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A superintendent who wears several hats

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 5, 2017

MORGAN HILL – One of the things that’s kept Dave Sornberger of Trinchero Construction employed full-time, no matter the economy, is his ability to run every piece of heavy equipment.
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Failure not an option

Failure not an option for this paving Rock Star

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 2, 2017

SAN JOSE – By all accounts, it’s a miracle JP Paving celebrated its 20th anniversary this year.
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Utility player on the rise

Rock Star: Joe Burgoon makes his mark at Calaveras Dam joint venture

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 6, 2016

CALAVERAS DAM - When a nationwide survey indicates 86 percent of contractors struggle to fill key craft and salaried positions as demand for construction increases, it’s refreshing to meet Joe Burgoon.
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Rock Star shares secret to success

Rock Star: Raudel Salinas shares secret to success

Posted by Robert Ellenwood on Jun 8, 2016

FAIRFIELD – Safe to say no one likes to be yelled at or put down.Raudel ‘Toby’ Salinas, Jr. once worked for a foreman who cursed commands and was relentless with harsh criticism.That boss didn’t teach or guide. He only motivated through fear.
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Monterey County engineer takes road less traveled

Rock Star: Billy Issa chases the American dream from Lebanon to Monterey

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Apr 7, 2016

SALINAS – Billy Issa landed in Monterey from the Middle East in 1989 pretty much broke and speaking little English, but he carried with him the kind of determination that can only lead to success.
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Rock Star: Juan Galindo of Adorno Construction

Rock Star: Juan Galindo of Adorno Construction

Posted by Zack Booth on Dec 21, 2015

ATHERTON – Not many guys are a gourmet in the kitchen and can lead a 1,000-yard concrete pour.
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Rock Star: Kelvin Snell of Esquivel

Rock Star: Kelvin Snell of Esquivel Grading & Paving

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Oct 16, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO - Gracefully maneuvering a giant CAT paver with slow-moving rubber tracks through the narrow and congested streets of San Francisco, putting down asphalt in a straight line, isn’t easy.
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