Masters of Green

Concrete key to San Mateo County's new net-zero HQ

Posted by Zack Booth on Apr 20, 2022

REDWOOD CITY – San Mateo County is putting the environment first in construction of a new 330,000-square-foot office in downtown Redwood City to house county services.
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Graniterock wins global film award for dedication to sustainability

Graniterock wins global film award for dedication to sustainability

Posted by Robert Ellenwood on Mar 9, 2022

Graniterock Wins Award in Accolade Global Film Competition 
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Rock Star

Triathlete leads environmental charge at Graniterock

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Feb 28, 2022

WATSONVILLE – Clearly, Jon Erskine was born to be a geologist.The early signs were there whether it was digging a mini quarry in his backyard, hammering rocks at the Grand Canyon or exploring the mountains and beaches of Southern California on his bike or while running.
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Masters of Green

East San Jose low-income housing project built with sustainability in mind

Posted by Zack Booth on Dec 3, 2021

Masters of Green:
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The biggest voice in construction

Social media influencer aims to transform construction industry

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 18, 2021

Aaron Witt sits with his 259D3 skid steer, known as the “earthmoover,” he purchased in 2021 from Thompson Machinery CAT dealer in Nashville, Tenn. Owning heavy equipment has been his dream since a kid. He says the skid is the first of many pieces to come.NASHVILLE – A rich kid from Arizona taking photographs at construction sites around the nation has grown into a young man determined to blow up an entire industry.At age 26, Aaron Witt has a vision of upheaval for a “dirt world” very much set in its ways.
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Rock Out for Aromas School

Virtual community fundraiser nets $40,000 for Aromas School

Posted by Keith Severson on Nov 1, 2021

The Graniterock team switched again to a virtual fundraiser for Aromas School this year due to Covid-19 concerns for large in person gatherings.
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Project of the year

Contra Costa County's Kirker Pass truck climbing lane wins project of the year

Posted by Graniterock on Apr 15, 2021

Graniterock’s $15 million Kirker Pass truck climbing lane project was selected as the American Public Works Association’s Project of the Year 2021.
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Masters of green

Concrete made with recycled materials helps Canada College reach gold environmental status

Posted by Graniterock on Mar 17, 2021

REDWOOD CITY – Canada College leaders went for the gold in LEED design when dreaming up the campus’s sleek new Kinesiology and Wellness Building
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Future home of Graniterock solar farm

Run by the sun, Graniterock quarry takes the lead on greener community and infrastructure

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Mar 5, 2021

Photo: Site of Graniterock solar project
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Vaccine hesitancy among construction

Covid-19 vaccine is important for the health of our people and the construction industry

Posted by Tom Squeri on Feb 25, 2021

A recent article in Construction Dive, an online newsletter covering our industry, reported a disturbing fact:  Only 53 percent of construction workers surveyed plan to take the Covid-19 vaccine. That compares to over 70 percent in other industries, such as technology and financial services. 
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