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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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How Can I Keep Up with the Latest Concrete Chipping News?

The concrete chipping world is a small, tight-knit community. In fact, there are only a handful of companies nationwide that do what we do. Still, why does size matter? When it comes to the news and updates that drive our industry — and affect your company’s practices — it pays to be in the know. […]

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Do I Need to Have My Volumetric Concrete Mixer Chipped?

Your volumetric concrete mixer plays a key role in your company’s day-to-day operations. It accompanies you to job sites, provides the material you need to get your work done and is always ready to tackle the next big task. It goes without saying that you want to keep this important piece of machinery working its […]

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What Tools Does General Chipping Use to Clean My Drum Mixer?

Concrete chipping might seem like simple work. And, at its core, it is. The process requires our team members to enter your drum mixer and remove dried material that has formed along its walls. How do we do this? Handheld jackhammers — and, of course, proper protective wear — are our tools of choice. Still, […]

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How Does Concrete Recycling Work?

The concept of recycling is nothing new. For decades now, individuals and organizations have encouraged us to find new ways to use existing products to not only extend their shelf life, but to alleviate the burden placed on landfills that are quickly reaching capacity. Did you know that idea extends to the construction world, too? […]

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What New Years Resolutions Can Construction Companies Implement?

As companies everywhere step into 2017, many hope for a fresh start — a chance to begin the new year with smarter, more targeted business practices. For companies in construction, one of the best ways to do that is to take a closer look at the care and upkeep of their valuable vehicles. General Chipping […]

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What is Portland Cement?

You’ve probably heard of it. You might even have worked with it. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have questions. For many people, Portland cement remains a bit of a mystery. If you’ve ever wondered exactly what the substance is, you’re in luck! General Chipping can explain. Despite the product’s city-specific name, Portland cement is […]

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What Goes into Chipping Concrete?

Even if you’ve hired General Chipping to service your company’s redi mix drums or cement storage silos, there’s a good chance you still have questions about what it is we do. We firmly believe that an educated client base benefits everyone and helps ensure a positive working relationship moving forward. Here, we’ll lay out the […]

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Why Are Dried Lumps Appearing in My Poured Concrete?

A smooth blend is key to clean, professional-looking poured concrete jobs. When dried lumps resembling stones enter the mix, it can spell trouble not only for your crew, but for your customer relationships, too. Luckily, this problem is an easy one to solve. The dried concrete appearing during your pours likely indicates a drum that […]

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What is the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Chances are if you’re on our website considering concrete chipping services, you already know the difference between cement and concrete. Still, at General Chipping we are firm believers in educating those individuals that we — and our customers — serve. A little knowledge can go a long way in producing long-standing relationships and a client […]

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How Can I Encourage Cold Weather Safety for My Crew?

Autumn is here once more, and for crews across the country, that means cold working conditions are just around the corner. Just as summer presents its own set of safety concerns for outdoor workers, winter does, too. Is your team armed with proper cold weather safety information for the months ahead? At General Chipping, we […]

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