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Why To Use Recycled Concrete In Your Next Project

by TRP Ready Mix on September 13, 2022

Tips For Using Recycled Concrete The construction industry is vital, but it also has a problem. According to the Canada Green Building Council, building materials and construction are responsible for around 13% of the country’s carbon emissions. Considering existing buildings contribute 17% each year, this shows that there is work to be done. Using more […]

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Best Concrete Pouring Practices For Summer

by TRP Ready Mix on August 11, 2022

How To Pour Concrete When It’s Hot Summer is a great time to do outdoor projects, but pouring concrete in summer can be a downright miserable experience if you don’t follow the right practices. Let’s dive right in. Use a concrete mix designed for hot weather. If you have to pour concrete in the summer, […]

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Ready Mix Concrete – The No Fuss Solution

by TRP Ready Mix on January 9, 2022

Why Ready Mixed Concrete is the Preferred Concrete Product There is no other concrete product that is as convenient as ready mixed concrete. Convenient for both big and small projects, ready mixed concrete is a quality product that ensures great results and little waste. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that ready mixed concrete […]

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The Problem with Steel-Reinforced Concrete

by TRP Ready Mix on November 22, 2021

And Why Alternative Reinforced Concrete Materials Are Preferred A 19-century innovation, steel-reinforced concrete sought to make concrete structures more secure and stable. But as history shows, this approach to reinforced concrete hasn’t stood the test of time like its predecessors. Concrete structures in Rome stand to this day, close to 2000 years after their creation. […]

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12 Crucial Tips for Concrete Maturity Calibration

by TRP Ready Mix on August 13, 2021

And The Benefits That Come With Are you in the concrete industry? Then you probably know that concrete maturity is a crucial factor in determining concrete quality. But what is concrete maturity? And how do you go about calibrating it? In this blog post, we will discuss 12 tips for concrete maturity calibration. By following […]

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How Concrete Strength is Affected by Post-Tensioning

by TRP Ready Mix on July 15, 2021

How The Collapse Of Florida International University Bridge Could’ve Been Prevented Concrete is the most popular construction material in the world. It’s strong, durable, and economical. However, concrete can only support so much weight on its own. That’s where post-tensioning comes in. Post-tensioning is a process that adds tension to the concrete after it has […]

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The Challenges of Measuring Concrete Temperatures

by TRP Ready Mix on June 3, 2021

Debunking Common Myths About Optimal Concrete When we mix concrete the temperature of the concrete has a significant impact on how the concrete will cure. In this blog post, we will explore the challenges of measuring concrete temperatures. We’ll also examine how that affects the overall strength and durability of concrete structures. Finally, we’ll take […]

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Things to Do/Consider Before Starting a DIY Concrete Project

by TRP Ready Mix on November 10, 2020

Tips For Ensuring a Successful Concrete Project Whether you’re new to handling concrete or you have a few years of experience under your tool belt, you must always take into account the fact that concrete projects are intricate, time-consuming, and complicated, as well as time-sensitive. It takes a lot of skill, patience, and finesse to […]

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What Is Permeable Concrete and What Makes It A Green Choice?

by TRP Ready Mix on February 11, 2019

Concrete Suppliers Discuss the Environmental Benefits of Water-Permeable Concrete Permeable concrete is a special type of concrete that has positive impacts on the environment and is also economically advantageous. Short of making it from recycled concrete, you can order new permeable concrete mixes from your local concrete suppliers. If you want to benefit from using […]

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How to Prevent De-Icing Salt from Damaging Concrete In Winter

by TRP Ready Mix on January 11, 2019

Concrete Suppliers Offer Tips to Help Keep Your Concrete in Good Condition during the Winter Winter is here, and winter weather means plenty of salt dumped on roads and driveways. That salt can damage concrete, especially if it’s new. If your concrete is not mixed, installed, sealed, or cured properly, it’s at risk of being […]

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