Category Archives: Services
Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day May 8th, 2013 Each and every day, men and women from around the world return home from work to their families injury and illness free thanks to occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals, who have dedicated their careers to protecting people, property and the environment. SH&E professionals work Read more
Trains are one of the nation’s most environmentally friendly modes of moving freight, generating a carbon footprint that is 75 percent less than trucks. In recent decades, the railroad industry has developed new “green” technologies and environmentally responsible operating practices which have led to improved fuel efficiency. Since 1980, railroad fuel efficiency has increased 99 Read more
For over a year Shimmick Construction has been retrofitting the Dumbarton Bridge to make safety improvements and increase the its capacity to handle forces caused by earthquakes. The work included the reconstruction of bridge joints to allow for more movement of bridge segments without damage when an earthquake occurs. The joints are composed of heavily Read more
Editor’s Note: This July 2010 issue of Aggregates Manager highlights the customer service approaches championed by Bruce W. Woolpert, President and CEO of Graniterock from 1987 to 2012. Just Say Yes Next to price and product quality, customer service is the key for contractors who purchase aggregates. Nearly two in three say that it is Read more
Graniterock released the Graniterock Calculator mobile application for the Android platform, providing Android users with a useful construction materials calculator. With the release of our app for the Apple app store back in March of 2011, the Android announcement marks Graniterock’s commitment to its customers’ needs in our expansion to additional mobile platforms. We were Read more
You can now calculate right from the job site the correct amount of the high-quality Graniterock Products to do your job. Get your free download of the Graniterock iPhone App Version 1.0 Construction Calculator, now available in a convenient form right from your phone. Check it out!
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced a settlement in an unlawful harassment case the Commission brought against a large operator of Interstate truck stops. The complaint by the EEOC charged that female cashiers at a Love’s truck stop in Arizona were sexually harassed by customers stopping for fuel. According to the complaint, the Read more
How do businesses manage customer feedback? The feedback could arrive in a letter, a phone call, a face-to-face meeting, or a formal customer satisfaction survey. In most organizations, business focus nearly all of the organization’s time and energy on what the feedback tells us didn’t go well or areas in which the business fell short of a competitor. Effort is needed to attack these problem areas and correct them. The goal is to be the best at earning a customer’s business every day. The thinking is that if we eliminate any “negatives” then the customers will want to continue doing business with you.