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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 concrete blog offers insight into everything you might want to know about chipping concrete, from how to get your concrete drum mixer up and running again and tips to keep a healthy fleet of ready mix concrete trucks running efficiently. We're also offering up helpful articles about safety and PPE, as well as industry lingo, so you're ready for whatever job comes your way. 

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The Science of Concrete Setting

Concrete setting plays a crucial role in the construction of our roadways, sidewalks and structures — and in making sure those elements remain safe for use. Even so, it’s a concept that few people outside of the concrete and construction trades fully understand. While many people out there believe concrete setting simply involves waiting for […]

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What is Concrete? A Helpful Overview

What is concrete? While it’s fair to say most people visiting the General Chipping website probably know concrete and cement aren’t the same thing, not everyone is in the same boat. In fact, you might be surprised to learn just how many people are unclear when it comes to this simple fact. If you find […]

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Pneumatic Tool Safety in Concrete Work

A wide range of job site precautions — such as those related to pneumatic tool safety — come into play when you’re working with concrete. Whether your work involves concrete chipping, grinding or concrete drilling, you‘ll often find yourself using handheld jackhammers, concrete grinders or high-impact combination hammers. Here’s how to keep yourself safe while […]

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Tackle Cement Silo Maintenance Between Professional Cleanings

When it comes to cement silo maintenance, experts recommend professional cleaning by a concrete chipping company every three months or so. But, is that the only time your silos require some TLC? Of course not. Just as with any important equipment or resource your company relies on, a bit of maintenance work is sometimes necessary […]

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2021 Construction Trends: What to Look Out for

The start of a new year presents an opportunity to step back and take a look at the construction trends taking hold the world over. And for a company like ours, that takes pride in serving our friends and colleagues in construction, that’s an awful lot of fun. We’ve done a little digging to see […]

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A Closer Look: Types of Cement for Construction Work

Just as there are all sorts of concrete varieties aimed at helping projects meet specific needs and goals, there are various types of cement, too. (That’s right — this seemingly simple ingredient isn’t that simple after all.) At General Chipping, we love spreading word about our industry and the tools and ingredients that make our […]

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Hearing Protection: An Important Aspect of Job Site Safety

Hearing protection is crucial for anyone who carries out concrete construction work. Why? Because crew members are around loud, damaging noise each and every day. Take concrete chipping pros, for instance. Concrete chippers work in confined spaces, using jackhammers to chip away at layers of hardened concrete inside the drums of ready-mix concrete trucks. The […]

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Know Your Concrete: Types and Uses

Because the material seems to be just about everywhere, it can be easy to overlook the fact that there are different concrete types out there. And not only do different varieties exist, but they serve different purposes. Put simply, not all concrete is created equal. Curious as to what those differences might be? We thought […]

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The Unexpected Beauty of Concrete Buildings

With a bit of creativity and ingenuity, concrete buildings can be awe-inspiring. Because the material is easy to mold and shape, it lends itself to creativity in design. And the possibilities are virtually endless. In truth, concrete has uses far beyond everyday streets sidewalks, even finding its place in home décor. It truly stands out […]

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Spotlight: Concrete Engineering for Civil Construction Work

At General Chipping, we believe all aspects of concrete work are important — from concrete engineering, to finishing, recycling and, of course, the concrete chipping work our crew carries out. Today, we wanted to shed some light on concrete engineering and the role it plays in successful construction projects. Read on to learn all about this […]

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