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Construction haul truck driver says 'It's like putting a steering wheel on top of your house'

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jul 19, 2019

AROMAS – Tracey Rego drives a mining haul truck – the size of a two-story condo – like other people drive a Prius.
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Construction Rock Star knows stone pavers better than almost anyone

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jul 12, 2019

SEASIDE – As soon as Y&T exits the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk stage Aug. 2, Walt Combs will be getting cranked up across the street at Coasters Bar and Grill with his heavy metal band Hammer Down.
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Swinerton project executive perfectly suited to building schools

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on May 10, 2019

SANTA CLARA – Take the girl out of Texas, put her in the country’s hottest construction market and she’ll shoot up the management chain to become one of the area’s go-to experts on building schools.
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A road materials construction career started at the beauty counter

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Apr 12, 2019

AROMAS – Asphalt binders, gradation graphs and air voids seem a world away from her mother’s bathroom counter in Western Mexico, dotted with pretty jars of creams and perfumes that cast a spell on Elvira Paniagua at a young age and would inevitably define her future.
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SF Bay Area masonry contractor hits the bull's eye with every project

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Apr 8, 2019

LOS ALTOS – Camped out in the backyard of a large corner lot in Los Altos, saw blades and mixing paddles in action, mason contractor Pat Knowles and his crew are working their magic.
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Constrution transfer truck drivers build lasting friendship

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Feb 6, 2019

AROMAS – Ricki Mancebo and Dave Engelking built a rock solid friendship over thousands of miles and a CB radio.
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Slurry seal construction career built on strong faith

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 24, 2019

SAN JOSE – John Waiters’ early slurry seal career meant missing a lot of his kids growing up.
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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.
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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?
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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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