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What Is the Difference Between Lean Concrete and Flowable Concrete?

by TRP Ready Mix on March 11, 2020

Exploring the Key Features of Lean & Flowable Concrete The terms lean and flowable concrete are often used interchangeably, but there are key features offered in both. To help you better understand how they differ from one another, we’ll explore the main differences and benefits that both lean and flowable concrete have to offer. What […]

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The History of Concrete and How it Has Evolved

by TRP Ready Mix on February 11, 2020

Concrete’s Rich Background and Fascinating Story Concrete is a staple in the construction industry, thanks to its strength and durability. But did you know that concrete has a long and rich history dating back to 3,000 BC? Early forms of the material were used to build world-famous Roman structures and, to our knowledge, Egyptian Pyramids. […]

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The Scientific Breakdown of Concrete

by TRP Ready Mix on January 11, 2020

Exploring One of The World’s Most Versatile Materials Concrete is one of the most versatile materials in the industry. Having been used across the world for years, it creates strong and long-lasting structures. From pavement to houses, skyscrapers to dams and bridges, it is a strong and durable construction material which provides environmental benefits, being […]

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Why It’s Crucial to Fix Damaged Roads

by TRP Ready Mix on December 11, 2019

The Importance of Performing Road Repairs Quickly and Efficiently As we all can agree – there are serious financial and safety repercussions of not repairing a vehicle that is broken. The same can be said for damaged roads that are not properly maintained or repaired. Improper maintenance can snowball very quickly and can become a […]

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Concrete Pouring Done Right

by TRP Ready Mix on November 11, 2019

Research, Plan and Prepare for Optimal Results Concrete pouring may seem simple and straightforward, but a project can go sideways very quickly if you are not careful. Preparation, planning and hiring professionals can be key factors in ensuring a successful outcome. All too often, simple mistakes can lead to catastrophic outcomes. Especially when it comes […]

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When is it Too Cold to Pour Concrete?

by TRP Ready Mix on October 11, 2019

Tips for Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather Construction doesn’t stop when the temperatures drop. But pouring concrete in winter conditions does pose some unique challenges you must be prepared for. The ideal temperature to pour concrete is between 10˚C and 15˚C (50˚F and 60˚F). When the temperature drops below 10˚C, the chemical reactions needed to […]

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How Sustainable is Concrete?

by TRP Ready Mix on September 11, 2019

A Look at What Makes Concrete a Sustainable Construction Material As the focus on sustainability continues to grow within the construction industry, the uncertainty of how sustainable certain building materials like concrete truly are is also increasing. But concrete is one of the most sustainable building materials available. Concrete is durable, resilient, and long-lasting, making […]

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Tips for Protecting Concrete to Prevent Damage

by TRP Ready Mix on August 11, 2019

How to Maintain Concrete to Avoid Concrete Damage While concrete is considered relatively low maintenance, it is important to maintain it with occasional upkeep to ensure your concrete looks great and lasts a very long time. Concrete maintenance is relatively simple, and it’s worth the bit of work to protect your concrete from damaging elements […]

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WHAT IS FIBER-REINFORCED CONCRETE AND WHY IS IT USEFUL?

by TRP Ready Mix on July 11, 2019

Ready Mixed Concrete Suppliers Discuss the Benefits of Using Fiber-Reinforced Concrete We’ve heard of concrete being reinforced by materials before, but what’s the purpose of this? Is it something we’ve recently developed, or has it been around for a long time? Simply put, this process is what strengthens concrete, ensuring the structure’s integrity and security […]

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Concrete Pumping 101

by Lia C on June 11, 2019

How to Pump Concrete to Those Hard-to-Reach Places with a Reliable & Efficient Concrete Pump Truck When it comes to construction projects, it’s important to emphasize efficiency to ensure you stay within the boundaries of your budget and timeline. Specialized machines like concrete pumps work to help you maximize your time. Versatile concrete pumping services […]

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