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New gas tax hits the pumps

First gas tax hike in two decades

Posted by Rodney Jenny on Nov 8, 2017

SAN JOSE – Higher fuel taxes showed up at gas stations last week as part of a $52 billion spending plan to fix mounting infrastructure problems across the Golden State over the next 10 years.
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On the road 44 years

Charlie Corwell on the road again and again

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Oct 12, 2017

SAN JOSE – Charlie Corwell likes to joke that no Graniterock construction project starts without him.The funny thing is it’s sort of true.
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Graniterock safety leaders

20 years without an incident

Posted by Henry Ramirez on Jun 19, 2017

FELTON – Congratulations to the Quail Hollow Sand Plant team for 20 years without a lost time incident.
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Leadership in the field

Underground foreman builds next generation of construction leaders

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on May 25, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – One of the most important things a foreman can do is take young guys under his wing and put them on a path to success.No Graniterock foreman has worked harder on this front than Darien Shirk.
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Great time to join Graniterock

Great time to get hired at Graniterock

Posted by Graniterock on May 14, 2017

Do you like to work outdoors?
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Billions for road repairs

Billions on the way for California's infrastructure

Posted by Keith Severson on May 10, 2017

Finally, some relief is on the way to fix California’s attention-starved infrastructure.After years of stalled funding talks in Sacramento and lack of consensus among lawmakers on how to raise the billions needed to repair our roads, highways and bridges, Gov. Jerry Brown and the legislature struck a 10-year $52 billion transportation deal.
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Dam demands aggregate quality

Aggregate quality trumps price on Calaveras Dam

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Apr 26, 2017

CALAVERAS DAM – Sometimes you can still win big even when you’re not the lowest bidder.Graniterock’s Aggregate Division secured one of the company’s largest projects ever in terms of volume for reasons that had nothing to do with price.
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Roads take brunt of drought-ending rain

California pays steep price for drought-ending rain

Posted by Graniterock on Apr 10, 2017

While heavy rain finally arrived to end California’s years-long drought, so too did an unexpected thrashing of the state’s infrastructure.The wettest storm season we’ve seen in years, drought-busting by all definitions, left a wake of destruction to highways, roads and bridges estimated to top $1 billion statewide.
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Two-sport professional athlete

Two-sport professional athlete turns to construction

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Apr 10, 2017

PEBBLE BEACH – You’re not likely to find a single general contractor who can say they’re in the same league as Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders and Tim Tebow.High-end Monterey Peninsula home builder Jim Laughton can.
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SF Giants opening day winners

SF Giants opening day winners

Posted by Graniterock on Apr 3, 2017

There's nothing more rewarding than a great day on the job....except maybe a ballgame with your favorite crew! Thanks so much to everyone who joined inGraniterock's giveaway for tickets to the San Fra...
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