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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. ...

Reclamation stories worth sharing

Therese Dunphy on Jul 09, 2015

Earlier this year, I announced Aggregates Manager’s reclamation photo contest on this very page. The contest, which was also promoted on our website, drew more than a dozen entries from operators across North America and created stiff competition for those ...

CalCIMA presents 2014 safety and member awards

Kerry Clines on Feb 18, 2015

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) recently presented its 2014 safety and member recognition awards to companies, plants, and individuals for initiatives to make the workplace safer and improve the industry. “The safety awards recognize both the combined efforts ...

CalCIMA announces 2014 safety and member award winners

Brian Ethridge on Dec 11, 2014

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) has revealed the winners of its 2014 safety and member awards. “These awards honor companies, plants, and individuals for initiatives to make the workplace safer and improve the industry,” said Gary Hambly, president ...

PHOTOS: Rock & Run 2014 was full of fun for everyone

Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

Have you ever participated in a 10K or a 5K run before? How about a 10K or a 5K at a quarry!? Chances are, you probably haven't. Getting the chance to participate in such an event isn't an opportunity that ...

3-year-old takes a turn as quarry foreman

Therese Dunphy on Jul 16, 2014

Graniterock had its youngest team member hard at work on July 8: Renzo, a 3-year-old Seaside, Calif. The tyke suffers from Wilm’s tumor, a rare form of kidney cancer that often strikes children during their preschool years. During play time, ...

5 companies release new apps for aggregates industry

Amanda Bayhi on Jul 04, 2014

Truck-weighing app Cardinal Scale’s new Pathway mobile app allows truck drivers to remain inside the cab while weighing the truck. Designed to provide all standard truck scale ID storage functions, the app uses NTEP 825 Spectrum indicator’s weight display. It automatically ...

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 ...

Five California operations recognized for excellence in safety

Amanda Bayhi on Dec 13, 2013

The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) awarded with the association’s 2013 CalCIMA Excellence in Safety Awards. CalCIMA President and CEO Gary Hambly says the awards recognize mines and plants that make an effort to improve workplace safety. “They recognize the ...

Five Tips for Good Strategies

AggMan Staff on Jun 01, 2013

When done properly, community relations can weave your operation into the fabric of the community.

State and Province News May 2013

AggMan Staff on May 01, 2013

Keep up to date with this breakdown of industry news in the United States and Canada.