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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. ...

Aggregates Industry Outlook improves based on passage of FAST Act

Therese Dunphy on Feb 01, 2016

Aggregates Industry Outlook Index In January, the Aggregates Industry Outlook (AIO) rebounded by more 1.52 percent against December, to an overall score of 127.51. The increase came — with cautious optimism — on the heels of the passage of the Fixing America’s ...

Creative problem solving

Therese Dunphy on Jan 05, 2016

As part of our annual forecast survey (see page 14), we ask producers which issues pose the greatest challenge. Over the last two years, finding and retaining workers has re-emerged as a top concern; 63 percent of this year’s survey ...

CalCIMA recognizes the achievements of several individuals in the aggregates industry

Bobby Atkinson on Dec 14, 2015

The California Construction and Industrial Materials Association has honored four Californians who work in the aggregates, ready mixed concrete and industrial materials industry in the state. CalCIMA gave out four member awards at its annual Member Recognition Awards to recognize recent ...

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

EQW Staff 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 ...