Press Release
February 16, 2006

Professional Engineer Certified at Graniterock

Peter Lemon of Graniterock, Watsonville, California, has passed the rigorous test to become a Professional Engineer (PE). Peter recently completed the 16-hour, two-day exam to become the latest Graniterock Team Member to receive his PE certification.

The objectives of the Professional Engineers include support of the aims of the National Society of Professional Engineers, advance the public welfare, and promote the professional, social and economic interest of the engineer member, and to encourage and develop a professional attitude among all engineers.

Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from UC Davis. He joined Graniterock’s Pavex Construction Division in 1998. Peter lives in Scotts Valley, California, and enjoys playing volleyball and volunteering with the Boy Scouts.

Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, California, since its founding in 1900. The Company’s employees work in branch locations in South San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Salinas, Monterey, Oakland, Watsonville, Cupertino, Felton and Santa Cruz. Graniterock supplies construction materials including; ready-mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, building materials, landscaping supplies, rock, sand and gravel. The Company recently opened a beautiful new Design Center in Cupertino. The Company’s Pavex Construction Division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects. Graniterock received the 1992 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the 1994 Governor’s Golden State Quality Award. The Company has been one of the 100 Best Places to Work in America by Fortune magazine for a number of years.

For more information, contact:
Keith Severson, 831.768.2063