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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.

International Drum Month: A Chance to Show Some Appreciation

May is International Drum Month, a lesser-known holiday that — in our minds, at least — deserves more recognition than it receives. Why? Because, although it was developed in honor of the percussion instrument, it also presents an ideal opportunity to pay homage to the concrete mixing drum. (And at General Chipping, we think those […]

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CO2 Emissions and the Cement Industry

As people everywhere continue to key in on ways to curb climate change, the cement industry’s focus is on CO2 emissions. And it has been for a while. Why? Because cement is a key ingredient in one of the world’s most popular and versatile building materials — concrete. As such, there’s a lot of production […]

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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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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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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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Break the Mold with These Creative Uses for Concrete

Most people are familiar with the fact that the world's most popular building material is commonly found in roadways and sidewalks, but the truth is there are all sorts of creative uses for concrete. And some of them might surprise you. People everywhere have put outside-the-box thinking to work, finding innovative ways to showcase the […]

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Ins and Outs: The Concrete Central Mixer and More

If you’ve followed General Chipping long enough, you know that we recommend booking concrete chipping every three months for a crew’s concrete central mixer. But, how much do you know about those mixers? The truth is, there are many options out there — options tailored to specific job types and preferences. Let’s take a look […]

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