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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Rock Star

Rock and Rail: Construction career on the right track

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 13, 2021

AROMAS – Dan Slavin had his hands full when he switched his construction career to rail operations.
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Rock Star

Structures construction estimator sounds alarm on falsework

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Nov 13, 2020

SAN JOSE – David Kennedy has skied some steep mountains, including the Valle Blanche at Mont Blanc in the Alps where alpine adventurers touch France, Italy and Switzerland at the 12,600-foot top.He was a member of the UC Davis cycling team all through college.Dave’s not the type to shy away from an adrenaline rush.If you want to make this structures specialist sweat, start talking about falsework.
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Graniterock helps raise $30k for Aromas School with virtual fundraiser

Posted by Keith Severson on Aug 24, 2020

Canceling Graniterock’s annual Rock N Run fundraiser for Aromas School due to the growing coronavirus crisis didn’t mean we could cancel support for the students.
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Rock Star

Champion of the asphalt industry wants to spread the news

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 11, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Russell Snyder learned about the power of sharing information in high school.
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CFO named to MBEP board

Graniterock CFO appointed to Monterey Bay Economic Partnership board

Posted by Graniterock on Jul 30, 2020

Congratulations to Graniterock CFO Steve Snodgrass on his appointment to the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership Board of Directors. Steve's 40 years as a business and community leader will be a great asset for MBEP as the nonprofit continues seek new ways to improve the economic health and quality of life in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. With Steve's experiences serving the United Way, YMCA, Cabrillo College Foundation and the Sunny Mesa Special Services District, he brings a strong and sensible voice to MBEP.
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Concrete students have hold on job market

Chico State’s concrete graduates have strong hold on job market

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jul 10, 2020

(Left to right: Tanner Olsen, Paige Silva, Aubrey Miller, Monica Marin, Casey Cowern, Johnny Lopez and Samera Khan)CHICO – Typical of college freshmen, Paige Silva couldn’t decide on a major.
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