Ready-Mixed Concrete

Since 1927, Dolese Bros. Co. has been the company contractors depend on for ready-mixed concrete.

With more than 45 plants throughout Oklahoma and Louisiana, Dolese is recognized as one of the region's largest producers of ready-mixed concrete and is consistently ranked as one of the nation's Top 25 concrete producers.

Why do contractors repeatedly choose Dolese?

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Innovative and Proven Mixes: 

Dolese's concrete can be found supporting high-rise office buildings, professional and collegiate athletic facilities, major commercial ventures, highways, residential developments, and many other projects throughout Oklahoma and central Louisiana. Whether your job requires a flowable fill mix, a fast track paving mix, a mix with quick set time, or a mix with 12,000 psi of strength - Dolese has successfully done it before. We routinely work with architects, engineers, builders, and other customers to design mixes that are engineered to meet their custom specifications.

Knowledgeable and Experienced Professionals:

Dolese's sales force is made up of professionals who average thirteen years of concrete industry experience, and who hold at least one certification from the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Additionally, many of our sales and operations professionals have earned Level 2 and Level 3 certifications from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and one of our staff members has earned the title of Certified Concrete Professional - the NRMCA's highest concrete certification. Dolese's mixer drivers average approximately five years of service, and several of them have over 20 years of experience.

Production Capacity:

Dolese's concrete plants are strategically located throughout the Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, metropolitan areas. Plants are also positioned throughout Oklahoma from Elk City to McAlester, and from Pryor to Ardmore. Additionally, Dolese's group of portable concrete plants means that we can produce and deliver concrete to your jobsite just about anywhere in our trade areas.


On Time Delivery and Efficiency:

Dolese employs state-of-the-art batching, central dispatch, and GPS technologies to ensure that our fleet of over 330 mixer trucks delivers the correct high performing concrete to your jobsite, when you need it.

For more information about Dolese ready-mixed concrete in your area, please call one of our concrete sales offices in Oklahoma City at (405) 235-2311, Tulsa at (918) 234-9044, or Baton Rouge at (225) 929-5060.


It's Easy to Say "Quality". It's Harder to Deliver it.

At Dolese, the quality of our products is of utmost importance - because our products represent us.

To guarantee that our ready-mixed concrete meets specifications and customer expectations, our Quality Control Department regularly monitors and tests our products. At each plant we test our mixes for the proper air entrainment, slump, and unit weight as well as monitor the strength of the mixes through concrete cylinder compression testing.

Our ready-mixed concrete undergoes further testing at Dolese's Central Lab in Oklahoma City. Under the supervision of our Quality Manager, Lab Supervisor, and 8 skilled technicians, new mix designs are developed and tested - not only for fresh properties, but also for hardened properties such as strength and resistance to freeze thaw cycles.  All of this is done to provide our customers with the best quality product.

Dolese Bros. Co. has extensive experience making and delivering a wide variety of concrete products.

From the common to the complex, we can handle your project needs. In our long history, we have produced all of the following concrete types:

Standard Ready-Mixed Concrete

With strengths up to 5,000 psi, standard ready-mixed concrete is appropriate for most general needs and has been our biggest seller with millions upon millions of cubic yards delivered since 1927.

High Strength Ready-Mixed Concrete

High Strength Concrete starts at 6,000 psi, and we have successfully produced 12,000 psi concrete for high-rise construction. We have even higher strengths undergoing research and development.

Mass Concrete

Successful construction of large concrete sections requires mix design skill, production capacity and careful coordination. We have demonstrated our expertise in all of these areas many times - including supplying concrete to the largest mat pour ever done in Oklahoma, with more than 6,400 cubic yards delivered in a single placement.

High Early Strength Concrete

Sometimes speed is the most crucial element, and Dolese can deliver on that with High Early Strength Concrete - which provides the needed strength level in a matter of days. That can really move your schedule along - perhaps even save the schedule! High Early Strength Concrete makes for fast form turnaround, quick loading of post-tension cables or even the early opening of a road - just to name a few benefits.

Fiber Reinforced Concrete

The use of fibers as reinforcement is not new. Fibers have been used to reinforce concrete products since ancient times - but the technology has advanced. We currently furnish three types of synthetic fibers as well as steel fibers for Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC). Small fibers at low dosages are generally used for the mitigation of plastic shrinkage cracking in concrete. Larger macro-synthetic or steel fibers provide concrete with toughness and post-crack load carrying capacity, and can be used as a replacement for rebar in some slab-on-grade applications.

