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Conco Receives the Prestigious “2017 Charles J. Pankow Jr. Award”

The Conco Companies were recently recognized for our concrete services on the new Wilshire Grand Project with the “2017 Charles J. Pankow, Jr. Award” from the American Concrete Institute’s Southern California Chapter.  The Charles J. Pankow Jr. Award was established … Continue reading

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Facts Regarding the Tallest Skyscraper in San Francisco

One recent project The Conco Companies provided a range of concrete services for is the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.  Now the tallest and most expensive building in the city as well as the tallest occupied floor west of Chicago, … Continue reading

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Placing Concrete in Extreme Temperatures

At The Conco Companies we have years of experience placing concrete in all kinds of weather conditions.   We are often asked if it is ever too cold or too hot to safely place concrete.   The answer is not necessarily a … Continue reading

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“Topping Off” Ceremony for the Salesforce Tower

The final beam was hoisted into place on April 6, 2017 topping off the new Salesforce Tower in downtown San Francisco, which is the tallest building west of Chicago. While the new Wilshire Grand in Los Angeles has a spire … Continue reading

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Follow the Wilshire Grand’s Progress as it Prepares to Open

From the deconstruction of the old hotel on the site that began in Oct 2012, to the bottoming-out ceremony that took place a little over a year later, the 73-story Wilshire Grand is now receiving the final finishing touches. Throughout … Continue reading

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How Tall and Super Tall Skyscrapers are Measured

Over the last several years The Conco Companies have had the opportunity to be involved in the construction of the two tallest skyscrapers west of the Mississippi, the Wilshire Grand in Los Angeles and the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. … Continue reading

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A New Skyscraper in Tukwila May be Just the Start!

The city of Tukwila hopes a new skyscraper currently under construction will be the catalyst to new growth in South King County, so reports the local King 5 News. The skyscraper is another high-rise The Conco Companies are providing concrete … Continue reading

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