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Chip Away at the Concrete Chipping Blog

Whether you’re looking for information about how a concrete chipper provides silo and drum maintenance, are searching for safety tips to better protect your team or want to know more about concrete and cement in general, General Chipping’s concrete chipping blog is your one-stop shop for all things related to the world’s most popular building material. (And it gets updated all the time.)

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Looking for Concrete Chipping Work? Keep These Things in Mind.

Are you interested in heading down a new career path and digging in on concrete chipping work? That’s great! At General Chipping we might be a bit biased, but we believe chipping concrete is one of the most rewarding jobs there is. Not only does it feel good to help keep concrete and construction crews ready to roll by looking after the vehicles and equipment […]
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What is “Chipping Concrete”? A Back-to-Basics Explainer

What is “chipping concrete”? The question might be something of a no-brainer for those who work in concrete and construction. In truth, however, the topic isn’t all that straightforward. At General Chipping, for instance, our concrete chippers come across people almost daily who have never heard of the work we do. And if we have that many people asking us “So, what IS chipping concrete?”, […]
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Concrete Truck Capacity: How Much Can Your Drum Really Hold?

At first glance, the question of concrete truck capacity might seem pretty cut and dried. After all, when you research your available options, you’re specifically told what a given drum is rated to hold. And since many redi mix concrete trucks on the road today are rated for anywhere from eight to 11 yards of concrete, shouldn’t it stand to reason that their drums can […]
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Company Considerations Amid the Construction Labor Shortage

As the construction labor shortage continues making headlines, companies everywhere find themselves getting creative when it comes to hiring, or simply learning to get the job done with a leaner crew. Concrete and construction teams are an industrious bunch, and even though they’re finding ways to make it work, it doesn’t mean they aren’t coming up against obstacles. Here, we’ve pulled together a few construction […]
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Why is My Cement Storage Silo Experiencing Clogs?

Your cement storage silo carries a lot of weight for your business. It protects the key ingredient for your concrete blends against the elements. It makes your cement easily accessible. It helps keep your projects moving forward. That is, when that material flows out as it should. If you’ve noticed clumping, slower pours — or even complete obstructions — in your cement storage silo, rest […]
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