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What’s the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Concrete is one of the most utilized man-made materials on the planet. Used for buildings, sidewalks, and infrastructure worldwide, concrete is a hearty material comprised of a mixture of aggregates (any coarse particles used in construction) and paste. Common concrete … Continue reading

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Trustworthy, Experienced Concrete Solutions for the Front Range

The Conco Companies have been busy over the last several years. In order to meet the needs of the growing construction market, we have increased operations all along the West Coast and continue to upgrade and expand our facilities and … Continue reading

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Premium Rebar Fabrication Services

As a part of The Conco Companies’ extensive services, we have both the state-of-the-art facilities as well as the expertise to be your single source for rebar fabrication and installation regardless of the size of your project. Our exceptional concrete … Continue reading

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Looking for the Best Team for Your Next Project?

As one of the foremost commercial concrete contractors in the nation, The Conco Companies have assembled a team made up of top professionals in the field as well as offering a full range of quality services. We have a long … Continue reading

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Salesforce Tower is Pre-Certified for LEED CS Platinum

Another one of The Conco Companies’ projects is the Salesforce Tower currently under construction in downtown San Francisco. Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the lead architect on the project noted that, “The tower will be an elegant and … Continue reading

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Growing our Geographic Footprint and Services

If you have not kept up with what’s new at The Conco Companies, we are continuing to grow our operations with upgrading and expanding equipment and facilities as well as our geographic footprint in an effort to better serve our … Continue reading

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Using Tower Cranes to Build Skyscrapers

In order to build the super tall skyscrapers of today such as the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles, huge tower cranes are used. Tower cranes are capable of lifting very heavy loads of steel, concrete, generators and other building … Continue reading

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Structural Concrete Design

Concrete framed buildings are one of the most common types of construction in the U.S. and offer many advantages over other materials. Concrete does not require additional fireproofing and is safer than other buildings in the event of natural or … 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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Willis Tower – Tenth Tallest Building in the World

One of Conco’s latest projects is providing concrete services on the new Wilshire Grand Center that will reshape the Los Angeles skyline as the tallest building west of the Mississippi. This got our attention and we started a series of … Continue reading

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