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Going green at SFO

Masters of Green: SFO parking garage calls for 33,000 yards of 'green' concrete

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Part of San Francisco International Airport’s strategic plan to better accommodate the ever increasing travel demand is to give travelers more parking options.
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From communism to prosperity

Premier pipe company has deep Croatian roots

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Feb 21, 2018

WATSONVILLE – Before owning a successful pipe company, 86-year-old Chris Kristich lived in poverty with very little education in former communist Yugoslavia.
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Santa Cruz seawall

Santa Cruz seawall puts concrete team to the test

Posted by Kyle McLean on Jan 26, 2018

SANTA CRUZ – Graniterock’s Santa Cruz County mixer truck drivers recently wrapped up a 3,500-yard pour in which they parked their trucks on the beach as a specially designed mix was pumped to build a new retaining wall at Twin Lakes Beach.
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New bridge for Santa Cruz

Construction and concrete teams pull together for new bridge in Santa Cruz

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 28, 2017

SANTA CRUZ – The Construction team had to quickly come up with an entirely new plan for a pedestrian/bike bridge over Branciforte Creek when the first pile hole being drilled by a subcontractor – 8 feet wide and 105 feet deep - collapsed due to poor soil conditions.
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Finish line in sight for BART

Finish line in site for new BART station

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 7, 2017

SAN JOSE – Successful completion of a new station for BART to extend from Fremont into San Jose, working alongside two other major contracts, doesn’t happen without clearing some pretty high hurdles.
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Green concrete Q & A

Green concrete Q & A with Graniterock expert Jon Erskine

Posted by Jon Erskine on Mar 15, 2017

Green building is all the rage across the country, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area where high tech companies seek environmentally-friendly materials and sustainable practices on nearly all new construction projects.Concrete is a major component of green building.
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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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Pump operator listens closely

Trusted pump operator listens closely

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Mar 6, 2017

REDWOOD CITY – Martin Hernandez fixates on his teammate 100 feet away, the one holding the end of a hose gushing wet concrete inside a giant hole slated to become an underground parking garage in downtown Redwood City.
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Improving concrete delivery

Graniterock joins with Verifi to improve concrete delivery

Posted by Mike McGrath on Jan 25, 2017

West Coast ready-mix concrete producer Graniterock will add Verifi® In-Transit Concrete Management system to its truck fleet, further improving its already exceptional customer service and efficiency.
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The unplanned concrete career

Katha Redmon chose concrete over medicine and never looked back

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 11, 2017

WATSONVILLE – Throughout college at UC Irvine, Katha Redmon planned on attending medical school and becoming a physician.
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