Self-Consolidating Concrete

Also known as Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC), this is an easy flowing, non-segregating concrete that spreads into place, fills form work and encapsulates even the most congested reinforcement with little or no mechanical vibration needed. SCC's unique properties give it significant economic, constructability, aesthetic and engineering advantages.

Reduced Shrinkage / Shrinkage Compensating Concrete

Two different technologies are available to combat concrete shrinkage, which can cause cracking, which in turn leads to durability problems. Shrinking reducing admixtures treat the "cause" of drying shrinkage within the capillaries and pores of the cement paste. Shrinkage compensating materials create an expansive reaction within the cement paste to offset the "effects" of drying shrinkage. Both are effective. 

Flowable Backfill

Also known as "Liquid Soil", this product is delivered in a mixer truck and uses large amounts of sand, water and fly ash which flows into place, hardens, and becomes an excellent load-bearing material with no compaction necessary. Perfect for difficult backfill situations, applications can be utility trenches, bridge abutments, retaining wall backfill or any other application where the use of compaction equipment would be difficult.

Pervious Concrete

When it rains, it drains! Pervious concrete uses little to no sand, creating voids that are typically 15-25% of the volume. Storm water goes through the porous pavement and seeps back into the ground instead of running off. This technology creates more efficient land use by eliminating the need for retention ponds or other storm water management projects and is recommended by the EPA as a best management practice.

Architectural / Decorative Concrete

Concrete is one of the most widely used products in the world because it is surprisingly versatile. It can be shaped, textured, patterned and colored while still providing structural integrity. A little imagination combined with the strength, durability and versatility of concrete can turn this seemingly simple product into something beautiful and lasting.


Some projects require specialty products. That's where we really shine.

Your project might require concrete that meets unprecedented specifications. We're up to the challenge. We have experience with a broad range of additives and admixtures, as well as the know-how to give concrete the properties you need for applications that require exceptional performance. 

When you call Dolese and ask for something new, different and special, that's when we get to really shine. We've done it over and over, and we'll find a way to deliver you a "concrete" solution.

Our complete resume dates back to 1927 and is too lengthy to list here. Some of our past experience with specialty products and applications include:

  • Moisture Sensitive Flooring Solutions
  • Corrosion Inhibitors
  • Water Repellant 
  • Waterproofing
  • Silica Fume
  • Slag (GGBFS)
  • High Density Concrete (Radiation Protection)
  • Lightweight Concrete
  • Polymer-Modified Concrete
  • Viscosity Modifiers
  • ASR Mitigation
  • Accelerators/Retarders
  • Hydration Control for Long Haul
  • Eco-Friendly Concrete

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Safety Data Sheet

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Ready Mix Concrete

Rev.1 22 May 2014

Section 1: Product and Company Identification


Ready Mix Concrete


Ready Mix Concrete, Portland Cement Concrete, Concrete, Pervious Concrete, Self ‐ Consolidating Concrete, Flowable Fill


Concrete is widely used as a structural component in construction.

Product Manufacturer:

Dolese Bros. Co.
20 N.W. 13th
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Phone: 405‐235‐2311

Section 2: Hazards Identification



Signal Word:


Hazard statement

Harmful if swallowed.

Harmful in contact with skin.

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary statement

Wash thoroughly after handling.

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

Obtain special instructions before use.

Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

Do not breathe dust.


If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Immediately call a poison center/doctor. If on skin (or hair): Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if worn. Continue rinsing. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.


Dispose in accordance with local/regional/international regulations.


Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients




36 ‐ 92

Cement, portland, chemicals

2 ‐ 26

Ashes, residues

0 ‐ 25


6 ‐ 13


5 ‐ 13

Component Information/Information on Non ‐ Hazardous Components
General Product Information



Trace Elements: Ready ‐ Mix concrete is made from materials mined from the earth. Trace amounts of naturally occurring elements might be detected during chemical analysis of these materials.

Section 4: First Aid Measures


Remove to fresh air. Seek medical help if coughing and other symptoms do not subside. (Inhalation of gross amounts of the dry ingredients in Ready ‐ Mix concrete requires immediate medical attention.)

