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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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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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Steering Graniterock in private construction

Estimator John Torres leads Graniterock in private construction market

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on May 10, 2017

SAN JOSE – John Torres was home for spring break during freshman year of college in 1999 when he bumped into his elementary school basketball coach Rick Morales.The two struck up a conversation that would jump-start John's career.
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Managing mixer trucks

Dispatchers manage mixer trucks like dominoes

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Mar 10, 2017

REDWOOD CITY – Graniterock’s concrete dispatchers rarely meet their customers in person.
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Memorial for Bobby Gill

Memorial set for Bobby Gill

Posted by Graniterock on Feb 15, 2017

A memorial service for Bobby Gill is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4 at Twin Lakes Church in Aptos.The address is 2701 Cabrillo College Drive.Bobby died Feb. 9 when he was struck by an outside hauler's dump truck while working to help clear a mudslide from Highway 17.Donations to Bobby's family can be made at www.youcaring.com/bobbygill.
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Keys to the perfect paving job

Keys to the perfect paving job

Posted by Graniterock on Dec 6, 2016

Brent Edelman is an expert on what it takes to execute the perfect asphalt paving job.A Graniterock superintendent and operations manager, Brent has spent his 30-year construction career building roads, highways and other high profile projects.Currently he works with Graniterock’s paving crews and project management teams to ensure each project turns out according to the owner’s specifications, and is delivered on time and budget.We’ve asked Brent to share some of that knowledge and experience.
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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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