Whether you’re looking for information about the redi-mix concrete chipping process, are searching for safety tips to better protect your team or want to know more about general concrete information, you’ve come to the right place. Our blog offers insight into everything you might want to know about chipping concrete.

Why Would My Concrete Truck Require Emergency Chipping Services?

You might have noticed that, in addition to our silo cleaning service and traditional chipping services, General Chipping also makes it a point to offer emergency assistance. This is something that has left more than a couple of our clients and colleagues scratching their heads. After all, for a company that doesn’t do concrete truck… Read More »

State of the Redi Mix Truck Driver Industry

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) recently offered insight into the redi mix truck driver industry with the release of the organization’s 2018 Mixer Driver Recruitment and Retention Survey. Now in its fourth year, the annual report evaluated the industry between January and December of 2017, taking into account everything from retention rates to… Read More »

Back to the Books: The History of Concrete

Think the history of concrete might be about as interesting as, well, watching concrete set? Think again. As with most things in life, this versatile building material has undergone extensive advancements, upgrades and enhancements as time progressed. And with each iteration, the medium became better equipped to meet people’s needs. Join General Chipping as we… Read More »

General Chipping Maintenance Matters

Truck Maintenance Matters: Chipping Out Concrete

Chipping out concrete from your ready mix concrete trucks’ drums might seem like strenuous, labor-intensive work — and it is. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. At General Chipping, we encourage our friends and customers to incorporate chippings into their regular vehicle maintenance plans. Doing so shows basic respect for the vehicles upon which… Read More »

Concrete Chipping, Outdoor Work and Construction Resources You Can Use

At General Chipping, we believe in sharing construction resources, safety tips and other bits of advice to encourage a better informed — and fully protected — work environment. That’s where our Resources page comes in. This new addition to our company’s website is full of great information not just for our customers, but for our… Read More »

Safe Practices on the Jobsite: Proper Hard Hat Fit

When it comes to the practices that protect your crew members on the job, proper hard hat fit is something few people consider. Hard hats play an important role in helping safeguard against injuries due to falls — or falling objects — however, and the right fit makes a difference. General Chipping has pulled together… Read More »

Why (and How) You Should Stretch Before Strenuous Physical Work

Full days spent working in cramped conditions, hauling heavy equipment and maneuvering around coworkers — jobs like construction work and chipping concrete place heavy physical demands on team members. At General Chipping, safety is our top priority. We encourage our team members, clients and colleagues to practice proper stretch and warm-up techniques before starting a… Read More »

The Results Are In: General Chipping State of the Industry Survey

In an effort to gauge the current construction and concrete market — and to see what businesses expect for the months ahead — General Chipping asked companies like yours to take part in a brief State of the Industry Survey. We are excited to announce that our friends, colleagues and clients really came through.  … Read More »

National Safety Month: Keying in on Worker Safety

General Chipping encourages safe practices year-round. Even so, when the opportunity arises to place special emphasis on protecting the people you work with, we are excited to take it. June is National Safety Month, and our team has pulled together some important information crews can use to play it safe on the jobsite.   Get… Read More »

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