Skin contact

Wash skin with cool water and pH ‐ neutral soap or a mild detergent intended for use on skin. Seek medical treatment if irritation is caused by prolonged exposure to wet concrete, liquids from wet concrete products, or prolonged wet skin exposure to the dry ingredients in Ready ‐ Mix concrete.

Eye contact

Immediately flush eyes thoroughly with water. Continue flushing eye for at least 15 minutes, including under eye lids, to remove all particles. Call physician if irritation persists.


Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, have the victim drink plenty of water and call a physician immediately.

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

Suitable extinguishing media

Non‐flammable. Use appropriate extinguishing media for surrounding fire.

Unsuitable extinguishing media

None known

General Fire Hazards

See Section 9 for Flammability Properties. Non ‐ combustible.

Hazardous Combustion Products


Firefighting equipment/instructions

No Specific precautions.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Recovery and Neutralization

Stop the flow of material, if this is without risk.

Materials and methods for containment and clean-up

Collect dry material using a scoop. Avoid actions that cause dust to become airborne. Avoid inhalation of dust and contact with skin. Scrape up wet material and place in an appropriate container. Allow the material to harden before disposal.

Emergency Measures

Keep unnecessary personnel away.

Personal precautions and emergency procedures

Wear appropriate protective equipment and clothing during clean‐up of materials that contain or may liberate Limestone dust

Prevention of Secondary Hazards


Environmental Precautions

Avoid discharge of fine particulate matter into drains or water courses.

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Handling Procedures

Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Promptly remove clothing which is wet with concrete and launder before reuse. Wash thoroughly after exposure to wet concrete mixtures.


Wet Ready ‐ Mix concrete is alkaline. As such it is incompatible with acids, ammonium salts and aluminum metal.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Measures

Use local exhaust or general dilution ventilation to control exposure within applicable limits.

Personal Protective Equipment: Respiratory

Use local or general ventilation to control exposures below applicable exposure limits. NIOSH or MSHA approved particulate filter respirators should be used in the context of respiratory protection program meeting the requirements of the OSHA respiratory protection standard [29 CFR 1910.134] to control exposures when ventilation or other controls are inadequate or discomfort or irritation is experienced. Use appropriate respirator/filter cartridge selection.

Personal Protective Equipment: Hands

Where prolonged exposure to unhardened concrete products might occur, wear impervious gloves to eliminate skin contact. Periodically wash areas contacted by wet cement or its dry ingredients with a pH neutral soap and water. Wash again at the end of the work. If irritation persists, immediately wash the affected area and seek treatment.

Personal Protective Equipment: Eyes

 When engaged in activities where wet concrete or its dry ingredients could contact the eye, wear safety glasses with side shields or goggles.

Personal Protective Equipment: Skin and Body

Where prolonged exposure to unhardened concrete products might occur, wear impervious clothing to eliminate skin contact. Where required, wear boots that are impervious to water to eliminate foot and ankle exposure. If clothing becomes saturated with wet concrete, it should be removed and replaced with clean dry clothing.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties


Gray granularmixture.



Physical State:



12‐13 (inwater)



Vapor Density:

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Melting Point:

Not Applicable



Specific Gravity:


Evaporation Rate:

Not Applicable


Not Determined



Flash Point:


Section 10: Chemical Stability and Reactivity Information

Chemical Stability

This is a stable material.

Hazardous Reaction Potential

Will not occur.

Incompatible Products

Wet Ready‐Mix concrete is alkaline. As such it is incompatible with acids, ammonium salts and aluminum metal.

Hazardous Decomposition Products

Will not spontaneously occur.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Acute Toxicity

Wet concrete is not known to be toxic. Toxicity related to major components of concrete: cement, fly ash, and silica sand are negated in wet concrete form. The matrix precludes the inhalation of these constituents which could normally be of an occupational safety concern. The admixture and air entraining agents are sulfonate solutions which are not considered toxic.

Potential Health Effects: Skin Corrosion Property/Stimulativeness

Discomfort or pain cannot be relied upon to alert a person to a hazardous skin exposure. Consequently, the only effective means of avoiding skin injury or illness involves minimizing skin contact, particularly contact with wet concrete. Exposed persons may not feel discomfort until hours after the exposure has ended and significant injury has occurred. Exposure during the handling or mixing of the dry ingredients in Ready‐Mix concrete may cause drying of the skin with consequent mild irritation or more significant effects attributable to aggravation of other conditions. Exposure to wet concrete may cause more severe skin effects including thickening, cracking or fissuring of the skin. Prolonged exposure can cause severe skin damage in the form of (caustic) chemical burns.

