[rock star x]
Rock Star

Heavy-duty repairman Roger Langley pumped on asphalt career

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 11, 2018

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – It’s pretty clear Roger Langley spends a lot of time around tools and machines.
Read More
Rock Star

Construction career founded on scouting principles

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 26, 2018

SAN CARLOS – What do you get with someone who has the character and dedication of an Eagle Scout and spent a ton of time playing with Legos as a kid?
Read More
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.
Read More
Heavy metal, hard rock

Graniterock loader operator Bobby Brewer moves aggregate like nothing else matters

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jul 13, 2018

Aromas – Every morning Bobby Brewer climbs seven steel rungs up the side of a 992K Cat loader at the A. R. Wilson Quarry, slides into the cab, cranks up Metallica on XM Radio and starts living his childhood dream.
Read More
Reflecting on industry changes

How the industry has changed in past decade

Posted by Jason Sanchez on Apr 12, 2018

HALF MOON BAY – Eddie Andreini has several job openings at his Half Moon Bay ready-mix and building materials business, with positions varied from sales to operations.
Read More
Beyond the forklift

Way more than a forklift operator

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Mar 15, 2018

REDWOOD CITY – Amador Martinez is known for his first impressions.
Read More
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.
Read More
Driver turned plant engineer

From spreader truck driver to plant engineer

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 22, 2018

REDWOOD CITY – Dave Voris had never seen a spreader truck, much less driven one, when he interviewed for the job of spreader truck driver at Graniterock in 1995.
Read More
Running the paver and more

A superintendent who wears several hats

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 5, 2017

MORGAN HILL – One of the things that’s kept Dave Sornberger of Trinchero Construction employed full-time, no matter the economy, is his ability to run every piece of heavy equipment.
Read More
Quarry feels like home

Quarry feels like home for this Rock Star

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 14, 2017

AROMAS – Candace Klein is a rare sight in a predominantly man’s world.
Read More

Recent Posts


Tags