Press Release
September 28, 2003

Professional Engineer Certified At Graniterock

Stuart Mager of Graniterock, Watsonville, California, has passed the rigorous test to become a Professional Engineer (PE). Stuart 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.

Stuart Mager graduated with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University in 1996. He joined Graniterock’s Research and Technical Services Laboratory in 1997. Stuart lives in Soquel, California, and enjoys mountain activities including hiking, biking, camping and skiing.

“Stuart is a tremendous asset to Graniterock,” said Mike Munn, Sales Manager. “His knowledge of asphalt from mix design to application and installation is invaluable to the company and Graniterock’s customers.”

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, 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’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 five years.

For more information, contact:
Keith Severson, Marketing Services Manager, 831.768.2063