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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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Giveaway

Little mixer truck giveaway

Posted by Graniterock on Nov 30, 2016

Everyone loves our little mixer truck -- so much, we can't even keep these cuties in stock! If you've been wanting one, here's your chance to get it for free: Keep an eye on our Facebook page for where he might pop up in the next few weeks! To enter to win our Little Mixer Truck Giveway, simply guess his location and post it in the comments, that's it! You don't need to guess correctly to be entered. Good luck!! We'll announce the winner Dec. 22. Official Rules here: http://bit.ly/LittleMixerGiveaway
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Restoring the Carmel Mission

Restoring the Carmel Mission

Posted by Willie Diaz on Sep 7, 2016

CARMEL - Carmel Mission Basilica’s picturesque courtyard, which sees tens of thousands of visitors each year as well as regular parishioners, received a facelift with 650 yards of Graniterock concrete this summer.
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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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