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5 companies release new apps for aggregates industry

Jul 04, 2014

5 companies release new apps for aggregates industry

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 ...

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Graniterock finalizes FMG acquisition

May 02, 2014

Graniterock finalizes FMG acquisition

Graniterock announced Thursday that it has finalized an acquisition deal with FMG Company Inc., a 15-year-old company based in San Jose, Calif. that provides services such as milling and grinding, cold-in-place recycling and equipment rentals. The companies finalized the acquisition on ...

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Monterey looks to natural stone as drought approaches

Apr 08, 2014

Monterey looks to natural stone as drought approaches

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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Graniterock celebrates 114 years in business

Feb 13, 2014

Graniterock celebrates 114 years in business

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 ...

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Graniterock HMA specialist’s lab receives AASHTO AMRL accreditation

Sep 10, 2013

Graniterock HMA specialist’s lab receives AASHTO AMRL accreditation

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 ...

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Graniterock hosts fourth annual Algebra Academy, launches Algebra Academy website

Aug 12, 2013

Graniterock hosts fourth annual Algebra Academy, launches Algebra Academy website

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, ...

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Five Tips for Good Strategies

Jun 01, 2013

Five Tips for Good Strategies

  When done properly, community relations can weave your operation into the fabric of the community.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com     When it comes to implementing a successful community relations strategy, there are several factors that should be considered. According to Keith Severson, ...

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

May 23, 2013

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

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 ...

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Graniterock uses grazing for grass management

May 10, 2013

Graniterock uses grazing for grass management

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 ...

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

Apr 08, 2013

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

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 ...

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Graniterock hosts Sixth Annual Construction Career Day

Apr 02, 2013

Graniterock hosts Sixth Annual Construction Career Day

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 ...

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Graniterock marks its 113th anniversary

Feb 08, 2013

Graniterock marks its 113th anniversary

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 ...

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