Leading Edge

The Leading Edge is our take on the industry trends and important topics that are shaping the construction industry.

Pan slab construction may surprise you

Are you taking all options into account? Don’t overlook pan slab construction. The method has evolved dramatically over the years, producing cost-effective solutions for structures with high live load and long span requirements. Buildings such as hospitals, laboratories and offices are reaping the benefits of modern pan slab construction.   Plan slab construction has evolved.…

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Ceco Engineers Provide Value at Every Step

Ceco Concrete’s Engineering is the centerpiece of our preconstruction planning, construction systems design, safety management, constructability analysis and problem-solving brain trust. Engineering is a key component that allows Ceco to “do what we say we’ll do,” delivering safety, quality and productivity at every step of the cast-in-place concrete construction process.   Ceco engineers’ expertise and…

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Take Safety to the Next Level with Ceco’s Perimeter Barriers

Why rent a barrier screen from a third party? Have Ceco’s scope include our proprietary screen system for high-quality protection expertly installed.   Our country and cities are growing. Urban living is often the desired lifestyle, allowing people convenient access to work, entertainment, shopping and residential areas. All of these desires drive the need for…

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Involve Ceco early to reduce your project’s carbon footprint

Whether you’re asked to provide an Environment Product Declaration for carbon emissions or your next project has goals to minimize CO2, Ceco can help!     In 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement set a goal to limit the earth’s average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. To meet the temperature increase target, scientists say the earth…

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Solving Today’s Constructability Challenge, One Project at a Time

Ceco’s design-assist capabilities help customers build efficient, constructable structures. When Ceco is brought in early during the project’s planning, we can devise the most constructable design for saving money and time. During construction, Ceco’s design-assist services can help resolve complicated challenges on the project site.   Today’s buzz word is constructability. We often hear it…

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Ceco’s in-house equipment provides reliable results

Ceco-owned equipment and regional equipment yards contribute to field success and numerous benefits for clients. By having formwork systems and equipment specially designed for Ceco and immediately available in-house, we bring enhanced logistics, expedited project starts, trained and productive crews, safe and efficient system designs, predictable outcomes, no third-party equipment excuses and reliable Ceco performance…

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A refresher on Ceco’s social media user policy

At Ceco Concrete, we enjoy sharing news about our people and our projects. Social media is a wonderful way to connect with our employees, partners and clients. We also find it incredibly important to periodically remind ourselves and our followers that our social media channels are public pages that can be viewed by anybody, of…

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Why Constructability of Cast-In-Place Concrete Matters

Constructability can be the secret sauce to building concrete structures in a timely and cost-effective manner. When design and construction teams work together to heighten labor efficiency and decrease construction time, they can often provide greater value to the owner than by solely focusing on a structural design’s efficient use of materials. An often-overlooked project…

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Ceco Safety Training Goes Beyond the Jobsite

At Ceco, the roots of our safety culture run deep. We are committed to practices and training that help us cultivate a safe work environment for a flourishing field operation. While Ceco seeks to send every employee home without injury at the end of each workday, the value of our safety training becomes priceless when…

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