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Engine Number 10

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 18, 2015

Watch footage of Engine Number Ten!...
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Graniterock Celebrates 114 Years in Business

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by Amanda Bayhi
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Making Up Watsonville's Bedrock - Graniterock a Mainstay for 114 Years

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The siren warning that a blast was imminent at Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry Tuesday came two minutes before 25,000 pounds of explosive would hammer loose a landslide of rocks and boulders. When the time came, electronic timers ignited 74 explosive charges, sending a massive cloud of stone and dirt into the air. This was followed by the roar and rumble as the rock tumbled into the quarry. 
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Big Sur rock shed a dramatic covering for Highway 1

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Tunnel-like structure, bridge open on Highway 1
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Strategic Planning - Start at the Core

Posted by Kevin Jeffery on Mar 18, 2015

For many people, the end of the year is a time to analyze past practices and begin to look at new ideas for the coming year. At Graniterock, we’ve taken several months of 2013 to work on our strategic plan for the future. You may find some of our methods helpful as you look to the future of your business.
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Up Close: Chris Beatie - Finding a Path to Giving

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Life’s journey sometimes leads us to unexpected destinations. For Chris Beatie, who works at Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Road Materials in Aromas, recent challenges have led to new opportunities to improve his personal well-being and at the same time help others in need.
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Mary Machado - "Just Ask for Mary!"

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Mary Machado spends every day at work visiting with longtime friends, but it’s all a part of her job on the Building Materials Team at Graniterock’s Watsonville Branch. “We all know each other - I grew up here and know a lot of contractors”, explains Mary. “The kids I went to school with are in business now and I know them all. When they come in, it’s ‘Hi Mary, how’s the family’ – and that’s why I like it here so much.” Mary loves knowing her customers on a first name basis and says when a new customer shows up at the Branch, it’s often because a friend told them, “Go on over and just ask for Mary”.
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The Power of Corporate Culture

Posted by Tom Squeri on Mar 18, 2015

Having just celebrated fifteen years with Graniterock, fourteen in my prior role as Vice President and General Counsel and the past year in my new role as CEO, I started thinking about my first day of work with the Company.  I arrived very early that day and found Bruce Woolpert already busy at his desk (I would eventually learn that trying to arrive earlier or leave later than Bruce was an exercise in futility).  
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Safety First: Choosing the Right Ladder for the Job

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Edited from: Grainger.com
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