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From the gridiron to construction

Rock Star uses his gridiron experience to build concrete career

Posted by Zack Booth on Sep 19, 2018

SANTA CLARA – Building the foundation of a 50-story skyscraper wouldn’t seem to have a lot in common with slamming into grown men on the football field.
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Graniterock helps Half Moon Bay Library go for LEED gold with green concrete

Graniterock helps Half Moon Bay Library go for LEED gold with green concrete

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 3, 2018

HALF MOON BAY – With about 1,000 yards of sustainable concrete, Graniterock played a key role in the city of Half Moon Bay’s goal of building an environmentally-friendly library that would achieve LEED gold status.
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Last hole in downtown Santa Cruz

Filling the last hole in downtown Santa Cruz

Posted by Graniterock on Jun 13, 2018

After the 1989 earthquake struck, bringing widespread destruction to the Bay Area, all of downtown Santa Cruz was rebuilt quickly except one lot on Pacific Avenue.
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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 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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