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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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The LA Federal Courthouse Wins Another Award

We are proud to announce that a project The Conco Companies provided concrete services for has won another award.  The LA Federal Courthouse in downtown LA was recently recognized as a “Gold Winner” in the category for Best Sustainable Project … Continue reading

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LEED-ND is Used to Recognize “Smart Communities”

Along with the trend to construct energy efficient high-rises and skyscrapers, there is a move to develop energy efficient neighborhood communities.  In 2010 the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) joined forces with the Congress for the New Urbanism and the … Continue reading

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Research on a New, Greener Type of Concrete

As one of the largest commercial concrete contractors in the nation, The Conco Companies are always looking to improve the concrete services and products we bring to our customers. To this end, we work closely with contractors, developers, and engineers … Continue reading

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5 Concrete Sustainability Facts

Builders looking to work with environmentally conscious materials should look no further than concrete. Concrete is abundant, locally available, and conveniently highly energy efficient and sustainable. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these five facts about concrete’s … Continue reading

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Update on The Mark at 5th & Columbia Project

Since June 2016, The Conco Companies have been supplying concrete services for The Mark at 5th & Columbia project. As a reminder, the project consists of a 528,000 sqft office space, hotel, and spa scheduled to be completed by April … Continue reading

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Can Concrete Be Recycled?

Ever wonder what happens to all of that concrete after a large demolition or construction project? While it was once commonplace to find this discarded concrete in landfills across the globe, today more and more companies are acknowledging the environmental … Continue reading

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