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Graniterock celebrates 114 years in business

Amanda Bayhi on Feb 13, 2014

Valentine’s Day is typically celebrated as a day of love, but one operator has another reason to celebrate. California-based manufacturer Graniterock celebrates its 114th anniversary on Feb. 14. Graniterock spokesperson Keith Severson says the manufacturer -- which produces aggregates, concrete, asphalt and ...

Graniterock HMA specialist’s lab receives AASHTO AMRL accreditation

Amanda Bayhi on Sep 10, 2013

Thanh Ngo, Graniterock's Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) specialist, has received AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) accreditation for the South San Francisco HMA lab. The accreditation allows materials tested in the SSF lab to be recognized by the FAA and San Francisco ...

Graniterock hosts fourth annual Algebra Academy, launches Algebra Academy website

Amanda Bayhi on Aug 12, 2013

Graniterock is hosting its fourth annual Algebra Academy at the Graniterock Corporate Office in Watsonville, California, August 12-16 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Algebra Academy, which has been expanded this year to host more than 100 middle school students, ...

Graniterock wins 2012 UCON R.E.A.L. Safety Award

Amanda Bayhi on May 23, 2013

United Contractors (UCON) has chosen Graniterock as one of the recipients of the 2012 UCON R.E.A.L. Safety Award; Recognizing Excellence, Awareness, and Leadership in safety. The awards program is designed to recognize the safest UCON contractors as well as companies who ...

Graniterock uses grazing for grass management

Amanda Bayhi on May 10, 2013

Graniterock is implementing new and eco-friendly weed management solution for its Santa Cruz Sand Plant: goats. The solution, known as “prescribed grazing” uses a herd of goats to cut down on non-native annual grasses on the site without the need for ...

Graniterock business manager joins Santa Cruz’s Transportation and Public Works Commission

Amanda Bayhi on Apr 08, 2013

The Santa Cruz City Council has named Don Roland as Vice Chair of the City of Santa Cruz's Transportation and Public Works Commission. The city council voted in 2012 for Roland to join the commission. Roland has been with Graniterock for ...

Graniterock hosts Sixth Annual Construction Career Day

Amanda Bayhi on Apr 02, 2013

Graniterock will host its Sixth Annual Construction Career Day on May 3 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at its A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, California. Designed for San Benito and Santa Cruz County high school students, Construction Career Day will ...

Graniterock marks its 113th anniversary

Therese Dunphy on Feb 08, 2013

Watsonville, Calif.-based Graniterock will celebrate 113 years in business with a series of events.  On Wednesday, Feb. 13, it will host a Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer at its corporate office. On Thursday, Feb. 14, the public is invited to attend a ...

Graniterock president/CEO dies in apparent boat accident

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 04, 2012

Graniterock President, CEO, and Chairman Bruce Woolpert is known in the aggregates industry for his enthusiasm for education, his innovative ideas, his focus on quality people and products, and his commitment to customer service. On June 24, 2012, Woolpert died in ...

Graniterock launches free construction calculator iPhone App Version 2.0

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 23, 2011

Graniterock has released a new mobile application — i.e. app — allowing Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users to access a broad range of construction materials calculators. The free app, Graniterock Construction Calculator, is part of the company’s effort to make ...

U. S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Graniterock Against Unions

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 09, 2010

Graniterock seeking ‘strike reimbursement, back pay’ after international, local unions failed to honor ‘no-strike’ clause in bargaining agreement. Court refuses to dismiss union claims, too. by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News/Digital Editor The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Granite Rock Co. ...

Monterey looks to natural stone as drought approaches

Amanda Bayhi on Apr 08, 2014

It’s obvious that aggregate is a necessary part of life. It’s used in homes, on roads, and in countless other applications. But one less obvious segment of the aggregates industry has been gaining traction in the United States, and it ...

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