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Communications comes first

Customer Service team puts communications first

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Oct 18, 2016

In any business, there is a fine line between timely payment collection and ensuring customers are satisfied and willing to return.When it’s your job to tread that line, you have to be firm enough to protect the company while remaining professional, friendly and ready to make special accommodations under trying circumstances.
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Protect your job site from fire

Is your construction site at risk for a fire?

Posted by Mike Herges on Oct 4, 2016

By Mike Herges, Graniterock Safety DirectorFast-spreading wildfires plagued the Golden State this summer, and into early fall we continue to see parched terrain go up in flames.
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Beyond the textbook

Construction Academy takes teens beyond the text book

Posted by Kevin Jeffery on Sep 2, 2016

SAN JOSE – Andrea Rocha spent the summer before her senior year at Watsonville High School washing, testing and measuring aggregate at Graniterock’s research laboratory in Aromas.
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20 years of Graniterock interns

20 years of Graniterock interns

Posted by Barbara Kimball on Aug 18, 2016

Graniterock is proud to celebrate its 20th year of offering internships to college students looking to try the construction industry.
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True test of team work

Paving Interstate 280: True test of team work across Graniterock

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 17, 2016

WOODSIDE – Coming down to the wire, Graniterock’s Construction Division just wrapped up one of its larger paving projects in recent years.
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Golf Channel keeps watch on construction project

Golf channel keeps watch on construction job at Pasatiempo Golf Club

Posted by Graniterock on Aug 11, 2016

SANTA CRUZ – Not often do Graniterock People have their jobs watched closely by the Golf Channel.
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Slurry seal boss finds trust-based success

Roughneck turned slurry seal boss finds trust-based success

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 10, 2016

UNION CITY – Barry Short lives most of his life on the road – from the Sierra Nevada mountains to the California coast and high desert of Arizona.
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Romualdo Pacheco and Graniterock

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Romualdo Pacheco was a colorful and influential Californio, an early Californian of Mexican ancestry, who also happened to be the uncle of Graniterock founder Arthur R. Wilson. He is the only Hispanic to ever serve as governor of California, the first governor who was born in California, and was also an attorney, military officer, diplomat and mining investor. An accomplished sailor and horseman, he is the only California governor ever known to have lassoed a grizzly bear! Graniterock funded the Pacheco Scholarship Award in 1993 in his memory.
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An insider's look: Politics and business

Posted by Reposted from another publication on Mar 18, 2015

This article is reprinted with permission of the Monterey County Business Council and their weekly publication Friday Facts. Friday Facts is a Weekly Newsletter Promoting Monterey County: Open for Business Business Council Members identified as (BCM)
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Two New Important Preliminary Notice Court Cases Warrant Attention

Posted by Tom Squeri on Mar 18, 2015

The California appeals court issued two new cases recently that warrant the attention of any contractor wishing to preserve its lien, bond or stop notice rights.  Both cases address the importance of getting the preliminary notice requirement right.
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