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18 Hole time out was a blast

18 Hole time out was a blast

Posted by Keith Severson on Sep 30, 2016

Thanks to everyone who joined in Graniterock's 18 hole time out. The golf giveaway was a fun way for us to connect with our customers, vendors, community members and subconstractors and show appreciation for the great work you do every day.
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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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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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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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True test of team work

Paving Interstate 280: True test of team work across Graniterock

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 17, 2016

WOODSIDE – Coming down to the wire, Graniterock’s Construction Division just wrapped up one of its larger paving projects in recent years.
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Golf Channel keeps watch on construction project

Golf channel keeps watch on construction job at Pasatiempo Golf Club

Posted by Graniterock on Aug 11, 2016

SANTA CRUZ – Not often do Graniterock People have their jobs watched closely by the Golf Channel.
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Slurry seal boss finds trust-based success

Roughneck turned slurry seal boss finds trust-based success

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 10, 2016

UNION CITY – Barry Short lives most of his life on the road – from the Sierra Nevada mountains to the California coast and high desert of Arizona.
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A team that works like family

Construction’s custom team: Defined by a connection that goes beyond the job

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 8, 2016

WATSONVILLE – There’s a group of guys in the Monterey Bay area that own and operate their jobs in a way you don’t see in the rest of the Construction Division.
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CONGRESS PASSES 90-DAY TRANSPORTATION EXTENSION

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 18, 2015

Facing expiration of the latest extension of highway spending authorization on Saturday, March 31, the House and Senate passed a 90-day extension (the 9th) allowing for funding of the highway and transit programs and collection of the federal motor fuels taxes (the gas tax) to continue through the end of June. The bill will now go to the President who is expected to sign it before the current extension expires. With both the House and Senate scheduled to go into recess on Friday for the next two weeks, the action was necessary to avoid a shutdown of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and a halt of reimbursements to states for ongoing highway construction contracts.
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More on the Economy - Housing Trends

Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

The Federal Reserve realizes that the U. S. economic recovery is not likely to strengthen appreciably until residential construction recovers. The recent agreement between state attorney generals and major U.S. banks to resolve disputes regarding the handling of housing foreclosures is a plus. Now progress can be made in dealing with the shadow inventory of housing that is in default or mortgages that remain unpaid. In communities with a high number of shadow inventory homes, it is very difficult to get the housing construction sector started again because buyers fear that home prices will go down when the shadow inventory is put on the market.
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