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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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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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