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Shortages of Qualified Workers are Rampant throughout the Industry

  Over the last several years, we have experienced a dwindling number of new workers seeking careers in the construction industry.  Some think this may be due to young people entering the job market feeling that construction work is not … 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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Our Most Important Asset – Our Employees

At The Conco Companies,  we firmly believe that our most important asset is our team of hard-working, dedicated employees.  We place the safety and health of our workforce above all else and are committed to providing them, along with our … 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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Precision Engineered Reinforcement Services

  The Conco Companies provide a wide range of concrete services including concrete reinforcement for all of your rebar fabrication and installation needs.  By owning and operating two large rebar fabrication facilities in California and Washington, we have the capacity … Continue reading

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Placing Shotcrete Expertly and Cost-effectively

At The Conco Companies, our shotcrete services provide an excellent alternative to traditional cast-in-place walls.  Since shotcrete is pneumatically placed, it virtually eliminates the forming process, saving time and money, while still offering the same structural characteristics as traditional concrete … Continue reading

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Conco’s Cellular Concrete Services

As one of the leading commercial concrete contractors in the nation, The Conco Companies provide the Western United States with a wide range of concrete services including producing and placing cellular concrete.  Also known as foam concrete, cellular concrete provides … Continue reading

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Tilt-up Construction Offers Several Benefits

      Tilt-up construction, also known as tilt-slab or tilt-wall, is a construction technique in which concrete wall panels are cast-on-site and tilted into place.  It was first used in America around 1905, and patented in 1908 by Robert … Continue reading

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Seeking Qualified Project Managers for Our Southern California Operations

The Conco Companies have expanded our operations over the last several years, and as a result, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team.  One of our current postings is for several qualified, full-time Project Managers for … Continue reading

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Slump Test Determines Consistency of Concrete

Slump is the measure of the consistency in a specific batch of fresh concrete.  A slump test accesses the consistency of the fresh concrete, and to ensure that the correct amount of water has been added to the mix. To … Continue reading

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