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“Premiere on Pine” – ACI’s Second Place Winner in High Rise Category

The Conco Companies are proud to report that one of our recent projects is the Second Place Winner of the American Concrete Institute’s 2017 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards in the High Rise category.  One of only 12 winners internationally, … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixes that Meet the Specs of Each Project

At The Conco Companies, our portfolio includes a wide variety of projects that have required the use of various concrete mixes to meet their unique specifications.  For projects that require extremely durable and/or high-strength concrete, High-performance Concrete (HPC) is used. … Continue reading

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Z-Fold Pumps Offer Versatility and Maneuverability

At The Conco Companies, we have a long history of adopting the latest concrete technologies as well as purchasing the latest state-of-the-art equipment to provide our customers with the best range of options for their project.  One of the types … Continue reading

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Tips for Finding the Best Commercial Subcontractor

  During our close to 60 years in the industry, The Conco Companies have learned a thing or two about the construction business.  Right from the start, our goal has been to provide customers with first-class services that are executed … Continue reading

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Career Opportunities for Construction Project Engineers in Portland, Oregon

Due to a growing demand for services, The Conco Companies recently expanded our operations and opened a new office in Portland, OR.  As such we are looking for full-time Project Engineers to support the Superintendent and Project Manager on assigned … Continue reading

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Dealing with Concrete’s Shrinkage and Cracking Problem

  Most material, including concrete, shrinks as it dries.  The Portland Cement Association (PCA) points out that the most common amount of shrinkage is about 1/16 of an inch in a 10-foot length of concrete.  To alleviate the problem, joints … Continue reading

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Today’s Concrete is More Resilient

Over the last several decades, technological advancements in the concrete industry have led to improvements in both the strength of concrete as well as the longevity.  In fact, experts predict that concrete mixes of today can produce concrete that will … Continue reading

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