Bright future for Graniterock

Flipping the switch to solar energy at Graniterock's aggregate quarry

Posted by Graniterock on Dec 6, 2022

AROMAS – A gathering of Graniterock team members and community friends celebrated flipping the switch on a 5-megawatt solar farm that will generate enough power to run more than half of the company’s aggregate quarry in Aromas.
Read More
Rock N Run returns

Rock N Run 5K/10K returns stronger than ever

Posted by Graniterock on Oct 11, 2022

The Rock N Run was back in action Sunday for the first time since 2019 with a strong showing of runners, walkers and community supporters.About 200 people joined the 5K/10K at the Wilson Quarry in support of Aromas School.
Read More
Memorial park for slain officer

Graniterock donates toward slain officer's memorial in Santa Cruz County

Posted by Graniterock on Aug 31, 2022

The Associated General Contractors of California and member contractors Graniterock, Granite Construction and XL Construction have pledged $20,000 toward the Reimagining Willowbrook Park Project in honor of Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller.
Read More
Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy back in session

Teens return in person to Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy; Executive Director Christy Sessions leads the way

Posted by Graniterock on Aug 16, 2022

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA – Christy Sessions, executive director of the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy, was a math and science teacher at Aromas School when some of her best eighth graders were chosen to attend the weeklong program in summer 2014.
Read More
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.
Read More
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 
Read More
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.
Read More
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:
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More

Recent Posts