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High-Strength Concrete

The design of a project determines the performance requirements of the concrete in terms of the compressive strength needed and level of durability to withstand weather conditions. High-strength concrete is defined as having a compressive strength of 6,000 psi (40 … Continue reading

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Why Concrete Uses Different Aggregates

Concrete is a mixture of cement, aggregates, and water.  The aggregate used in concrete is an inert material that accounts for 60 to 75% of the volume and 70 to 85% of the weight.   It is imperative to use the … Continue reading

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Methods to Measure Sustainability

The growing demand for green buildings has been invigorated by green building programs such as the LEED rating system. With new construction projects, owners and builders alike are looking for materials that offer reduced operating costs, improved health benefits, and … 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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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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Tallest Buildings in the World

Now that Conco is doing the concrete work for the new Wilshire Grand Center that will reshape the Los Angeles skyline as the tallest building west of the Mississippi, we got curious about other “tall building.”  Throughout the world, proposed … Continue reading

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Conco’s Role in the Sandler Neuroscience Center

Conco is one of the leading commercial concrete contractors in the Western US and has been delivering first-rate services since 1959.   Our concrete services include commercial, educational, parking and other construction development as well as public works projects. We are … Continue reading

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