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Consider the Permeability of Concrete in Your Next Project

Concrete is a matrix of cement, aggregate, water, air and additives. The cement bonds together large and small aggregates such as pebbles and sand, while water, air, and additives are introduced in varying quantities to create the desired mixture. The … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Concrete

Concrete can be not only a functional aspect of construction, but also an intentional design element. This can be seen in polished and stamped concrete in Portland. Decorative concrete works to manipulate the surface of concrete for aesthetic appeal. There … Continue reading

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Recycling Fly Ash for Concrete

Building projects and energy production are two industries vital to infrastructure and the economy. At the same time, energy production has negative environmental impacts, and the construction industry is one of the largest consumers of energy.  These two industries combine … Continue reading

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Shotcrete Technology and Expertise

Shotcrete delivers concrete efficiently and effectively. Similar in composition to standard concrete that is mixed on-site and pumped into forms to set, shotcrete is sprayed into place instead of poured.  Due to its ability to place cement in multiple forms … Continue reading

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Conco is Involved in Oakland, CA’s Building Boom

If it has been a while since you last visited Oakland, CA, you are in for a surprise.  Over the last few years, Oakland has seen dozens of new construction projects throughout its downtown core and nearby neighborhoods. The Conco … Continue reading

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Concrete Seismic Retrofitting Services in Los Angeles

Since the passage of Ordinance 183893 in 2015, the City of Los Angeles has been busy identifying non-ductile concrete buildings that require seismic retrofitting to come up code.  Along with all of the other concrete services we provide, The Conco … Continue reading

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A Runner-up for the “2017 Subcontractor of the Year” Award

The Conco Companies are proud to report that Conco Pumping was recently honored as a runner-up for the 2017 Subcontractor of the Year Award from the American Subcontractors Association of Southern California.  The awards are designed to recognize the various … Continue reading

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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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