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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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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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