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Rock and Bowl: Graniterock helps make the Super Bowl a success

Feb 07, 2016

Rock and Bowl: Graniterock helps make the Super Bowl a success

The Broncos and the Panthers might have been battling out on the field, but Graniterock was the aggregate industry's Super Bowl MVP. Hundreds of millions of eyes were locked on their TVs Sunday night for Super Bowl 50, and the most watched American ...

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Aggregates Industry Outlook improves based on passage of FAST Act

Feb 01, 2016

Aggregates Industry Outlook improves based on passage of FAST Act

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 ...

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Creative problem solving

Jan 05, 2016

Creative problem solving

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 ...

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Reclamation stories worth sharing

Jul 09, 2015

Reclamation stories worth sharing

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 ...

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PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

Jun 30, 2015

PHOTOS: Reclamation photo contest entries showcase post-mining opportunities

This spring, Aggregates Manager put out the call for entries into our second annual photo contest. While reclamation posed a bit of a challenge because fewer operators had projects that would allow them to enter, this year's entries did not disappoint. Our top ...

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Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

May 01, 2015

Graniterock’s Engine No. 10 back on track at California State Railroad Museum

Graniterock announced that its historic steam engine No. 10 is back on track at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. According to a company news release, the oil-fired steam engine was built for the United States Army by the ...

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Graniterock recognizes Santa Cruz Public Works Department with Award of Excellence at Pavement Expo

Apr 08, 2015

Graniterock recognized the Santa Cruz Public Works Department with an Award of Excellence plaque at the annual Pavement Expo Thursday, April 2, 2015, which took place at the Graniterock’s A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas. A company press release notes that ...

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CalCIMA presents 2014 safety and member awards

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 ...

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CalCIMA announces 2014 safety and member award winners

Dec 11, 2014

CalCIMA announces 2014 safety and member award winners

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 ...

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

Oct 24, 2014

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

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 ...

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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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