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Utility player on the rise

Rock Star: Joe Burgoon makes his mark at Calaveras Dam joint venture

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Dec 6, 2016

CALAVERAS DAM - When a nationwide survey indicates 86 percent of contractors struggle to fill key craft and salaried positions as demand for construction increases, it’s refreshing to meet Joe Burgoon.
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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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Permeable Aggregate Systems for Playing Fields

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 18, 2015

It’s no doubt that synthetic athletic fields are becoming more popular. Organizations that decide to install synthetic fields have realized lower maintenance costs and better playability. Using a sophisticated system of drainage channels, filter fabrics and specialized aggregate, a well-designed field draws water quickly from the turf layer allowing year-round play and reliable playability in wet weather. 
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Tender Asphalt Mixes - Causes and Cures

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 18, 2015

A“tender” asphalt mix usually refers to a mix that is difficult to compact. It may have a tendency to shove under the roller wheels and/ or leave longitudinal cracks at the edge of the steel drums. Either a lack of friction between particles or a lack of shear strength in  the mix essentially causes tenderness. Both these problems can be the result of many factors, the most common of which we will discuss. 
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