series of blogs regarding the tallest buildings in the world is the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Towers became the tallest buildings in the world in 1998 by replacing Chicago’s Willis (Sears) … Continue reading

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How Reinforced Concrete Works

Concrete in itself is a rigid substance that can be brittle and has the tendency to crack or break under high pressure conditions and shear stresses caused by wind, earthquakes, and other forces.  That is why steel reinforced bars (rebar) … Continue reading

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Helping to Build the SAP Center – The Shark Tank

Conco is currently working as part of the team constructing the San Francisco 49ers new Levi Stadium but we also have experience on other arena projects.  Several years ago, we were awarded the foundation package for the SAP Center in … Continue reading

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