Wanted: DBE subcontractors

Seeking DBE subcontractors for upcoming Caltrans construction projects

Posted by Graniterock on Sep 21, 2018

Graniterock, as a prime contractor, is seeking DBE, DVBE and SB subcontractors to help bid a long list of Caltrans heavy civil infrastructure projects in various locations.
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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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California Asphalt Paving Association's first female executive member

Posted by Graniterock on Aug 22, 2018

Toni Carroll, Graniterock’s Director of Quality, is the first female in the 60-year history of California Asphalt Pavement Association to be selected for the group’s executive committee.
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Graniterock helps Half Moon Bay Library go for LEED gold with green concrete

Graniterock helps Half Moon Bay Library go for LEED gold with green concrete

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Aug 3, 2018

HALF MOON BAY – With about 1,000 yards of sustainable concrete, Graniterock played a key role in the city of Half Moon Bay’s goal of building an environmentally-friendly library that would achieve LEED gold status.
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Teens sharpen math skills at Algebra Academy

Young brains buzz with math equations at Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy

Posted by Kevin Jeffery on Aug 1, 2018

WATSONVILLE – Summer's no time to let young noggins get rusty!
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Heavy metal, hard rock

Graniterock loader operator Bobby Brewer moves aggregate like nothing else matters

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jul 13, 2018

Aromas – Every morning Bobby Brewer climbs seven steel rungs up the side of a 992K Cat loader at the A. R. Wilson Quarry, slides into the cab, cranks up Metallica on XM Radio and starts living his childhood dream.
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Leading from the heart

Graniterock's Ann Giusiana honored by United Way for campaign leadership

Posted by Graniterock on Jul 5, 2018

WATSONVILLE – For the second time in her Graniterock career, Ann Giusiana was chosen as United Way Santa Cruz County’s employee campaign manager of the year.
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Caltrans partnering award

Graniterock construction project in Soledad wins Caltrans partnering award

Posted by Graniterock on Jun 26, 2018

Graniterock's Highway 101 rehabilitation project in Soledad was a Caltrans' Excellence in Partnering gold winner! The $26 million project replaced 12 miles of concrete pavement with pre-cast panels and rapid strength concrete. Additionally, 60 lane miles of asphalt were repaired and overlaid with rubberized asphalt. What made this partnering project a gold winner? Caltrans chose Graniterock's project due to the team's use of partnering best practices around safety, budget, schedule, dispute resolutions, value engineering and claims. The project management team invited local businesses to a meeting before the work started to get an understanding of business needs and establish lines of communication. What did the Graniterock team like best about this project? The chance to work, for the first time, placing pre-cast concrete panels. Our construction team did a great job studying the process and performing trials before doing the real thing out on the highway next to live traffic.
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Last hole in downtown Santa Cruz

Filling the last hole in downtown Santa Cruz

Posted by Graniterock on Jun 13, 2018

After the 1989 earthquake struck, bringing widespread destruction to the Bay Area, all of downtown Santa Cruz was rebuilt quickly except one lot on Pacific Avenue.
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New tradition set in stone

New tradition set in stone at Watsonville High School

Posted by Graniterock on Jun 6, 2018

WATSONVILLE – Just as three Watsonville High School seniors were about to give up on their dream of establishing a new school tradition, Graniterock stepped in with a two-ton boulder.
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