Potential Health Effects: Eye Critical Damage/ Stimulativeness

Exposure to airborne dust during the sawing of hardened concrete or handling/mixing of the dry ingredients in Ready‐Mix concrete may cause immediate or delayed irritation or inflammation. Eye contact by splashes of wet concrete may cause effects ranging from moderate eye irritation to chemical burns. Such exposures require immediate first aid (see Section 4) and medical attention to prevent significant damage to the eye.

Potential Health Effects: Ingestion

Although inadvertent ingestion of small quantities of wet concrete or its dry ingredients are not known to be harmful, accidental ingestion of larger quantities can be harmful and requires immediate medical attention.

Potential Health Effects: Inhalation

The ingredients in Ready‐Mix concrete contain crystalline silica. Exposure to these ingredients in excess of the applicable TLV or PEL may cause or aggravate other lung conditions. Exposure to the dry ingredients in Ready‐Mix concrete may cause irritation to the moist mucous membranes of the nose, throat, and upper respiratory system.

A: General Product Information

May cause cancer. Crystalline Silica: Exposures to respirable crystalline silica are not expected during the normal use of this product. Prolonged and repeated exposure to airborne free respirable crystalline silica can result in lung disease and/or lung cancer. IARC states that crystalline silica in the form of quartz or cristobalite from occupational sources is carcinogenic to humans (Group 1).

B: Component Carcinogenicity
Cement, portland, chemicals


Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen. However, cement contains trace amounts of crystalline silica and hexavalent chromium which are classified by the IARC and NTP as known human carcinogens.



Suspected Human Carcinogen



Potential Occupational Carcinogen



Known Human Carcinogen



Monograph 100C [2012] Crystalline silica in the form of quartz or cristobalite is carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)

Reproductive Toxicity

This product is not reported to have any reproductive toxicity effects.

Specified Target Organ General Toxicity: Single Exposure

This product is not reported to have any single exposure specific target organ toxicity effects.

Specified Target Organ General Toxicity: Repeated Exposure

Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (lungs).

Aspiration Respiratory Organs Hazard

This product is not reported to have any aspiration hazards.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Seek information from appropriate regulatory agencies.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Disposal instructions

Do not allow fine particulate matter to drain into sewers/water supplies. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with fine particulates. Dispose of contents in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Hazardous waste code

Not regulated.

Waste from residues / unused products

Dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Empty containers or liners may retain some product residues. This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe manner (see: Disposal instructions).

Contaminated packaging

Since emptied containers may retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is emptied. Empty packaging materials should be recycled or disposed of in accordance with applicable regulations and practices.

Section 14: Transportation Information

This product is not classified as a Hazardous Material under U.S. DOT regulations.

Section 15: Regulatory Information

US federal regulations

This product is a "Hazardous Chemical" as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200.

US federal regulations

This product is a "Hazardous Chemical" as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200.

Section 16: Other Information






American Conference of GovernmentalIndustrial Hygienists


National Fire ProtectionAssociation


Code for Federal Regulations


National Institute for Occupational Safety andHealth


U.S. Department of Transportation


National ToxicologyProgram


Hazardous Materials IdentificationSystem


OccupationalSafety and Health Administration


International Agency for Research onCancer


Permissible ExposureLimit


Mine Safety and HealthAdministration


Negative log of hydrogen ion


Threshold Limit Value


Personal ProtectiveEquipment


NFPA/HMIS: Health-1, Flammability-0, Physical Hazard/Reactivity-0

NFPA/HMIS Definitions: 0‐Least, 1‐Slight, 2‐Moderate, 3‐High,

4‐Extreme Protective Equipment: Safety glasses, gloves, impervious clothing, boots


Dolese Bros. Co. (DBC) believes the information contained herein is accurate; however, DBC makes no guarantees with respect to such accuracy and assumes no liability in connection with the use of the information contained herein which is not intended to be and should not be construed as legal advice or as insuring compliance with any federal, state or local laws or regulations. Any party using this product should review all such laws, rules, or regulations prior to use, including but not limited to the United States and Local State regulations.





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