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New law for general contractors

A new law and its impact on general contractors

Posted by Kevin Jeffery on Mar 14, 2018

AB 1701 is a California law, effective January 1, 2018, that creates new potential liability for general contractors on private works projects.We talked with Graniterock Vice President and General Counsel Kevin Jeffery to understand the basics. 
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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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Taking care of wide open spaces at Graniterock

Taking care of wide open spaces at Graniterock

Posted by Graniterock on Jul 14, 2017

AROMAS – If you were to pull the curtain back on Graniterock, there would be a few hundred acres of wide open space that are home to deer, rattlesnakes, turkeys, bobcats and other wildlife.
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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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Caltrans moves ahead with foamed asphalt CIR

Caltrans moves ahead with foamed asphalt cold-in-place recycling

Posted by Dennis McElroy on Jun 7, 2017

SAN JOSE – With climate change a hot topic all over the world, it’s not surprising new pavement rehabilitation technologies have taken off throughout California in recent years.
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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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Construction workers needed

Hot forecast for construction drives need for people

Posted by Rodney Jenny on May 16, 2017

The construction industry suffered during the Great Recession, and even before that there were enough ups and downs to keep young people from pursuing construction careers. But things are changing, and we need your help to attract young folks into this business because the construction industry is a more attractive choice than it has been in years.
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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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